Gates of Vienna News Feed 3/29/2022

Both the European Union and the G7 nations have rejected Russia’s demand that natural gas purchases be paid for in rubles. It is not yet clear whether Europe will do without natural gas, or some other currency will be negotiated as an acceptable form of payment.

In other news, German Foreign Minister and Green leader Annalena Baerbock said that Germans must be prepared to accept up to ten million Ukrainian refugees.

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Thanks to Dean, Insubria, Reader from Chicago, Upananda Brahmachari, and all the other tipsters who sent these in.

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Financial Crisis
» Bank of England Collaborates With MIT to Research State Controlled Digital Currencies
» BlackRock CEO Says Ukraine Invasion Could be Used to Accelerate Use of Central Bank Digital Currencies
» UK: Supermarket Prices Rise at Fastest Rate in a Decade, As Inflation Grips Britain
 
USA
» Bill Gates: ‘All Rich Countries Should Move to 100% Synthetic Beef’ To Fight Climate Change
» Chicago Mayor Lightfoot Secretly Protected by Specialist Squad of 71 Cops: Report
» DeSantis Hits Back Against Newsom’s Attacks: ‘People Vote With Their Feet’
» Former Google CEO Paid Biden White House Staff Salaries in Major Conflict of Interest
» Hunter Biden Laptop Material Entered Into Congressional Record
» Man Who Stabbed, Set Fire to Woman in National City Motel Room Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison
» MIT Reinstates SAT/ACT Requirements for Prospective Applicants
» Prominent American Fat Studies Activist-Scholar Dies Suddenly
» Report: Hollywood Stars Received Gift Bags at Oscars With Lordships Inside
» Ron DeSantis Leads 21-State Lawsuit Against Feds to End Mask Mandates for Travel
» Ron DeSantis Backs Clarence Thomas Over Progressive Calls for Impeachment: ‘Greatest Living Justice’
» Senators Release Receipts Showing Direct Payments From Foreign Oligarchs to Hunter Biden
» Spotify Introduces “Authoritative” COVID Panel
» Trial of ISIS ‘Beatle’ El Shafee Elsheikh Begins in Virginia Today for His Part in the Kidnap and Murder of Westerners in Syria, Including US Journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff
» Trump Would Beat Biden by 6 Points, Harris by 11 in 2024 Race, New Poll Shows
» Video: Rand Paul Warns Biden is a “National Security Risk” Because He is “In Cognitive Decline”
» Waukesha Parade Suspect Darrell Brooks Jr. Back in Court Over Trial Jury Selection, Potential Date Change
» YouTube Deletes Entire Back Catalog of Pulitzer-Winning Journalist Chris Hedges
 
Canada
» Breaking: Trudeau Blames Harper Conservatives, Says 10 Years Were Lost in Fight Against Climate Change
» Calgary Freedom Protesters Gather Despite Attempts at Intimidation
» Calgary Rallies for Freedom Under Injunction That Bans Honking
» CBSA Employees Complain ‘Unconscious Bias Training’ Is Racist
» Feds Collected Cellphone Data Despite Unanimous Committee Motion Against it
» Four Provinces Move Forward With Small Nuclear Reactor Plan
» Judge Hears B.C. Public Servants Fighting Vaccine Mandates in Court
» Lifting COVID Restrictions Could Lead to Incel Terror Attack Wave: Researcher
» Mainstream Media Stories Used to Freeze Bank Accounts? Freedom Convoy Lawyer Keith Wilson
» Number of People Who Left Canada Last Year at Almost 50-Year High
» Ontario Cop Charged for Posting Video Praising Truckers
» ‘They Have No Intention of Letting This Man Go’: Pastor Artur Has Been in Jail Now for Over 50 Days
» YouTube Says Canada’s Plan to Dictate Recommended Videos Would Hurt Creators
 
Europe and the EU
» Denmark Puts Coronavirus ‘Anti-Government Extremism’ on Terrorism List
» EU Rejects Moscow’s Ruble-for-Gas Demand
» France: Shock Video: Mall Security Guard Beaten Into Coma by African Suspect
» Germany’s Addiction to Russian Gas Sees Energy Prices Double in February
» Government Minister Tells Germans to Cope With Soaring Energy Costs by Wearing Warmer Sweaters
» Hungarian Election Observation Mission Led by Polish Legal Institute
» Hungary’s Orban Leads by 5 Points With Election Just Days Away
» Hungarian Fighter Jets Scrambled Again Due to Bomb Threat on Commercial Flight
» More Than Half of the French Are Pro-Russian
» Pope Says ‘Ashamed’ by Hike in Arms Spending to 2% of GDP
» Spanish Govt to Cut Petrol by 20 Cents in Fuel Subsidy to Offset Rising Energy Costs
» UK to Launch New Digital ID Technology Next Month as Part of Nationwide Digital ID Push
» UK: Police Fine 20 for Boris Johnson’s ‘Partygate’ Gatherings During COVID Lockdown
 
Israel and the Palestinians
» 6 Dead, Including Alleged Gunman, In Apparent Israel Terror Attack
 
Russia
» Google Instructed Translators Not to Call Ukraine Invasion a “War”
» Latest Developments
» The Letter ‘Z’ Is Cancelled
» Ukraine, U.S. Intelligence Deny Rumors Peace Negotiators Were Poisoned
 
South Asia
» India: Hindu Janajagruti Samiti Calls for Boycott of Halal Meat During Ugadi Festival in Karnataka
 
Immigration
» 55% of French Agree With ‘Remigration Ministry’ Concept Proposed by Zemmour
» Czech Labor Offices Record Hundreds of Cases of Attacks on Ukrainians Who Draw Benefits
» France: Zemmour Says Macron’s Immigration Policies Have Led to Murder, Eliciting Chants of ‘Killer Macron’ At Campaign Rally
» German Green Party Leader Baerbock Wants to Take in 10 Million Ukrainian Refugees
» Health Minister Fears Wave of Unvaccinated Ukrainian Refugees Entering Germany
» Hungary Received Over 530,000 Refugees From Ukraine
» Nearly 1 Million Migrants Have Already Crossed the Border in SIX MONTHS…
» UK: Channel Migrants: Almost 400 Migrants Cross Channel in Small Boats
 
Culture Wars
» BBC Corrects Article Calling Women ‘Assigned Female at Birth’ Instead of ‘Women’
» First-Graders Given ‘Gender Identity’ Homework in Washington State
» Gay Florida Kindergarten Teacher Worries on MSNBC He Won’t be Able to Share His Love Life With Kids Anymore
» New York Times Corrects Liberal Column That Mischaracterized Florida’s Critical Race Theory Bill
 
General
» Parliament Occupation: Wellington Police Planning for Potential COVID 19 Protest
 

Bank of England Collaborates With MIT to Research State Controlled Digital Currencies

The Bank of England recently announced that it is forming a partnership with the Digital Currency Initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The goal of this new deal will be to engage in joint research regarding the topic of central bank digital currency.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

BlackRock CEO Says Ukraine Invasion Could be Used to Accelerate Use of Central Bank Digital Currencies

The CEO of BlackRock, one of the biggest investment corporations in the world, thinks that the war in Ukraine and the events surrounding it could be used to accelerate the adoption of digital money controlled by central banks.

In a letter to shareholders sent on Thursday, Larry Fink wrote that this could prove to be one of the outcomes of the war that are currently by and large under the radar.

According to Fink, whose company manages $10 trillion worth of assets, countries around the world will be reevaluating what he called their “currency dependencies.”

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

UK: Supermarket Prices Rise at Fastest Rate in a Decade, As Inflation Grips Britain

The growing cost of living crisis in Britain has seen grocery price inflation hit its highest level in ten years, with prices rising by over five per cent over the past four weeks.

A report from the London-based data analytics and brand consulting firm Kantar found that price inflation at grocery stores in the UK has risen to the highest level since April of 2012, with an increase of 5.2 per cent recorded over the past month.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Bill Gates: ‘All Rich Countries Should Move to 100% Synthetic Beef’ To Fight Climate Change

(LifeSiteNews) — “All rich countries should move to 100% synthetic beef” to stave off climate change, software giant and left-wing philanthropist Bill Gates claimed in a recent interview.

The Microsoft founder made the comment while speaking to Technology Review about his book, How to Avoid a Climate Disaster. After admitting that conversion to synthetic beef was not viable for poor countries (where “we’ll have to use animal genetics to dramatically raise the amount of beef per [methane] emissions”), Gates claimed wealthy nations could handle it: “You can get used to the taste difference, and the claim is they’re going to make it taste even better over time. Eventually, that green premium is modest enough that you can sort of change the [behavior of] people or use regulation to totally shift the demand.”

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot Secretly Protected by Specialist Squad of 71 Cops: Report

Progressive Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has been secretly protected by a specialist squad of more than 70 cops — one set up the same year she pushed to slash $80 million from the police budget, according to reports.

Chicago police’s previously unknown Unit 544 has 65 officers along with five sergeants and a lieutenant assigned to protect the mayor — on top of her personal bodyguard detail of about 20 officers, the Chicago Sun-Times revealed Monday, citing public records.

Also called the Government Security Detail, the unit’s potential recruits were told its “mission will be to provide physical security for City Hall, the mayor’s residence and the mayor’s detail command post,” the paper said.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

DeSantis Hits Back Against Newsom’s Attacks: ‘People Vote With Their Feet’

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis hit back against attacks from California Gov. Gavin Newsom during an interview on “The Guy Benson Show” on Fox News Radio Tuesday.

In an interview January with Yahoo! News, Newsom slammed DeSantis over his COVID leadership, and opposition to progressive ideologies in K-12 public schools.

On Tuesday, host Guy Benson asked DeSantis what he thought about the Democrat governor going out of his way “to come after you.”

“He said that you’re a performance artist. He said, ‘I do not look for inspiration to that particular governor, not on the pandemic, not on other policy including the absurdity that was his woke initiative and the laughability around stopping something that doesn’t exist, Critical Race Theory,’“ the Fox News Radio host noted, adding, “I don’t think it’s a coincidence that he’s attacking you.”

But DeSantis argued actions speak louder than words.

“Well, first I would say how many people are moving from his state, fleeing to come to mine for freedom versus vice-versa? And I guarantee you we win in the net — in migration, people are leaving California in numbers we’ve never seen because of his failed policies,” he argued.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Former Google CEO Paid Biden White House Staff Salaries in Major Conflict of Interest

It will not come as a surprise even to casual observers of the Big Tech-Big Government revolving door phenomenon, but now the time has come for mainstream media in the US to pick up on the fact that former Google CEO Eric Schmidt is — and has been for a while — a strong presence and a man of influence in various US administrations.

Judging by the reports such as the one published by Politico, Schmidt became particularly comfortable in the Biden White House, all the way to allegedly paying salaries of some employees of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OTSP) — an entity established by Congress.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Hunter Biden Laptop Material Entered Into Congressional Record

It’s now an official matter of record.

Material from Hunter Biden’s infamous laptop was entered into the Congressional Record on Tuesday at the request of Rep. Matt Gaetz.

The Florida Republican made the move during a hearing on oversight of the FBI’s Cyber Division after its assistant director, Bryan Vorndran, testified that he didn’t “have any information about the Hunter Biden laptop,” which the bureau seized from a Delaware repair shop in December 2019.

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) initially blocked Gaetz’s request but relented a short time later.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Man Who Stabbed, Set Fire to Woman in National City Motel Room Sentenced to 18 Years in Prison

Jeremiah King, the victim’s pimp, pleaded guilty to stabbing the woman, setting her on fire in December 2020.

           — Hat tip: Dean [Return to headlines]
 

MIT Reinstates SAT/ACT Requirements for Prospective Applicants

On Monday, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) announced that the prestigious school would be reinstating its requirement that prospective applicants must submit ACT or SAT scores on their application.

In an MIT News interview with MIT’s Dean of Admissions and student financial services Stuart Schmill, he stated that the testing results should be considered in applications to predict whether students would do well at the Cambridge, Massachusetts university.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Prominent American Fat Studies Activist-Scholar Dies Suddenly

A prominent fat studies scholar and campaigner for obesity suddenly died in her sleep last week. Caitlin “Cat” Pausé, a 42-year-old activist academic from Texas and a lecturer at Massey University in New Zealand, frequently made appearances on television and was well-known for her scholarship on fat studies.

She was most recently featured as the organizer of the 2020 Fat Studies New Zealand Conference infiltrated by conservative YouTube host Steven Crowder, who wore a fat suit and prosthetics to present himself as a heavy-set woman and speaker.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Report: Hollywood Stars Received Gift Bags at Oscars With Lordships Inside

Reports have suggested that Hollywood celebrities attending the Oscars Sunday night received bags which contained ‘gifts’ worth six figures including literal lordships along with plots of land in Scotland.

No, this is not The Babylon Bee.

While many of the film stars in attendance have made public calls to support Ukraine, they were offered luxury packages which according to reports included “a $25,000 project from a construction company; a $15,600 four-night stay for two at a luxury resort; a $15,000 three-day holistic wellness retreat; a $12,000 arm sculpting procedure; and a $10,000 skin treatment such a Botox.”

The top gift, however, was a plot of land in Scotland which would literally make them Lords and Ladies of Glencoe.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Ron DeSantis Leads 21-State Lawsuit Against Feds to End Mask Mandates for Travel

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday announced a lawsuit by 21 states seeking to end federal masking mandates for air travel and public transportation.

“It is well past time to get rid of this unnecessary mandate and get back to normal life,” DeSantis said at a press conference announcing the legal action against the Biden administration.

“It’s amazing that this has gone on as long as it has,” the governor said.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Ron DeSantis Backs Clarence Thomas Over Progressive Calls for Impeachment: ‘Greatest Living Justice’

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) defended Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas on Tuesday as progressive lawmakers push to investigate the judge over his wife’s communications with Trump administration officials.

After a press conference on Tuesday, the Florida governor was apparently asked about the Supreme Court justice. As DeSantis was exiting the room, he turned around and stated that Thomas is “the greatest living justice.”

“The only thing I will say is Clarence Thomas is the greatest living justice and one of the greatest public servants in America,” DeSantis said.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Senators Release Receipts Showing Direct Payments From Foreign Oligarchs to Hunter Biden

Shortly after The New York Times quietly admitted that Hunter Biden’s laptop is legitimate even though it was smeared as “disinformation” to protect then-candidate Joe Biden during the 2020 election, Republican Sens. Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin released bombshell receipts showing Hunter received payments from foreign oligarchs that further reveal “the extent to which President Biden might be — and almost certainly is — compromised.”

According to the documents obtained by the senators, energy company CEFC, “an arm of the Chinese Government,” paid Wells Fargo Clearing Services $100,000 and designated “further credit to Owasco,” Hunter’s firm.

“There’s no middle man in this transaction. This is $100,000 from what is effectively an arm of the communist Chinese government direct to Hunter Biden,” Grassley said on the Senate floor on Monday. “To the liberal media and my Democratic colleagues: Is this official bank document Russian disinformation?”

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Spotify Introduces “Authoritative” COVID Panel

About two months ago, Spotify announced it would be bringing a Covid content “advisory” tab for podcasts containing content about the pandemic. It appears the podcast platform has finalized the rollout.

The Covid content advisory tab is a small blue tab that directs users to reliable sources of “authoritative” Covid information. It is similar to Facebook’s and Twitter’s information centers. Spotify threatened the feature about two months ago, following the boycott by musicians such as Neil Young, who claimed the platforms allowed the spread of Covid “misinformation” by continuing to host “The Joe Rogan Experience” podcast.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Trial of ISIS ‘Beatle’ El Shafee Elsheikh Begins in Virginia Today for His Part in the Kidnap and Murder of Westerners in Syria, Including US Journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff

The trial of El Shafee Elsheikh begins today in Virginia, with the alleged ‘Beatle’ ISIS member accused of being involved in the murders US journalists James Foley and Steven Stoloff and relief workers Peter Kassig and Kayla Mueller.

Elsheikh, 33, will stand trial in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, just outside Washington, charged with lethal hostage-taking and conspiracy to commit murder.

He is believed to have been one of the four British ISIS militants belonging to the ‘Beatles’ cell — nicknamed for their British roots and accents.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Trump Would Beat Biden by 6 Points, Harris by 11 in 2024 Race, New Poll Shows

If the next presidential election were held today, former President Donald Trump would defeat President Biden by six percentage points and Vice President Kamala Harris by 11 percentage points, according to a new poll.

The 45th president would unseat Biden by a 47% to 41% margin, according to the Harvard CAPS-Harris Poll published by The Hill. However, 12% of voters are undecided.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Video: Rand Paul Warns Biden is a “National Security Risk” Because He is “In Cognitive Decline”

Following Joe Biden’s unscripted blurting out that Vladimir Putin ‘cannot remain in power’, and another bizarre appearance Monday where he appeared to rely on cue cards, Senator Rand Paul warned that it is becoming a “national security risk”.

Appearing on Fox News, Paul noted “A lot of times when you’re around somebody who’s in cognitive decline, you find yourself trying to help them with a sentence, trying to help them complete it… but we shouldn’t have to do that for the commander-in-chief.”

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Waukesha Parade Suspect Darrell Brooks Jr. Back in Court Over Trial Jury Selection, Potential Date Change

Waukesha, Wisconsin, Christmas parade suspect Darrell Brooks Jr. was back in court on Tuesday, when attorneys from both sides discussed any potential jury biases and what should be included in the juror questionnaire.

Lawyers representing Brooks, 40, told Waukesha County Circuit Court Judge Jennifer Dorow that they did not expect to be ready for trial if it begins as scheduled in October, notifying the jurist of their plans to request that the date be pushed back.

Both parties also went back and forth regarding their concerns about possible jury exposure and bias. After roughly 40 minutes of publicized discussions, Dorow ordered attorneys from both sides to meet off-the-record and behind closed doors in the courtroom to go over what questions would be included in a jury questionnaire.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

YouTube Deletes Entire Back Catalog of Pulitzer-Winning Journalist Chris Hedges

YouTube is at it again, this time setting its sights on Pulitzer-winning journalist Chris Hedges, whose entire video archive for the On Contact program published on Google’s platform has been deleted.

Hedges announced this in a blog post, saying that the show, which was broadcast for six years on RT America and RT International and even received Emmy nominations, is now gone from YouTube.

Hedges goes on to list some of the high profile people he spoke with over the years and explains that those interviews are now gone: Noam Chomsky, Naomi Wolf, Slavoj Zizek, Glenn Greenwald, Matt Taibbi, among dozens of others.

Hedges has been treated by YouTube like so many other creators over the years of stepped-up censorship that has little time, and sees little reason to explain itself: namely, there has been no explanation.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Breaking: Trudeau Blames Harper Conservatives, Says 10 Years Were Lost in Fight Against Climate Change

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addressed Canadians alongside Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault and Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson, where the three discussed Canada’s plans to cut emissions.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Calgary Freedom Protesters Gather Despite Attempts at Intimidation

Calgarians have been protesting against COVID-19 restrictions and mandates nearly every Saturday for over two years. In that time, they have braved threats of ticketing, vilification by media and politicians, cold and wet weather, venue changes and just about every adversity you could imagine with admirable civility and with an uncompromising message of love and unity. Whether they numbered in the hundreds or very often in the thousands, the folks in this city have been out demanding an end to all COVID-19 restriction for all Canadians.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Calgary Rallies for Freedom Under Injunction That Bans Honking

This past weekend, in downtown Calgary, we saw the effects of an injunction on protesting. In this dictatorial move by the City of Calgary, led by Mayor Jyoti Gondek, police have been granted even more power when it comes to cracking down on peaceful demonstrations.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

CBSA Employees Complain ‘Unconscious Bias Training’ Is Racist

The Canada Border Services Agency subjected border guards and other staff to “unconscious bias training” that prompted employees to wonder if the training itself was racism.

Staff were so confused that they were left to ponder if unconscious bias crept into the ways they examined shipping containers and airplanes for contraband.

The details of the ‘racism you didn’t even know you had’ course were provided to Rebel News through access to information filings made possible by crowdfunding to our special investigations website, www.RebelInvestigates.com.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Feds Collected Cellphone Data Despite Unanimous Committee Motion Against it

The tender for a contract for the info grab of Canadians’ cellphone data was previously reported by Rebel News. A motion to suspend the tender was unanimously adopted by members of the House standing committee on access to information, privacy and ethics.

Yet, the Public Health Agency of Canada did not cancel the tender.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Four Provinces Move Forward With Small Nuclear Reactor Plan

Four provinces are moving forward with plans to build small nuclear reactors to supply energy.

The strategic plan by Saskatchewan, Ontario, New Brunswick and Alberta could make Canada a global leader in small modular reactor (SMR) technology.

According to the plan, one single SMR could generate enough electricity to power 300,000 homes. Much smaller than traditional reactors, they can be constructed in factories and transported from place to place.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Judge Hears B.C. Public Servants Fighting Vaccine Mandates in Court

This past Friday, four British Columbia public servants who filed a petition for an interlocutory injunction to stop the termination of staff found not to be in compliance with their employers COVID-19 vaccine mandate had their matter heard in B.C.’s Supreme Court.

The legal matter, brought on by four petitioners, is on behalf of over 500 other public servants who are hoping to seek a temporary stay of terminations until an upcoming judicial review of the province’s Public Service COVID-19 Vaccination Regulation order and human resources policy 25 is heard in a two-day trial set for this May.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Lifting COVID Restrictions Could Lead to Incel Terror Attack Wave: Researcher

A researcher hired by the Trudeau government to produce a report on incel terrorism has told the Canadian Press that lifting COVID-19 restrictions could lead to a wave of incel terror attacks.

The term “incel” — short for “involuntary celibate” — is often used to describe an online subculture made up predominantly of men who feel sexually rejected by women.

Incel subculture spilled into mainstream coverage following the 2018 Toronto van attack which killed 11, after it was revealed that the perpetrator Alek Minassian was an adherent of incel ideology.

“Our researchers called (COVID-19) a great equalizer because incels believed everyone would experience the social and romantic isolation that they suffer on a daily basis,” Moonshot spokesperson and researcher Alex Amend told the Canadian Press on Monday.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Mainstream Media Stories Used to Freeze Bank Accounts? Freedom Convoy Lawyer Keith Wilson

The Freedom Convoy protest that took over a portion of Ottawa was eventually dismantled by police after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau invoked the never-before-used Emergencies Act. One concerning feature of the crackdown against protest was the federal government’s decision to freeze bank accounts of those allegedly supporting the demonstration.

Keith Wilson, a lawyer representing the Freedom Convoy, joined last night’s episode of The Ezra Levant Show for an in-depth conversation about the legal ramifications surrounding the protest.

In the short teaser clip above, Wilson discusses some of the evidence used — apparently a CTV News article outlining Freedom Convoy organizers — that led to the extraordinary measure of Canadians being barred from access to banking.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Number of People Who Left Canada Last Year at Almost 50-Year High

Government data shows that more people left Canada permanently in 2021 than in any year since the 1970s.

According to Statistics Canada estimates, emigration out of the country was up throughout 2021, rising to the highest it has been in decades. The largest spike in people abandoning Canada was in the fourth quarter, which correlated with the implementation of the Trudeau government’s vaccine mandate for travel.

During that quarter, emigration was up 215% from the year prior, with an estimated 16,901 people moving out of Canada.

The exodus persisted throughout the year, with a total of 55,935 residents leaving the country. Emigration trends were also up 55.7% when compared to the five-year median before 2020.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Ontario Cop Charged for Posting Video Praising Truckers

A Durham police officer who posted a video of herself speaking in support of the Freedom Convoy as it headed towards Ottawa is now facing charges under Ontario’s Police Services Act.

Durham Regional Police Service (DRPS) had originally announced they were investigating Constable Erin Howard in January after she posted the 1-minute video to a now-deactivated Twitter account.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

‘They Have No Intention of Letting This Man Go’: Pastor Artur Has Been in Jail Now for Over 50 Days

On a recent Rebel News DAILY Livestream, Sheila Gunn Reid and Adam Soos discussed the latest on Pastor Artur Pawlowski, who has now been in jail after for more than 50 days since he was arrested at his home in early February and charged with mischief, as well as a charge under the never-before-used Critical Infrastructure Defence Act meant for pipeline bombers and well-head saboteurs.

The charges stem from a one day trip to the Coutts border blockade in February where Pastor Artur gave a supportive sermon to truckers and farmers who were blocking the main crossing with Alberta and Montana in protest of remaining COVID restrictions in Canada. The blockade was in place before Art arrived, and continued after he left and the truckers and farmers involved have publicly stated he was not an organizer or instigator of the blockade.

Though he was recently granted bail on the Coutts charges, Artur remains in custody for breach of prior conditions stemming from when he was found in contempt of Alberta Health Services court orders.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

YouTube Says Canada’s Plan to Dictate Recommended Videos Would Hurt Creators

The Canadian government has proposed the Online Streaming Act, which will force streaming platforms like YouTube to promote Canadian content. YouTube has warned that the legislation might result in Canadian content creators losing revenue from abroad.

According to YouTube, actively promoting Canadian content might result in that content losing its popularity outside of Canada. YouTube, and other platforms, use algorithms to match content with users’ personal preferences.

If the bill passes, platforms will be forced to promote Canadian content. But users might not like the video recommendations, since it does not match their preferences, resulting in the videos being harder to find abroad, because YouTube promotes videos based on user engagement (views, likes, comments, and shares). Less engagement from showing content that viewers aren’t ultimately interested in will cause them to gain fewer viewers, YouTube alleges.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Denmark Puts Coronavirus ‘Anti-Government Extremism’ on Terrorism List

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) —Denmark’s domestic security on Tuesday designated pandemic-linked “antigovernmental extremism” as a menace for the first time ever.

The agency, known by its Danish acronym PET, said in its annual assessment that although this type of extremism is not “a significant driving force for the terrorist threat” in the country, it does make the situation “more complex.”

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EU Rejects Moscow’s Ruble-for-Gas Demand

EU member states won’t pay for Russian gas in rubles, the European Commission said on Tuesday, rejecting Moscow’s March 31 deadline for switching payment mechanisms.

The announcement comes a day after a similar response from the G7 nations.

Last week, Russian President Vladimir Putin demanded that hostile countries, which have imposed economic sanctions on Moscow, pay for Russian gas with rubles. On Monday, he ordered the government to develop the necessary tools to accomplish the task and set a deadline for Thursday.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

France: Shock Video: Mall Security Guard Beaten Into Coma by African Suspect

A security guard working at a mall in France was beaten into a coma by a suspect from Africa last week, according to reports.

The shocking incident unfolded at around 9.m. on Wednesday evening in Hauts-de-Seine, a department in the suburbs of Paris.

A 62-year-old guard working at Westfield Les 4 Temps mall in La Défense business district was savagely attacked by a male suspect for unknown reasons, Valeurs Actuelles reports.

Surveillance footage of the assault was shared on social media.

WARNING: DISTRESSING CONTENT

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Germany’s Addiction to Russian Gas Sees Energy Prices Double in February

Germany has seen the price of imported energy more than double compared to the same time last year, primarily as a result of the rising cost of Russian gas.

The considerable rise in prices comes as Germany still struggles to deal with its addiction to the supply of Russian gas, with 55 per cent of the country’s supply still coming from the country, despite recent open hostilities in Ukraine.

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Government Minister Tells Germans to Cope With Soaring Energy Costs by Wearing Warmer Sweaters

A government minister has told Germans they should cope with soaring energy costs by merely turning off the heating and wearing warmer sweaters.

Yes, really.

Baden-Württemberg Minister of Agriculture and Consumer Protection Peter Hauk made the comments as he called for a complete ban on German imports of Russian gas and oil as a result of the war in Ukraine.

That would devastate Germany’s economy and lead to even higher energy prices given the country’s dependence on Russia.

Before the war began, Germany imported 55 per cent of its gas from Russia along with a third of its oil and 45 per cent of its coal.

           — Hat tip: Reader from Chicago [Return to headlines]
 

Hungarian Election Observation Mission Led by Polish Legal Institute

Ordo Iuris, a Polish legal body, is leading the International Observation Mission overlooking the parliamentary elections in Hungary.

The spokesperson for the Hungarian government, Zoltan Kovacs, pointed out that there are severe doubts over the impartiality of the Organization for Security and Cooperation (OSCE), which filled the role of the observer until now.

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Hungary’s Orban Leads by 5 Points With Election Just Days Away

A poll conducted over the weekend shows that Hungary’s ruling conservative Fidesz-Christian Democrat coalition has a 5 percent lead over the joint six-party opposition one week before the general elections scheduled for April 3.

Daniel Nagy, research director of the Szazadvég think-tank, one of the co-authors of a four-institute poll showed that 47 percent of decided voters would cast their ballot for the conservatives against 42 percent for the opposition coalition led by Péter Marki-Zay.

That would translate into 119 seats versus 79 in Hungary’s 199-seat single-chamber legislation.

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Hungarian Fighter Jets Scrambled Again Due to Bomb Threat on Commercial Flight

The Hungarian Armed Forces’ air defense was scrambled on Monday evening due to a bomb threat to a civilian plane traveling from Belgrade to St. Petersburg, the Hungarian Ministry of Defense told national news agency MTI.

According to a press release by the department, “the plane received a bomb threat over Polish airspace, so it was turned back to Belgrade.”

For this reason, the NATO Joint Air Operations Center ordered the take-off of Hungarian Gripen fighter jets. The Serbian-registered plane was identified by the fighter jet upon arrival in the Hungarian airspace before being escorted to the Hungarian-Serbian border, where it left the Hungarian airspace, the Ministry of Defense reported.

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More Than Half of the French Are Pro-Russian

A recent survey showed that 52 percent of respondents believe at least one of the Russian claims about the origin of the war in Ukraine. For example, 28 percent believe that the Russian intervention is supported by Russian-speaking Ukrainians who want to free themselves from the persecution they are suffering. And 10 percent say they believe that “Ukraine is currently governed by a junta infiltrated by neo-Nazi movements”.

Supporters of leftwing Jean-Luc Mélenchon and rightwing Éric Zemmour, were especially pro-Russian, cutting across political divisions, the Ifop survey revealed.

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Pope Says ‘Ashamed’ by Hike in Arms Spending to 2% of GDP

‘Madness’ in response to Ukraine war says Francis

(ANSA) — ROME, MAR 24 — Pope Francis said Thursday he felt “ashamed” when he heard a number of countries including Italy had decided to raised arms spending to 2% of GDP in line with NATO requirements amid the Ukraine war.

“I was ashamed when I read that a group of States vowed to spend two per cent of GDP for the purchase of weapons to respond to what is happening, they’re mad”, Francis told an audience of the Italian Women’s Centre.

“The real response is not more arms, more sanctions, more political and military alliances, but another approach, a different way of governing the world, not baring one’s teeth, a globalized way to frame international relations”.

Premier Mario Draghi’s government has been criticised in some quarters for pledging the 2% arms spending hike as well as promising more weapons to Ukraine in its battle to fend off a Russian invasion.

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Spanish Govt to Cut Petrol by 20 Cents in Fuel Subsidy to Offset Rising Energy Costs

The Spanish government has announced it will be aiming to reduce petrol prices by 20 cents per litre in an effort to combat rising energy prices affected by the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced a €16 billion (£13.4 bnillion/$17.5 billion) plan in the form of loans and aid from the state for both households and businesses to offset the rising energy prices as a result of the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine.

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UK to Launch New Digital ID Technology Next Month as Part of Nationwide Digital ID Push

The UK government is pushing ahead with its nationwide digital ID plans, despite half of the responses to its public consultation on digital identity opposing the idea.

On April 6, 2022, new digital identity document verification technology (IDVT) that enables data sharing between public bodies and businesses for the purpose of identity verification will be introduced. It will be made available to UK employers, landlords, and letting agents who can use it to digitally carry out pre-employment criminal record checks, right to work checks, and right to rent checks.

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UK: Police Fine 20 for Boris Johnson’s ‘Partygate’ Gatherings During COVID Lockdown

London police have fined 20 people for breaking the country’s strict COVID-19 lockdowns to attend alcohol-fueled parties at Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s offices and residence — a scandal that has rocked the conservative government and become known as “Partygate.”

It’s unclear if Johnson is among those who will be slapped with a fine, but the British leader did attend some of the secret soirees held at Downing Street in 2020 and 2021.

“We will today initially begin to refer 20 fixed penalty notices to be issued for breaches of Covid-19 regulations,” the Metropolitan Police said.

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6 Dead, Including Alleged Gunman, In Apparent Israel Terror Attack

A gunman randomly killed at least five people when he opened fire on a busy street in Israel on Tuesday before he was taken out by cops, reports said.

The suspected terrorist shooting in Bnei Brak, an ultra-orthodox suburb of Tel Aviv, comes after two other attacks by Arab citizens that have sparked fear of ongoing violence ahead of the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan on Saturday.

The shooter, identified by Israeli media as a 27-year-old Palestinian man from the occupied West Bank, was fatally shot by cops after he randomly fired at people on balconies and passing on the street, according to witnesses.

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Google Instructed Translators Not to Call Ukraine Invasion a “War”

To comply with Russia’s censorship demands, Google ordered contractors that translate its content to Russian to refer to the invasion of Ukraine as simply “extraordinary circumstances,” rather than war. The revelation contradicts Google’s support for Ukraine in the ongoing conflict.

The Intercept obtained an internal email sent to translators by the management of one of Google’s Russian translation contractors. The email said that the word “war” should not be used for the Russian market but could be used for other markets.

Google changed its policy to comply with a censorship law the Kremlin passed shortly after the invasion began.

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Latest Developments

In Ukraine: Russia continued deadly strikes across Ukraine despite promises to focus its campaign on the eastern Donbas region. A Russian cruise missile hit the regional government building in the southern city of Mykolaiv. Ukraine’s state emergency service put the initial death toll at 12, with 33 others injured.

Cease-fire talks: Ukraine and Russia said they made progress in talks to end the war, with Kyiv presenting its proposal for a neutral status and international security guarantees. In a sign of progress, Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to meet Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky for the initialing of the treaty once the negotiations are completed, Moscow’s chief negotiator said. He also said that, in a show of good will, Russia would limit its operations near Kyiv and the northern Ukrainian city of Chernihiv, though that step didn’t amount to a cease-fire.

In Europe: Four European countries said they were kicking out more than 40 Russian officials over national-security threats, citing spying and influence operations as reasons.

In the U.S.: President Biden said the U.S. and its European allies were waiting to see if Russia was sincere in cease-fire talks with Ukraine but had no intention of lifting sanctions against Moscow at this stage.

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The Letter ‘Z’ Is Cancelled

Say goodbye to the letter Z, because it’s been cancelled.

Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs Dmitry Kuleba has demanded the entire world ban the letter Z because it now apparently represents Russia’s assault on the country

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Ukraine, U.S. Intelligence Deny Rumors Peace Negotiators Were Poisoned

Both U.S. and Ukrainian officials on Monday denied an unsubstantiated rumor that negotiators working to end the war in Ukraine, including Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, were poisoned this month.

The poisoning rumor was detailed by “people familiar with the matter” in a Monday report by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), which cited an investigation by the open-source journalism collective called Bellingcat.

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India: Hindu Janajagruti Samiti Calls for Boycott of Halal Meat During Ugadi Festival in Karnataka

The state home minister said that protests against the hijab ban in schools and colleges had fueled the boycott.

B Upendran | HENB | Bengaluru | March 29, 2022:: After Muslim traders were refused stalls at the Kote Marikamba Jatra fair in Karnataka’s Shivamogga and at some places of Hindu Religious fairs/festivals (Jatra and Mela), the Hindu Janajagruti Samiti (HJS) has called for the boycott of halal meat products (which are permissible as per Islamic law) during the Ugadi celebrations in the state.

Home Minister Araga Jnanendra said that the call for the boycott of halal products was the result of the Muslim community’s protest against the high court’s hijab row verdict, wherein it had ruled that students would not be allowed to wear the headscarf to educational institutions.

“One particular community’s decision to protest the recent High Court judgment in the hijab row has led to such reactions. I only wish it cools down soon,” Jnanendra stated.

When asked if the government would take action on the call for a boycott, the home minister said, “That’s not how it works. If there is a law and order issue, then we will take action.”

Ugadi is celebrated as New Year’s Day in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, and Telangana. As per tradition, meat is consumed a day after this Hindu festival.

In a video message in twitter, Mohan Gouda, the Coordinator and Spokesperson for HJS in Karnataka conveyed, Halal is related to Bismillah, Quran and Sharia and used as a tool to spread Islamic influence in Indian economics.

Previously, the organising committee of the Kote Marikamba Jatra festival, which had begun on 22 March, had refused to allot shops to Muslim traders during the festival.

This had come after leaders of the BJP, and right-wing groups Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad, demanded that only Hindu shopkeepers be allowed to do business during the festival. Surrendering to the pressure, the committee gave the tender for the allotment of shops to Hindutva groups.

Hindu Janajagruti Samiti has been propagating for years to boycott all Halal products as it meant an Islamic invasion in Indian Economics and Jihadi aggression in India it its Sharia upheaval.

HJS National spokesperson Ramesh Shinde told HENB in an earlier occasion that Halal in the shape of a parallel economy for Muslims would be dangerous for safety, security and developmental programmes for India.

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55% of French Agree With ‘Remigration Ministry’ Concept Proposed by Zemmour

A majority of French people are in favor of Éric Zemmour’s proposal, which would invovle the eventual deportation of 1 million foreigners, according to an OpinionWay poll for Valeurs news outlet. A week ago, the presidential candidate proposed to create the so-called Ministry of Remigration.

The survey of 1,058 French people showed that most of them agree with the idea, with 55 percent of respondents declaring themselves in favor of such a ministry. The office would be in charge of the expulsion of illegal foreigners, delinquents, and criminals.

“That hardly surprises me. It is the media and the politicians who say that our proposals are divisive. In the country, they are consensual,” Zemmour stated.

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Czech Labor Offices Record Hundreds of Cases of Attacks on Ukrainians Who Draw Benefits

Some refugees from Ukraine who come to the labor office face insults from regular clients who allegedly do not like the fact that refugees are entitled to financial aid from the state. Czech police officers often have to step in and mediate. At other times, the police officers control Ukrainians who jump the line.

Czech labor offices pay humanitarian benefits to newcomers from Ukraine, and such offices have already accepted 111,000 applications.

Spokeswoman Katerina Berankova responded to the widespread misinformation that the authorities were refusing Czech clients so that they could focus only on Ukrainian ones.

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France: Zemmour Says Macron’s Immigration Policies Have Led to Murder, Eliciting Chants of ‘Killer Macron’ At Campaign Rally

Presidential candidate Éric Zemmour, after providing examples of individuals murdered by Muslims, some in the crowd prompted began to chant “killer Macron,” prompting negative reactions from Zemmour’s election rivals.

At the pre-election rally, Zemmour mentioned three cases, two anti-Semitic murders, and one jihadist attack, in which people were killed by people who professed Islam.

“We will never achieve justice for all those the state has failed to protect,” Zemmour said.

The former journalist then fell silent as the crowd shouted: “killer Macron.”

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German Green Party Leader Baerbock Wants to Take in 10 Million Ukrainian Refugees

Germany’s Federal Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock has spoken out in favor of taking in up to ten million Ukrainian refugees, which would represent nearly quarter of Ukraine’s population, and result in nearly 9 times the refugee influx seen during the 2015/2016 Syrian crisis.

“We have to be prepared for eight to ten million refugees coming from Ukraine. And we will take them all in,” the politician said on Saturday at the Greens party conference in Brandenburg.

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Health Minister Fears Wave of Unvaccinated Ukrainian Refugees Entering Germany

Federal health minister Karl Lauterbach has expressed fears about a wave of unvaccinated Ukrainian refugees entering Germany.

Lauterbach joined other public officials in voicing concern over “huge vaccination gaps” amongst Ukrainians.

Only around 35 per cent of Ukrainians have had a COVID-19 jab and many were given the Chinese Sinovac version, which isn’t recognized in Germany.

“We will talk about how we can provide health care to the people who have fled to us from Ukraine,” Lauterbach told public broadcaster ZDF. “This includes the Vaccination.”

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Hungary Received Over 530,000 Refugees From Ukraine

Hungary, with a population of just under 10 million, has so far received 530,587 refugees from Ukraine, which is proportionally the highest ratio of all countries, government spokesman Alexandra Szentkiralyi said on Monday.

Szentkiralyi said the number of asylum applications is rising day by day, with 7,747 people filing such applications in the past month.

According to her, the time since the outbreak of the war has been characterized by amazing work and great cooperation from the Hungarian government, aid organizations, civilians and local governments, which all reacted to the humanitarian crisis in the first minute.

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Nearly 1 Million Migrants Have Already Crossed the Border in SIX MONTHS…

[…]Staggering figures revealed as Biden plans to give COVID vaccines to migrants and the White House braces for huge influx when Title 42 is dropped

The U.S. will see 1 million migrant encounters in the first half of Fiscal Year 2022, according to Customs and Border Protection (CBP), as the administration plans to start administering coronavirus vaccines to those in custody as it weighs ending Title 42 as early as next month.

This figure just accounts for migrants encountered, meaning there could be thousands of other ‘gotaways’ who evaded CBP when illegally crossing into the U.S.

Border Patrol Chief Raul Ortiz told Fox News that in the next few days, CBP will have encountered 1 million migrants from when the federal fiscal year started in October 2022.

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UK: Channel Migrants: Almost 400 Migrants Cross Channel in Small Boats

Almost 400 people crossed the English Channel to the UK in small boats on Monday, the Home Office has confirmed.

The French authorities also stopped 101 people from making the crossing, a Home Office spokesman said.

The 12 boats with 386 migrants on board were intercepted by Border Force and brought to UK shores.

More than 3,000 people have arrived in small boats this month, compared to 831 in March 2021, with 4,559 making the crossing so far this year.

French authorities also intercepted at least seven crossings and 162 people from reaching the UK.

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BBC Corrects Article Calling Women ‘Assigned Female at Birth’ Instead of ‘Women’

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has edited an article referring to women as people “assigned female at birth” instead of “women” after a slew of complaints.

In an article on endometriosis, the publicly-funded British broadcaster had said the condition “affects one in 10 people of any age in the UK, who are assigned female at birth” — i.e. women who are born as biological females — in an apparent effort to accommodate transgender ideologues.

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First-Graders Given ‘Gender Identity’ Homework in Washington State

The Edmonds School District in Washington state is pushing woke gender identity ideology on first graders in a disturbing age-inappropriate assignment.

At Edmonds Online Academy, a remote learning school that was created due to Covid, first grade students were given a lesson plan titled “Gender Identity” which asked students to make a “snowperson” based on how they “identify.”

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Gay Florida Kindergarten Teacher Worries on MSNBC He Won’t be Able to Share His Love Life With Kids Anymore

A Florida teacher shared anxieties with MSNBC Tuesday that he won’t be able to talk about his love life with his kindergarten students anymore due to HB 1557.

Kindergarten teacher Cory Bernaert reacted Tuesday to news that Republican Florida Governor Ron DeSantis had signed legislation banning classroom discussions of sexual orientation and gender identity for Kindergarten through 3rd grade (ages 5-9).

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New York Times Corrects Liberal Column That Mischaracterized Florida’s Critical Race Theory Bill

The New York Times had to issue a correction Monday to a left-wing columnist’s piece that broadly mischaracterized Florida legislation about race-based trainings in schools and businesses.

Writing about the Stop WOKE Act that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is expected to sign, Charles Blow claimed the “so-called anti-critical-race-theory law” “invoked the idea that teaching that a person ‘must feel guilt, anguish or other forms of psychological distress’ should be banned.”

However, Blow left out that the bill referred to anyone who was forced to feel any such distress due to their “race, color, sex, or national origin.”

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Parliament Occupation: Wellington Police Planning for Potential COVID 19 Protest

Police have confirmed they are planning for the possibility of a second protest at Parliament next month.

A police operation brought a 23-day demonstration to an end this month, after anti-mandate protesters gridlocked central Wellington streets and constructed a tent occupation on Parliament’s lawn.

Protesters were able to easily put up tents and illegally park cars on Tuesday, February 8, even though they had openly discussed their plans online over Waitangi Weekend.

A website entitled “Unite” indicates it is planning 14 days of protest action in the capital, beginning at 9am on Friday, April 1.

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17 thoughts on “Gates of Vienna News Feed 3/29/2022

  1. Does anyone really believe that the Ukrainian asylum seekers are the same as the illegal, barbarian, savage hordes that are invading our country by the millions, are the same and should be treated the same?

    Actually, the savage hordes from all over the world that are coming here via what was once our southern border, are being treated like visiting royalty compared to what’s happening to the poor Ukrainians who actually were foolish enough to believe the Bidenistas.

    As per usual, the American citizen/Taxpayers are getting screwed.

    https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/2022/03/equating-illegal-immigrants-southern-border-joseph-klein/

    • Yeah..but ” Right Sector” political Associations are NOT baned by Zelensky..!!
      They follow and are disciples of Stephan Bandera Roman Shukhevych , Mykola Khvyl’ovyy, Dmytro DontsovNational Fascosm-Socjalism Ideologi..
      and people responsible for Polish, Jews , Greeks, Czechs Genocide in whole Ukraine between 1939-1945..in nr. of 350 000-450 000 thousand..
      Interesting choice and political perforations Jew President, and his Jewish cabinet..including his personal political promotor and Putin friend, Jewish-Israeli Multi billionaire, Ihor Kolomoyskyi – Oligarch .
      So ..if you reporting do it properly..
      You forget to mention about Panama Papers , where Zelensky name , tie with Corruption , was allover Russia-Germany-Israel-Ukraine political spectrum..

      • The 11 parties banned have links to Russia, the country Ukraine is at war with, and illegally occupying its land…

        Just like in World War 2, the British Union of Fascists was banned, for links to countries Britain was at war with.

        Why would “Right-sector” parties following Bandera have links to Russia, and hence need to be banned?!

        • What’s your point ” green or pinkey”..?
          Do you suport support people following Fascist-Commie ” nazi” Nationalistic Ideologi ,responsible for Holocaust, Genocide in Eastern Poland Territories ?
          Are you one of them SVP ?
          I/m asking as a fellow Pole and volunteer soldier on active military duty in Ukraine..

          • Obviously, the subject of Bandera and UPA should be raised. No idea why Poland’s government failed to, for many years…

            But you think that this is a good time, for Ukraine’s government to alienate the more fanatical members of its military, by banning parties who almost worship Bandera?

            Ukraine needs every hand it can get to fight Russia – even if it’s Azov members waving Swastikas (from what I heard, one of the more successful batallions).

            Right now, we need all hands on deck. We can deal with the differences later.

          • ..”We can deal with the differences later “..
            [expletive] ! This ” philosophy ” of thinking after 2 World War until today get us where we are now !
            If you think i care about ” ukrainians” , Russians affairs as a Polish soldiers , right now seating somewhere in the forest in Ukraine and putting my life with others on line ?
            If so, you are very mistaken !
            We are here to fight a Beast from both sides ( there are not much different) so we Poles don’t have to do it, at our Homes doorstep in Poland and meanwhile when we are facing Evil here , on his territory ,my son and wife and others Polish children and people, can have considerably normal , safe life..
            I/m here also to defend Western ( mostly Latin-Catholic) Christianity and Civilisation..because Western fascist-commie [epithets] , serving Evil want to destroye it ..I hove no pleasure doing it..But somebody has !
            Man is to Protect Life ! This how i understand my Manhood and i was educated and teach by Holly Bible.
            Yes ,we all here ,see ourself as a Last Bastion White, Christian Man in Europe , standing and fighting for the future and farther existence of White Man Race..
            There WILL NOT be a ” racially , unified Brown Man Race) in CEE !!! Period !!
            Anyone contradicting this opinion can go to Hell and I will be more than happy to help this happen..
            Do you understand Internet ” soldier” and ” green warrior ” what i/m telling you ? do you get it ?

  2. Re: Bill Gates: “All rich countries should move to 100% synthetic beef”.

    Just as soon as you give up the private jet, Bill.

  3. 1 out of 4 in Ukraine will be in Germany? And not adding Poland’s and other countries? Germany, we need a drug screening for your government.

  4. Climate change? I have faith in the human race, that we will adapt – and transcend. I’ll not go into a jumping and spinning tizzy over it.
    Mr. Biden should be taken out with 25A and sent where he belongs, a high-luxury assisted-living institution.

  5. Someone should tell Frau Baerbock, that most Ukrainians escaping leave for other parts of Ukraine. And of the minority who go abroad, most go to Poland.

    No doubt she is keen for Germany to go even more multicultural, but 8-10 million is a surreal number. Germany would do better to resolve its huge housing crisis, especially in big cities.

  6. I have a real problem with the Ukraine because George “Satan” Soros demands Unkraine be supported by American taxpayers

    I find that the Russian people should be protected because they are innocent.

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