For all the talk about reparations for slavery in America, you would think that it would make sense that activists for Antifa and Black Lives Matter would be just as outraged about modern day slavery that is currently occurring in countries like Libya.
Or in modern-day China where the Chinese Communist Party have rounded up Muslim Uyghurs into forced labor camps
Yet, we hear nothing from the mainstream media, leftist politicians, or “woke” corporations about slavery happening in the world today. In fact, those woke corporations are sucking up to one of the most murderous and oppressive regimes in the world today. Samuel Allegri writes,
The CEO of Nike said that the corporation is a “brand of China” earlier this week, amid recent allegations of the company being implicated with human rights violations conducted by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).
John Donahoe, the new Nike CEO, while speaking to Wall Street analysts, said that “Nike is a brand that is of China and for China” when responding to a question about competition from Chinese companies during a fourth-quarter earnings meeting, BBC reported.
“We’ve always taken a long term view. We’ve been in China for over 40 years,” Donahoe said, expressing his optimism that the brand will continue to grow quickly in the world’s most populous nation.
Referring to the apparel brand’s co-founder and ex-CEO, he said: “Phil [Knight] invested significant time and energy in China in the early days and today we’re the largest sport brand there.”
Nike was recently criticized by a U.S. senator for turning a blind eye to allegations of forced labor in China, arguing they are making American consumers complicit in Beijing’s repressive policies.
Interesting. So, Nike completely ignores slavery and other human rights abuses in other countries for bottom line profit, but leftist call out other companies in America for, supposedly, not caring about human rights enough. How much do you want to bet that Nike will get a pass for ignoring modern day slavery in China?
And do you know why Nike will get a pass on this? Because China is run by leftists, and in the minds of leftists in America, as in other parts of the world, any murder and abuse that they do is okay because they’re on the political left and are, therefore, obviously, in the right.