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Kresta in the Afternoon – January 26, 2021 – Hour 1

Kresta Comments: What to Know about the Equality Act

The Equality Act has bounced around Congress for a few years, but is now likely to pass both Democrat-controlled houses of Congress. It would amend the Civil Rights Act to forbid discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. Although it seeks to do good, it actually creates problems. Al explains.

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China claims it is “Emancipating” Uyghurs – State Dept. Says it’s Genocide

In a post that has since been removed by Twitter, the Chinese Embassy in the US claimed last week that actions in China against the Uyghur people were emancipating women and promoting gender equality and reproductive health. In the final days of the Trump administration, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared what China is doing to be an act of Genocide and new Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said he agrees. Reggie Littlejohn has more.

Reggie Littlejohn

Reggie Littlejohn is Founder and President of Women’s Rights Without Frontiers, an international coalition to expose and oppose forced abortion, gendercide and sexual slavery in China. Visit womensrightswithoutfrontiers.org

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Biden’s team talks tough on China as early signs show policies won’t differ sharply from Trump’s

China claims it has “emancipated” women

China seized my sister. Biden must fight for her and all enslaved Uighurs.

‘Our souls are dead’: how I survived a Chinese ‘re-education’ camp for Uighurs

Mike Pompeo accused China of committing ‘genocide,’ an international crime. Biden’s team agrees.

China deemed a top religious freedom concern in 2021

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Why Corporate America Loves the Left

In the leadup to the election last fall there was a common theme to many progressive candidates’ campaigns: the Evils of Business. Corporate America is singled out for not paying enough taxes and exploiting both customers and employees in pursuit of the almighty dollar. So why do Democratic candidates tend to do so well raising funds from Corporate America? Sam Gregg joins us.

Dr. Sam Gregg

Sam Gregg is director of research at the Acton Institute. He’s the author of several books, including Reason, Faith and the Struggle for Western Civilization and has written and spoken extensively on questions of political economy, economic history, ethics in finance, and natural law theory. He has an MA in political philosophy from the University of Melbourne, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in moral philosophy and political economy from the University of Oxford.

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