Xu Xiaodong’s Cautionary Tale, Or What A Social Credit System Could Mean For New Zealand

by Vince McLeod Find this article on substack. Xu Xiaodong is a Chinese MMA fighter and wind-up merchant who has gained fame for making fools out of bullshit artists. This has made him a target for the ire of the CCP, who have punished him through use of the Chinese social credit system. Xu’s example provides a … Read more

INFORMATION AND DISINFORMATION – The New Zealand government continues to see itself as our single source of truth

by Mike Bee   Someone once said that any society that burns books will end up burning people. Book-burning is not widely practised today, and the focus of those who censor free speech has shifted to what takes place online. But the saying is nevertheless true, and we can extend it for our time by … Read more