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offsite link Creative Destruction ? How to start an Economic Renaissance : Phillip Mullan Sat Oct 16, 2021 14:31 | amarynth
Reviewed by Francis Lee for the Saker Blog Mr Mullan?s book first saw the light of day in 2017 which was a far-sighted anticipation of the path-dependency of the global

offsite link Central Asia?s Neoliberal Tragedy: A Review Fri Oct 15, 2021 21:42 | amarynth
By Michael Hudson and posted with special permission : How the World Bank and neoliberalism has hurt central Asia . In the mid-1980s, Soviet officials saw a need to open

offsite link Moveable Feast Cafe 2021/10/14 ? Open Thread Thu Oct 14, 2021 20:00 | herb
2021/10/14 19:00:01Welcome to the ‘Moveable Feast Cafe’. The ‘Moveable Feast’ is an open thread where readers can post wide ranging observations, articles, rants, off topic and have animate discussions of

offsite link Russians are in total awe at the suicidal stupidity of the West Thu Oct 14, 2021 16:36 | The Saker
The Russians are openly expressing their absolute amazement at the utter stupidity of the West.  Three examples: A recent article by Medvedev: Dmitry Medvedev: Why contacts with the current Ukrainian

offsite link Pepe Escobar?s new ebook: Forever Wars, recaptured in real time Thu Oct 14, 2021 15:43 | amarynth
About 20 days ago, Pepe Escobar let us know that part 2 of his Forever Wars series is now available for purchase and download as an e-book.  I sat down

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offsite link ?Notable, Significant and Abnormal? Purchases of PCR Lab Equipment in Wuhan, Summer 2019 Tue Oct 05, 2021 13:44 | Michael Curzon
Researchers believe that "abnormal" purchases of PCR lab equipment in Wuhan in the summer of 2019 suggest Covid was spreading "virulently" in the city far earlier than was previously thought.
The post ?Notable, Significant and Abnormal? Purchases of PCR Lab Equipment in Wuhan, Summer 2019 appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link 12,000 Women Living with Undiagnosed Breast Cancer after a Year of Lockdowns Tue Oct 05, 2021 12:07 | Michael Curzon
Almost 12,000 women in the U.K. were living with undiagnosed breast cancer in May this year, according to new analysis ? and screening for the disease is still below pre-lockdown levels.
The post 12,000 Women Living with Undiagnosed Breast Cancer after a Year of Lockdowns appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link No Good Reason to Introduce Vaccine Passports Right Now, Says Sajid Javid Tue Oct 05, 2021 10:52 | Michael Curzon
Sajid Javid says there are currently no good reasons to introduce vaccine passports, but concedes that his comments do not mean "there can?t ever be a role for such an intervention".
The post No Good Reason to Introduce Vaccine Passports Right Now, Says Sajid Javid appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link Why Are People?s Risk Perceptions So Skewed? Tue Oct 05, 2021 08:08 | Noah Carl
For months, we?ve been treated to morbid ?daily death numbers? ? but for only one cause of death. Perhaps if these figures had been reported for all causes of death, people?s risk perceptions would be less skewed.
The post Why Are People?s Risk Perceptions So Skewed? appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link And Finally? Tue Oct 05, 2021 00:10 | Toby Young
In this week?s London Calling, the talking points are the recent easing of travel restrictions (unless you?re unvaccinated), unsuccessful stalking adventures, the new Sharpe novel and Irwin Shaw?s Young Lions.
The post And Finally… appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

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Voltaire Network
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offsite link Iran's allies lose Iraqi legislative elections Wed Oct 13, 2021 19:38 | en

offsite link The political power of Facebook, by Thierry Meyssan Tue Oct 12, 2021 09:28 | en

offsite link Lebanon's bankruptcy deliberately caused by IMF under Christine Lagarde's watch Fri Oct 08, 2021 16:17 | en

offsite link China-US high-level talks in Switzerland Fri Oct 08, 2021 14:54 | en

offsite link Covid-19: noose is tightening around Doctor Anthony Fauci Thu Oct 07, 2021 20:09 | en

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Search words: Tara

meath / history and heritage / news report Wednesday July 09, 2008 20:52 by campaigner   text 23 comments (last - thursday september 11, 2008 18:40)   image 4 images
8.7.08 another dark day for Tara, as gardai yet again illegally evict another Tara camp. read full story / add a comment
The Disputed Land
international / history and heritage / news report Tuesday July 08, 2008 13:49 by Tara Tara Tara   text 15 comments (last - thursday july 10, 2008 14:33)   image 2 images
Today the Gardai arrived to remove A Chairde Gael, those that have been occupying the small triangle of land near the Car Park at Tara read full story / add a comment
Conor Newman chats with Campaigner
international / environment / news report Wednesday July 02, 2008 16:58 by Tara Tara Tara   text 8 comments (last - tuesday november 25, 2008 16:15)   image 7 images
Two bus loads of Archaeologists arrived at Tara this morning for a Tour of the Hill. read full story / add a comment
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national / history and heritage / feature Sunday June 29, 2008 23:01 by Maggie Ronayne, Archaeology Dept, NUI Galway & GWS Ireland   text 17 comments (last - thursday july 10, 2008 21:04)   image 3 images
How the issue of a discussion at WAC 6 on Tara and the M3 arose and an update on the situation. read full story / add a comment
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dublin / gender and sexuality / feature Friday June 27, 2008 12:25 by Paula Geraghty   text 5 comments (last - thursday july 10, 2008 03:03)   image 30 images
A bit of rain didn't stop thousands from taking to the streets of Dublin to celebrate what is now a fixture in the Irish calendar and to campaign for Marraige Equality for same sex relationships. This year saw the 25th anniversary and homage was paid to the years of campaigning and how far Irish society has come. However there was a recognition that not all was won and the struggle for full equality still goes on. read full story / add a comment
national / eu / opinion/analysis Thursday June 26, 2008 20:12 by Brian   text 19 comments (last - wednesday september 09, 2009 11:47)
A look at the political thinking of the various groups that campaigned or voted No to Lisbon, with a view to seeing if it was possible for these groups to form a new united Irish opposition movement.
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international / eu / opinion/analysis Tuesday June 24, 2008 12:13 by IshtarCelt   text 8 comments (last - monday june 30, 2008 09:22)
This Referendum had a majority turnout of the electorate. The reason the Nice treaty could be put to a re-vote is because there wasn't a majority turnout.

So the Lisbon treaty can't be put to a re-vote. read full story / add a comment
international / eu / opinion/analysis Sunday June 22, 2008 18:05 by paul o toole   text 2 comments (last - tuesday june 24, 2008 12:45)
The governments 'eventual response' will respect the outcome of the election read full story / add a comment
international / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Thursday June 19, 2008 12:22 by luckyC   text 11 comments (last - tuesday june 24, 2008 12:21)   image 5 images
Come one come all to celebrate the second birthday of the Tara Solidarity Vigil fire ! read full story / add a comment
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international / history and heritage / other press Saturday June 14, 2008 15:23 by misspix   text 10 comments (last - tuesday august 12, 2008 15:47)   image 2 images
AN IMPORTANT forum of the world’s leading archaeologists is to debate the controversial M3 motorway route near the hill of Tara in County Meath. read full story / add a comment
national / politics / elections / opinion/analysis Wednesday June 11, 2008 14:31 by Raymond Bhreatnach   text 4 comments (last - thursday june 12, 2008 16:21)   image 1 image
AN INFORMED AND REASONED PIECE ON WHY TO VOTE A BIG NO TO LISBON
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international / history and heritage / news report Saturday June 07, 2008 00:18 by TaraWatch   text 1 comment (last - monday june 09, 2008 14:33)   image 2 images
TaraWatch received notification on Thursday 5th June, from the World Archaeological Congress (WAC), Committee on Ethics, that it has been recognised as stakeholders in the ongoing Hill of Tara / M3 issue for purposes of a round table session at the upcoming Sixth World Archaeological Congress, (WAC-6) to be held at University College Dublin, from the 29th June to 4th July, which will be debating the ethics of the M3 / Hill of Tara issue. read full story / add a comment
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international / history and heritage / press release Wednesday June 04, 2008 13:50 by TaraWatch   text 2 comments (last - friday june 06, 2008 14:41)   image 4 images
TaraWatch will launch a public petition today at a demonstration outside the AGM of the Irish branch of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), calling on ICOMOS and UNESCO to designate Tara a World Heritage site, but to insist that the M3 is rerouted first. read full story / add a comment
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international / history and heritage / event notice Tuesday June 03, 2008 12:15 by TaraWatch   text 1 comment (last - friday june 20, 2008 09:15)   image 2 images
The Sixth WAC Congress, WAC-6, will be held in Ireland at the University College Dublin from 29th June-4 July 2008. This is a unique opportunity to lobby international experts to declare Tara a UNESCO World Heritage Site, but only after the M3 is rerouted.

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international / history and heritage / news report Sunday June 01, 2008 16:52 by TaraWatch   text 6 comments (last - thursday june 05, 2008 21:48)   image 3 images
Following on from the success of the facebook Causes application, which already has over 2,500 members, TaraWatch is utilising the Causes application which has now been installed on myspace, to further the campaign to save the Hill of Tara archaeological complex from the M3 motorway. read full story / add a comment
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dublin / history and heritage / event notice Saturday May 31, 2008 19:53 by TaraWatch   text 7 comments (last - thursday june 12, 2008 09:35)   image 6 images
Minister for the Environment, John Gormley, wants to nominate the Hill of Tara to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. But he is happy to allow the M3 motorway to be constructed through the middle of the site. Help us lobby the Irish branch of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) , and demand that the M3 be rerouted away from the Tara complex, before it is declared a World Heritage Site. read full story / add a comment
dublin / miscellaneous / event notice Friday May 30, 2008 11:59 by Tara Finglas
This workshop will provide an opportunity to hear a little more about HDN, and allow participants to take part in a workshop about writing and reporting issues around international development (including HIV & TB).

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international / miscellaneous / event notice Wednesday May 21, 2008 12:05 by Tara Tara Tara   text 6 comments (last - thursday june 12, 2008 13:52)   image 1 image
Get together Session and camping to raise awareness read full story / add a comment
Trad Music for Tara
national / history and heritage / event notice Sunday May 18, 2008 10:57 by Tara Support   text 11 comments (last - wednesday may 28, 2008 10:25)   image 3 images
The venue for an all day celebration of the Tara valley is Tailor's Hall, Back Lane , Dublin 8.

The organisers, which include the Tara Valley Groups have booked the Tailor's Hall
for a family day with information stalls, AV and Powerpoint information and talks,
and a childrens area which will include food, face-painting and bi-lingual talks on
myth and legend. There will also be a treasure hunt for the kids, but adults may help out
a little bit. read full story / add a comment
Rousing Speeches
national / miscellaneous / news report Tuesday May 13, 2008 15:53 by Tara Tara Tara   text 7 comments (last - monday november 23, 2009 17:47)   image 4 images
A Memorial Stone dedicated to the Irish Rebels killed during the 1798 Rebellion at Tara has mysteriously disappeared. read full story / add a comment
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