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offsite link Putin Is Meeting With Biden Only to Expl... Tue Jun 15, 2021 19:23 | Dmitri Trenin

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offsite link The US Is a Driver of Instability in the... Tue Jun 15, 2021 13:18 | Keir Simmons

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A bird's eye view of the vineyard

offsite link Peru at the Brink of Civil War? The Uprising of the Dispossessed Tue Jun 15, 2021 23:39 | amarynth
By Peter Koenig for the Saker Blog On 28 July 2021, Peru, with her 33 million inhabitants, celebrates 200 years of Independence. The People of Peru may have chosen this

offsite link Moveable Feast Cafe 2021/06/15 ? Open Thread Tue Jun 15, 2021 01:30 | Herb Swanson
2021/06/15 00:30:05Welcome 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 Empire of Clowns vs. Yellow Peril Mon Jun 14, 2021 18:21 | amarynth
Global South will be unimpressed by new B3W infrastructure scheme funded by private Western interests out for short-term profit  By Pepe Escobar with permission and first posted at Asia Times

offsite link Sitrep: Here Comes China: Elephants, Finance and Trade, RCEP Mon Jun 14, 2021 15:14 | amarynth
Selections from Godfree Roberts? extensive weekly newsletter: Here Comes China. You can get it here: https://www.herecomeschina.... Further selections and editorial and geopolitical commentary by Amarynth. If you do not know

offsite link Israel must choose between civil war or regional war : Senior Lebanese Analyst Mon Jun 14, 2021 12:16 | amarynth
  Original link: http://middleeastobse... Description:   In a recent appearance on a political talk show, senior Lebanese political analyst Nasser Qandil said that Israel is currently going through a sensitive and

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Lockdown Skeptics

Lockdown Sceptics

Stay Sceptical. Control the Hysteria. Save Lives.

offsite link Has the Time Come For a Boston Mask Party? Tue Jun 15, 2021 13:46 | Toby Young
I have written a piece for the Mail today in which I say it's becoming clear that the only way we're going to get our freedoms back is if we take them back ? and we should start with masks. How about a Boston Mask Party?
The post Has the Time Come For a Boston Mask Party? appeared first on Lockdown Sceptics.

offsite link All English Adults to Be Offered Covid Vaccine by End of the Week Tue Jun 15, 2021 12:56 | Michael Curzon
All adults in England are expected to be offered a Covid vaccine by the end of the week. The Chief Executive of NHS England hopes that two-thirds of all over-18s will be fully vaccinated by July 19th.
The post All English Adults to Be Offered Covid Vaccine by End of the Week appeared first on Lockdown Sceptics.

offsite link Vaccine Safety Update Tue Jun 15, 2021 12:18 | Will Jones
The fifth of our weekly round-ups of Covid vaccine safety reports and news from a group of medical doctors to inform the debate on vaccination.
The post Vaccine Safety Update appeared first on Lockdown Sceptics.

offsite link 10,000 Fewer Patients in England Started Treatment for Breast Cancer in Past Year Tue Jun 15, 2021 10:59 | Michael Curzon
Progress in reducing deaths from breast cancer has been put at risk by lockdown, with more than 10,000 fewer patients in England alone having started treated for the disease in the past year compared to the year before.
The post 10,000 Fewer Patients in England Started Treatment for Breast Cancer in Past Year appeared first on Lockdown Sceptics.

offsite link Keeping Schools Open Had Only a Minor Impact on the Spread of COVID-19 in Sweden Tue Jun 15, 2021 08:40 | Noah Carl
A recent study found that keeping schools open had only a minor impact on the spread of COVID-19 in Sweden. The results suggest that "school closure is not an effective way to contain SARS-CoV-2".
The post Keeping Schools Open Had Only a Minor Impact on the Spread of COVID-19 in Sweden appeared first on Lockdown Sceptics.

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Voltaire Network
Voltaire, international edition

offsite link Why a Yalta II ?, by Thierry Meyssan Tue Jun 15, 2021 09:13 | en

offsite link Yalta II: Israel without Jabotinsky's disciples Mon Jun 14, 2021 20:09 | en

offsite link Yalta II: what fate for Taiwan? Mon Jun 14, 2021 18:38 | en

offsite link Yalta II: Lebanon in the Russian zone Mon Jun 14, 2021 17:51 | en

offsite link G7 2021 ? Final Communiqué Sun Jun 13, 2021 18:25 | en

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national / public consultation / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Tuesday June 08, 2021 22:41 by Irish Inquiry

Following today’s protests around the country we are tapping into a hot topic in this week’s show. We will discuss how the restrictions on maternity services are affecting birth outcomes for parents and children.

This special is hosted by doula Leemore and our guests include Dave founder of From Lads To Dads, Liz from Private Midwives Ireland and Orla, director of National Women’s Council of Ireland

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national / rights, freedoms and repression / opinion/analysis Sunday June 06, 2021 18:35 by Gary Jordan
The Garda Representative Association President and the Gardai are deluded if they expect to be given what they themselves deny to the Irish population read full story / add a comment
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national / public consultation / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Friday June 04, 2021 00:01 by Irish Inquiry   image 1 image
In this episode on ‘The Healthy Debate’, we discuss the implications of the Mask as a Non-Pharmaceutical Intervention.

Presenter Sara Haboubi will be joined by expert panelist Mr Martin Byrne, B.L. who will bring us up to date on the regulations as they stand in relation to mandatory mask wearing, as well as Ms Bridget O’Connor, of O’Connor Dental Health, on the implications of mask wearing from the point of view of Myofunctional Orthodontics read full story / add a comment
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national / public consultation / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Friday May 28, 2021 10:39 by Irish Inquiry   image 1 image
In this episode we shine a spotlight on the lives of the nurses who do the hard work for over a year already. We are delighted to welcome back Dr. Kevin Corbett, Ellie from Frontline Freedom and a mother of one of the student nurses affected by the recent announcement that vaccines are required to continue nursing education.

We will also be talking to Emma, a recently qualified nurse who lost her job after highlighting neglect in the nursing home where she was working at the time read full story / add a comment
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national / public consultation / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Friday May 28, 2021 10:31 by Irish Inquiry   image 1 image
In this show we examine if we managed to successfully “Protect our Vulnerable” in Ireland.

We will be speaking to Joe Henry, an engineer who has been following the data trail around deaths from the start of the pandemic. He will share with us how many people actually died in the first three quarters of 2020 and if this number is very different from the previous 5 years. read full story / add a comment
national / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Monday May 24, 2021 21:47 by 1 of Indy   video 1 video file   2 attached files
This evening (Mon 24th May) is the last chance to lobby your TDs to stop them further extending the legislation on the draconian laws severely restricting our freedoms. Please watch the video from Barrister Tracey O'Mahoney and use the template letter below to contact your TD read full story / add a comment
national / miscellaneous / press release Sunday May 23, 2021 15:18 by Joe Terry
At the Cheshire Elite Marathon running competition, Aoife Cooke won the women’s race in a time of 2 hours, 28 minutes and 36 seconds, qualifying her to compete in the Tokyo Olympic Games. read full story / add a comment
national / environment / press release Friday May 21, 2021 23:02 by foie
Call on GAA to quantify pesticides use for International Bee Day
Mayo GAA pitch cited to County Council as breaching pesticides guidelines on International Bee Day

The environmental charity Friends of the Irish Environment [FIE] have written to Liam McCarthy, the GAA President, citing the use of pesticides at a Mayo GAA pitch and asking him to quantify the use of pesticides on GAA grounds and to ensure users have been trained to the standard required by the legislation. read full story / add a comment
national / rights, freedoms and repression / opinion/analysis Wednesday May 19, 2021 23:23 by 1 of Indy
This editorial from Open Eire nicely sums up the question around Vaccine Passports as it places the concept of freedom at the very heart of the matter since this is actually what it is about read full story / add a comment
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national / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Thursday May 13, 2021 13:42 by 1 of indy   image 1 image
Please Help to Save Ireland’s Small Businesses – and our Society!

GET MOVING GUYS – complete the template with your details, and at least TRY to save Ireland. They’ll be locking you down next winter, and closing schools for the next Flu D’Etat – mark my words ??
Fight now – or be made fools of…think of your children, if not yourself read full story / add a comment
national / environment / press release Wednesday May 12, 2021 21:14 by foie
Ireland's position on bee mortality permitted by pesticides questioned.

Failure to give Ireland’s EU position on pesticides a ‘democratic deficit’.

Six environmental groups have written an ‘Open Letter’ to four Ministers seeking Ireland’s position on the limits of mortalities permitted through the use of pesticides.

The groups are seeking Ireland's position on pesticides in last March’s meeting of the EU’s Standing Committee on Plant, Animal, Food and Feed and what position the State plans to take at the forthcoming meeting in June.

According to the letter to Ministers Ryan, Hackett, Heydon, and McConalogue, a majority of the Member States now favour at least doubling the 5% permitted threshold of mortalities after pesticide treatments (which can be repeated through the growing season) with some member states proposing to allow as much as 25% of a colony to be destroyed under the revised ‘Bee Guidance Document’. read full story / add a comment
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national / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Tuesday May 04, 2021 14:21 by ipsc   text 1 comment (last - friday may 28, 2021 12:50)   image 1 image
Both An Garda Síochána and the Police Service of Northern Ireland are engaged in an EU research project called ROXANNE, working in collaboration with the notorious Israeli Ministry of Public Security. read full story / add a comment
national / rights, freedoms and repression / opinion/analysis Tuesday May 04, 2021 01:08 by Gary Jordan
The Terrorizing of the Irish public by the FG/FF/GP Cartel read full story / add a comment
Garda break entry into bedroom of Pat Sweeney to inform him they are abducting his kids.
national / crime and justice / news report Monday May 03, 2021 21:12 by 1 of indy   text 2 comments (last - wednesday may 05, 2021 22:03)   image 1 image
On Saturday night at 3:30am the man, Pat Sweeney, who filmed Garda breaking up a mass in a church in Athlone just one week ago, was woken by Garda at the end of his bed to find they were taking him to Longford Garda station there and then because they were "concerned" about his health. It turns out they were using powers under the Mental Health Act to imply he was not well and that his kids were somehow at risk. In the video / audio of the event, you can hear the Garda say in response to his question -"where are my kids" -that they are being taken into care by TUSLA who have farmed them out to someone else.

This is a new low for the government and represents a scandalous abuse of power to target a man who happened to expose their evil and criminal ways the previous week. Thankfully the video of this event has gone viral but not anywhere on mainstream media.
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national / environment / press release Wednesday April 28, 2021 21:35 by foie
High Court quashes last 8 of Bord na Mona’s ‘ghost’ planning applications
Lack of public consultation leads to quashing of 10 An Bord Pleanala consents

The High Court has quashed decisions of An Bord Pleanala to grant leave to apply for substitute consent, in respect of a number of peat extraction and quarry applications. The two-step, ‘substitute consent’ system, by which developers had to make ‘threshold’ applications to regularise previous unauthorised activities before applying for planning permission, was found not to comply with the EIA Directive by the Supreme Court in July 2020 in cases brought by An Taisce, the National Trust, and Peter Sweetman in relation to a quarry in County Kildare. read full story / add a comment
national / rights, freedoms and repression / opinion/analysis Sunday April 25, 2021 20:51 by Gary Jordan   text 1 comment (last - monday april 26, 2021 09:44)   image 5 images
The Fascists Are Complicit In Their Own Enslavement read full story / add a comment
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national / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Friday April 23, 2021 00:03 by tracey   text 2 comments (last - tuesday may 04, 2021 23:48)   image 2 images   video 2 video files   2 attached files
Update on the Digital Green Certificate Regulation (Vaccine Passport) and the next vote to make the regulation law and also link to new template letter to lobby MEP's included in the description box to the video. read full story / add a comment
national / public consultation / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Sunday April 18, 2021 12:59 by 1 of indy   video 1 video file
Are you expecting a baby or did you give birth in Ireland during Covid?

This special episode of The Healthy Debate is a must watch.On this week’s show we’ll be talking about pregnancy and child birth during lockdown.

What problems have Covid regulations brought for expectant mothers? What is the experience of giving birth during lockdown?

We’ll also be discussing whether getting the flu vaccine during pregnancy causes any risks to the unborn child. read full story / add a comment
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national / public consultation / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Sunday April 18, 2021 12:47 by 1 of indy   image 1 image   audio 1 audio file
This took place last month (Mar 9th) but will be of wide interest In this episode of the #TheHealthyDebate, we will be chatting about the post-pandemic economy and asking our guests what effect a year of rolling lockdowns will have on our lives over the coming years.

Our guests tonight are financial adviser and media personality, Eddie Hobbs, and financial market analyst Mark O’Byrne. We will also be joined at the end of the show by Diarmaid O’Cadhla, organiser of the recent ‘Rally for Truth’ event in Cork City. read full story / add a comment
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