Hong Kong’s last remaining radical group gets the Wen Wei Po treatment.
Where to get a copy of Chris Patten’s Hong Kong Diaries (hint: not Bookazine).
But if you want to read whiny defensive letters from Hong Kong officials complaining about overseas news coverage – they’re everywhere.
A good interview with Michael Davis, formerly of HKU, on what has happened to Hong Kong.
CNN on apparent Chinese surveillance and monitoring activities in the guise of telecoms and other sites in the US…
Since at least 2017, federal officials have investigated Chinese land purchases near critical infrastructure … and stonewalled what they saw as clear efforts to plant listening devices near sensitive military and government facilities.
A thread by Michael Pettis on why – despite what some think – China is on course for Japan-style long-term stagnation.
Andrew Batson on China’s hard-to-believe statistics on self-employment levels.
Proof that vaccination makes you more intelligent!
A poll in Austria found that most vaccinated Austrians believe Russia is responsible for the war in Ukraine, while the unvaccinated mostly blame the US and NATO.
OK – the common denominator is people who swallow Russian disinformation crap.
Speaking of which… Maybe of interest to those enjoying some heated debate in the comments, a look at how Christian nationalism has taken over evangelical churches in the US. This isn’t really about ‘Christianity’ so much as how the faith has been hijacked by a campaign to con bitter and gullible people into voting for tax-cuts for billionaires. It works.