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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,”...
France Backs Lithuania After Beijing Orders Embargo on Lithuanian Goods Over Vilnius’ Support of Taiwan
In a move of solidarity, France has urged the EU to show a united front against China over an escalating trade conflict over Lithuania. As it takes over the rotating presidency for the EU’s Council,...
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Bitcoin Plunges Amidst Violence in Kazakhstan
According to the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance, in 2021, Kazakhstan became the world’s second-largest bitcoin mining center just after the United States.  Kazakhstan saw a significant increase in bitcoin mining activity following China’s crackdown...
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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...
The French government wants to transform COVID-19 passes to vaccine passports.
French Lawmakers Shock Government by Rejecting Vaccine Passport Proposal
On Jan. 3, the French National Assembly rejected a government proposal aimed at turning the country’s COVID-19 pass into a vaccine passport. President Emmanuel Macron’s government had planned to impose the vaccine passport by Jan....
Quebec is set to change fully vaccinated status to require a booster injection, in addition to barring the unvaccinated from everything but the grocery store.
No Booster? No Social Credit. Quebec to Change Definition of Fully Vaccinated, Ban Jabless From All Retail Stores
“If the unvaccinated are unhappy, there is a very simple solution — get vaccinated. It’s free and will protect you,” said Health Minister Christian Dube at a Jan. 6 press conference where the Government of...
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Entire Chinese Province of Henan Under Partial Lockdown, Affecting 110 Million People
The central Chinese province of Henan was placed on a “partial lockdown” by its local government officials on Wednesday, Jan. 5. As an outbreak of COVID-19 strikes the province, the lockdown ceases travel and public...
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Russian-led Troops Enter Kazakhstan to Quell Unrest; ‘Dozens Dead’
Widespread protests in the nation of Kazakhstan, a country of nearly 20 million people and one of the largest oil, gas and coal producers in the world, continue to rage as reports of deadly encounters...