Patrick ChovanecWise words from @SykesCharlie:
Two years of accommodating deception, cruelty and corruption, can be a temporary bargain.
In four years, it becomes a habit.
In eight years, it becomes a culture.
Chinese government officials are warning their American counterparts they may detain U.S. nationals in China in response to the Justice Department’s prosecution of Chinese military-affiliated scholars, according to people familiar with the matter.
Patrick ChovanecChina warns it may detain Americans if US doesn't drop its prosecutions of Chinese scholars with military ties
The top spokesman for the Department of Health and Human Services issued an extraordinary broadside on Sunday against career government scientists, accusing them of "sedition" in their response to coronavirus and claiming without evidence that a...
Patrick ChovanecThe top HHS spokesman, who used to work for Putin (no joke) and recently tried to politically censor CDC guidance to doctors and hospitals, has accused CDC career government scientists of "sedition" against President Trump.
There is no bottom.
The US Department of Energy released a proposal to roll back water efficiency standards for showerheads following President Donald Trump's comments that he was unable to wash his "beautiful hair properly." CNN's Bill Weir has more.
China wants to swallow up Hong Kong’s remaining freedoms. But it can’t be allowed to arrest, on American soil, a U.S. citizen.
Patrick ChovanecOne of the six activists charged with violating Hong Kong's new National Security law is a US citizen (for 25 years) who lives in the US. Apparently the law's claims to exercise extraterritorial jurisdiction were neither an oversight nor just theoretical.
The good news is that President Donald Trump is aiming to help Americans hurt by the coronavirus pandemic, signing executive actions to extend expanded unemployment benefits and a moratorium on evictions.
Patrick Chovanec"Trump brushed off the technicality that it hasn't actually been passed into law by arguing that 'everybody wants it'"
Pieces of China is an online series that tells the story of China, one object at a time. What does a yellowing 1911 Hukuang Railway Bond—a foreign loan that sparked the revolution that toppled more than 1000 years of imperial rule—tell us about...
Patrick ChovanecI will be participating in the China institute's "Pieces of China" series, which looks at China through a series of objects. My object will be a 1911 Hukuang Railway Bond. You can register here, for July 30
A Plantation family says they are living in a nightmare after a recent coronavirus diagnosis has split the family apart. Michelle Zymet says she can’t be by the side of her husband who is currently battling the virus in an intensive care unit. Her...