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Bokhari: The Terrifying Rise of Financial Blacklisting

It is the most totalitarian form of blacklisting: not just to be prevented from speaking on a university campus, or to be kicked off social media, but to be shut out of the entire financial system. That is the terrifying new threat to freedom that western societies must now contend with.

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How Elon Musk’s Plan to Give Everyone PayPal Credit Cards Backfired

Elon Musk’s former business partner at PayPal, Peter Thiel, discussed the Tesla CEO’s time at the payment processor at a recent conference. He specifically discussing Musk’s plan to give all PayPal customers credit cards and how the plan backfired.

Elon Musk, Tesla chairman, smokes a "spliff" (marijuana and tobacco cigar) on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast.

PayPal Blacklists Free Speech YouTube Alternative ‘BitChute’

Payment processing service PayPal has blacklisted free speech YouTube alternative “BitChute,” stopping the platform from receiving or sending any money through its service, which BitChute used as its main payment processor. BitChute blames the action on its “stand against the current trend in censorship.”

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PayPal Blacklists Infowars for ‘Promoting Hate’

Internet payment services giant PayPal has blacklisted Infowars from its platform for allegedly promoting “hate and discriminatory intolerance against certain communities and religions.”

InfoWars host Alex Jones, with eyes and mouth covered by the logos of Apple, Spotify, YouTube, and Facebook.

WSJ: Peter Thiel Leaves Silicon Valley ‘One-Party State’

Billionaire venture capitalist and noted conservative Peter Thiel is leaving Silicon Valley for Los Angeles, according to the Wall Street Journal, amidst a continuing backlash against his support of President Donald Trump.

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