Tuesday, April 24, 2007

News of the Day (April 24)

Columnist for Britain's Guardian joins the boycott campaign: "If we value the human rights ideal then as a community we should boycott these games unless or until the Chinese government changes its attitudes towards its own people" (Rosa Davis, h/t Boycott 2008).

Cadres have no concern over their new role as lead carbon dioxide emitter: As Communist China is set to become the biggest carbon dioxide emitter on the planet (BBC and National Review Online), the cadres demand everyone else cripple their economies instead (BBC).

Hu Jintao wants the internet remade in Communist image: The Communist boss is looking "to rid the country's sprawling Internet of 'unhealthy' content and make it a springboard for Communist Party doctrine, state television reported" (Boycott 2008).

Communist regime to open up details of land seizures - next year: The cadres are getting high praise for new regulations "for disclosure of official information that would require local governments to reveal their accounts and inform farmers about the finances of often controversial land seizures" (Washington Post). Unfortunately for the Chinese people, the rules don't take effect until May of 2008, which will give the cadres plenty of time to reverse the move - and Communist thieves just over a year to grab as much land as they want even if the rules come into force.

On the future of the Chinese Communist Party: The Epoch Times focuses on the growing resignation movement. Chen Yonglin talks to the Epoch Times about the plight of Communist China's prisoners abroad (better known as diplomats). David Kilgour reviews The Writing on the Wall in the Epoch Times.

On Communist China and the rest of the world: The editors of the Washington Times win the prize for its lament of Communist China's enabling of the Sudan regime's Darfur massacre; Charles R. Smith (Newsmax) notes the warming ties between the United States and India, and the latter's troubles with Communist China.

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