Nike, Coca-Cola, Apple among companies lobbying against Uyghur forced labor bill that would ban products made with forced labor in China’s Xinjiang province : worldnews

Disgusting. Penalties that are put on these big corporations do not deter them as their profit margins are greater. This is a bold act of lobbying for crimes against humanity. Torture, slavery and extermination. With none of the world powers stepping in, UN selling out Uighurs who report the crimes. We are all being told that this is tolerable from our governing bodies. Should we tolerate our governing bodies for acts like this? Source link

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UK bars, cinemas may require proof of COVID-19 vaccination to visit : worldnews

“Nadhim Zahawi, the U.K.’s vaccine minister, said getting vaccinated should be voluntary, but a phone app used for contact tracing may include a person’s vaccine status, which businesses could use. “But also I think you’d probably find that restaurants and bars and cinemas and other venues, sports venues, will probably also use that system as they’ve done with the app,” Zahawi told the BBC.” “The sort of pressure will come both ways: from service providers – who will say ‘look, demonstrate to us that you have been vaccinated’ – but…

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Canada to tax foreign homeowners : worldnews

Oh no, foreign owners are taxed in Canada. The title is slightly misleading. The plan is to increase taxes on foreign owners, who are contributing to artificially increasing the cost of housing in Canada. Many of these properties are simply flipped for a profit after a couple years of being run remotely as Airbnb sites or even having been completely empty the entire time. Meanwhile looking to buy a home has become increasingly difficult even if you have the money to afford a property because the offers are often made…

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Leaked documents reveal China’s mishandling of the early stages of Covid-19 pandemic : worldnews

For such an attacking title the actual article does more of a defense on China than anything. They have found that the difference between reported and documented cases is about 10% and that’s during February when we had no fast reliable way to test patients. This however ignoring that on the 12th of February they reported 14108 cases which amounted to the previous suspected cases that were not confirmed and that are mentioned in this article as under reporting. Testing was inaccurate from the start, the documents said, and led…

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Google DeepMind’s AlphaFold successfully predicts protein folding, solving 50-year-old problem with AI : worldnews

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