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A bird's eye view of the vineyard

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offsite link The Saker blog is now frozen Tue Feb 28, 2023 23:55 | The Saker
Dear friends As I have previously announced, we are now “freezing” the blog.  We are also making archives of the blog available for free download in various formats (see below). 

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by Mr. Allen for the Saker blog Over the last few years, we hear leaders from both Russia and China pronouncing that they have formed a relationship where there are

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Public Inquiry
Interested in maladministration. Estd. 2005

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Human Rights in Ireland
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Lockdown Skeptics

The Daily Sceptic

offsite link General Election Announced for July 4th Wed May 22, 2024 19:30 | Will Jones
Rishi Sunak declared "now is the moment for Britain to choose its future" as he announced the General Election will be held on July 4th. Nigel Farage said Sunak has "chosen suicide over total obliteration".
The post General Election Announced for July 4th appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link My ?Tribe? Abandoned Me in Covid ? But I Gained a New One That Loves Freedom Wed May 22, 2024 17:52 | Dr David Bell
David Bell says his tribe on the 'progressive Left' abandoned him during Covid as it lurched into authoritarianism. But he moved to Texas and found a new community with those who love freedom.
The post My ‘Tribe’ Abandoned Me in Covid ? But I Gained a New One That Loves Freedom appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link Then the Woke Came for the Birds Wed May 22, 2024 15:27 | Steven Tucker
The American Ornithological Society has banned the naming of birds after people and, in true Year Zero style, has set about renaming the 263 species already so tainted by their association with white men.
The post Then the Woke Came for the Birds appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link Why Do We Now Think Politicians Can Control the Weather? Wed May 22, 2024 13:28 | James Leary
Nobody thought of asking politicians to alter the weather or blaming humans for the wind and rain, says retired B747 Captain James Leary. Turbulence in a monsoon was just expected.
The post Why Do We Now Think Politicians Can Control the Weather? appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link Electric Cars Twice as Lethal for Pedestrians as Petrol or Diesel Wed May 22, 2024 11:07 | Will Jones
Electric cars kill pedestrians at double the rate of petrol or diesel vehicles because they are quieter, a study in a BMJ journal has found.
The post Electric Cars Twice as Lethal for Pedestrians as Petrol or Diesel appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

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Minutes for Feb 2nd 2008

This contains Meeting Minutes for 2nd Feb and the agenda and actions to be taken.
Attendees: 4 people attended
Time: 12:30pm to 1:15:pm

Agenda:
1) Hosting of more torrent files/films
2) Videos Disabled
3) Open Day
4) Recruits/Features.

1) Discussion: About need to upload more films for torrent format.
Action
a) Ant to to write page about how to upload torrent file and what to do.

2) Videos are disabled because we don't have enough bandwidth. Existing bandwidth is around 10Mb/s and we already use 50%.
Action
a) To write up a page describing how and where to upload videos and link to them. i.e. to archive.org

3) Open Day: Discussion around this really ended up about having a stall on the Anarchist book fair on Mar 15th and maybe having a open meeting to tell people about how to get involved. The aims agreed were to try and get the Outreach leaflet ready for it.
Actions:
a) Ant will take to Eamon C about getting CDs for Route Irish film, having a stall and maybe showing a film.
b) Chkov to get the Outreach PDF from Reddy and to edit it for the text and images as part of preparation.
c) Mark, to make up pamphelets of existing recent good stories for distribution at the stall. d) Mark to follow up investigating if we can get Indymedia T-shirts, and associated costs etc.
e) Action to write up a story on Indy, requesting designs / help for T-Shirts.

4) Recruits/ Features.
Some discussion about recruitment of new moderators and how to get people interested, particularly in joining the email lists. It was suggested we need to document our decisions on the Indy static pages to help people speed up the learning process about the in and outs of Indymedia and thus enable them to get involved, understand the process, and contribute. There was also some discussion about emphasing to readers that Indy does not endorse everything that is written on the site. And some consideration to be given to writing features that fall on the criticism side.
Action:
a) Ant volunteered to try and get one feature out at the end of every week.

Next meeting to be on Sat, March 1st 2008
Agenda will be focused on Indy stall at bookfair on March 15th

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