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303. Cuban Revolt? COVID Authoritarianism Reaches New Heights

July 16, 2021

The ITT crew talks about the ongoing protests in Cuba as well as new authoritarian proposals to combat COVID and so-called “vaccine misinformation.”

The Heartland Institute's Donald Kendal, Justin Haskins, Jim Lakely, and Chris Talgo present episode 303 of the In the Tank Podcast. The ITT crew talks about the ongoing protests in Cuba as well as new authoritarian proposals to combat COVID and so-called “vaccine misinformation.”

 

OPENING CHIT CHAT

International Conference on Climate Change Preview series
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jX-qA47w5E4&list=PLgnnPnL9OL7GWMlMI3YRuLjC2FmS4eWJS

ICCC-14 event taking place in Las Vegas from October 15 to the 17th
https://climateconference.heartland.org/

 

CUBAN REVOLT?

Cato – As Castro Rule Fades in Cuba, Americans Should Engage the Cuban People
https://www.cato.org/commentary/castro-rule-fades-cuba-americans-should-engage-cuban-people

DNYUZ – ‘There’s no Turning Back:’ Cuban Dissidents Feel Emboldened Despite Crackdown
https://dnyuz.com/2021/07/13/theres-no-turning-back-cuban-dissidents-feel-emboldened-despite-crackdown/

The Wrap – Independent Journalist Covering Cuban Protests Detained Live On-Air
https://www.thewrap.com/dina-stars-cuba-protests/

 

COVID – DO PEOPLE WANT THEIR PRE-PANDEMIC FREEDOM BACK?

Daily Caller – REPORT: The DNC Wants Phone Companies To Police Text Messages For Vaccine Misinformation
https://dailycaller.com/2021/07/12/joe-biden-dnc-vaccine-misinformation-covid-19-coronavirus/

NYT – Biden Calls for Door-to-Door Vaccine Push; Experts Say More Is Needed
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/06/us/politics/biden-vaccines.html

Politico – ‘Potentially a death sentence’: White House goes off on vaccine fearmongers
https://www.politico.com/news/2021/07/12/biden-covid-vaccination-campaign-499278

Reason – Do People Want Their Pre-Pandemic Freedom Back?
https://reason.com/2021/07/12/do-people-want-their-pre-pandemic-freedom-back/

HDN – Economists Would Have Taken a More Hands Off Approach to Pandemic
https://heartlanddailynews.com/2021/07/economists-would-have-taken-a-more-hands-off-approach-to-pandemic-2/

 

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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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Justin Haskins is the Editorial Director and a Research Fellow at The Heartland Institute.
jhaskins@heartland.org @JustinTHaskins
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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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Chris Talgo is senior editor and research fellow for the Stopping Socialism project of The Heartland Institute.
ctalgo@heartland.org