Pence accuses NBA of ‘acting like a wholly owned subsidiary’ of China

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By Brett Samuels – 10/24/19 12:19 PM EDT

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Some of the NBA’s biggest players and owners, who routinely exercise their freedom to criticize this country, lose their voices when it comes to the freedom and rights of other peoples,” Pence said in remarks in Washington on the U.S.-China relationship.”In siding with the Chinese Communist Party and silencing free speech, the NBA is acting like a wholly owned subsidiary of the authoritarian regime,” he added, calling it “un-American” for U.S. companies to “embrace censorship.”

A progressive corporate culture that willfully ignores the abuse of human rights is not progressive – it’s repressive.

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Source: The Hill

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