The prevalence of critical race theory (CRT) in mainstream institutions is creating a “permanent intractable division” between Americans that can only lead to either tyranny or violence, author and columnist Jarrett Stepman warned. In an interview with The Epoch Times’ “Crossroads,” Stepman described the CRT as a concept that boils down every aspect of society and individual life to race. “This is where we get the idea that America is inherently a white supremacist society,” Stepman told host Joshua Philipp. He explained that under the CRT framework, everything in the society is dictated by skin color or identity, leaving individual preference and individual choice as simply “non-determinative factors.” It is not surprising, according to Stepman, that many proponents of the CRT “sound very much segregationist,” considering how this idea divides…
Exclusive: China Had COVID-Like Patients Months Before Official Timeline
A series of leaked documents shows that patients in China with symptoms similar to COVID-19 were hospitalized months before the regime’s official timeline, throwing into question when exactly the CCP virus began spreading in Wuhan, China’s epidemic ground zero.
According to hospital data obtained by The Epoch Times from a trusted source who has access to government documents, at least one patient with COVID-19-like symptoms was treated in September 2019 and dozens more were hospitalized over the following month.
Wuhan hospitals also reported several deaths in October 2019 due to severe pneumonia, lung infections, and other symptoms similar to COVID-19 patients.
China Adds Rocket Sleds in Inner Mongolia to Test Hypersonic Weapons
According to internal Chinese government documents recently obtained by The Epoch Times, the Chinese regime is planning to build more rocket sleds—used to test missiles, artillery, and aerospace equipment—at a military base in Inner Mongolia.
Called Base 051, the site is operated by China’s largest state-run defense company, China Ordnance Industries Group Corp. (Norinco). It has been testing weapons since 1965.
Few details are known about the secretive base.
CCP Spy “Confessions” Backfire in Taiwan
Since October 11, CCTV, mouthpiece of the CCP, has continuously broadcasted a number of videos of Taiwanese confessing to so-called spying. Experts believe that such propaganda will only have a counterproductive effect on the people of Taiwan, which actually helps the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) of Taiwan.
On Oct 12th, the television program called Focus Talk, which airs on China’s state-run broadcaster CCTV, reported that Cheng Yu-chin, a Taiwanese scholar who had taught in the Czech Republic, was arrested by the CCP last year.
Chinese police demand $3 million
Liu Peng, director of the local police station in Cili County, Zhangjiajie City, Hunan Province, was recently exposed for demanding a $3 million bribe from a company involved in dealing with a trans-provincial case, causing an uproar of public opinion. However, a former Chinese policeman has revealed that such extortion is actually quite common. Everyone from top to bottom in the CCP bureaucracy wants to take advantage of their power.
Focus News: China Insider: CCP Spy “Confessions” Backfire in Taiwan
The man who admitted firing shots before Kyle Rittenhouse fatally shot two people during unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, was charged, officials said. Joshua Ziminski, 35, faces charges of disorderly conduct and use of a dangerous weapon following the Aug. 25 shooting that occurred in the midst of riots and protests in Kenosha after police shot Jacob Blake in the back. According to a police complaint, officials said Ziminski was seen holding a black handgun. They said he was seen walking with his wife near a gas station before firing one shot into the air. “Detective Howard observed a muzzle flash emit from the handgun, and heard a gunshot at the same time,” the complaint said, according to Fox News. “In another video, the defendant is clearly seen at that same location. The…