Populists are calling for diversification from China, and reshoring of key industries like semiconductor, active pharmaceutical ingredient, and personal protective equipment manufacturing. They blame elites in both parties, government, the private sector and media for hollowing out America’s economy while personally benefiting. Populists pride themselves on looking beyond maximizing production or profits as the highest or only good. The Department of Health and Human Services has already awarded a $354 million contract to Phlow to manufacture key drugs and ingredients domestically. … [Read more...] about Bobby Jindal: Populist Republicans – Can traditional conservatives adapt to this movement?
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“PETA wants the world to go vegan, and the U.S. and Europe could learn a thing or two from China, where foods like mock duck and soy-based pork originated and vegan brands like OmniPork, Starfield, Z-Rou, and Beyond Meat are booming,” Jason Baker, the vice president of PETA Asia, said in a statement. “We believe China can continue to lead by encouraging its citizens to abandon filthy pig factories and ‘wet markets.'” … [Read more...] about Chinese Media Attacks Vegan Campaigns: West Wants Chinese to ‘Eat Grass’
Elon Musk appeared to join the pile-on Tuesday with a single-word tweet — "Gamestonk!!" — that linked to WallStreetBets. Tech investor Chamath Palihapitiya dipped his toe in the frenzy, buying call options on Tuesday but closing his position Wednesday, he told CNBC. Palihapitiya said he would donate his profits to charity and defended the retail-investing phenomenon playing out on Reddit. … [Read more...] about Everything you need to know about how a Reddit group blew up GameStop’s stock
At other points in the hearing, Raimondo had called out China for "unfair trade practices," accusing them of engaging in "anti-competitive" and "coercive" practices, as well "atrocious human rights abuses." She said that the U.S. needed to take "aggressive" measures, including the entities list, to combat Chinese practices that she believes hurt American workers. … [Read more...] about Biden commerce nominee’s Huawei answer shows admin ‘rushing to embrace’ Chinese Communist Party, Cruz says
“The new law essentially banned slavery,” Newell said. “But I think the point was to permit the practice. It started out saying that no one can be enslaved, except people captured in a ‘just war’ — in other words, people like the Pequots.” … [Read more...] about Enslaved Native Americans Played Central Role in 1600s New England Households