Infections have been reportedly found in half of Beijing residents, China’s capital city, a possible signal to accelerate its zero-COVID containment pace and lockdown like Shanghai. Local residents are scrambling to hoard food and supplies in fear of starving during the impending lockdown.
A lockdown of Changchun city has been going on for more than a month; with nine million people relying on one food distribution channel controlled by the authorities. Local residents reported that incidents of hunger and suicide were left uncared for.
China's communist government is known for its continued suppression of things that do not adhere to its communist principles, and a new report citing sources on the ground indicates that its efforts to silence Christians in the country have just increased with further implementation of a new law.
While Republican Pennsylvania Senate candidate Dr. Mehmet Oz has billed himself as a staunch opponent of big corporations, his ties to major technology and pharmaceutical corporations complicate his campaign rhetoric.
Newsweek review of financial filings in Congress has found that lawmakers who are driving legislation to protect Uyghurs in China are also invested—either directly in the form of stocks, or indirectly via mutual funds—in major companies tied to the oppression in Xinjiang.