I’ll just leave this here. Spoiler: anyone claiming TikTok is some kind of threat is a crank https://www.internetgovernance.org/research/tiktok-and-us-national-security/
This is fine and the largely captures the points of the Astana declaration and the principle of indivisible security. They’ve been saying stuff like this since before the war even.
Negotiations got really close last year in Türkiye with the Ukrainian side willing to begin with negotiations from the position that Crimea is gone forever and Minsk II was jebait. One bojo visit to Kiev later and Kuleba is running his mouth on Twitter on how they will kill 1 million Russians per cubic diamond hour to “liberate” Crimea and here we are 1 year later…
Although we must remember here that China’s banks are fully owned by the Communist Party, and social stability often takes precedence over the raw pursuit of profit, so their lending practices cannot be compared like-for-like against those of Western banks.
I love how they can just say that aloud without any introspection.
Nothing like that sadly. I’ve watched and recommend:
I want to watch:
Ya it’s such cancer to watch. It’s not even contained within its own genre anymore. Everything has these characters, fan service, flat female characters, etc.
There are some Chinese anime I’ve been watching and they’re devoid of that crap it’s so nice. A bunch of them have been licensed to Netflix in the last few years, a few are on Bilibili’s YouTube channel, and Bilibili itself has some webcomics available for free and in English.
These stadiums are always built as mega gentrification projects and the other participants use slave and criminalized migrant laborers domestically. I feel like it’s just thinly veiled Islamophobia and malding that Qatar is moving closer to the SCO more than anything.
More than happy to sell them weapons and only call for Russian and Chinese expulsion from these types of events. It’s white man’s burden tier outrage.
It’s dinner theater to soften you up to the idea of further cuts to social spending.