We should not be in the Winter Olympics for one powerful reason: The Uyghurs. China is methodically enslaving and torturing them, millions of them. Children are being taken from their parents. They’ve been relocated from their homeland to work camps in a bleak, cold northern desert. It is the single worst human rights story on the planet right now.

Yet we are participating on a grand scale in the massive propaganda operation by the Chinese. An event designed to portray them as reasonable and modern when they are, in fact, a dictatorship where their people are under constant surveillance and are unable to speak out. If they do, they disappear or they…

--

--

Former software marketer. Former musician. Writer, nine non-fiction books, two novels, Buddhist, train lover. Amateur cook, lover of life most of the time!

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

Prasarana told contractor to investigate thoroughly following incident in LRT3

It’s Time To Address The Insufficiency of Judges

Work from home? Not feasible for Africa

For Asean’s main industries, emerging disruptors build possibilities

India-China Conundrum and the Emerging Global Order

People tell me I live in a Police State, but I don’t, I live in China.

Time to start modernizing the EU-Turkey Customs Union

Bernard Arnault, modern-day Medicis?

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
MartinEdic

MartinEdic

Former software marketer. Former musician. Writer, nine non-fiction books, two novels, Buddhist, train lover. Amateur cook, lover of life most of the time!

More from Medium

If You Support Ukraine, You’re Going to Have To Drive Less

Time To Abolish Patents, but Reform Is the Likeliest

My Mom‘s farewell to Russia

What Zelensky means for world democracy