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offsite link MEP criticizes European Parliament report on Russia Wed Sep 22, 2021 16:49 | amarynth
Clare Daly, a member of the European Parliament, criticized the European Parliament’s report on Russia that calls for a tougher policy against Moscow.

offsite link Eurasia takes shape: How the SCO just flipped the world order Wed Sep 22, 2021 16:42 | amarynth
By Pepe Escobar posted with permission and cross-posted with The Cradle Part 1 of 2 on Eurasia With Iran’s arrival, the SCO member-states now number nine, and they’re focused on

offsite link Does EU need right-wing extremists from the outside? Wed Sep 22, 2021 10:58 | amarynth
By Batko Milacic for the Saker Blog Late this summer, Estonia, in the person of its president, Kersti Kaljulaid, became the first EU country to declare that Ukraine remains as

offsite link Bury My Heart at Bended Knee (An Experimental Epitaph for Canada) Tue Sep 21, 2021 17:34 | amarynth
?I shall not be there. I shall rise and pass. Bury my heart at Wounded Knee?  By Steven Vincent Benet by Marcel Woland for the Saker Blog Trudeau takes yet

offsite link A chain reaction of chaos. Nikolai Patrushev-about unions and values that are alien to Russia Tue Sep 21, 2021 15:46 | amarynth
https://z5h64q92x9.net/prox... The summits of organizations in which Russia plays a significant role, such as the SCO, CSTO, and BRICS, have recently come to an end. Traditionally, international security is an

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The Daily Sceptic

offsite link Women Are Consistently More Pro-Lockdown, Study Finds Wed Sep 22, 2021 08:29 | Noah Carl
Researchers analysed data from eight countries, and found a consistent gender difference in attitudes to lockdown, with women being more pro-lockdown. This is despite the fact that COVID-19 is more lethal in men.
The post Women Are Consistently More Pro-Lockdown, Study Finds appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link The Staggering Inadequacy of NHS Scotland Wed Sep 22, 2021 08:00 | Toby Young
We're publishing a guest post on the Daily Sceptic by a parent who had a terrible experience with NHS Scotland. His six month-old son developed serious breathing difficulties, but he couldn't get an ambulance for 12 hours.
The post The Staggering Inadequacy of NHS Scotland appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link News Round-Up Tue Sep 21, 2021 23:53 | Michael Curzon
A summary of all the most interesting stories that have appeared about politicians? efforts to control the virus ? and other acts of hubris and folly ? not just in Britain, but around the world.
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offsite link Wuhan Scientists Submitted Plans to Release Coronaviruses into Bat Caves in 2018 Tue Sep 21, 2021 19:20 | Michael Curzon
Scientists linked to the Wuhan Institute of Virology submitted plans to release coronaviruses into Chinese bat caves 18 months before the first Covid cases were reported, according to leaked documents.
The post Wuhan Scientists Submitted Plans to Release Coronaviruses into Bat Caves in 2018 appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link Vaccine Mandate Could Force Holiday Homes for Disabled People to Close Tue Sep 21, 2021 15:19 | Michael Curzon
Some of the country's few holiday homes for disabled people and carers are at risk of closure because of a shortage of staff caused by the vaccine mandate for care homes.
The post Vaccine Mandate Could Force Holiday Homes for Disabled People to Close appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

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Voltaire Network
Voltaire, international edition

offsite link Facebook uses media to make or break politicians Wed Sep 22, 2021 13:53 | en

offsite link France sets up a unit to fight against foreign fake news Wed Sep 22, 2021 10:39 | en

offsite link Washington against EU Directive on digital markets Wed Sep 22, 2021 10:02 | en

offsite link Washington could clear the way for French Rafale jets in Finland Tue Sep 21, 2021 20:26 | en

offsite link Remarks by JoeBiden Before the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assemb... Tue Sep 21, 2021 17:08 | en

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Search words: Margaretta D\'arcy

mayo / anti-capitalism / event notice Friday June 07, 2013 11:47 by Margaretta D\'arcy   text 3 comments (last - thursday june 13, 2013 09:40)   video 2 video files
Galway Pussy Riot invite you to share with us our act of Holy Foolishness of Punk.
To help build an installation of a funeral pyre at Achillhenge, Achill which is its self is an act of the holy foolishness of punk.
We will metaphysically celebrate the demise of austerity... and all that lot! read full story / add a comment
clare / anti-war / imperialism / press release Thursday January 17, 2013 14:05 by Margaretta D\'arcy   video 1 video file
Why have I not been charged for being on the runway at Shannon airport Oct 7 as part of the Drone action week? read full story / add a comment
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cork / arts and media / event notice Friday November 09, 2012 10:06 by Eric   image 1 image
Join us at Solidarity Books next Wednesday 14th November 8pm for a Cork Premiere showing of "Welcome to Our World" (2012 Dir. Margaretta D’Arcy) a film which asks what is daily life like for those with wheelchairs? read full story / add a comment
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national / anti-war / imperialism / news report Sunday October 07, 2012 21:56 by Eoin   text 13 comments (last - sunday october 14, 2012 17:35)   image 4 images   video 1 video file
Two peace activists from Galway Alliance Against War were arrested on the runway at Shannon Airport today, marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks on Afghanistan. US military and CIA flights have passed via the Irish airport to and from the region since the war began. read full story / add a comment
galway / health / disability issues / event notice Wednesday November 30, 2011 10:26 by Margaretta D\'arcy
Announcing a Speak-out to END EXCLUSION and to demonstrate the lack of access in the city streets for people with disability. read full story / add a comment
Cenbtre Chairperson Aoife Nic Fhearghusa with Tom Byrne's painting of Lady Augusta Gregory
galway / arts and media / press release Tuesday March 08, 2011 03:38 by Fred Johnston   text 1 comment (last - sunday may 01, 2011 01:47)   image 2 images
In spite of The Arts Council's refusal to fund it, the Fourth Forge at Gort Literature Festival will take place on Friday and Saturday, March 25th and 26th, at Gort, Co. Galway, organised by The Western Writers' Centre, Ionad Scribhneoiri Chaitlín Maude, Galway. read full story / add a comment
dublin / anti-war / imperialism / event notice Wednesday March 02, 2011 11:44 by Margaretta D\'arcy
20 women and 29 children were recently killed by Nato-led forces. This vigil is being held in mourning for their deaths; a letter to President Obama will be handed in. Men welcome. read full story / add a comment
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national / arts and media / press release Wednesday February 09, 2011 04:06 by Fred Johnston   image 2 images
Margaretta D\'arcy and John Arden have put together a series of plays, kicking off in Gort, Co. Galway at the upcoming festival, which resurrects the memory of George Moore read full story / add a comment
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galway / arts and media / event notice Monday November 15, 2010 19:23 by Fred Johnston   image 1 image
Dick Donoghue, Margaretta D\'arcy and playwright and novelist, John Arden, will read from their work at Galway Arts Centre, Nuns Island, on Tuesday, November 23rd, starting at 8pm. Admission is €5. The evening is organised by the Western Writers' Centre - Ionad Scríbhneoirí Chaitlín Maude. Music is by Clare Sawtell (cello) and Mary O'Sullivan (vocals, instruments) two musicians who have played together for a long time in a variety of arts' events throughout the country. read full story / add a comment
galway / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Monday October 11, 2010 09:25 by Margaretta D\'arcy
Members of the Rossport community who have given submissions to the Bord Pleanala oral hearings into the Corrib Gas project will be in Galway to explain the current situation in regard to the controversial pipeline. read full story / add a comment
national / anti-war / imperialism / news report Saturday August 28, 2010 10:09 by John Arden   text 2 comments (last - monday august 30, 2010 21:40)
Twenty-six creative artists in various disciplines ask
Eason's and RTE's Late Late Show not to facilitate Mr Blair's
promotion of his autobiographical book and the blood-money of his
royalties that he proposes to pass on to military charity. read full story / add a comment
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galway / arts and media / press release Wednesday July 21, 2010 03:27 by Fred Johnston   text 1 comment (last - monday july 26, 2010 22:01)   image 1 image
Breton-based poet and publisher arrives in Galway for two readings this weekend. read full story / add a comment
national / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Tuesday March 23, 2010 16:43 by Niamh Heery   text 16 comments (last - thursday april 29, 2010 23:11)   video 1 video file
Part one of an ongoing documentary project on activism by Niamh Heery and Eric Dolan of SwanSong Films, Dublin. read full story / add a comment
clare / anti-war / imperialism / news report Wednesday March 10, 2010 08:36 by Margaretta D\'arcy   text 5 comments (last - wednesday march 10, 2010 23:13)   video 1 video file
The Women’s Peace camp Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th of March, at Shannon airport, as part of the International Women’s Day celebrations, was certainly worth while. Women and some men came from afar. read full story / add a comment
international / miscellaneous / other press Monday January 25, 2010 10:28 by Margaretta D\'arcy
A Feminist International Solidarity Camp to help mobilize and transfer resources, and to open channels of communications directly with Haitian women will open next week on the frontier Jemaní between the Dominican Republic & Haiti. read full story / add a comment
John Arden and Fintan O'Toole before the launch
national / arts and media / news report Saturday November 07, 2009 18:11 by Fred Johnston   text 3 comments (last - monday november 09, 2009 01:14)   image 4 images
Renowned playwright and novelist John Arden celebratesthe launch of a new book and his entry into his 80th year read full story / add a comment
national / anti-war / imperialism / press release Sunday September 20, 2009 13:12 by Margaretta D\'arcy
To remind us of this grim anniversary, women are invited to take part in a 24-hour Interventionj/Mediation/Knit-in at Shannon airport starting 1pm Saturday 26th September. (for further info, contact Margaretta@iol.ie or 091 565430). read full story / add a comment
clare / anti-war / imperialism / event notice Tuesday September 15, 2009 20:22 by Margaretta D\'arcy
Women are asked to gather at Shannon Airport from 1pm Saturday 26th September to 1pm Sunday 27th September to reclaim our civilian airport from the military, and to implement UN Resolutions 1325 and 1820 for women to be part of conflict resolution and peace processes. read full story / add a comment
galway / environment / press release Tuesday August 25, 2009 11:59 by pantalona   text 2 comments (last - saturday august 29, 2009 14:53)
A night of words, film and music for Afri’s work in support of the Rossport communities. read full story / add a comment
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galway / eu / news report Sunday August 23, 2009 19:26 by Raymond Deane   image 3 images   video 1 video file
On Saturday August 22nd members of IFPAL (Irish Friends of Palestine Against Lisbon) and Free Palestine Campaign spent 10 hours on the streets of Galway city providing information on why IFPAL is calling for a No vote in the Lisbon referendum as a protest against the EU's support for Israel's crimes against the Palestinian people. Almost 1000 leaflets were distributed to passersby, who were mostly supportive.

The demonstration was joined in solidarity by a stalwart of the Shell to Sea Campaign, Naoise Ó Mongáin.
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