· Hong Kong braces as protesters plan to defy Tiananmen vigil ban →
Opposition lawmakers have argued that patriotism cannot be forced.
· National Health: Will Survive, But May Find It Hard To Thrive →
One might argue that NHI needs to sit back and collect rents and not worry so much about the operators.
The Wall Street Journal
· Boris Johnson’s Freedom Lesson →
Almost since the ink was dry on the 1984 Joint Declaration that turned Hong Kong over to China, this newspaper has argued that granting Hong Kongers the right to live in Britain would be a valuable protection if China broke its word.
· France urges calm after tense protest over black man's death →
The death of Traore has long been a rallying cause for critics of the French police force, who argue it is shadowed by institutionalised racism, a charge the police deny.
· Experts say upgraded charge against officer in George Floyd's death fits →
Experts say third-degree murder was appropriate, but Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison argued Wednesday that the second-degree charge could easily apply in Chauvin's case.
· James Mattis Denounces President Trump, Describes Him as a Threat to the Constitution →
But after his resignation, he argued publicly—and to great criticism—that it would be inappropriate and counterproductive for a former general, and a former Cabinet official, to criticize a sitting president.
· Snapchat stops promoting Trump’s posts, saying they ‘incite racial violence and injustice’ →
The tweet by the White House account was flagged and hidden for the same reasons as Mr Trumps’, but both were kept on the site by Twitter, as they argued they were in the “public’s interest”.
· Commentary: The UK’s citizenship offer to Hong Kongers is incredibly ironic →
In a letter to British Home Secretary Priti Patel, the Conservative MP Bob Seely cited the latest advice from a leading Queen’s Counsel on nationality law, who argued that there was no legal obstacle to giving a right of abode to BNO passport holders.
· Amazon warehouse workers sue over risk of COVID-19 infection →
Last month, a French court ruling shut down Amazon’s warehouses in the country for weeks after a large labor union requesting warehouse workers argued the company wasn’t doing enough to protect them on the job.
· Commentary: China’s removal of GDP targets reveals its new economic strategy →
In China’s top-down growth model, provinces aim to meet or exceed targets set by the central leadership without, it might be argued, paying much attention to unintended consequences like increased debt.