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offsite link Did a major shift finally happen between the USA and Russia? Tue Dec 07, 2021 23:25 | The Saker
The western media is writing with a uniformity and discipline which goosestepping SS on a parade could envy them: Joe Biden delivered a “stern warning” to Putin: don’t invade the

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offsite link Vladimir Putin held talks with Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi in New Delhi. Mon Dec 06, 2021 18:32 | amarynth
The expanded format meeting between the two delegations was followed by a face-to-face conversation over a working lunch, lasting 3 and a half hours. Following the summit, a Joint Statement Russia ? India:

offsite link Minister Kordahi at center of Saudi-Lebanon row resigns Mon Dec 06, 2021 17:26 | amarynth
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offsite link As Turkey?s currency plummets, Al Jazeera guests clash over state of economy Mon Dec 06, 2021 17:22 | amarynth
http://middleeastobserver.n... Description: In a recent episode of the long-running program Al-Etejah al?Mu?akis on Al Jazeera Arabic hosted by Faysal al-Qasim, two guests based in London and Istanbul, debated ?why the value of

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offsite link The Wisdom of Forecasters (and their Critics) Thu Dec 02, 2021 19:00 | Toby Young
Check out this useful compendium of aphorisms, as compiled by financial analyst Alexander Ineichen. Example: "The herd instinct among forecasters makes sheep look like independent thinkers.? ? Edgar Fielder
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offsite link Kenyan Nurses and the Crisis of NHS Nurse Staffing Thu Dec 02, 2021 17:45 | Luke Perry
We're publishing a guest post on the Daily Sceptic by Dr. Ann Bradshaw, a retired Lecturer in Adult Health Care, about the scandal of the Government's failed efforts to import nurses from Kenya.
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offsite link Angela Merkel Demands Mandatory Vaccination Law as Germany is Set to Impose Restrictions on the Unva... Thu Dec 02, 2021 16:29 | Luke Perry
In a series of new restrictions, the German Government will ban the unvaccinated from entering 'non-essential' shops, with the Chancellor Angela Merkel calling for the vaccine to be made compulsory.
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offsite link NHS Faces Its ?Biggest Cancer Catastrophe Ever? Due to Pandemic Backlog Thu Dec 02, 2021 15:43 | Luke Perry
The National Audit Office has recorded that close to 750,000 GP referrals for suspected cancer received no further attention over the course of the pandemic.
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offsite link Pilots ?Out of Practice? After lockdowns are Risking Passengers? Lives Thu Dec 02, 2021 15:07 | Toby Young
Commercial airline pilots have done so little flying during the past 21 months we may be about to witness a fatal plane crash. That is the message of air accident investigators after a "serious incident" in Scotland.
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national / environment / press release Tuesday December 07, 2021 22:42 by foie
Irish High Court hears EU overfishing challenge

Court hears failure to end overfishing breaches Common Fisheries Policy

European fishing quotas are being challenged before the Irish High Court this week after Friends of the Irish Environment (FIE) lodged a Judicial Review in June 2020.

According to the conservation charity, ‘setting unsustainable fishing quotas goes against the EU’s Common Fisheries Policy, which contained a legal obligation to end overfishing by 2020. Yet the national regulations implement EU quotas which are consistently above the scientific recommendations.’

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national / politics / elections / other press Tuesday December 07, 2021 20:58 by 1 of Indy   image 2 images

We have heard much about those question the official narrative, asking questions about vaccines or attending protests against the loss of freedom are the Far Right. But when you rationally think about it those making those statements are the far right themselves. A recent article on FreePress.ie explores this phenomenon

The emergence of the far-right is a relatively new phenomenon in Irish politics. Since the first lockdowns two years ago there have been worrying signs that the Irish far-right have been tightening their grip on Irish politics, through a small but vocal minority of serving politicians, in both the Senate and the National Parliament.

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national / history and heritage / opinion/analysis Sunday December 05, 2021 13:22 by Brian Nugent   image 4 images
A major film was released about the Tuam Children’s Home recently, a joint production by RTE, the Irish State Television station obviously, and ITV in the UK. It was extraordinarily harsh in describing this institution, others like it and indeed Ireland in general for those years of the 1920s-50s. In this writer’s opinion, it left a lot to be desired in its accuracy in reference to this Home and this article is an attempt to set the record straight. The first and most important issue of course is the question of whether or not the bodies of children were laid to rest in a disused septic tank, for which see the accompanying diagram and description here, followed by the other great issue, that of the mortality rate in these Homes. read full story / add a comment
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national / history and heritage / opinion/analysis Sunday December 05, 2021 01:50 by Brian Nugent   image 4 images
A major film was released about the Tuam Children’s Home recently, a joint production by RTE, the Irish State Television station obviously, and ITV in the UK. It was extraordinarily harsh in describing this institution, others like it and indeed Ireland in general for those years of the 1920s-50s. In this writer’s opinion, it left a lot to be desired in its accuracy in reference to this Home and this article is an attempt to set the record straight. The first and most important issue of course is the question of whether or not the bodies of children were laid to rest in a disused septic tank, for which see the accompanying diagram and description here, followed by the other great issue, that of the mortality rate in these Homes. read full story / add a comment
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national / health / disability issues / feature Tuesday November 30, 2021 23:54 by Lawyers For Justice Ireland   text 2 comments (last - sunday december 05, 2021 23:51)   image 8 images
Once again the country is plunging itself into absurdities and diving deeper into insanity for the government is no less than bringing in mandates for healthy children to wear masks all day long in school. It is the most insane measure yet, and it so wrong on so many fronts. The worst part is that many parents will follow these guidelines which is both physically and mentally damaging to their own kids, but the ground work has already been put in to allow this for we have had 22 months of endless 24x7 fear mongering, lies and deceit from the government and media over the pandemic that never was for it was all best on lying by statistics.

However there are many parents who are rightly concerned and they have contacted the group LawyersForJustice for advice who have issued a response that we have reproduced here. In the meantime, the mask mandate is clearly to prepare the ground for vaccination of kids because the psychologists who work for the government creating the spin and narrative have figured if you can persuade parents to do something as inhumane and criminally insane as masking your children, then it is but a small step to give them the clot-shot for a disease which is never going to kill them but has an excellent chance of causing all sorts of adverse reactions from heart problems to neurological ones to death. read full story / add a comment
national / public consultation / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Tuesday November 30, 2021 22:39 by Lawyers For Justice Ireland Official

Lawyers for Justice have received many inquiries from the public about be blocked access to hospitals for medical treatment and have published some advice on their telegram channel and this is republished in the interests of the public

We are receiving many urgent queries from people now being refused access to hospitals for medical treatment, whether on an emergency basis or for necessary and urgent treatment, where the refusal is based on vaccination status. Unfortunately this is becoming more common over recent days and weeks. It is important that people are aware of this situation in order to plan ahead, and to establish what the hospital access will be ahead of treatment, or to make other arrangements if this is possible. We attach a draft letter here for use if you are refused hospital access and medical care. Very often the refusal takes place where you present on an emergency basis and have no warning that you would require admission to a hospital, or treatment. We would suggest that you utilise the draft letter as soon as you can, where you are refused emergency care, or in advance where refusal of hospital access is established on your enquiry. It is important to register your objections/ refusal to accept these exclusions. You can PM us or make at contact via email on the above.

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national / politics / elections / news report Monday November 29, 2021 21:21 by Lawyers for Justice
We have been contacted by many people about Senator Horkan’s recent statements in the Seanad. We have drafted a submission you can lodge with the Cathaoirleach of the Seanad and the complaints department of the two Houses of the Oireachtas in the first instance.

It is fundamental that people collectively act against such discriminatory and divisive statements to hold public representatives to account. read full story / add a comment
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national / rights, freedoms and repression / other press Thursday November 25, 2021 23:00 by 1 of Indy   image 2 images

gript.ie have just broken this very important story documenting the dramatic destruction of our civil liberties and trashing of our constitutional rights. The government unchecked in steadily moving into very dangerous territory where they are now granting themselves the power to lock up anyone on a whim. Kudos to gript.ie for covering this important development.

A new bill has been proposed which would give the State the right to detain people suspected of having the potential to spread Covid, and would allow Health Minister Stephen Donnelly to designate locations as “areas of infection.”

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national / economics and finance / event notice Tuesday November 23, 2021 21:19 by 1 of Indy   video 2 video files   audio 1 audio file
Melissa Ciummei, a financial investor from Northern Ireland, has serious concerns that injection passports will be used more like data passports to control participation in society.

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national / health / disability issues / other press Friday November 19, 2021 21:50 by 1 of Indy
100% of people who died with Covid-19 in the past week in Ireland were vaccinated, according to figures released by the HSE's Health Protection Surveillance Centre as carried in a report by https://Gript.ie read full story / add a comment
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national / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Thursday November 18, 2021 23:04 by 1 of Indy   image 1 image

SUPPORT these two Brave Heathcare Students who are ready to take action to CHALLENGE the Discriminatory VACCINE PASS Policy imposed by Trinity College.

Healthcare students have been told by Trinity College that they cannot complete their clinical placement unless they proivide proof of vaccination:

'We are in the middle of our degrees. Now, we are being told that we must either prove that we have received a Covid-19 vaccine or risk bidding farewell to our career dreams, degrees, and all the hard work and savings already invested in them.

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national / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Friday November 12, 2021 22:07 by JK
Dear Friends, A reminder about forthcoming vigils for Julian Assange
Vigils: Forthcoming Vigils in Dublin for Julian Assange over the next 4 Saturdays:

- Saturday 13th November at the Australian Embassy (St Stephen's Green between the Shelbourne Hotel and the bottom of Leeson Street - No. 49 Stephen's Green – opposite end to the St Stephen’s Green Shopping Mall.
- Saturday 20th November at the British Embassy (on the Merrion Road - on the DART line or by bus, 27X, 4 and 7A, I believe),
- Saturday 27th November at the US Embassy (we all know where that is), and
- Saturday 4th December at the Department of Foreign Affairs (Iveagh House, between the bottom of Leeson Street and the bottom of Harcourt Street). read full story / add a comment
national / environment / press release Friday November 12, 2021 21:56 by foie

Objection claims prospecting company failed to liaise with Leitrim farmers and landowners

An objection to the granting of prospecting licenses to Flintridge Resources Ltd in County Leitrim includes 12 letters from potentially affected farmers and landowners claiming that there ‘has been no liaison’, let alone the ‘full consideration and close liaison with relevant landowners and regulatory authorities’ required by the Department’s Guidance for Good Environmental Practice in Mineral Exploration.

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national / environment / press release Friday November 12, 2021 21:53 by foie
SALMON FARM’S 80,000 MORTALITIES ‘PARTLY CAUSE BY FARMS THEMSELVES’

FISH FARM CLAIM THAT ALGAE BLOOMS ARE ‘NATURAL’ CONTESTED AS 80,000 SALMON DIE

Mass mortalities reported by Mowi (formerly Marine Harvest) because of algae blooms at two of their salmon farms in Bantry Bay are ‘partly caused the farms themselves’, according to local group Save Bantry Bay.

Algal blooms are becoming an increasing problem worldwide, with salmon farms in Chile reporting losses recently of 6,000 tons of fish. The recent death of 80,000 mature salmon at two of Mowi’s sites in Bantry Bay is said by the company to be as a result of a toxic algal bloom in late October. The true extent of the losses has not been fully established yet. The deaths have occurred only a few kilometres from the controversial proposed new mega-salmon farm site at Shot Head. read full story / add a comment
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national / rights, freedoms and repression / opinion/analysis Saturday November 06, 2021 13:54 by Gary Jordan   image 1 image
Why are people still terrified and scared of an illusory virus? read full story / add a comment
First spike is vaccine rollout and slow climb is random vax deaths of rest of the population
national / health / disability issues / feature Monday November 01, 2021 00:48 by 1 of Indy   text 6 comments (last - monday november 29, 2021 02:46)   image 11 images   video 9 video files

Since the very beginning of the Covid Vaccines rollout in Ireland in Jan 2021 deaths spiked and then tailed off until the rest of the population were jabbed with the deadly gene therapy shot (aka vaccine) from April onwards. Then reports of deaths and serious injuries started appearing and now they have become widespread.

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national / indymedia ireland / news report Wednesday October 27, 2021 23:22 by 1 of Indy

Indymedia Ireland was 20 years old this month, on Oct 10th in fact. It has been a long road to here and at times debateable whether it would survive in the latter years. This short article gives a quick overview of its history and where it is now.

Back in 2001 the big anti-globalisation demonstrations of Seattle 1999 were still fresh in people's minds when the first Indymedia centers were setup and the network was still rapidly growing. In Ireland back then there was a great need for an alternative voice and there was no central site that could been considered Left leaning.

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national / arts and media / opinion/analysis Sunday October 24, 2021 14:42 by Gary Jordan   image 1 image
Stoking The Flames of Hatred And Manipulating The Minds Of The Masses read full story / add a comment
national / arts and media / opinion/analysis Sunday October 17, 2021 19:55 by Irish Inquiry   video 1 video file
Consistently f!u season has been winter fodder for the Irish press. Until it vanished at a time when officials needed to boost c0v!d case numbers. Convenient. It's claimed it disappeared due to stringent public health guidelines which strangely didn't quash c0v!d. Now officials need a scapegoat for spiraling hospitalisations post vaccine roll-out & any flu will do. #FlipFlopFluFallacy read full story / add a comment
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