The NBA’s embrace of Chinese censorship is understandably drawing comparisons to the NFL’s debacle with Colin Kaepernick, but such comparisons are unfair because what the NBA is doing is much worse for two reasons.
LeBron James says Daryl Morey ‘wasn’t educated on the situation at hand’ when he tweeted in support of Hong Kong’s freedom demonstrations. He’s wrong.
When a fourth of your population demands something, there is a serious consequence when nothing happens — when millions of law-abiding people feel their autonomy is at risk.
On this segment of “The Fray” on SiriusXM channel Patriot, Emily Jashinsky and Jon Schweppe discuss the concerns over China holding its economic power over U.S. institutions like the NBA.
The Hong Kong protesters are fighting for liberty, but major U.S. firms are siding with China’s authoritarian regime. That’s not okay.
Moving American troops from Syria would be perhaps the most far-sighted thing Trump does as president, and would benefit the United States in the years to come.
“But people in China didn’t ask me about, you know, people owning AR-15s and mowing each other down in a mall,” Kerr said.
If we let the Chinese government set limits on what we can say or do, if we give up our freedom for a short-term financial gain, we will lose our ability to create the best products.
Free trade with communist nations will defeat every law we have. In a free market with an unfree nation, we have created a competition of systems, and bad systems will drive out good.
While extradition of those on trial provoked this year’s protests, it is a movement for democracy that is at the heart of the demonstrations.
At a press conference in Japan, an NBA spokesperson said a reporter could not ask about the recent NBA fallout with China.
Out of fear of financial backlash, U.S. businesses are quick to issue groveling apologies and fold to the demands of both Chinese consumers and the Chinese authorities.
It was the conventional wisdom that China, due to the burden of its global responsibilities, would become a responsible stakeholder and global citizen through greater market access. That’s not happening.
‘It’s not unreasonable to expect American companies to put our fundamental democratic rights ahead of profit,’ members of Congress wrote.
The woke NBA should ashamed to pontificate on American politics while giving a pass to China’s brutal regime.
Immigrants like me who have lived in places with neither economic nor political freedom can attest that this is the greatest nation on earth, and we are so glad to be part of it.
ESPN has instructed staff to avoid discussing Chinese politics when covering Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey’s tweet supporting Hong Kong.
In a time when it looks like political parties couldn’t be more divided in the United States, the NBA’s deeply defective relationship with China is providing some common ground.
The Chinese Communist Party is using its economic leverage to exploit global corporate power for its own ends, and American firms are helping.
China wiped its Internet clean of all “South Park” clips and discussions. Of course, that’s exactly the kind of behavior the Comedy Central show was mocking in the first place.
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