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offsite link Coronavirus is Nowhere Near Endemic, Says WHO Tue Jan 11, 2022 15:46 | Will Jones
The coronavirus is "nowhere near" endemic, the World Health Organisation has said, while Pfizer's CEO says an Omicron vaccine is on its way and admits two doses no longer work. Some people don't want this to end.
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offsite link One in 12 Teachers Absent in First Week of Term as Class Sizes Reach 120 Tue Jan 11, 2022 13:24 | Will Jones
One in 12 teachers was absent from schools in England during the first week of term, according to the latest data, as some class sizes hit 120. Time to end mass testing?
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offsite link Supreme Leader Nic Sturge-on Tells Scots They May Have to Wear Masks For Years Tue Jan 11, 2022 11:05 | Toby Young
People in Scotland may have to wear masks in public places for years to come, Nicola Sturgeon has warned. This is in spite of masked-up Scotland having a higher number of Covid cases per 100,000 than England.
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offsite link Some Healthcare Workers Have Pre-existing Immunity to Covid, Study Finds Tue Jan 11, 2022 08:58 | Noah Carl
Researchers identified a group of healthcare workers who did not become infected during the first wave. They found evidence of pre-existing T-cell immunity, suggesting that not everyone is equally susceptible to Covid.
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offsite link How?s He Going to Get Out of This One? Fresh Allegations Emerge That Boris Attended Drinks in the No... Tue Jan 11, 2022 07:00 | Will Jones
Fresh allegations have emerged that Boris Johnson attended a social gathering during the first lockdown, described in an email from his PPS as "socially distanced drinks in the No 10 garden... bring your own booze!?
The post How’s He Going to Get Out of This One? Fresh Allegations Emerge That Boris Attended Drinks in the No. 10 Garden During Lockdown appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

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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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roscommon / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Wednesday September 29, 2021 23:50 by Anti Lockdown Ireland   image 1 image
Freedom Rally

Goff Street, Roscommon Town

Sat Oct 2nd @ 2pm
Free Speech Platform

Stand Up For Your Country
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tipperary / worker & community struggles and protests / news report Monday September 27, 2021 23:33 by 1 of Indy   image 6 images   video 1 video file
One hour in Clonmel today. We visited Tipp Fm, the bypass and the depopulation centre at Clonmel park hotel. The people of Tipperary did great work today and planted a few seeds in the minds of the public.

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dublin / worker & community struggles and protests / event notice Monday September 27, 2021 23:13 by 1 of Indy   image 2 images
Youth Rally for Freedom

St Stephens Green
Bandstand, Sunday
Oct 3rd @ 3pm

The youth are striking back and need all the support they can get. Calling on all people to put aside their differences and support the youth who are fighting back.

Many activists have complained that the youth are not doing anything. Well here it is now, will you support them?

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roscommon / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Sunday September 26, 2021 23:52 by Craig Backman

Letter from a serving member of the state of Victoria Police in Australia

Hi Tommy.

I am a current serving member of Victoria Police in Australia. I am embarrassed by my organizations approach to policing this so called pandemic. Just thought Id reach out to you and let you know that there are many among us that dont agree with this approach and are willing to put our careers on the line to speak out against it.

I am one of those and I hope that by me speaking out it may encourage others to do the same.

Following is the body of an email I sent to Victoria Police Management, yesterday, prior to todays protest in Melbourne.

It may cost me my Career but its a small price to pay in the pursuit of liberty and an end to this current dictatorship we are living under.

Keep up the good work.

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dublin / worker & community struggles and protests / event notice Wednesday September 22, 2021 23:29 by Anti Lockdown Ireland   image 1 image
Protest next Wednesday 29th September 2021

2pm at Australian Embassy
49 Stephen Green, Dublin 2

In solidarity with our Australian Brothers & Sisters

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kilkenny / worker & community struggles and protests / event notice Wednesday September 22, 2021 23:13 by JC   text 1 comment (last - sunday september 26, 2021 23:07)   image 3 images
Calling all groups to Unite for a Peaceful Rally

Kilkenny Castle Park
Saturday September 25th at 2pm.

Raise your voice for those too afraid to speak out

Please attend if at all possible as we all know how crucial decentralised pockets of resistance are all across this island

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international / crime and justice / news report Tuesday September 21, 2021 22:50 by 1 of Indy   text 1 comment (last - monday september 27, 2021 23:07)   image 1 image   video 3 video files   audio 1 audio file
Funeral Director speaks out against the Vaccine, the death spike is like nothing he has seen the past few months and people are dying younger and younger. 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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galway / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Tuesday September 21, 2021 20:50 by RiseUp Galway   text 1 comment (last - monday september 27, 2021 23:44)   image 2 images
Gather at the NUIG exhibition of "reflections on covid" or more accurately wall of shame at pm this Saturday.

Time to stand up for the students that have been vilified by their own university for doing what students do and having a night out. read full story / add a comment
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international / crime and justice / other press Monday September 20, 2021 22:08 by 1 of Indy   image 2 images
We have got to remember that all these restrictions by government are because they care about us and they want to keep us all safe. And so we can see the Australian police are taking their job over there very seriously by attacking a 70 year old woman on the street by pepper spraying her in the face while she lay defenseless on the ground after been shoved there by the same guardians of not just peace but health too.
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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
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international / crime and justice / news report Saturday September 18, 2021 01:40 by 1 of Indy   image 1 image   audio 2 audio files
Dr. Reiner Fuellmich, an experienced trial lawyer licensed in Germany and California (USA) and co-founder of the ➥ Corona Investigative Committee, summarizes the Committee's findings to date and reviews the current status. 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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international / sci-tech / other press Tuesday September 14, 2021 01:04 by 1 of Indy

This report from rt.com on the CitizenLab report confirms what many suspected...

Digital rights group CitizenLab has discovered a vulnerability that allowed Israeli spyware company NSO Group to implant its Pegasus malware onto virtually every iPhone, Mac, and Apple Watch device.

CitizenLab revealed the vulnerability on Monday, a week after discovering it by analyzing the phone of a Saudi activist that had been infected with the malware. The discovery was announced to the public shortly after Apple rolled out an update to patch the vulnerability.

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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
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