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China Bringing Xinjiang-Style Forced Labor Camps to Tibet, Report Says

In what appears to replicate what’s happening in China’s Xinjiang region to Uighur Muslims, a new report from the Jamestown Foundation, corroborated by Reuters, details evidence of a vast program in a remote region of Tibet aimed at promoting Chinese national unity and patriotism, instilling “work discipline,” and eradicating what the Chinese Communist Party refers to as “backward thinking” by the Tibetan people. 

According to evidence uncovered by researcher Adrian Zenz of the Jamestown Foundation, a U.S.-based think tank, China relocated more than 500,000 “rural surplus workers” in Tibet in the first seven months of 2020 into military-style facilities and “re-education centers” to train them as factory workers for areas of the country in need of manufacturing output. 

China has defended the program as part of its ambitious poverty alleviation plan under President Xi Jinping, but documents examined by Zenz as part of his research reveal parallels to the detention

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Fills is bringing Berliner-style doughnuts to original Blue Star Donuts space

Back in early March, I found myself talking on the phone with Katherine Benvenuti, a recent Portland transplant with an impressive resume including some of California’s top restaurants and bakeries. The interview was supposed to be for a story about the new bakery Benvenuti was opening next to Bar King, the then-upcoming restaurant at the former home of Trifecta. But a delay pushed the opening back into late March, and by then, coronavirus cases were surging and Gov. Kate Brown had issued a ban on in-person dining across the state. I put the interview to rest in the small graveyard of stories I was working on just before the pandemic upended everything.

Flash forward to this week, and I’m on the phone with Benvenuti again. Only this time, we aren’t talking about the Bakery at Bar King, which opened its handsome cafe at 726 S.E. Sixth Ave. in August after

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Instagram is bringing its Shopping feature to IGTV and Reels

  • Instagram is bringing its Shopping feature to IGTV and Reels.
  • The move is part of Facebook’s push to make social commerce a more central part of its apps.
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Yesterday, Instagram rolled out Instagram Shopping for its long-form video platform IGTV, part of the company’s push to make social commerce more central to the app. Users will be able to add products featured in an IGTV video to their in-app shopping cart and then check out either on the company’s website or within Instagram.

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Instagram is bringing its Shopping feature to IGTV and Reels.

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With this rollout, Shopping is now available on almost all parts of the platform, including the main feed, Stories, and livestreams. The company plans to make Shopping available across the platform’s

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