One of the world's hot spots for religious persecution, especially against Christians, is in China. Joining us today is Founder and President of China Aid, Bob Fu (chinaaid.org), who is also a Christian refugee from China. He describes how religious persecution today under the Chinese Communist Party is the worst it has been since the Cultural Revolution. Physical and virtual church gatherings have been banned, millions of Christians and people from other religious groups are in reeducation camps, and social credit score systems loom over everyone as a means of control. Many people are arrested and thrown in prison for hosting in-house church meetings and prayer groups. But the silver lining is that when persecution grows, so does the zeal for Christ and the number of Christians operating in an underground status.
The virus at the heart of this pandemic has cost the world hundreds of thousands of lives and trillions of dollars. The culprit, however, has a very influential propaganda arm. Joining us today is Claudia Rosett (www.iwf.org), Foreign Policy Fellow for the International Women's Forum. She focuses on the different ways that the World Health Organization has helped cover up the Chinese Communist Party's actions both before and after the outbreak began.
Ms. Rosett examines the history of the relationship between China and the WHO and how, if you attempt to push back against the propaganda from both of those parties, China will make it hard for you financially. Everything was done in the beginning to cover up wrongdoing rather than try to mitigate the spread of the virus. Would we have a pandemic had there been immediate disclosure?
Protests have erupted around the United States. Why is it happening and what can it tell us about other areas of the world? In this week's boralogue, John looks at how people are protesting against the media, politicians, and the education elites who are trying to push their ideologies in the midst of a crisis. Those institutions are lashing out now that they are being challenged. John also reminds us that while we have the right to protest and attend church online in the U.S., people in other countries are not afforded that luxury.
Dr. Anthony Fauci recently commented that we may be headed toward a national immunity ID card for everyone. Writer and researcher Dennis Behreandt (www.thenewamerican.com) joins us to discuss whether an immunity ID will blossom into a national or international ID and how it's being developed in the shadows and without the consent of the populace.
With the help of clips from the McAlvany Weekly Commentary, John de-tangles the mess that is the oil markets this week, explaining the trades at negative values and the overall fragility of the global economic system.
Are we approaching a cold war with China? Retired U.S. Air Force Brigadier General Robert Spalding (www.hudson.org) is back with us to point out that we've already been in a cold war with China, only now we are fighting back. He also covers how our biased media is running interference for the Chinese Communist Party.
Christian persecution occurs almost everywhere, but there's been a surprising uptick in the Westersphere. Ellen Fantini (www.intoleranceagainstchristians.eu), Executive Director of the Observatory on Intolerance Against Christians in Europe discusses the various sources of pressure against Christians in the West and how speech is being hijacked to silence the politically incorrect.
John's quote of the week:
“Agendas tend to rumble along underneath the surface being funded either by government or private organizations. Then invariably something will happen – an opportunistic event. Suddenly you see the agendas pop above the surface that have been there all along.”
On this week's extra segment, we play a boralogue from August 2018 regarding the slow-rolling agenda of globalists. John provides several examples from history where globalists are blatantly telling us what they plan to do. Then we play the follow-up interview on globalism with Alex Newman from that same week.