When Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were married in 2018 it seemed like a fairytale. Who could have guessed the split that would soon follow? A new book, Finding Freedom, is an insider’s account of the Harry and Meghan story and details how mistrust lurked behind the scenes at the royal family even before that … Read more Why Harry and Meghan will never return to the royal family | ABC News
Kamala Harris’s push for police reform in the Senate is shaping up as an audition for the job of Joe Biden’s vice president, as she makes herself a highly public voice for change after years as a no-nonsense prosecutor. By promoting a bill to ban police chokeholds and make other changes — and by publicly … Read more Kamala Harris’s Critical Moment in Police Reform
Media tycoon Jimmy Lai has been released on bail in Hong Kong after he was arrested on Monday under the controversial national security law along with several other people. He is one of the most prominent people to be arrested under the new legislation. Al Jazeera’s Adrian Brown reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe … Read more Critics accuse Hong Kong of crackdown on press freedom
Finding Freedom, a new biography of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, chronicles their romance and brief period as members of the monarchy before they broke away to forge a new life for themselves and their son Archie in America. Get the latest headlines: telegraph.co.uk/royal-family/2020/08/11/harry-meghan-finding-freedom-excerpts-review-prince-charles/?WT.mc_id=tmg_youtube_offsite_televideo-youtubevideo_Aug11Sussex&utm_source=tmgoff&utm_medium=tmg_youtube&utm_content=offsite_televideo&utm_campaign=tmg_youtube_offsite_televideo-youtubevideo_Aug11Sussex Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Telegraph, the UK’s … Read more Prince Harry and Meghan were ‘completely hands off with the book’ says ‘Finding Freedom’ co-author
Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1KyA9sV Omid Scobie, one of the authors behind Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan, joins Andi today to give us an insight into Harry and Meghan’s experience within the Royal Family. He reveals the input the Royal couple had, the true story of their relationship and whether he is surprised at the … Read more Co-Author of Finding Freedom on Why Harry and Meghan Were Let Down by Royal Institution | Lorraine
Aug.10 — Sharron Fast, lecturer of media law at the University of Hong Kong, talks about the arrest of media tycoon Jimmy Lai and the raid of the offices of his flagship newspaper. It is the highest-profile case yet against the city’s democracy activists under a national security law that has fueled U.S.-China tensions. Fast speaks with … Read more What Does H.K. Media Tycoon Arrest Say About Press Freedom?
On the most senior visit by an American official in more than four decades, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar hailed Taiwan’s democracy and praised President Tsai Ing-wen’s response to the pandemic in comments likely to stoke tensions with China. Azar slammed the WHO for “political bullying. “I’ve been a witness to the harmful … Read more U.S. Health Chief Alex Azar Slams WHO For Taiwan ‘Political Bullying’
Police in Hong Kong have arrested one of the most prominent figures under the new national security law. Jimmy Lai and six others linked to his pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily are in custody on charges of colluding with foreign forces. The Hong Kong Journalists Association says it is a worrying development for media freedom. Al … Read more Hong Kong media tycoon arrested under new security law
On the most senior visit by an American official to Taiwan in more than four decades, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar praised President Tsai Ing-wen’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and hailed the island’s democracy in comments likely to stoke tensions with China. “That is a tribute to the open, transparent, democratic nature … Read more U.S. Health Chief Alex Azar Meets Taiwan Leader Tsai Ing-wen, Fueling China Tensions
Aug.07 — Larry Summers, Former U.S. Treasury Secretary, says that we cannot seem to decide whether tech companies are the national champions or villains when it comes to competing with China. He cautions that Internet freedom was once important to the economy, but may not be the right approach now. He joins David Westin exclusively … Read more Summers Says There is Total Confusion in How We View Tech Companies in the U.S.
The status of #Chinese students in the U.S. gets more tenuous by the day, as a Republican lawmaker suggested forcing Chinese students to learn about “freedom and liberty.” Are Chinese students being treated more as a threat than an asset? Guests: Jennifer Schnetter Managing Director, University of the Pacific Intl. Tom Dretler Chairman, U.S. News … Read more Blocking Chinese students: How far is it going?
Secretary of State Michael Pompeo signaled Wednesday that U.S. efforts to bar Chinese technology from U.S. computers and smartphones in the name of national security will extend well beyond the push to force a sale or shutdown of TikTok, as he promoted a “clean network” initiative. Pompeo said the U.S. wants to see untrusted Chinese … Read more Pompeo Urges Cutting Ties With Chinese Tech Companies, Apps
In naming key American players who facilitated the normalization of China-U.S. ties in the 1970s, the name of Zbigniew Brzezinski is sometimes omitted from the list. Yet his contribution was undeniable. He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Jimmy Carter in 1981, who said “his leadership has been instrumental in building peace … Read more Path finder of China-U.S. ties: Zbigniew Brzezinski remembered by his son
Prime Minister Viktor Orban moved closer to gaining near-total control of Hungarian media after the country’s most influential news website imploded. More than 70 journalists at Index quit on Friday 24 July, two days after the publisher fired the editor-in-chief, with resigning staff citing “overt pressure” that they said jeopardized editorial independence. Their departure likely marks … Read more Hungary’s PM Orban Nears Full Control of National Media
Here’s what else is happening in your world this week: – South African designers are making masks with flair to fight the #Covid-19 – The entrepreneur delivering meals to hungry parkgoers – Russia’s new marriage law threatens LGBTQ+ freedom – Protests persist for racial justice in Britain 00:00 – This Week’s Top Stories 00:27 – … Read more Protests in Britain; Mobile Park Restaurant; South Africa’s Designer Coronavirus Masks