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tiktok about to get banned from everything

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so i just watched this after seeing a link to it on reddit:

and he's calling out tiktok for basically creating a lot of trash and a lot of what is borderline porn of teenagers.

about 12:30 into the video he talks about the really trashy stuff. do you guys think that this app or posting sexual content on it should be banned?

curious to hear your thoughts.
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Florida mom finds sex doll of daughter

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Trump Shuts Down CDC's 'Critical Race Theory' Seminars After CDC Disobeys Order

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President Donald Trump has cracked down on the Centers for Disease Control reported decision to disobey a directive defunding federal diversity training seminars that utilize critical race theory.

On Sept. 4, Trump’s administration announced its decision to cancel and defund training seminars within federal agencies that teach government employees critical race theory.

Critical race theory is a theoretical and interpretive philosophy taught at various universities that instructs individuals to see racism as something that has infected every aspect of American culture.

Additionally, CRT assumes that those problems can primarily be solved through social activism and a reorganization of society.

Despite Trump’s order, the Discovery Institute’s Christopher Rufo, an investigative reporter, revealed the CDC was purportedly moving forward with a 13-week critical race theory program.

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Rufo released via Twitter CDC diversity training documents that he said were given to him by a disgruntled whistleblower.

The documents claim that “racism is a public health crisis” and imply that “systemic racism” — a theory heavily criticized for its vague definition — is responsible for “police killings of unarmed Black and Brown men and women.”

They also push the notion that values such as a “focus on the individual,” the “myth of meritocracy” and the “myth of American exceptionalism” are “societal barriers to achieving health equity.”

According to Rufo, the final session of the seminar was set to teach CDC employees how they could become activists promoting the tenets of critical race theory.
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Trump ends 'critical race theory' training for federal employees

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The Trump administration is halting “critical race theory” training in federal agencies, with White House officials calling it “anti-American propaganda."

"This is a sickness that cannot be allowed to continue,” President Trump tweeted. “Please report any sightings so we can quickly extinguish!”

Russ Vought, director of the Office of Management and Budget, wrote a memo informing agencies of Trump's instruction to stop using controversial forms of training on “critical race theory,” “white privilege” and “any other training or propaganda effort that teaches or suggests either...that the United States is an inherently racist or evil country or...that any race or ethnicity is inherently racist or evil.”

“It has come to the President's attention that Executive Branch agencies have spent millions of taxpayer dollars to date "training" government workers to believe divisive, anti-American propaganda,” Vought wrote in the memo to heads of federal agencies and offices.

Vought cited reports of executive branch employees being taught in the classes -- designed to educate employees about “white privilege” and other concepts -- that “virtually all White people contribute to racism” and that it is racist to believe that America is a land of opportunity.

“These types of ‘trainings’ not only run counter to the fundamental beliefs for which our Nation has stood since its inception, but they also engender division and resentment within the Federal workforce,” Vought said.
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‘Like an Experimental Concentration Camp'

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>Several legal advocacy groups on Monday filed a whistleblower complaint on behalf of a nurse at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention center documenting “jarring medical neglect” within the facility, including a refusal to test detainees for the novel coronavirus and an exorbitant rate of hysterectomies being performed on immigrant women.

>The nurse, Dawn Wooten, was employed at the Irwin County Detention Center (ICDC) in Georgia, which is operated by LaSalle Corrections, a private prison company. The complaint was filed with the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) by advocacy groups Project South, Georgia Detention Watch, Georgia Latino Alliance for Human Rights, and South Georgia Immigrant Support Network.
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Court Decides 22-Year-Old Woman Must Bring Up 2-Year-Old Brother

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Chinese social media has been abuzz about the controversial story of a couple who took their own daughter to court in order to make her raise her toddler brother, because they couldn’t afford to.

According to several news reports in China, a couple who for several years had survived on their child’s monthly allowance alone decided to have a second child. They soon realized that they couldn’t actually afford to take care of the child, so they asked their 22-year-old daughter to raise the toddler on their behalf. The girl, referred to only as Le Le in the media, had managed to support herself through college and was dreaming about building a career for herself when she got the news of her new “job” from her parents. She flat out refused to bring up her brother by herself, so her parents sued her.

Believe it or not, the 22-year-old lost the case and has been ordered by the Court to take up responsibility for her 2-year-old brother. According to Article 29 of the “Marriage Law of the People’s Republic of China”, adults whose parents have died or are unable to take care of their underage children have an obligation to take care of their siblings.

Reported just a couple of days ago, this bizarre story has generated quite the controversy on social media, with a whopping 74 million people discussing it on China’s Weibo platform alone. The vast majority agreed that the court ruling was unfair to the 21-year-old woman, as it was her parents who had acted irresponsibly when they decided to have a second child. They could have found some work, or at least consulted with Le Le before conceiving their second child.

According to Chinese news site Two Eggz, ever since China abolished their two-child policy, many couples have multiple children without first taking into consideration their ability to take care of them.
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US Imposes Sanctions on Chinese Company for Rights Abuses in Cambodia

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The United States government has stepped up its diplomatic pressure on Beijing and imposed sanctions on a Chinese state-owned company for human rights abuses and the seizure of land in Cambodia used in a $3.8 billion property development.

According to a statement from the U.S. Treasury Department, the Tianjin-based Union Development Group (UDG) had been blocked from financial transactions and the provision of goods and services within the United States.

UDG was designated by the department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control under the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act, which targets perpetrators of serious human rights abuse and corruption, and their supporters.

“This entity’s predatory investment schemes deepen corruption, undermine the rule of law and exploit the resources of other countries,” Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin said.

“The United States is committed to using the full range of its authorities to target these corrupt practices where they occur.”

In 2008, UDG acquired a 99-year lease on 36,000 hectares at Dara Sakor in southwest Koh Kong province and has since built what Treasury says is “ostensibly” a tourism development, complete with a 3.4-kilometer runway.

Analysts have cast doubts over the project, suggesting it could be used for military purposes, an allegation that was dismissed by Prime Minister Hun Sen as “evil rumors.”

Cambodia – and its southern coastline – has emerged as a strategic front line in the trade war between the United States and China, with Beijing investing billions of dollars on infrastructure here.

In return, Phnom Penh has backed Chinese policies in the diplomatic arena, but that has created friction within the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), particularly with regard to the hotly contested South China Sea.
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Drug seizures along Canadian border up 1,000% according to CBP

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Drug seizures along the Canadian border in upstate New York have increased by more than 1,000% this year, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

The agency’s Buffalo Field Office, which covers 16 ports of entry throughout the state, recovered more than 40,000 pounds of narcotics over 732 separate seizures from Oct. 1, 2019, to Aug. 31, 2020, federal officials said in a recent news release.

By comparison, just about 3,400 pounds of narcotics were seized during the same period a year earlier.

Authorities believe that Canada’s legalization of recreational marijuana, which came into effect in late 2018, is partly to blame for the massive jump in drug seizures.

“The marijuana seizures alone are valued at just over $120M,” Buffalo Field Office Director Rose Brophy said in a statement.

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Moroccans protest Arab nations normalizing ties with Israel

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RABAT, Morocco — Despite a government ban on large gatherings to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, scores of demonstrators protested outside the Moroccan Parliament to denounce Arab countries agreeing o normalize ties with Israel.

Israel on Tuesday signed historic diplomatic pacts with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain in a U.S.-brokered deal. Morocco was reported to be among other Arab countries considering a similar move, though the prime minister rejected the idea last month.

Protesters in Morocco’s capital of Rabat Friday waved Palestinian flags, decrying the deals as “treason” and chanting “Palestine is not for sale.”

The Palestinians view the pacts as a stab in the back from their fellow Arabs in the Gulf and a betrayal of their cause for a Palestinian state. Israel and Bahrain’s agreements have been condemned by many across the Arab world.

The protesters in Rabat also burned a mock Israeli flag. Dozens of police officers watched the scene from a distance.

Organizers interrupted the chanting occasionally to urge participants to wear masks and to respect social distancing rules.

“The normalization deals are an attack on the Palestinian people and their cause,” human rights activist Abdelhamid Amine told The Associated Press.