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offsite link Russia to suspend NATO military liaison mission in Moscow in tit-for-tat move Mon Oct 18, 2021 18:49 | amarynth
The accreditation of the mission staff will be terminated from November 1 https://tass.com/politics/1... MOSCOW, October 18. /TASS/. Russia will suspend the NATO military liaison mission in Moscow and recall the

offsite link ?US/Israel seek Lebanese civil war to derail a Hezbollah in its prime?: Qandil Mon Oct 18, 2021 14:16 | amarynth
Original link: http://middleeastobse... Description: In light of the recent massacre of seven protesters and the wounding of dozens of others in a highly sensitive district of Beirut, senior political analyst Nasser

offsite link Moveable Feast Cafe 2021/10/18 ? Open Thread Mon Oct 18, 2021 07:30 | herb
2021/10/18 06:30:01Welcome 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 Assessing the Russian counter propaganda efforts (UPDATED 2x) Sun Oct 17, 2021 19:20 | The Saker
In 2016 I wrote an analysis I called “Counter-propaganda, Russian style” and, about a year later, another one I called “Re-Visiting Russian Counter-Propaganda Methods“.  I ask you to please read

offsite link The Grayzone ? Super Imperialism: The Economic Strategy of American Empire with Michael Hudson Sun Oct 17, 2021 14:29 | amarynth
Max Blumenthal and Ben Norton speak with economist Michael Hudson about his book “Super Imperialism: The Economic Strategy of American Empire.” Professor Hudson just published a 3rd edition that updates

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offsite link ?Notable, Significant and Abnormal? Purchases of PCR Lab Equipment in Wuhan, Summer 2019 Tue Oct 05, 2021 13:44 | Michael Curzon
Researchers believe that "abnormal" purchases of PCR lab equipment in Wuhan in the summer of 2019 suggest Covid was spreading "virulently" in the city far earlier than was previously thought.
The post ?Notable, Significant and Abnormal? Purchases of PCR Lab Equipment in Wuhan, Summer 2019 appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link 12,000 Women Living with Undiagnosed Breast Cancer after a Year of Lockdowns Tue Oct 05, 2021 12:07 | Michael Curzon
Almost 12,000 women in the U.K. were living with undiagnosed breast cancer in May this year, according to new analysis ? and screening for the disease is still below pre-lockdown levels.
The post 12,000 Women Living with Undiagnosed Breast Cancer after a Year of Lockdowns appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link No Good Reason to Introduce Vaccine Passports Right Now, Says Sajid Javid Tue Oct 05, 2021 10:52 | Michael Curzon
Sajid Javid says there are currently no good reasons to introduce vaccine passports, but concedes that his comments do not mean "there can?t ever be a role for such an intervention".
The post No Good Reason to Introduce Vaccine Passports Right Now, Says Sajid Javid appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link Why Are People?s Risk Perceptions So Skewed? Tue Oct 05, 2021 08:08 | Noah Carl
For months, we?ve been treated to morbid ?daily death numbers? ? but for only one cause of death. Perhaps if these figures had been reported for all causes of death, people?s risk perceptions would be less skewed.
The post Why Are People?s Risk Perceptions So Skewed? appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link And Finally? Tue Oct 05, 2021 00:10 | Toby Young
In this week?s London Calling, the talking points are the recent easing of travel restrictions (unless you?re unvaccinated), unsuccessful stalking adventures, the new Sharpe novel and Irwin Shaw?s Young Lions.
The post And Finally… appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

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offsite link Apple intends to rummage through your smartphone ... without your knowledge Sun Oct 17, 2021 17:03 | en

offsite link Iran's allies lose Iraqi legislative elections Wed Oct 13, 2021 19:38 | en

offsite link The political power of Facebook, by Thierry Meyssan Tue Oct 12, 2021 09:28 | en

offsite link Lebanon's bankruptcy deliberately caused by IMF under Christine Lagarde's watch Fri Oct 08, 2021 16:17 | en

offsite link China-US high-level talks in Switzerland Fri Oct 08, 2021 14:54 | en

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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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national / health / disability issues / event notice Monday October 11, 2021 14:47 by Ireland on lockdown voice chat   image 1 image
Join here:
https://t.me/ireland_onlockdown
All welcome, invite family and friends and share this link.
11th October, 8.30pm. read full story / add a comment
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national / public consultation / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Saturday October 02, 2021 22:20 by Irish Inquiry   image 1 image

This hour long discussion shines new light on the political and medical decisions that have been taken over the past 18 months and calls into the question the real motivation behind lockdowns, mask mandates and the rollout of the vaccination programme.

Joining our host Sara Haboubi are Mattie McGrath (Independent TD), Dr. Micheal McConvill, Dr. Martin Feeley, Dr Vincent Carroll, Melissa Ciummei (investor) and Paddy Hennessey (Irish Nurses for Transparency and Openness).

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national / public consultation / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Saturday October 02, 2021 21:24 by Irish Inquiry   video 1 video file
On (28th of Sept) Ireland was hailed as the best in the world for “Covid turnaround” (1). Yet, compared to this time last year there has been a significant increase in cases, ICU & hospital admissions (2). Since we began creating this video a few days ago, the 2021 figures quoted cases have risen and it won’t stop there; it’s simply not possible as we have already seen these case numbers prior to Winter, so what really lies ahead? Why are countries with the highest vaccination rates reporting the highest case figures? (3). Has the “successful” rollout created a bigger problem? (4). Why are we STILL being lied to? Why when you die with Covid you die OF it, but when you die post vaccine, it has nothing to do with the vaccine? Can we trust those advising us to take the shot…and give it to our kids? Have they any conflicts of interest or a questionable past? What is really happening in our nursing homes? (5*) In the coming months & years the truth will emerge. read full story / add a comment
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national / arts and media / opinion/analysis Tuesday September 21, 2021 22:38 by F. Makay   image 1 image

If you believe the government will lift the restrictions in October, I have beachfront property in Switzerland I can sell to you.

I firmly believe there are a lot more worse lockdowns coming instead unless the public unite to say no.

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national / arts and media / opinion/analysis Sunday September 19, 2021 17:17 by Gary Jordan
John McGuirk from Gript thinks it's all just a conspiracy theory. read full story / add a comment
national / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Wednesday September 15, 2021 00:31 by On behalf of Tracey O'Mahony   video 2 video files   2 attached files
Urgent - Please Lobby your TDs to stop extension of the draconian Covid emergency dictatorial powers

Part 2 of the Health (Amendment) (No. 2) Act, 2021 (which facilitated the introduction of domestic vaccine passports for indoor dining and will soon likely facilitate an extension of the premises that may ask for vaccine passports as a requirement of admission) will expire unless extended by both House of the Oireachtas prior to 9 October 2021.
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national / environment / press release Monday September 13, 2021 22:52 by foie
Less than half the number of signatures required from Ireland [1] to join in a European Citizens' Initiative on controlling pesticides have been gathered with less than one month left to meet the quota.

The Initiative seeks the goal of a 50% reduction phasing out the use pesticides by 2030. read full story / add a comment
national / crime and justice / news report Sunday September 12, 2021 00:32 by Stephen Manning   text 2 comments (last - tuesday september 14, 2021 21:41)   image 1 image   video 2 video files   audio 2 audio files

A woman in Co. Mayo who had an asthma attack and went to Mayo hospital was sedated after entering hospital and then put in the Covid ward, placed in an induced coma and put on a ventilator. This was against her wishes and instructions because she had given her sister power of attorney before entering hospital.

Despite this the corrupt management at the hospital threw here two sisters off the hospital grounds at 4am and denied her instructions. There appears to be a sinister policy to maintain the Covid fear and bump up the hospitalization and death statistics.

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national / crime and justice / opinion/analysis Saturday September 11, 2021 00:03 by Gary Jordan
Respectable, decent Irish citizens continue to be targeted by a sinister government while criminals and corrupt officials get off scot-free. read full story / add a comment
national / public consultation / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Tuesday September 07, 2021 22:35 by Satirical Soldier   video 2 video files
This video explains why I felt it necessary to leave an occupation I love, after 21 years loyal service.

I feel I am duty bound by Oath to inform the public of the direction the Defence Forces is going, under the leadership of both our politicians and the outgoing Chief of Staff, Vice Admiral Mark Mellett. read full story / add a comment
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national / public consultation / irish social forum / news report Saturday September 04, 2021 00:47 by 1 of Indy   text 7 comments (last - wednesday september 29, 2021 04:28)   image 8 images   video 8 video files
At long last if not very very late in the day Irish doctors are finally beginning to speak out in greater numbers. Unfortunately according to the governments own figures at least 85% of all adults in Ireland have been jabbed so since the long term effects are unknown, there is potentially huge damage, harm and misery stored up in the population that could have been prevented.

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national / rights, freedoms and repression / opinion/analysis Thursday September 02, 2021 18:00 by Mona
Margaret Buttimer, a 66 years old grandma was jailed because she refused to to be one of the mask wearing sheep (now 51 Days in jail). The sentence is two months and was given at Bandon district court.
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national / arts and media / news report Wednesday September 01, 2021 21:08 by RiseUp   image 2 images
Jam for Freedom Irish Tour,
united with RiseUp Éireann
@jamforfreedom
@galwayriseup

Jam for Freedom is spearheading the pro-freedom revolution happening worldwide as a response to restrictions on our basic human rights to work, travel and live. read full story / add a comment
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national / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Wednesday September 01, 2021 20:41 by RiseUp   image 1 image
Riseup Eireann
Unite The Tribes

Free Speech
End Tyranny
Craic & Ceoil

Eyre Square Galway
Every Saturday read full story / add a comment
national / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Friday August 27, 2021 19:01 by John
A protest is suppsoed to take place in Dublin onn the 28th of August.

It seems it has been advertised on the Yellow Vest Ireland FB page... read full story / add a comment
national / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Thursday August 26, 2021 14:55 by 1 of Indy   text 2 comments (last - sunday august 29, 2021 13:03)   video 2 video files

Dr Anne McCloskey who is the only GP in her area around Derry in Northern Ireland treating patients nearly all of whom are suffering from adverse effects from the experimental gene therapy jabs otherwise known as vaccines.

She recently made a video highlighting the serious things happening, her ongoing work and her concerns. As a result the cowards in the Northern Ireland Health and Care Board -or should that be Non-Care, have suspended her.

We urgently need people to make contact with the authorities to get her reinstated.

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national / crime and justice / news report Tuesday August 24, 2021 23:42 by Liberty Stream   image 1 image
On Aug 3rd last two were killed after a bus went out of control and hit a pedestrian on Cork road. Subsequently it was discovered the bus driver who also died had a heart attack.

Whistleblower source inside Bus Eireann also informed the people of Ireland that Mark Willis RIP had also suffered serious side effects being ill and had time off weeks before the crash.

His statements are now in the public domain so it will not be possible for an Garda Siochana to get away with closing their investigation with a - "nothing to see here" rubber stamp. read full story / add a comment
national / environment / press release Monday August 23, 2021 23:28 by foie
Handbook on Marine Protection Areas published as audiobook
Listen to Marine Protection Areas ‘while doing the dishes’

An extensive Report on the status of Marine Protection Areas [MPAs] in Ireland has been made available on line both as a pdf and an audiobook from the library of the website of Friends of the Irish Environment [FIE]. A new 'MPA' tab on the organisation's Home Page gives direct access to the publication, which is being made available for no charge. read full story / add a comment
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