18.3.3. Aaron DeWitt (The Chinese Tea)

Online presence:

Deleted some of his videos, so likely either legal trouble or intelligence request.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3hwdsbh6-M "I worked for the Chinese State Department – 中公教育党委 – offcn CCP Committee" (2020-08-21), previously titled "Working for the Chinese State Department" is the most eyepopping video based on its description from archive (video not visible, only description, likely CIA deletion request):

Interviewing potential spies for for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, on behalf of 中公教育 (offcn) - a $30B+ company, funded and managed by the Chinese Communist Party. I worked there from 2019 to 2020. I have lived in China from 2014 - 2020, speak Mandarin Chinese, and am now blacklisted by the Chinese government - a badge of honor.

so holy fuck, Ciro actually feels this one could honestly be a CIA deletion request. Unfortunately Ciro never managed to watch it before it was deleted.

offcn is the short name for the company 中公教育党委 which literally means "Chinese Public Education Party". TODO what do they do exactly? They seem to have strong CCP party links: http://edu.people.com.cn/n1/2018/0510/c1006-29977260.html, maybe they are a "corporate training" company for the CCP itself.

Discussions threads:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KFOh9AoAv2U "TikTok Hired Me in China: Exposing their Lies, Insider Leaks" is not archived at all.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6uFGGunRxc "Naming the Racist Companies that Don’t Hire Black People". According to https://web.archive.org/web/20201007015433if_/https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6uFGGunRxc&feature=youtu.be (viewable 2020-12-31) the original title was "Spilling the Chinese Tea" and the description is:

Discussing companies that operate in America and refuse to hire black people. These companies avoid following U.S. EEO laws because they’re headquartered in mainland China, a country that does not protect people of color from racial discrimination.

The video shows a call with a black man (TODO who is that) where he talks about anti-black racism on employment in China. Nothing eye-popping, mostly references We Don’t Hire Blacks by Aaron Dewitt (我们不雇用黑人, 2020). Mentions he is under NDA and cannot reveal the name of the company.