Commentary Colin Powell, a good man and a great American, has died. He had been suffering for years from multiple myeloma, a blood cancer, as well as Parkinson’s disease, but according to the media (citing his family), the real cause of death was “complications” from—you guessed it—COVID-19, despite the fact that he was “fully vaccinated”
News Analysis Talk of a new arms race between the United States and China has rapidly increased since a recent report by the Financial Times asserted that China had tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic weapon. But what are hypersonic weapons? How do they work? Who has them? And why does it matter? What are Hypersonic Weapons?
Commentary A new poll confirms that Canadians distrust their unvaccinated fellows. Whatever happened to faith in one another? Or skepticism about authority? Do we expect to flourish as a nation of angry sheep? Baaaa humbug. I probably must repeat the disclaimer that I am vaccinated. Despite qualms about the massive use of untested mRNA technology
News Analysis Global supply chain issues, shortages of finished goods, and price inflation in the United States and around the world are exacerbated by disruptions in merchant shipping. Chinese ports account for 40 percent of the world’s containerized trade, with the most popular routes being from China to the U.S. West Coast and Northern Europe. On Oct.
News Analysis A new investigative report by the Financial Times asserted that China launched a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile, which circled the earth in a low orbit before cruising toward and narrowly missing a test target. The Chinese regime has officially denied the report’s findings, saying that the object in question was a spaceship. U.S. disarmament
Former Secretary of State and retired Gen. Colin Powell has died at age 84, his family announced Monday. Powell “passed away this morning due to complications from COVID-19,” the family said in a statement. The death came despite Powell being fully vaccinated against the virus that causes COVID-19. Powell was being cared for at the Walter Reed National Military
Commentary The U.N. climate change conference in Glasgow (COP26) is great news for corrupt governments in the developing world because it looks set to transfer huge sums of money into their hands. Dambisa Moyo, a Zambian-born economist, has long warned the West against sending aid to Africa because of the corruption it creates. Moyo’s book “Dead Aid”
A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked a U.S. Department of Energy laboratory’s contracted operator in Tennessee from terminating or placing on unpaid leave its workers who are exempted from a COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Days after six employees filed a lawsuit against the University of Tennessee-Battelle (UT-Battelle), District Judge Charles Atchley in Knoxville issued a temporary
In a discussion that Hudson Institute senior fellow Arthur Herman described as “particularly chilling,” experts with Hudson’s Hamilton Commission on Securing America’s National Security Innovation Base spoke Oct. 14 on the threat of Chinese economic coercion to the supply chains for defense-critical advanced batteries. One of three talks at Hudson’s “Powering Innovation: Advanced Batteries and Critical Supply Chains,” the discussion
Commentary At its roots, communism is an ideology that strives on the capitalization of extremists. Under communist rule, moderates are not allowed to exist. You either support the communist revolution or risk being labeled as an enemy of the people. This idea of dividing and conquering can be seen in successful communist revolutions throughout history. Whether it’s
The United States is returning to the United Nations Human Rights Council more than three years after Trump administration quit the 47-member body that it had branded a “protector of human rights abusers.” The U.N. General Assembly on Oct. 14 elected the United States as one of 18 new members to the Geneva-based council in an uncontested ballot.
What began earlier this month as a routine display of cross-strait harassment resulted in a record-breaking 149 Chinese warplanes transgressing into Taiwan’s air defense identification zone (ADIZ) over the course of four consecutive days, sparking international alarm and outrage. The incursions, including one incident in which 56 aircraft entered the ADIZ in a single day, were derided by the White
Residents of Israel and Bahrain who are eligible for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots and do not have them risk losing their vaccination status granting them access to everything from restaurants to shopping malls. Israel was the first country to make a booster shot a requirement for “Green Pass” digital vaccination passports, which allow individuals to enter everything from
Four independent U.N. human rights experts are calling on the Hong Kong government to drop the Beijing-imposed national security law, saying the legislation is fundamentally incompatible with international norms. “The experts urged the Government to urgently repeal and independently review the National Security Law to ensure it is both human rights and international law compliant,”
Commentary The remarkable similarities between a recently leaked 2018 proposal from EcoHealth Alliance head Peter Daszak and the defining characteristics of COVID-19 raise new questions regarding the origins of the pandemic. The proposal, dated March 27, 2018, sets out the organization’s plan to create entirely new coronaviruses through the synthetic combination of preexisting virus backbones. It describes how
Officials in 19 states confirmed this week to The Epoch Times they have not received doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine labeled Comirnaty. So did pharmacies in New York, California, and Missouri. A Pfizer spokesperson told The Epoch Times in an email that there are no doses of Comirnaty in the United States as of Oct.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Oct. 11 issued an executive order that bans vaccine mandates by any entity in the state, including private employers. “The COVID-19 vaccine is safe, effective, and our best defense against the virus, but should remain voluntary and never forced,” Abbott said in a statement upon issuing the order. The executive
The International Coalition to End Transplant Abuse in China (ETAC) and two other U.S. rights groups have criticized China for the regime’s “inadequate and misleading” responses over credible allegations of the state-sanctioned practice of forced organ harvesting. The questions were raised in June by nine special rapporteurs to the Office of the U.N. High Commissioner
Award-winning Australian investigative reporter Sharri Markson said there are convincing pieces of evidence to show that the virus causing the COVID-19 pandemic originated from a Chinese lab with ties to the communist regime’s military. Markson’s findings are published in her new book “What Really Happened in Wuhan,” and evidence suggests that Beijing knew about the virus months
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) promoted a film during the past national holiday break with anti-U.S. sentiment and praise for its one-party rule. The CCP marked the anniversary of the start of its rule in China on Oct. 1, with the holiday lasting until Oct. 7. The seven-day holiday, known as Golden Week, saw tightened control