Outside of politics directly, the media has also felt the squeeze. The city's leading pro-democracy newspaper, Apple Daily, was raided earlier this year, and owner Jimmy Lai appeared in court again Thursday, facing new fraud charges. A producer for public broadcaster RTHK was arrested for her work examining the police, while this week more than two-dozen reporters quit in protest at cuts made by i-Cable, a private broadcaster with a reputation for investigative reportping. … [Read more...] about With arrests and a security law, who is left to fight for democracy in Hong Kong?
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"We need to check our absentee ballot policy in our states, and we need to make sure that we elect people who care about all communities. I love you guys so much, and I hope you have an amazing rest of Pride Month and continue fighting the good fight," she concluded. … [Read more...] about Taylor Swift denounces 2020 census for excluding transgender, non-binary people
"Those USB sticks are all supposed to come back with the ballots, with the cartridges and paper tapes ... into the voting center," he said on "Hannity," claiming he witnessed "at least 24" instances of USB drives being uploaded to computers in a Chester, Pa., canvassing building without any outside oversight. … [Read more...] about LIVE UPDATES: Pennsylvania poll watcher details claims of vote-counting irregularities
Public health clinics performed tests until 10 p.m. the day before the exam, to encourage students to get diagnosed if they had symptoms. Covid tests for students were prioritized. One high school teacher in Daejeon, a city south of Seoul, tested positive around 9.30 p.m. Wednesday. After one of his close contacts tested positive, dozens of exam workers were substituted for reserve staff. … [Read more...] about Half a million South Korean students sit a college entrance exam despite rising Covid cases
“I have been very consistent in both public and private statements that I believe there are way too many irregularities and suspect issues that need to be fully investigated and publicly vetted before a final result is determined and a peaceful transition of power takes place. The article should be viewed as the political hit piece it is, and simply ignored,” the statement said. … [Read more...] about Former Wisconsin Republican Official Says Sen. Ron Johnson Told Him Biden Won, But It Would Be ‘Political Suicide’ To Admit It