Trump said over Twitter that “Domestic terrorists have taken over Seattle,” and said if local government officials don’t take it back, then he will. The Washington Governor told Trump to “stay out of Washington’s business,” and the Seattle Mayor came out in support of the protesters, calling their actions an act of “patriotism.” Meanwhile, videos and claims from the ground point to potential extortion of local businesses, and armed protesters creating justice through mob rule.
And tech companies Apple and Zoom are being criticized for folding to Chinese government censorship. Zoom is accused of shutting down accounts around the Tiananmen Square Massacre memorial, and of the Hong Kong protests. Apple is accused of removing a podcast app that could allegedly help Chinese people access uncensored information abroad.
These stories and more in this episode of Crossroads.