US elections - flags

Farcical US election is evidence of Washington’s hypocritical democracy

The U.S. presidential election reflected the “full exposure of the hypocritical nature of U.S. democracy”, one-party China has claimed in the annual human rights report of its geopolitical and economic rival. “In 2016, money politics and power-for-money deals had controlled the presidential election, which was full of lies and farces,” China’s yearly report said. China’s […]

Trump supporters call for Pepsi boycott

PepsiCo, the food and beverages group, is facing a boycott of its products by supporters of US president-elect Donald Trump, after rightwing political websites misrepresented comments by its chief executive. A number of sites, including Truthfeed and The Conservative Treehouse, directly quoted Indra Nooyi as telling Mr Trump’s supporters to “take their business elsewhere” — […]