Mexico’s president calls for international effort to rein in Big Tech

Mexico’s president calls for international effort to rein in Big Tech

by WorldTribune Staff, January 15, 2021 Mexico’s socialist president on Thursday said he would lead an international effort to combat censorship by social media companies that have blocked or suspended the accounts of President Donald Trump. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said he administration is reaching out to other governments to form a common front […]

President of Uganda shuts down Twitter and Facebook nationwide

President of Uganda shuts down Twitter and Facebook nationwide

by WorldTribune Staff, January 14, 2021 Twitter and Facebook were shut down in Uganda on Tuesday after the country’s longtime leader accused social media of taking sides ahead of the presidential election on Thursday. President Yoweri Museveni said Uganda had no choice after Facebook removed several accounts tied to his re-election campaign. “If you want […]

‘Unnatural contagion’: Israeli expert breaks with consensus of silence on Wuhan virus

‘Unnatural contagion’: Israeli expert breaks with consensus of silence on Wuhan virus

FPI / January 13, 2021 Geostrategy-Direct.com There is a strong possibility that the coronavirus escaped from a Chinese laboratory, said a retired Israeli military officer who is also a microbiologist and expert on chemical and biological warfare. Lt. Col. Dany Shoham was among the first to suggest that the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak may be linked […]

World leaders condemn Big Tech censorship of a U.S. president

World leaders condemn Big Tech censorship of a U.S. president

by WorldTribune Staff, January 12, 2021 The precedent set by Big Tech companies which banned President Donald Trump from their platforms “will be exploited by the enemies of freedom of speech around the world. In Russia as well. Every time when they need to silence someone, they will say: ‘this is just common practice, even […]

Even Iran’s Khamenei not immune from Big Tech wrath after anti-vaccine tweet

Even Iran’s Khamenei not immune from Big Tech wrath after anti-vaccine tweet

by WorldTribune Staff, January 11, 2021 Wishing “death to America” or the destruction of the Jewish state, or praising and supporting terrorists — all good. But when you question the rules on covid information set down by Big Tech, well, you’ve crossed the line. Twitter on Saturday removed a tweet by Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah […]

‘Growing body of evidence’ shows covid leaked from lab in Wuhan, China

‘Growing body of evidence’ shows covid leaked from lab in Wuhan, China

by WorldTribune Staff, January 5, 2021 The coronavirus likely escaped via a “leak or an accident” from a laboratory in Wuhan, China, a U.S. official said. “There is a growing body of evidence that the lab is likely the most credible source of the virus,” deputy national security adviser Matthew Pottinger said last week during […]

North Korea watch: Who’s in charge, little sister or her really big brother?

North Korea watch: Who’s in charge, little sister or her really big brother?

by WorldTribune Staff, January 5, 2021 Kim Yo-Jong, the younger sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, is reportedly poised to become the first woman dictator in modern history. Some who watch the secretive nation even believe she may have already ascended to that position. “The star of the younger sister of North Korea’s leader […]

Pompeo hits China’s secret trial of 12 who fled Hong Kong: ‘Fragile dictatorship afraid of its own people’

Pompeo hits China’s secret trial of 12 who fled Hong Kong: ‘Fragile dictatorship afraid of its own people’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 4, 2021 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo slammed China after the communist nation issued prison sentences to several pro-democracy activists who attempted to flee Hong Kong after communist authorities tightened control over the formerly autonomous region. “A regime that prevents its own people from leaving can lay no claim to […]

U.S. Central Command confirms deployment of B-52s to Mideast

U.S. Central Command confirms deployment of B-52s to Mideast

by WorldTribune Staff, December 31, 2020 The U.S. deployed nuclear-capable B-52 bombers to the Middle East on Wednesday, U.S. Central Command confirmed. Central Command said in a statement that the move was made “to underscore the U.S. military’s commitment to regional security and demonstrate a unique ability to rapidly deploy overwhelming combat power on short […]

Report: Over 1.5 billion discarded masks to contaminate oceans, kill wildlife

Report: Over 1.5 billion discarded masks to contaminate oceans, kill wildlife

by WorldTribune Staff, December 30, 2020 There is still no conclusive evidence of the effectiveness of face masks to prevent covid to warrant mask mandates. There is evidence, however, that discarded masks are winding up in the world’s oceans, polluting the water and directly contributing to the killing of marine wildlife. Over 1.5 billion masks […]

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