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Amazon Has Enormous Power Over Parler — and Everyone Else

A federal district court has refused to order Amazon Web Services to restore service to Parler, the right-wing Twitter alternative that the web hosting service took down on January 10, in the aftermath of the storming of the US Capitol.

US Doesn't Need Europe's Help in China Trade War

With an economic showdown between the US and China looming over the new Biden administration, it’s increasingly clear that the European Union wants to sit this one out.

Why Biden’s Biggest Challenge Is China

As the US was embroiled in disputes that defied all expectations about the election results, busy burying thousands of pandemic victims, and promoting magical vaccines, China managed to conclude the world’s biggest free trade agreement with its close and distant neighbors in November.