The Trade War Is About To Become An Economic World War III

The Trade War Is About To Become An Economic World War III By Brandon Smith For many years I have examined how wars of all types have been used by the money elite to distract the masses and maintain a certain level of influence over social and political systems. But war is not only a useful tool for keeping the status quo. Some wars, particularly world wars, are often catalyzed and exploited by those with a globalist agenda as a way to change the way civilizations function and think. The…

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No, US Banks Are Not Terrified of Chinese Payment Apps

No, US Banks Are Not Terrified of Chinese Payment Apps By corbettreport Bloomberg would have us believe that the banksters are quaking in their boots over the possibility that Chinese-style payment apps and a truly cashless economy will be making its way to the West in the near future. But is this the banksters’ nightmare or their ultimate dream come true? Find out in this week’s edition of #PropagandaWatch. SHOW NOTES: https://www.corbettreport.com/?p=31412 Subscribe to Activist Post for truth, peace, and freedom news. Follow us on Minds and Twitter. Provide, Protect…

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30 Years Since Tiananmen Square: The State of Chinese Censorship and Digital Surveillance

30 Years Since Tiananmen Square: The State of Chinese Censorship and Digital Surveillance By EFF Threat Lab Thirty years ago today, the Chinese Communist Party used military force to suppress a peaceful pro-democracy demonstration by thousands of university students. Hundreds (some estimates go as high as thousands) of innocent protesters were killed. Every year, people around the world come together to mourn and commemorate the fallen; within China, however, things are oddly silent. The Tiananmen Square protest is one of the most tightly censored topics in China. The Chinese government’s…

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China Puts U.S. Soybean Farmers On Alert, Bans Import Of U.S. Grown Soybeans

China Puts U.S. Soybean Farmers On Alert, Bans Import Of U.S. Grown Soybeans By Mac Slavo China is responding to the United States’ trade war by banning the import of soybeans grown by U.S. farmers into the Communist country. American farmers have been officially warned that they and the American consumer will suffer under this trade war and fare much worse than the Chinese government. Russian soybeans will replace those previously supplied by the U.S. to China. China boosted the import of American soybeans as a goodwill gesture when the…

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China Says That There Will NEVER Be A Trade Deal Until The U.S. Agrees To Their Demands

China Says That There Will NEVER Be A Trade Deal Until The U.S. Agrees To Their Demands By Michael Snyder Unless someone backs down in a major way, this trade war is going to last for a very long time, and the Chinese have made it exceedingly clear that they are never going to back down on the core issues.  So that means that the only way out is for President Trump to back down, and with an election looming in 2020, his advisers are telling him that now is…

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Key Strategies For Avoiding Online Censorship and Cybercrime

Key Strategies For Avoiding Online Censorship and Cybercrime By Nicholas West Internet censorship is ramping up across the globe in a myriad of ways. Whether it’s Facebook/Google/Amazon directing conversation by demonitizing views critical of official narratives; outright government censorship like Australia’s recent visa revocation of controversial speaker David Icke; system-wide restrictions on Internet access as seen in Chad, Africa; or the Great Firewall of China — access to information is becoming as much of a commodity as the information itself. Running in tandem with censorship is the rise of cybercrime…

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Top U.S. General Criticizes Google For Working With China And Not With The U.S.

Top U.S. General Criticizes Google For Working With China And Not With The U.S. By Aaron Kesel The Chinese military was indirectly benefiting from the work Alphabet Inc’s Google was doing in China with Project Dragonfly, according to top U.S. General Joseph Dunford, Dailymail reported. The United States’ top general has claimed that Google‘s work in China is ‘indirectly benefiting the Chinese military’. Marine General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hit out at the search engine giant as he spoke during a Senate Armed Services Committee…

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San Diego Has Been Turned Into A Massive Chinese-Style Public Surveillance Network

San Diego Has Been Turned Into A Massive Chinese-Style Public Surveillance Network By MassPrivateI Can you imagine a city in the United States secretly creating a Chinese-style public surveillance network that can identify everyone? Can you imagine that same city secretly creating a Chinese-style public watchlisting network? Well imagine no more because it has already happened. When I wrote about “covert facial recognition streetlights coming to a city near you” last year, I never would have dreamt that my article would become a reality so quickly. A recent article in the…

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Massive Database Leak Gives Us a Window into China’s Digital Surveillance State

Massive Database Leak Gives Us a Window into China’s Digital Surveillance State By Danny O’Brien Earlier this month, security researcher Victor Gevers found and disclosed an exposed database live-tracking the locations of about 2.6 million residents of Xinjiang, China, offering a window into what a digital surveillance state looks like in the 21st century. Xinjiang is China’s largest province, and home to China’s Uighurs, a Turkic minority group. Here, the Chinese government has implemented a testbed police state where an estimated 1 million individuals from these minority groups have been…

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Users Flood Reddit With China Censorship Memes, Balk at $150 Million Investment From Tencent

Users Flood Reddit With China Censorship Memes, Balk at $150 Million Investment From Tencent By Oiwan Lam If you search “China” on Reddit this week, you’ll find a deluge of political memes — from the Tiananmen Square “Tank Man” photo to Winnie the Pooh to the Terminator. These are all in protest of Reddit’s recent decision to let Chinese tech giant Tencent invest $150 million into the company. The top item in a “China” search on Reddit is Tank Man, a news photo taken at Beijing’s Tiananmen Square in 1989…

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