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offsite link Germany and EU have been handed over a declaration of war Thu Sep 29, 2022 02:05 | The Saker
by Pepe Escobar, posted with the author?s permission and widely cross-posted The sabotage of the Nord Stream (NS) and Nord Stream 2 (NS2) pipelines in the Baltic Sea has ominously

offsite link American Roulette Thu Sep 29, 2022 02:00 | The Saker
By Batiushka for The Saker blog Introduction: America?s Death-Wish ?Russian roulette? is a most peculiar expression. At least for any Russian. For the simple reason that he has never heard

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offsite link The Real Cause of Britain?s Economic Woes Thu Sep 29, 2022 17:39 | Philip Pilkington
The economic turmoil of recent days was triggered by a budget announcement. But the root cause is high energy prices and now that the Nordstream pipelines have been sabotaged, there's no way out.
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offsite link The Headlong Rush to ?Net Zero? Makes a New Great Depression a Racing Certainty Thu Sep 29, 2022 15:38 | Andrew Montford
Of course there will be a new great depression, writes Andrew Montford. Twenty years of vandalism of the energy system was only ever going to have one result, and will not be fixed in a hurry.
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offsite link ?Abusive? Children?s Transgender Charity Mermaids is a ?Scandal Unfolding Before Our Eyes? Thu Sep 29, 2022 12:54 | Will Jones
With a scheme to send breast binders to children behind parents' backs and staff pushing puberty-blocking drugs, "abusive" children's transgender charity Mermaids is a "scandal unfolding before our eyes".
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offsite link Hospital Still Spending £138,000 Paying Two People to Stand at Door and Hand Out Masks and Sanitiser Thu Sep 29, 2022 07:00 | Paul Stevens
At a time of high pressure on the NHS, a hospital is still spending £138,000 employing two people to stand at the door and hand out face masks and hand sanitiser, a Freedom of Information request has revealed.
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offsite link News Round-Up Thu Sep 29, 2022 01:00 | Will Jones
A summary of all the most interesting stories that have appeared about politicians? efforts to control the virus ? and other acts of hubris and folly ? not just in Britain, but around the world.
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Situation in Maghaberry jail critical.

category international | rights, freedoms and repression | press release author Monday July 11, 2011 18:01author by Seán Ó Murchú - Republican Sinn Féin Report this post to the editors

Ford puts the boot into Republican prisoners.

"The Republican POWs in Maghaberry jail have once again been forced into a situation of confrontation with the British prison regime. From the top down, the administrations involved in the running of Maghaberry jail have again failed the POWs," said Josephine Hayden. POW Department, Republican Sinn Féin.

"What makes it different this time," she said "is that the Stormont regime, in the guise of the justice department with the connivance of ministers McGuinness and Robinson, have had the remedy on their desk for over eight months to solve the ongoing dispute in the jail. All the POWs are asking for is their right to be treated as political prisoners - this was agreed in the August 2010 agreement which included a timeframe for the implementation of the demands of the POWs.

"The disgraceful conduct of David Ford, the prison authorities and the Stormont ministers has to be roundly condemned. That Martin McGuinness could sit on such a report for such a long time is beneath contempt, while at the same time attending commemorations to the men who died on the 1981 hunger strike.

"The document in question outlines the way to resolve the issue, and I quote from the report: 'The installation of two BOSS chair systems would remove the core area of contention while establishing the highest possible level of security. It would guarantee a more humane search regime and reduce the stresses that arise around full body searches under current procedures.'

The politicians have allowed the situation to deteriorate to the point where now the situation within the jail is critical. The POWs are on 24-hour lock-up, they are not allowed visits, showers, education or yard time. They are existing (one could hardly call it living) in their tiny cells with excrement smeared on the walls – in the hot weather the stench is unbearable.

"Republican Sinn Féin demands the implementation of the agreement immediately and the restoration of political status won by the 1981 hunger strikers.

This will at least ensure that the POWs and their families do not suffer any further needless hardship".

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