BRADLEY CAVANAUGH WRITES — Day five of anti Trump demonstrations: The Los Angeles Police Department broke up the march downtown last night (Nov. 12), making arrests and sending demonstrators into a rout. Filling up an entire city block, the march continued for hours, blocking traffic. Eventually reaching the homeless encampments…Full Article LOS ANGELES: ONE STAFFER’S PROTEST
BRADLEY JAMES CAVANAGH WRITES — In central Shanghai, a two-story building has been plastered with images of Xi Jinping, as if to protect it, and – through this attempted power of symbolism – granted a short reprieve from demolition. Pictures taken of this building went viral on social media, prompting…Full Article CHINA: Shanghai Building Owners Protest Demolition with Xi Jinping Posters.
BRADLEY JAMES CAVANAGH WRITES – As the Chinese Communist Party seeks to keep itself relevant in the 21st century, it has a committed cheerleader in President Xi Jinping. Over the Lunar New Year, Xi made a rare round of appearances on major state-run networks to preach his message of revitalization…Full Article CHINA: Xi Jinping appears on State run TV to spread message of Chinese revitalization
BRADLEY CAVANAGH WRITES – Think of it as a credit score for your standing with the Communist Party. And if it works as intended, it will preserve in China all that is good and right and true. By 2020, the Chinese government hopes to make use of big data to…Full Article China: Big Data, Big Goals, & Big Problems