New Zealand PM Calls For System Of Global Censorship At UN Meeting

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Jacinda Ardern says COVID “schooled us” on how to handle climate change, that it requires multilateral tools and radical policies to save the world. Worse, she calls for a global board of censorship that would cancel all opposing narratives. Jonathan Turley is absolutely right: “Ardern is the smiling face of the new generation of censors.” ⁃ TN Editor

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is the latest liberal leader to call for an international alliance to censor speech. Unsatisfied with the unprecedented corporate censorship of social media companies, leaders like Hillary Clinton have turned from private censorship to good old-fashioned state censorship. Speech regulation has become an article of faith on the left. Ardern used her speech this week to the United Nations General Assembly to call for censorship on a global scale.

Ardern lashed out at “disinformation” and called for a global coalition to control speech. After nodding toward free speech, she proceeded to lay out a plan for its demise through government regulation:

But what if that lie, told repeatedly, and across many platforms, prompts, inspires, or motivates others to take up arms. To threaten the security of others. To turn a blind eye to atrocities, or worse, to become complicit in them. What then?

This is no longer a hypothetical. The weapons of war have changed, they are upon us and require the same level of action and activity that we put into the weapons of old.

We recognized the threats that the old weapons created. We came together as communities to minimize these threats. We created international rules, norms and expectations. We never saw that as a threat to our individual liberties – rather, it was a preservation of them. The same must apply now as we take on these new challenges.

Ardern noted how extremists use speech to spread lies without noting that non-extremists use the same free speech to counter such views.   To answer her question on “how do you tackle climate change if people do not believe it exists” is that you convince people using the same free speech.  Instead, Ardern appears to want to silence those who have doubts.

While referring to a global censorship coalition as a “light-touch approach to disinformation,” Ardern revealed how sweeping such a system would likely be. She defended the need for such global censorship on having to combat those who question climate change and the need to stop “hateful and dangerous rhetoric and ideology.”

“After all, how do you successfully end a war if people are led to believe the reason for its existence is not only legal but noble? How do you tackle climate change if people do not believe it exists? How do you ensure the human rights of others are upheld, when they are subjected to hateful and dangerous rhetoric and ideology?”

That is the same rationale used by authoritarian countries like China, Iran, and Russia to censor dissidents, minority groups, and political rivals.  What is “hateful” and “dangerous” is a fluid concept that government have historically used to silence critics or dissenters.

Ardern is the smiling face of the new generation of censors. At least the old generation of censors like the Iranians do not pretend to support free speech and openly admit that they are crushing dissent. The point is that we need to be equally on guard when censorship is pushed from the left with the best of motivations and the worst of means.

As the great civil libertarian Justice Louis Brandeis once said, “the greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding.”

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Patrick Wood
Patrick Wood is a leading and critical expert on Sustainable Development, Green Economy, Agenda 21, 2030 Agenda and historic Technocracy. He is the author of Technocracy Rising: The Trojan Horse of Global Transformation (2015) and co-author of Trilaterals Over Washington, Volumes I and II (1978-1980) with the late Antony C. Sutton.
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Lee Harvey

An automatic free admission into Valhalla and 72 vivacious Viking virgins to whoever manages to rid humanity of this festering sore of a kunt.


Turley may be right that “Jacinda Ardern is the smiling face of the new generation of censors,” but he’s dead wrong in suggesting that she’s what Brandeis called “well-meaning but without understanding. One need only read over her Wikipedia page–which might as well have been written by her staff, to see that she lines up on the wrong side of any and every issue with moral implication. Here are a few: In 2008, Ardern was elected president of the International Union of Socialist Youth… (“[I] have always described myself as a Democratic Socialist”) In 2014 Ardern was also selected, attended… Read more »


That was an astonishing number of lies and deceptions in under 17 minutes. Quite the actress, feigning care and concern over the objects of her intense loathing and hatred.


Who says Princess Jacinda means well?

What a crap world I live in

It’s funny, I just did a search on Duckduckgo about jab deaths and was confronted with 10 pages of complete BS insisting it’s perfectly safe and that only the unjabbed are dying. This contradicts the governments own statistics. Clearly disinformation that is dangerous. This cow will do nothing about it. She only wants to target people who don’t want to be depopulated. Or who don’t want to vote for her.


She doesn’t target anyone in particular. She is a puppet who obeys her masters, and thus do whatever asked to avoid drawing the skeletons out of her closet.


As far as I’m concerned. Duck-Duck-Go is a carbon copy of Google. I stopped using them after I figured that out.

too far too fast

Yandex is the only one giving reasonably accurate info. Even Brave is lies.


This must become the new mantra of remaining sane mankind : The government and the official medias are mankind’s ennemies.

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Dan Brown

One of the most evil people in politics, but hardly a surprise when she is a disciple of the WEF and Schwab. This was always what political correctness was all about, totalitarian centralised control and vilification and censorship of all political opposition. Once it is accepted there is a “correct” political opinion then it follows all counter political opinions must be incorrect. This is why political correctness was always a top down Marxian social engineering tool thinly veiled a grass roots moral crusade. Every corporation, including the corporate media complex and big tech, is imbued with the same fake morality… Read more »


Shutting down conversation is what weak, insecure, unintelligent people do. They have exposed their weaknesses. They are afraid.