Storm Lever To Moderate THE POWER OF THE WOMXN’S VOTE Panel, Hosted By The Hysterical Womxn’s Society

The discussion takes place October 14 at 7pm.

Storm Lever To Moderate THE POWER OF THE WOMXN'S VOTE Panel, Hosted By The Hysterical Womxn's Society

Election day is only a few weeks away, and women equal approximately 53% of the electorate. Tomorrow night, The Hysterical Womxn’s Society will host a virtual discussion all about the power and nuance behind this majority’s vote and the urgent need for womxn to exercise their powerful voice.

Storm Lever (Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, Fly) will moderate an educational and in-depth discussion with panelists Halie Soifer (Executive Director of Jewish Democratic Council of America and former National Security Advisor to Senator Kamala Harris), Kwajelyn Jackson (Executive Director of the Feminist Women’s Health Center) and Joanne Grady-Huskey (Co-Founder and VP of iLive2Lead Young Women’s Leadership Program).

This event is presented in partnership with Broadway for Biden, Swing from Home, Producing Blue, and the Jewish Democractic Council of America, along with leaders in the Broadway community, including Jessie Hooker-Bailey, Shoshana Bean, Jenn Colella,

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E-commerce firm Shopee in Thai twitter storm for banning anti-government store

BANGKOK (Reuters) – E-commerce firm Shopee has reversed a ban on a store linked to a dissolved opposition party in Thailand, a spokeswoman said, after online criticism of its perceived pro-government stance.

The building housing the office of e-commerce platform Shopee in Singapore February 16, 2020. REUTERS/Tim Chong/File Photo

#BanShopee became the third highest trending hashtag with over 57,000 uses on Saturday and many Twitter users saying they’ve deleted the app.

“Double standards @ShopeeTH,” wrote Twitter user @chanson_2013. “You need to explain why you banned the stores of those advancing democracy but allow businesses who are pro government to sell on your platform.”

Shopee, a unit of Tencent-backed Sea Ltd, is the latest business in Thailand to be targeted by pro-democracy campaigners for appearing to support the government of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha.

The campaign also comes a week ahead of the crucial online shopping

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E-Commerce Firm Shopee in Thai Twitter Storm for Banning Anti-Government Store | World News

By Chayut Setboonsarng and Panarat Thepgumpanat

BANGKOK (Reuters) – E-commerce firm Shopee has reversed a ban on a store linked to a dissolved opposition party in Thailand, a spokeswoman said, after online criticism of its perceived pro-government stance.

#BanShopee became the third highest trending hashtag with over 57,000 uses on Saturday and many Twitter users saying they’ve deleted the app.

“Double standards @ShopeeTH,” wrote Twitter user @chanson_2013. “You need to explain why you banned the stores of those advancing democracy but allow businesses who are pro government to sell on your platform.”

Shopee, a unit of Tencent-backed Sea Ltd, is the latest business in Thailand to be targeted by pro-democracy campaigners for appearing to support the government of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha.

The campaign also comes a week ahead of the crucial online shopping event, 10.10.

“Our platform is neutral, and everything is up to company policy,” a Shopee Thailand

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How HSBC got caught in a geopolitical storm over Hong Kong security law

HSBC has been a fixture of the Hong Kong economy for more than a century. However, its origins as a financial bridge between Asia and the west have placed it in the centre of a modern day geopolitical storm. Facing pressure to choose sides as Hong Kong is convulsed by the new security law imposed by Beijing and Donald Trump pursues a trade war with China, HSBC is in danger of finding itself without friends in either direction.

Headquartered in London, but dependent on Hong Kong and China for profits, HSBC has been affected by tensions between Washington and Beijing – and shareholder concern over its controversial acceptance of an authoritarian crackdown in its key market.

Last week that high-wire act was thrown into sharp relief when, despite HSBC’s public overtures to Beijing, a Chinese state-run newspaper reported the bank could be included on an official list – as

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How HSBC got caught in a geopolitical storm over Hong Kong security law | HSBC

HSBC has been a fixture of the Hong Kong economy for more than a century. However, its origins as a financial bridge between Asia and the west have placed it in the centre of a modern day geopolitical storm. Facing pressure to choose sides as Hong Kong is convulsed by the new security law imposed by Beijing and Donald Trump pursues a trade war with China, HSBC is in danger of finding itself without friends in either direction.

Headquartered in London, but dependent on Hong Kong and China for profits, HSBC has been affected by tensions between Washington and Beijing – and shareholder concern over its controversial acceptance of an authoritarian crackdown in its key market.

Last week that high-wire act was thrown into sharp relief when, despite HSBC’s public overtures to Beijing, a Chinese state-run newspaper reported the bank could be included on an official list – as yet

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