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299. THE BANNED EPISODE, China Lab, Climate Change, Insurrection

June 18, 2021

the ITT crew talk about the fracturing relationship between Hollywood and China, the theory that COVID-19 escaped from a lab in Wuhan, how big tech censorship is causing conservative websites to reject articles about climate change, and the “insurrection”

The Heartland Institute's Donald Kendal, Jim Lakely, and Nate Myers present episode 299 of the In the Tank Podcast. In this sure-to-be-banned episode, the ITT crew talk about the fracturing relationship between Hollywood and China, the theory that COVID-19 escaped from a lab in Wuhan, how big tech censorship is causing conservative websites to reject articles about climate change, and the “insurrection” of Jan 6.   

 

OPENING CHIT CHAT – CHINA AND HOLLYWOOD (BANNED ON REDDIT)

Hollywood Reporter - From Deal Frenzy to Decoupling: Is the China-Hollywood Romance Officially Over?
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/movies/movie-features/hollywood-and-china-what-now-1234955332/

 

JON STEWART DISCUSSES CHINA LAB STORY (BANNED BY FACEBOOK)

NYP - Jon Stewart says it’s obvious COVID-19 came from Wuhan lab
https://nypost.com/2021/06/16/jon-stewart-tells-colbert-its-obvious-covid-19-came-from-wuhan-lab/

(video) Jon Stewart Discusses China Lab Story [3:00 – 5:15]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sSfejgwbDQ8

  

TECH GIANTS CRUSH CLIMATE CHANGE SPEECH (BANNED BY CONSERVATIVE WEBSITES) 

“I hate to do this, but we're not going to be able to publish the article that was submitted for tomorrow. Because it deals with climate change, it is one of those touchy/hot topics that can get us "fact-checked" by the Facebook gods if it gets shared on their platform. (That's true even if we don't share it from the [redacted] Facebook page, so even if a reader just shares it to their own page.) The problem with that, then, is that it has a ripple effect and can then wind up throttling all of our traffic. 

 

THE “INSURRECTION” OF JAN 6 (BANNED BY GOOGLE)

 Tucker Carlson’s recent monologue 
https://video.foxnews.com/v/6259072602001

(video) Biden says “Criminals” broke into Capitol building, killed a police officer, and aren’t being held accountable.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DFV0OKRXrtA
 

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Donald Kendal is a graphic designer for The Heartland Institute, a research fellow for Heartland's "Stopping Socialism" project, and the host of Heartland's In the Tank Podcast and Stopping Socialism TV.
dkendal@heartland.org @InTheTankPod
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Jim Lakely is the Vice President and Director of Communications of The Heartland Institute.
jlakely@heartland.org @jlakely
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Nathan Myers is a development coordinator at The Heartland Institute
nmyers@heartland.org