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January 20, 2020: Jonathan Fischer, Slate's tech editor, on "The Evil List"
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Xu told me she is “pro-China,” and I asked what she meant. “Most people who are within the sphere of the West kind of reflexively look at China and see, ‘Oh, wow, totalitarian dictatorship, oppression, no human rights, suffering.’ Just evil, right? To be ‘pro-China’ is simply to realize that’s not right; there is much more going on. It’s not perfect, but it’s just simply an alternative system.” She went on, “I would say that the ideals of human rights are not bad to aim for, but it’s not a universal, God-given thing. It was something that was consensus-driven at a certain point in Western history. If you look at Chinese social progression, things are genuinely getting better for most people, despite the problems. It’s more of a battle of narratives about values.”
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|Jonathan Fischer, technology editor at Slate, talks about "The Evil List" - the 30 most harmful tech companies in the world.|
|Tomaš Dvořák||Game Boy Tune|
|Interview with Jonathan Fischer||0:17:09 (Pop-up)|
|The O'Jays||Love Train||0:55:30 (Pop-up)|