Red Red Lines
UK PM Boris Johnson has proposed an EU border in the Irish sea. However, this was a red line under the previous administration, and goes against the stated principles of treating Northern Ireland just like the rest of the UK, so it is obvious this cannot be accepted by hardline Brexiteers.
Boris Johnson said to be proposing a border in the Irish Sea. pic.twitter.com/QiyHUsZRwS
DC Hong Kong Beijing
Bloomberg report that the Chinese Finance Ministry have reacted to the US Congress motions in support of Hong Kong protestors.
Meanwhile Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam is expected to deliver her proposals tonight.
The facemask ban that was recently passed in Hong Kong is a curious mix of colonial laws being used to help identify protestors using facial recognition – a technology that is used by facebook, amazon and ali baba.Hong Kong changeover from Britain included “backstops too”.
Hong Kong: Clashes as first charges brought under face mask ban law https://t.co/5GqH1BfQw7— Ranjan Balakumaran (@financialeyes) October 16, 2019
Zuck met right wing influence groups so now people want to delete facebook:
BBC News – ‘Deletefacebook’ trends after Zuckerberg backlash https://t.co/niqYmIbMju