Teachers unions spin alternative facts over pandemic school closures

OPINION:
Class is now in session across the country. It’s a breath of fresh air after more than a year of students and parents struggling through remote learning. Teachers unions are now weaving a web of alternative facts to portray themselves as the heroes that brought back traditional classroom instruction. In reality, they prevented it.
Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), is the Chief Weaver. Earlier this year, she took to Twitter to claim they have “tried to reopen schools safely since April 2020”—an outrageous talking point.

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Public pensions must divest from China

ANALYSIS/OPINION:
China’s military grows stronger every day. And American taxpayer dollars are helping to fund its expansion. 
In California, top officials have allowed the investment of more than $3 billion to fund China’s Belt and Road Initiative, where they debt trap financially strapped countries. The Initiative expands the Red Dragon’s footprint worldwide with loans to build infrastructure, including deep-water ports and airports in other countries.

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Public pensions must divest from China

ANALYSIS/OPINION:
China’s military grows stronger every day. And American taxpayer dollars are helping to fund its expansion. 
In California, top officials have allowed the investment of more than $3 billion to fund China’s Belt and Road Initiative, where they debt trap financially strapped countries. The Initiative expands the Red Dragon’s footprint worldwide with loans to build infrastructure, including deep-water ports and airports in other countries.

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Public pensions must divest from China

ANALYSIS/OPINION:
China’s military grows stronger every day. And American taxpayer dollars are helping to fund its expansion. 
In California, top officials have allowed the investment of more than $3 billion to fund China’s Belt and Road Initiative, where they debt trap financially strapped countries. The Initiative expands the Red Dragon’s footprint worldwide with loans to build infrastructure, including deep-water ports and airports in other countries.

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Banning fossil fuels and plastics not the answer, let’s get innovative

ANALYSIS/OPINION:
Americans have always taken pride in our innovations. We hold more active patents than any other country. Despite that track record, some pessimists have given up on our ingenuity. 
This is most obvious in the environmental movement. Regarding climate change, pollution, or conservation, activists want the government to ban anything they deem “harmful” to the planet.  Everything from fossil fuels to plastic products is targeted for bans or higher taxes despite our ability to get out of tight corners.

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Data privacy protection: Biden drags his feet on China, TikTok and Confucius Institutes

ANALYSIS/OPINION:
The silly dances kids post to TikTok should be the least of their parents’ worries. But they could become a lasting nightmare. 
TikTok, a social media app used by more than 70 million Americans, recently updated its terms and conditions to allow the app to collect biometric data from the phone on where it’s installed. Many social media apps harvest some type of biometric data, but TikTok’s privacy infringement is much more concerning. 
TikTok is collecting everything, including facial scans and audio fingerprints to identify the user.

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Data privacy protection: Biden drags his feet on China, TikTok and Confucius Institutes

ANALYSIS/OPINION:
The silly dances kids post to TikTok should be the least of their parents’ worries. But they could become a lasting nightmare. 
TikTok, a social media app used by more than 70 million Americans, recently updated its terms and conditions to allow the app to collect biometric data from the phone on where it’s installed. Many social media apps harvest some type of biometric data, but TikTok’s privacy infringement is much more concerning. 
TikTok is collecting everything, including facial scans and audio fingerprints to identify the user.

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Data privacy protection: Biden drags his feet on China, TikTok and Confucius Institutes

ANALYSIS/OPINION:
The silly dances kids post to TikTok should be the least of their parents’ worries. But they could become a lasting nightmare. 
TikTok, a social media app used by more than 70 million Americans, recently updated its terms and conditions to allow the app to collect biometric data from the phone on where it’s installed. Many social media apps harvest some type of biometric data, but TikTok’s privacy infringement is much more concerning. 
TikTok is collecting everything, including facial scans and audio fingerprints to identify the user.

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Data privacy protection: Biden drags his feet on China, TikTok and Confucius Institutes

ANALYSIS/OPINION:
The silly dances kids post to TikTok should be the least of their parents’ worries. But they could become a lasting nightmare. 
TikTok, a social media app used by more than 70 million Americans, recently updated its terms and conditions to allow the app to collect biometric data from the phone on where it’s installed. Many social media apps harvest some type of biometric data, but TikTok’s privacy infringement is much more concerning. 
TikTok is collecting everything, including facial scans and audio fingerprints to identify the user.

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