Victor Westerkamp

The US-Canada and US-Mexico borders now require vaccine passports for all essential and non-essential travellers.
All Foreigners Entering the US Now Require Vaccine Passports On Entry
Effective Jan. 22, all essential and non-essential travelers to the U.S. must provide evidence of fully vaccinated status, regardless of whether they enter at land, sea, or airports, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced...
Boris Johnson has removed mandatory masking and vaccine passports from England amid scandals alleging he broke his own lockdown measures in 2021.
England Ends Mandatory Masks, Vaccine Passports
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that most COVID-19 restrictions, notably mask mandates and vaccine passports, will be abolished in England. While some measures will be removed immediately, others are set to be deactivated...
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BBC To Lose £3.2 billion After UK Government Abandons TV Lisence by 2027
The UK government has announced that it will abolish the BBC's TV licensing system by 2027, forcing the national broadcaster to find a new funding model, while the opposition claims the move is intended to...
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Starting Jan. 31, Unvaccinated Will Be Banned From Much of Public Life in W. Australia
Western Australia (WA) Premier Mark McGowan announced at a presser on Jan. 13 some of the strictest measures in the nation against the vaccine-free, excluding them from bars, restaurants, health clubs, theaters, and in some...
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4 Out of 5 Freight Containers Are Being Looted in LA County
Train robbing has become the new normal in Los Angeles County, where four out of five freight containers are reportedly being looted while authorities struggle to come up with a fitting solution. Freight-hauling railroad company...
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Weibo Influencer Banned for Offering Advice on How to Boost China’s Birth Rate
Chinese economist and influencer Ren Zeping was banned from Weibo on Jan. 12 after publishing a string of audacious posts stating authorities should print extra money to pump up the birthrate. In an article published...
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MEP Denounces Brutal Police Behavior at Lockdown Protests in Europe
A member of the European Union parliament (MEP) has called out mounting police violence on peaceful demonstrators in Europe, stating that “the EU is transitioning from democracy to tyranny.” Christian Terheș of Romania, along with...
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China Blasts Japanese-owned 7-Eleven Over Map of Taiwan
The Beijing municipal government has fined its local 7-Eleven convenience stores over its website depicting maps featuring Taiwan as a country and including “inaccurate” frontiers for Xinjiang and Tibet. Besides an official warning, 7-Eleven Beijing...
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China Authorities Launch 3-Child Policy; Urge Party Members to Set an Example
China is now allowing couples to have up to three children, but skepticism remains after the 2016 two-child policy failed to produce the desired upsurge in births prompting the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to urge...
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Polish Ruling Party Secretary Rebukes Facebook After it Banned Rival Europhobic Party
Polish ruling Law and Justice Party ringleader, Janusz Cieszyński criticized Meta/Facebook for banning its right-wing rival Konfederacja due to spreading “COVID-19 disinformation” calling it “a pretext for destroying democracy.” Cieszyński took to Twitter on Jan....
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Australia’s Northern Territory Declares 4-Day ‘Lockout’ for the Vaccine-Free
On Jan. 6, Australian Northern Territory (NT) Chief Minister, Michael Gunner, announced a four-day lockout for those not fully-vaccinated after the territory claimed a record-high 256 COVID-19 cases. “The fully vaccinated continue as they were,”...
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Macron Says the 10 Percent Unvaccinated are ‘Not Citizens’ Just to ‘Piss ‘em Off’
French President Emmanuel Macron said that those who refuse the vaccine are “not citizens,” adding that his remarks intended to “piss them off” and make life miserable. “I am not about pissing off the French...