Another item for my “authoritarian convergence” file. This is straight up CCP/United Front style stuff.
FBI, ICE find state driver’s license photos are a gold mine for facial-recognition searches, reports @drewharwell
I have a mental file marked "authoritarian convergence" where I track issues that show how the U.S. and China are sometimes moving together, not apart. Think: "restoration of national greatness," forced flag/anthem worship. Add: Internment camps.
Update: This message from a man warning, gleefully, that I may be the next journalist to be murdered, does not violate ’s rules on abusive behavior, per Twitter. 1/2
Duterte told the International Criminal Court to bring it. They did. Now he wants out.