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Biden's Federal Land Lease Ban To Send Oil Prices Higher: Goldman

Oil stocks tumbled following yesterday’s one-two punch of Biden energy news, when first we learned that the Interior Department enacted a 60-day moratorium on issuing oil and gas leases that affects all federal lands, minerals, and waters, which was followed by news that Biden was set to fully suspend the sale of oil and gas…

Answer to Trump Social Ban and Parler Removal Decentralization?

January 15, 2021 By Truth In Media Ben Swann breaks down the unprecedented attack on free speech taking place across the Big Tech landscape. Ben discusses Section 230 and some of the more practical strategies that his media group ISE Media is taking to preserve free and open debate on the internet. Become an Activist…

Twitter Plunges After Trump Ban; Parler Site Offline

As it turns out, Wall Street isn’t happy with Twitter’s decision to permanently ban President Trump, one of the service’s high-profile users. Analysts are afraid the decision could expose Twitter to more regulation, as Mirabaud analyst Neil Campling said the ban could open Twitter up to more regulation under the next administration now that the…

EU Citizens Initiative Calls for Ban on Biometric Mass Surveillance Systems

By Katya Pivcevic A European Citizen’s Initiative (ECI), ‘Civil society initiative for a ban on biometric mass surveillance practices,’ has been registered by the European Commission, calling for a permanent end to the disproportionate uses of biometric data in ways which can lead to mass surveillance or any undue interference with fundamental rights. Dozens of…

South Carolina Legislation Looks To Ban Mandatory Vaccines

Authored by Steve Watson via Summit News, Lawmakers in South Carolina have pre-filed a bill proposing a ban on mandatory coronavirus vaccines. WCNC News reports that four state reps. have proposed the legislation to ensure that people may opt out of vaccination and not be discriminated against for doing so. The proposal states that those refusing the…

Bill To Ban Biological Men From Women's Sports Gains Bipartisan Support In Congress

Authored by Benjamin Zeisloft via Campus Reform, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) introduced legislation to ban biological males from participating in women’s sports. Gabbard, a Democrat who ran for the 2020 presidential nomination for her party, is the sponsor of H.R. 8932, the “Protect Women’s Sports Act,” alongside Reps. Markwayne Mullin, (R-Okla.), Bill Flores (R-Texas), Bill Johnson…

French Law Would Ban People Who Don't Get COVID Vaccine From Using Public Transport

Authored by Paul Joseph Watson via Summit News, People in France who refuse to take the COVID-19 vaccine will be banned from using public transport and engaging in other activities under a newly introduced law. The law, which is set to be submitted to parliament, mandates that citizens have proof of a negative COVID test…

The YouTube Ban Is Un-American, Wrong, And Will Backfire: Taibbi

Authored by Matt Taibbi via taibbi.substack.com, Start with the headline: Supporting the 2020 U.S. Election. YouTube in its company blog can’t even say, “Banning Election Conspiracy Theories.” They have to employ the Orwellian language of politicians — Healthy Forests, Clear Skies, “Supported” Elections — because Google and YouTube are now political actors, who can’t speak…

In Stunning Rebuke, LA Judge Strikes Down “Abusive” Outdoor Dining Ban As Lacking “Science, Evidence Or Logic”

By Tyler Durden A Los Angeles judge has tentatively struck down the county’s ban on outdoor dining after the Public Health Department – led by Director Barbara Ferrer – failed to provide a scientific basis for the order. According to The Real Deal, LA County Superior Court Judge James Chalfant overturned the county’s outdoor dining…

France Passes New Law To Ban Discrimination Based On Regional Accents

France, having solved all other major problems in its country, has found an untouched area of people’s free speech for big government to weigh in on: stereotypes against regional accents. In fact, people who make assumptions based on others’ regional accents are committing a new type of prejudice that the French are calling glottophobie. The…

Solomon Islands PM Defends Temporary Facebook Ban 

Last week, the Solomon Islands government approved a temporary block of social media website Facebook across the tiny island nation of 650,000, a move that top government officials said would protect people from cyberbullying and online defamation, according to Australian ABC. By Monday, Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare doubled-down on his government’s temporary measure to block the…

UK Announces “Green Industrial Revolution” With Ban On Gas Cars

By John Vibes While a “Green New Deal” is perceived as a fringe idea in US politics, the UK government is moving forward with a plan called the “Green Industrial Revolution,” which includes a ban on gas vehicles by 2030. The plan was announced by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson this week. Johnson promised that…

Austria To Ban “Political Islam” After Terror Attack

Authored by Paul Joseph Watson via Summit News, In response to a jihadist terror attack in Vienna last week, the government of Austria will pass a law making it illegal to spread “political Islam” in the country. The European nation’s capital was shook when a lone gunman killed four people and injured 23 others during…

In Blow to Online Privacy EU Seizes on Vienna Attack to Enact Long-Desired Ban on Encryption

The European Union is rushing through new legislation to get rid of end-to-end digital encryption. This would mean the end of privacy for users of popular messaging apps like WhatsApp and Signal. A European Council draft resolution on encryption quietly published on Friday afternoon lays out the EU’s Orwellian position in detail. “The European Union fully…

UK To Ban Protests Of Two Or More People Ahead Of National Lockdown

By Tyler Durden U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday announced a one-month lockdown beginning Nov. 5 through Dec. 2. Under these new measures, people will be confined to their homes except for essential travel, including medical reasons, education, and purchasing food. Two days before lockdowns begin, The Times sheds new light on just how…

UK To Ban Protests Of Two Or More People Ahead Of National Lockdown 

U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday announced a one-month lockdown beginning Nov. 5 through Dec. 2. Under these new measures, people will be confined to their homes except for essential travel, including medical reasons, education, and purchasing food.   Two days before lockdowns begin, The Times sheds new light on just how draconian the UK-wide…

Germany to ban large events until end of October (after which they plan another lockdown) – on and on it goes as always planned

A ban of large events, including fairs, will be extended in Germany until at least the end of October due to the coronavirus pandemic, broadcaster n-tv reported on Wednesday. It cited a document prepared for a meeting of Chancellor Angela Merkel and the premiers of the country’s 16 states. Separately, the chief executive of software…