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international / economics and finance / press release Friday September 18, 2020 20:06 by Zachary Conti
The Federal Emergency Management Administration will award $13 billion in Puerto Rico disaster aid to rebuild the power grid and education facilities, announced the White House. The announcement comes near the three-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria slamming the island, taking 3000 lives and causing more than $100 billion in damage. read full story / add a comment
international / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Tuesday September 15, 2020 22:21 by Justin Morahan
A Democratic support group for Kamala Harris wrote from email@example.com an unsolicited e-mail to the author of this article The reply is published below:
[Note: Kamala Harris is the Democratic vice presidential nominee for the 2020 election. ] read full story / add a comment
international / health / disability issues / other press Friday September 11, 2020 20:18 by 1 of indy
No matter how much good faith one tries to put into vaccines, it seems bad news about them keeps popping up. The mainstream would want us to just ignore these facts on the ground and keep the faith and don't question. The trouble is that when you scratch the surface, just like with the Covid situation, you quickly discover it is all not how we are led to believe by big pharma and their many shrills.
This really should be one of the biggest public health scandals of the decade, but instead it's given little attention -mainly because of the high-profile nature of the people and organisations involved.
The United Nations has been forced to admit that a major international vaccine initiative is actually causing a deadly outbreak of the very disease it was supposed to wipe-out.
While international organisations like the World Health Organization (WHO) will regularly boast about 'eradicating polio' with vaccines—the opposite seems to be the case, with vaccines causing the deaths of scores of young people living in Africa.read full story / add a comment
national / rights, freedoms and repression / press release Thursday September 10, 2020 20:18 by foie
EU Court scuttles planned fracked gas terminal permission
‘Far reaching’ EU Court ruling on Shannon LNG terminal welcomed
The European Court of Justice has advised the Irish High Court that the 2018 extension by An Bord Pleanála to the 2008 planning permission for the construction of a proposed €500m fracked gas terminal on the south bank of the River Shannon estuary must be considered as a new permit for the purposes of the Habitats Directive and must be subject to a new Assessment under the Habitats Directive.read full story / add a comment
The UK government’s new Covid rules are authoritarian and arbitrary. How much longer will people put up with this?
international / rights, freedoms and repression / other press Thursday September 10, 2020 13:26 by 1 of indy
It's really sad that there is no criticism of the Covid restrictions in the UK & Ireland in either the mainstream press & media or within the political establishments of both countries. It appears the population has quite willingly accepted these totalitarian measures. However, there is at least one or two journalists who have a backbone and have not sold their souls to the system.
As usual their pieces appear not in the mainstream media but in the much maligned Russia Today website where irony of ironies it is the home of what was formerly one of the worst totalitarian systems in the 20th century.
The piece is by Guy Birchall and this is what he has to say:
The latest crazy edict from Boris Johnson’s government is that only six people can meet up in private homes. There is no logic to this whatsoever, and it perfectly sums up their shambolic handling of the entire coronavirus crisis.read full story / add a comment
international / anti-capitalism / opinion/analysis Thursday September 10, 2020 06:55 by Jason Phelan
Antifa and Black Lives Matter are now forever interconnected with the NBL, the NFL, NASCAR, ESPN, Goodyear, Gillette, A&E, CBS, Netflix, BBC, CNN, Buzz feed, Vice, Yahoo. This is a condensed list of some of the bigger players. Counter culture indeed. read full story / add a comment
The same Gates Foundation which is behind every aspect of the COVID-19 pandemic from financing much of the WHO budget, to investing in favored vaccine-makers like Moderna, is engaged in a major project in Africa which is destroying traditional small farmer production of essential food crops in favor of monoculture crops and introduction of expensive chemical fertilizers and GMO seeds that are bankrupting small farmers. The project, the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), is directly connected with key global institutions behind the World Economic Forum’s Great Reset. read full story / add a comment
European Court to rule on Shannon LNG Planning Permission
Court Advised to quash An Bord Pleanala’s consent for Shannon fracked gas terminal
An Bord Pleanála’s extension to the 2008 grant of planning permission for a €500m liquified natural gas terminal on the Shannon Estuary will be the subject of a Reference from the European Court of Justice on Wednesday.
A Preliminary Reference to the European Court was made by Irish High Court Justice Garret Simons on 1 February 2019 after a Judicial Review was brought by Friends of the Irish Environment [FIE].read full story / add a comment
UK’s MSM has slavishly obeyed the govt over Covid like the docile arm of a despotic state. I know, because I was part of it
international / rights, freedoms and repression / other press Wednesday September 09, 2020 21:20 by 1 of indy
This article is by a journalist who has decided to come clean about the sort of pressures put on him on how to report on the Covid scare. The pro-lockdown cheerleaders in the mainstream media have been following No.10’s orders and wrongly branding all lockdown sceptics as nutty conspiracy theorists – but the tide is turning. More and more people are coming round to realise lockdown has been a major mistake. Yet newspapers and TV, here in the UK at least, are still loyally hounding down dissenters and tarring each one as some sort of lunatic who needs, well, locking up. read full story / add a comment
international / economics and finance / press release Tuesday September 08, 2020 20:19 by Zachary Conti
IMF Announces Access to Global "SDRs" Reserve read full story / add a comment
cork / health / disability issues / opinion/analysis Monday September 07, 2020 01:50 by Michael Donahue Steinberg
During this Labor Day weekend here the US, we're number 1 in Covid deaths and have millions out of work consequently, Here in San Francisco, as fires rage and smoke overwhelms, we're supposed to stay inside with our windows shut and have no fun. In light of all this, I thought I'd share Cork-born labor heroine Mother Jones' experience of surviving the epidemic of her day. read full story / add a comment
National Shock as Bout of Sanity Breaks Out: Doctors call for ‘utterly meaningless’ daily figures to be dropped
national / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Friday September 04, 2020 17:30 by 1 of indy
The country must be in a state of shock now that some sanity in the Covid-19 situation has broken out. The Irish Times of all places has actually published an article with this headline. It is unheard of:
Covid-19: Doctors call for ‘utterly meaningless’ daily figures to be dropped
We have known for some time that many doctors know the whole thing on reporting daily cases (as well as previously locking up the healthy and forcing them to wear masks), for a diseases that about 95% of the time only kills those who are very ill already, is a total farce. However mainly due to watching their backs, careers, being social ostracised or downright cowardice, have been afraid to speak out. Now, at long last the first tentative steps have been taken. Perhaps because they realize the entire medical establishment is rapidly losing all credibility because it has gone along with this farce and most people are obeying the rules just because everyone else does. And this brings us to this historic announcement today:
A number of doctors have called for an end to the daily Covid-19 figures, describing them as a “self-perpetuating cycle of misery”. ..“causing huge anxiety” and is “utterly meaningless”.read full story / add a comment
Up to 90% of people who test positive for Covid barely carry any virus & are not contagious. Every stat about the disease is bogus
international / health / disability issues / other press Friday September 04, 2020 11:32 by 1 of indy
Are we surprised by this headline from this report written by Peter Andrews an Irish science journalist and writer based in London?
It has been revealed that the standard tests being used in the US to diagnose Covid-19 cases are far too sensitive, with the vast majority of people marked down as being positive actually turning out to be negative
We can be absolutely sure it is the same case here and everywhere else.read full story / add a comment
In announcing the formation of an independent oversight board with authority to allow or remove content from Facebook and Instagram, the board’s four co-chairs stressed the body’s diversity. read full story / add a comment
This Year’s Economic Destruction Due to the State’s Coronavirus Response Will Pale in Comparison to What Is Coming!
international / rights, freedoms and repression / other press Monday August 31, 2020 22:47 by 1 of indy
This opinion piece is republished here by Gary D. Barnett from Lew Rockwell and in a broad way outlines what is in store in the months ahead and while he is mainly referring to the US, really it is true for all the countries. We have to consider that this Covid pandemic fraud (yes the virus exists and people have died but no more than from a typical flu year) was carried out as part of a larger plan.
Because Covid lockdowns and restrictions are global and the global economy itself was intentionally wrecked, along with getting billions of people to accept basically house arrest and unheard of job destruction, one therefore has to accept the global character of the fraud and the type of power brokers behind the scenes who have the means, power and influence to carry out the widespread changes we have seen. And if anyone thinks this is just a virus scare and it will soon go away, they will be in for a rude awakening but by the time the changes will have been made and it will be too late. If you value your life and that of your children, you better wake up out of the denial because deep down you know it's true anyhow, because this is the moment in time when people need to get a backbone for once in their life.
The political system both in power and in opposition in almost every country is completely bought into the hoax and offers zero questioning or push back on the new abnormal. None of them will accept what is staring us all in the face and that is a global totalitarian technological police state and there is very likely an agenda to reduce the population massively so as to preserve remaining resources.That part may take 10 years to ramp down in a controlled way through induced sickness and sterlization via "faulty" vaccinesread full story / add a comment
national / worker & community struggles and protests / press release Sunday August 30, 2020 22:25 by foie
Bertie Ahern’s desire ‘to have the power of the Mayor of Shanghai’ is cited in an objection to the proposed fee for objection to forestry applications and appeals in a submission to the Draft Agriculture Appeals (Amendment) Bill 2020. The draft legislation follows on from the 2019 McKenna Report which states that the opportunities that people have to comment and object to forestry proposals represents ‘a barrier to efficient decision-making’ and has ‘created further delays with significant administrative costs’ so the case for a fee is ‘unarguable’. read full story / add a comment
international / rights, freedoms and repression / opinion/analysis Sunday August 30, 2020 20:59 by Anthony Ravlich
In my view, distrust of the UN is the reason America opposed economic, social, and cultural rights as promoted by Bernie Sanders and as included in ethical human rights. read full story / add a comment
international / politics / elections / press release Thursday August 27, 2020 19:59 by Zach Conti, firstname.lastname@example.org
On August 27 and 28, the US Federal Reserve and other government central banks meet for their annual retreat. read full story / add a comment
international / politics / elections / press release Monday August 24, 2020 19:43 by Zachary Conti, email@example.com
Over the weekend, Tropical Storm Laura pummeled Haiti and the Dominican Republic leaving at least 13 dead, infrastructure decimated and towns isolated by landslides. read full story / add a comment
international / economics and finance / press release Wednesday August 19, 2020 14:53 by Zachary Conti, firstname.lastname@example.org
World Bank President David Malpass called for debt cancellation for poor countries struggling with the coronavirus, in an interview he gave to The Guardian. read full story / add a comment