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offsite link ‘Reduced Service’ Sat Jun 18, 2022 11:37 | Anti-Empire

offsite link Inconvenient Questions for the “Specia... Wed Jun 15, 2022 16:32 | Anti-Empire

offsite link Who Dares Apply Anti-Interventionist Ana... Tue Jun 14, 2022 11:15 | Anti-Empire

offsite link Kiev Puts Its Military Deaths at 10,000 ... Mon Jun 13, 2022 05:58 | Anti-Empire

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The Saker
A bird's eye view of the vineyard

offsite link Sitrep Operation Z: Open Thread Sun Jun 26, 2022 13:36 | amarynth
by the Saker Staff for the Saker Blog Wow, too much information out there in addition to the world happenings.  Today and tomorrow we have the G7 in Germany and

offsite link French vote shows the undemocratic rot of the pan-European project 2/2 Sun Jun 26, 2022 11:41 | amarynth
by Ramin Mazaheri and cross-posted with PressTV Part 1 discussed how a ?hung parliament? isn?t going to happen in France. President Emmanuel Macron won enough seats and can find plenty

offsite link Oh Now They?re Banning China Spreading Chinese In The UK! Sun Jun 26, 2022 11:21 | amarynth
There is a concerted effort by the Western powers to contain the spread of Chinese and to prevent China from teaching Mandarin in the West By Thorsten J. Pattberg for

offsite link Some Replies to Some Comments on Recent Articles Sun Jun 26, 2022 10:56 | amarynth
By Batiushka for the Saker Blog 1. Errors I do apologise for the rare error which comes from not checking the text enough times. For example, Kuleba is of course

offsite link ?That?s nonsense? ? Douglas MacGregor Sun Jun 26, 2022 10:50 | amarynth

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Lockdown Skeptics

The Daily Sceptic

offsite link New Analysis: Covid?s Infection Fatality Rate Now Same as Seasonal Flu Sun Jun 26, 2022 14:00 | Toby Young
The IFR of COVID-19 is now 0.0333%, according to a new analysis by Professor Carl Heneghan and Dr Jason Oke. About the same as seasonal flu, in other words. So no need for any more restrictions.
The post New Analysis: Covid’s Infection Fatality Rate Now Same as Seasonal Flu appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link BBC Staff Told there are More than 150 Genders and Urged to Develop ?Trans Brand? Sun Jun 26, 2022 12:30 | Toby Young
Gender ideology continues to spread within the BBC, with the Telegraph revealing staff are being taught there are 150 genders and they should declare their pronouns to reduce "suicide risks" for trans people.
The post BBC Staff Told there are More than 150 Genders and Urged to Develop ?Trans Brand? appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link In their Desperation to be Woke, Universities are Losing their Way Sun Jun 26, 2022 11:00 | Dr John Staddon
UCL has written a new 'vision and mission' statement that reads as if it was written not by an intelligent human being, but by a bot programmed to string together fashionable words in sequence.
The post In their Desperation to be Woke, Universities are Losing their Way appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link EU Renews Vaccine Passport Scheme Despite Overwhelmingly Negative Public Feedback Sun Jun 26, 2022 09:00 | Will Jones
The European Parliament has voted to approve an EU Commission proposal to renew the EU Digital Covid Certificate for another year, despite 99% of the responses to the public consultation being opposed.
The post EU Renews Vaccine Passport Scheme Despite Overwhelmingly Negative Public Feedback appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link The British Council has Been Captured by the Woke Cult Sun Jun 26, 2022 07:00 | Toby Young
The British Council has embraced the credo of 'decolonisation' and it won't breathe a word against China's brutal suppression of the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong, that well known victim of colonial oppression.
The post The British Council has Been Captured by the Woke Cult appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

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Voltaire Network
Voltaire, international edition

offsite link Zelensky to replace head of SBU Sat Jun 25, 2022 19:07 | en

offsite link USAID and State Department refuse scrutiny of Afghan file Sat Jun 25, 2022 17:43 | en

offsite link London bans Russia's participation in OSCE forum Fri Jun 24, 2022 06:50 | en

offsite link Unification of Russian and Belarusian armies Thu Jun 23, 2022 21:52 | en

offsite link EU launches blockade of Kaliningrad Thu Jun 23, 2022 21:39 | en

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international / politics / elections / opinion/analysis Friday June 10, 2022 00:17 by Julian
The January 6 House select committee begins its public hearings this Thursday night. Members of the committee have promised to reveal stunning new evidence to the American public, with committee member Democratic Rep. Jamie Raskin of Maryland vowing they "will really blow the roof off the House." read full story / add a comment
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dublin / worker & community struggles and protests / news report Wednesday June 08, 2022 00:21 by Indy   image 2 images   video 1 video file
The Far Left both in Ireland and elsewhere completely abandoned all principles they ever had by supporting lockdowns and denying bodily integrity during the Covid crisis. In many cases they supported the Zero Covid policy which would have led to further destruction of lives through lockdowns. It is widely acknowledged the lockdowns were ineffective and counter productive and hit the disadvantaged and poor the most, the very people, the working class that the Left purports to give a voice too. Not only that Lockdowns were used to strip all of us of our rights and freedom, in other words our basic human rights which the Left apparently fought for over the years. Worse still the Left has always promoted itself on a platform of women's rights and yet during lockdowns it is widely acknowledged that domestic violence increased greatly. Despite all of this the Left supported them. Lastly during the decades the Left has spent campaigning for abortion their central platform has always being bodily integrity. Yet when people -the very ones they claim to speak for, were often coerced and intimidated into taking the deadly vaccine or else loose their job, they never spoke out against it. This was against a backdrop of the entire media establishment cheer leading for it -the very same media the Left has so rightly criticizied in the past. Yet this time they sided with them.

In short the Left during Covid sold out on everything they stood for and it was against this backdrop the some people attended the local community meeting with speakers from the Socialist Party and others to ask if they were so concerned about workers where why weren't they concerned when many had gone through economic hardship and lost their jobs during Covid. And importantly would they support more lockdowns and the plan of the government to sign the WHO pandemic treaty which will strip us of any sovereignty.

As you can see these questions were too uncomfortable and instead resorted to the media tactic of accusing them using the same old tired cliches used by the mainstream media. read full story / add a comment
national / environment / press release Monday June 06, 2022 23:25 by foie
Video urges Bord na Mona to ‘do better’ on bog restoration
€108m Bord na Mona rehabilitation questioned in East Galway bog video

A video of a bog restored last year by Bord na Móna in East Galway published by the environmental defenders Friends of the Irish Environment [FIE] urges Bord na Móna to ‘Do Better’ in its bog restoration program. read full story / add a comment
international / politics / elections / opinion/analysis Thursday May 26, 2022 15:16 by 6 takeaways from primaries in Georgia, Alabama, Arkansas and Texas
6 takeaways from primaries in Georgia, Alabama, Arkansas and Texas
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international / economics and finance / news report Saturday May 21, 2022 22:09 by 1 of Indy   image 1 image

Economist Michael Hudson was recently interviewed on RT by Peter Scott on the current situation with regard the US instructing Europe to commit economic suicide -aka the sanctions against Russia. In it, he lays out what his happening and where Europe and the US is headed. It cuts right through the bullshit narrative

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international / anti-war / imperialism / news report Monday May 02, 2022 22:04 by 1 of Indy   image 1 image   video 1 video file

This is an account by a Chechen Soldier in Mariupol recalling his first combat experience against the Ukraine Neo Nazi Azov Battalion who have been taking hostage Ukrainians as human shields and how this became a reality for him.

April 25, 2022. Zaur – Military serviceman of Akhmat-Khadzhi Kadyrov’s Regiment:. Translated and subtitled by Leo V.

It’s possible that before I came here, I doubted [the stories] a little bit. But back then when we freed the first prisoners from the house, which was directly situated nearby the Azovstal’ [factory], when those prisoners and civilians came out from the basements, they hugged and kissed us. And told us that they are happy to see us. They cried with tears in their eyes! I then realized that I ended up exactly for… (holding back emotions) what was needed. And I don’t doubt one drop that it was the right idea.

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international / public consultation / irish social forum / feature Saturday April 30, 2022 01:48 by T   text 1 comment (last - friday june 10, 2022 08:19)   image 2 images   video 2 video files   audio 1 audio file
The dangerous Covid vaccines are not only causing death and injury amongst the general population but they are also affecting that special group of people who perhaps once or twice a year many people entrust their lives to and they are commercial airline pilots. For decades the safety of air travel has continuously increased until 2021. Pilots undergo rigorous medical testing and screening so as to reduce the slightest risk that a pilot might fall ill while flying. In 2021 common sense and consent were thrown out the window along with any concerns of safety and as a consequence the flying public are now at greatly increased risk and it is time people are made aware of of this. read full story / add a comment
international / sci-tech / news report Tuesday April 26, 2022 17:12 by x
In the months leading up to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, two obscure American startups met to discuss a potential surveillance partnership that would merge the ability to track the movements of billions of people via their phones with a constant stream of data purchased directly from Twitter.
American Phone-Tracking Firm Demo’d Surveillance Powers by Spying on CIA and NSA
Anomaly Six, a secretive government contractor, claims to monitor the movements of billions of phones around the world and unmask spies with the press of a button.

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national / anti-war / imperialism / opinion/analysis Sunday April 24, 2022 23:09 by JK
Dear Editor,

Change we would all agree is essential if the world is not destined to endure further destruction and devastation and even a third world war .

A ceasefire in Ukraine and the declared neutrality of Ukraine long sought after by Russia would be beneficial to all concerned.

Would this not be preferable to an escalation of armed conflict which is all too often the preferred option in a world conditioned and habituated to the belief that the world is divided up into goodies and baddies. “We” being preternaturally the “goodies”.

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national / economics and finance / news report Thursday April 21, 2022 23:19 by 1 of Indy

All State Land And Property To Be Sold To a Private Entity Called The Land Development Agency. Yes you heard this correctly.

The government is transferring all state land and property to a private entity called the Land Development Agency. We cannot allow this to happen. The Post Offices are semi-state owned but they are actually being starved of cash.

Richard Boyd Barret TD: In the Dail

Just wow is all I can say… of course the minister has already left the building. The boys are back in town. Fianna Fáil and the developers. This is a hyper-speed version of “The Mistakes of the Past”. This legislation is a heist, is a legal method to pillage the land bank, the entire public land bank. It’s absolutely extraordinary. It’s not just local authorities, it’s every single public sector and their land. Not just housing land, “any relevant land” you can look at the definition in the legislation. They can take any bit of land from any public body and they can do what they like with it.

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national / anti-war / imperialism / opinion/analysis Monday April 18, 2022 18:35 by lefty   text 4 comments (last - thursday may 12, 2022 23:23)   image 1 image   video 1 video file
Here is a convenient link to RT, the censored Russian news channel

RT news channel LIVE FEED

for people who do not believe in censorship and one sided propaganda
which is all we seem to be getting these days from our media.

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international / anti-war / imperialism / news report Thursday April 14, 2022 23:47 by 1 of Indy   image 1 image   video 1 video file
As usual she has more guts than anyone else and cuts through the relentless BS

The EU economic war against Russia does nothing to help innocent Ukrainian citizens, victims of this illegal war. Russia is undeterred, while EU citizens face disastrous inflation, rocketing energy costs, and a historic decline in living standards. This is madness…
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international / anti-war / imperialism / news report Tuesday March 22, 2022 23:16 by 1 of Indy   text 3 comments (last - friday june 10, 2022 07:25)   image 1 image   video 1 video file

The GrayZone has been at the forefront of debunking much of the propaganda around this conflict and here they challenge one of the more recent incidents

Testimony by evacuated Mariupol residents and warnings of a false flag attack undermine the Ukrainian government’s claims about a Russian bombing of a local theater sheltering civilians

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national / anti-war / imperialism / news report Saturday March 19, 2022 11:23 by T   video 1 video file
The only reasonable assumption is that the video included here is somehow fake for it is of a FG TD suggesting that Ireland should send weapons belonging to the Irish Defence forces to kill Russian soldiers.

And since when did we go from Defence to Offence and drop our neutrality.
It is so bonkers it must be false read full story / add a comment
international / anti-war / imperialism / opinion/analysis Thursday March 17, 2022 07:22 by Zahir Ebrahim   1 attached file
Book Announcement. Engineering Consent in free open democratic societies entails manufacturing both consent and dissent based on target demographics. read full story / add a comment
international / anti-war / imperialism / press release Sunday March 13, 2022 01:25 by 1 of Indy

This is the address of of former Vatican Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Carlo Viganò, in his declaration on Monday. Wh is it published here. Because it matters that even the official church denounces the tactics of Biden and NATO who provoke this war and are doing everything possible to give moral support to the Neo Nazis so as to prolong the war as long as possible for their own objectives.

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international / anti-war / imperialism / opinion/analysis Saturday March 05, 2022 02:39 by T   text 8 comments (last - saturday april 09, 2022 12:00)   image 6 images   video 1 video file
The Russian Ukraine war is now is over a week long and for many who are trying to understand what it is all about that is proving difficult. The sheer scale of the relentless propaganda is astounding and the hate that is being encouraged and fueled for all things Russian is frightening. Once again as with the Covid scamdemic the way in which people have lapped up the fear porn and refused to carry out any level of critical thinking is scary.

One thing that is obvious to those who stop and think for a moment is the complete absence of any kind of context and background to the whole thing. We are just being relentlessly push to believe that Putin in Hitler 2.0 and it all hinges on him and that he is evil. There is also outright hate and racism being whipped up and there are many reports of Russian students being booted off their course and various Russians being cancelled. The aim here is to rebalance things a bit and provide that context so that a more informed view can be made of the situation read full story / add a comment
national / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Thursday March 03, 2022 22:26 by Lawyers For Justice Ireland
URGENT CALL FOR TD’S TO TABLE A MOTION ON THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION’S AGREEMENT ON PANDEMIC, PREVENTION, PREPARATION AND RESPONSE: STOP THE GOVERNMENT FROM AGREEING TO A GLOBAL LEGAL INSTRUMENT THAT SUSPENDS IRISH SOVEREIGNITY UNDER ARTICLE 6 OF THE CONSTITUTION

We have received several queries following our post of 27th February. We have below explained the implications on a World Health Assembly legal Treaty or Regulation on pandemic response and, at the end of this post, we have drafted a submission that people can send to their TD’s to table a motion. The people of Ireland have a right to be publicly informed and involved in any decision that could potentially suspend our Constitutional right to sovereignty. read full story / add a comment
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international / anti-war / imperialism / feature Monday February 28, 2022 23:55 by Gary Jordan   text 3 comments (last - wednesday march 23, 2022 14:57)   image 3 images   video 1 video file

Wag the Dog?

With every major crisis - be it a fake pandemic or a manufactured war - comes further confirmation that the average man or woman on the street is hypnotised and has long lost the ability to think critically.

Without taking as much as 30 seconds to step out from the real-time MK Ultra mind-control projects of social media, the vast majority are jumping headfirst into MSM-driven emotionally-charged dialectics and reductive good-versus-evil narratives.

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national / anti-war / imperialism / opinion/analysis Thursday February 24, 2022 20:36 by Joe Terry
From the outset, the composition of the Defence Forces Commission was flawed. The list of members does not represent the citizens of Ireland in a balanced way. Of the fifteen commission members, two-thirds are pro-EU ex-military men and officials favouring expanding military spending; people who benefit from enhanced career opportunities, have vested interests in remuneration, careers, promotions, salaries, pensions and medals, resulting from an enlarged military budget allocation. Foreign agents, Haakon Bruun-Hanssen a Norwegian, Anja Dalgaard-Nielsen a Dane and Esa Pulkkinen a Finn, should have no place on neutral Ireland’s Defence Forces Commission.

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