PianoPede [S] 3 points ago

I think we should stick with “free speech”

Users can decide on a post-by-post basis. We don’t need Reddit style ChiCom censorship here.

PianoPede [S] 4 points ago

Nice. Seams reasonable.

Daddy Trump needs to get on the F-1 visas... soon, fingers crossed.

PianoPede [S] 1 point ago

Top of the trash heap....

Not even refined to gutter oil yet!

PianoPede [S] 4 points ago

The [Chinese Communist Party] provides ‘strings-attached' funding to academic institutions and think tanks to deter research that casts it in a negative light," the unclassified portion of the report reads. "It has used this tactic to reward pro-China viewpoints and coerce Western academic publications and conferences to self-censor. The CCP often denies visas to academics who criticize the regime, encouraging many China scholars to preemptively self-censor so they can maintain access to the country on which their research depends.


PianoPede [S] 4 points ago


Despite a ban on Department of Defense funding going to colleges that host Confucius Institutes, dozens of colleges across the country still have the Chinese-government funded centers. The CIA has warned that these centers present a national security risk to the U.S.

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