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offsite link Remarks by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Fri May 07, 2021 21:57 | amarynth
Remarks at the meeting of the UN Security Council, ?Maintenance of international peace and security: Upholding multilateralism and the United Nations-centred international system,? held via videoconference, Moscow, May 7, 2021

offsite link Moveable Feast Cafe 2021/05/07 ? Open Thread Fri May 07, 2021 19:00 | Herb Swanson
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offsite link On Red Lines and Core Interests Fri May 07, 2021 17:11 | amarynth
Note: I regularly post columns by guest authors with whom I do not agree.  This is also the case today.  First, I believe that Paul Schmutz Shaller has mistakenly attributed

offsite link An empire in love with its Afghan cemetery Thu May 06, 2021 17:41 | amarynth
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offsite link Russian Navy in the Eastern Mediterranean ? snapshot of activity Thu May 06, 2021 13:06 | amarynth
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offsite link Deaths at Home Rise by a Third as Patients Avoid Hospital Sat May 08, 2021 11:30 | Michael Curzon
There were more deaths (from all causes) in homes in each month of 2020 than in a normal year, according to the ONS, as treatment waiting lists and the "protect the NHS" drive kept patients away from hospitals.
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offsite link News Round Up Sat May 08, 2021 02:37 | Jonathan Barr
A summary of all the most interesting stories that have appeared about the virus in the past 24 hours ? not just in Britain, but around the world.
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offsite link The Maddening Mystery of Imperial?s Invulnerable Reputation Despite its Dire Record of Failed Model ... Fri May 07, 2021 23:38 | Will Jones
Imperial College's modelling has been consistently poor at predicting the outcomes of the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet for some reason Neil Ferguson and the ICL team remain respected authorities on epidemic modelling.
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offsite link Vaccine Booking System Hasn?t Allowed Pregnant Women to Book the Specific Vaccines Recommended to Th... Fri May 07, 2021 22:20 | Michael Curzon
The NHS?s vaccine booking site hasn't just failed to keep people?s vaccine status private but has also failed to allow pregnant women to book the vaccines they have been advised ? by the NHS ? to receive.
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offsite link Vaccine Booking Site is National Disgrace Fri May 07, 2021 19:45 | Toby Young
We've published a guest post on Lockdown Sceptics by our technology correspondent. He's unimpressed by the NHS's vaccine booking site, where you can find out anyone's vaccine status if you know a few details about them.
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PRESS RELEASE - Anti-War Activist to Conduct Vigil outside of Gallipoli Barracks during Today's Deployment

category international | anti-war / imperialism | press release author Tuesday April 14, 2015 21:01author by Plowshares Report this post to the editors

Veteran Brisbane peace activist Ciaron O'Reilly will stage an anti-war vigil today outside Gallipoli Barracks as 330 troops
deploy to Iraq. O'Reilly was imprisoned in the United States for disabling a B52 Bomber on the eve of the
1991 Gulf War. In 2003, he was among five activists charged in Ireland with $2.5 million criminal damage to a U.S.
war plane en route to the U.S. invasion of Iraq.

O'Reilly stated,
"Sending these troops to Iraq has nothing to do with defending Australia. It has everything to do
with blindly following U.S. foreign policy in a disastrous trajectory that has led to this expanding
and escalating sectarian war across the Middle East.

This is the latest phase in a U.S. war that began with 1991 bombardments, followed by genocidal sanctions
and the 2003 U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq. Sending Australian troops as cannon fodder to defend a corrupt,
sectarian, brutal Iraqi government is a cynical and sycophantic action by the Abbot government. All Australians
opposed to this war need to be speaking out and acting up at this time. Australian complicity, from the hi tech
targeting role of Pine Gap to deployment of ground troops, needs to be nonviolently resisted".

For further comment or information
Ph. Ciaron O'Reilly 04239 501 54

Related Link: http://tinyurl.com/mau2zp3
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