Politics

Is nearly everybody a 'Conspiracy Theorist' Now in Covid Times?

Teaser: This has become one of the most commonly used phrases of the COVID era embracing anyone who challenges the mainstream COVID narrative. It is now being used to justify censoring social media platforms, taking down Facebook, YouTube and Twitter accounts of individuals or groups that gives an alternative view to the mainstream position, however respected they may be in their field of expertise. It is quite extraordinary when ordinary doctors and citizens are being censored and labelled a conspiracy theorist for simply disagreeing with the government’s position on how to deal with the virus. Another word commonly used now is to be a “denier or denialist”. Are you a Covid denialist?
PART ONE: IDENTIFYING AND DEFINING THE CONSPIRACY THEORIST Who and what is a conspiracy theorist? This has become one of the most commonly used phrases of the COVID era embracing anyone who challenges the mainstream COVID narrative. It is now being...

Big Brother in Waiting: The Coming Technocracy

Teaser: As the COVID19 crisis trundles on, behind the scenes huge plans are being rolled out to create a surveillance culture that will dwarf anything we have seen before, and it will be justified in the name of keeping us safe from COVID19 and future pandemics.
“The Technotronic era involves the gradual appearance of a more controlled society. Such a society would be dominated by an elite, unrestrained by traditional values. Soon it will be possible to assert almost continuous surveillance over every citizen...

Using Fear to Justify the Flu Vaccine

Teaser: This article was first written in 2003 in the USA, when watching the wheels of propaganda role out as the flu season began. Seventeen years later, we are facing a similar situation with a magnitude of 100 as the mainstream media propel a specific narrative about Covid-19 pandemic which only reflects one particular solution: another vaccine.
Introduction We like to think that the advice we get from health organizations and medical professionals is determined solely by unbiased concerns and supported by scientific evidence. However, as most of us are aware, other factors influence decisions...

Are US flu deaths more PR than Science

Teaser: This was the title of an article in the British Medical Journal https://www.bmj.com/content/331/7529/1412 back in 2005 – DBC – Days before Covid. The article states: “US data on influenza deaths are a mess. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) acknowledges a difference between flu death and flu associated death yet uses the terms interchangeably. Additionally, there are significant statistical incompatibilities between official estimates and national vital statistics data. Compounding these problems is a marketing of fear—a CDC communications strategy in which medical experts “predict dire outcomes” during flu seasons.”
 “The CDC website states what has become commonly accepted and widely reported in the lay and scientific press: annually “about 36 000 [Americanshttp://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/disease.htm">www.cdc.gov/flu/about/disease.htm) and “influenza/pneumonia”...

Monsanto The Gates Foundation and the Future of Food

Teaser: he following article comes from Pambazuka news (Pan African Voices for Freedom and Justice) and all credit goes to this organization for their work, including that of looking at the pressure of the GMO industry in African and elsewhere.   This article was written nearly 10 years ago and yet remains relevant and important to the situation today in Africa, especially as the consequences of the Covid19 lockdown in African countries is having such a significant economic impact. It is also relevant given the influence of the Gates Foundation in the development not only of vaccines but also in the broader biotechnology world. This article shares some of these concerns. Nidhi Tandon | 15 November 2011 | technologies, seeds & biodiversity | United States
Thanks to the US’s 2009 Global Food Security Act, food aid policy for the first time mandates the use of genetic modification technologies. Nidhi Tandon looks at how this legislation helps biotechnology companies monopolise the seed industry at the...

Genetically Modified Food: Insanity or the Future of Food:

Teaser: As with most things to do with food, the subject is full of controversy and conflicting evidence. Advocates of GMO’s think it will be the next agricultural revolution, bringing increased yields and a more sustainable agriculture to the world and its ever-growing population, while critics claim the health risks, environmental damage and financial exploitation of poor farmers threatens the future of food.
Can we really trust the agricultural industry and companies like Monsanto, or governments that seem under their influence, when they attempt to assuage people’s concerns? Or, are the concerns of many people simply naïve doubts about scientific progress...

Poverty, The “Gray Zone” of Life in Africa Part One

Teaser: In the book Behind the Beautiful Flowers: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity, author Katherine Boo describes the quality of life in one of India’s largest slums. Next door to this ravaged slum sits a five star hotel, evidence of the booming real estate in Mumbai.
Part One:  Katherine Boo managed to spend considerable time in the undercity, Annawadi, where she wrote this book, in spite of opposition from local police, and initial suspicion from local inhabitants. In a review of the book by Pankaj Mishra,...

The Gray Zone Part Two Malawi

Teaser: Malawi is but one example of an African country struggling to feed itself and to develop its economic and political structures. It is one of the poorer countries in Africa.
Part Two: Malawi: One Example in Africa. 2012 Malawi is but one example of an African country struggling to feed itself and to develop its economic and political structures. It is one of the poorer countries in Africa. It is situated on Lake Malawi,...

Nairobi, Africa and David Mamet

Teaser: The congested streets of downtown reveal a thriving city and yet, the surrounding roads around the downtown are congealed masses of traffic, spewing diesel fumes and laying waste to time like nothing else. A ten minute journey with no traffic takes 60-90 minutes with traffic. Nothing moves. Traffic police try vainly to flow traffic through junctions and roundabouts – the latter of which only work when people obey the basic principle of giving way to traffic on the right (if driving on left hand side of the road), which NEVER happens in Nairobi. No one gives way, period
The congested streets of downtown reveal a thriving city and yet, the surrounding roads around the downtown are congealed masses of traffic, spewing diesel fumes and laying waste to time like nothing else. A ten minute journey with no traffic takes...

Vaccine Epidemic: Book Review Part Two

Teaser: The review continues to explore the personal impact of vaccines, their use by the military, the increasing numbers of vaccines given to children and the case of Dr Andrew Wakefield in the UK. It summarizes the medical politics behind vaccine policy and the societal problems this brings up. 
Part II of the book begins with a recommendation to read Ursula La Quinn’s book “The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas.” It then follows in Chapter 11 with a mother’s story of how two of her children became autistic and the heartache that ensued. The...

WikiHow Teaching Children how to Lie to their Parents.

Teaser:  It is the sacred duty of parents to protect and care for their children. The well-being of humanity depends on this fact.
 Parents are the ones responsible for their children and in so doing have the right to decide what is in their best interests. The role of the state and the law is only to protect the child in the event that the child’s life is directly threatened...

Who and What is the Joint BioSecurity Centre in the UK

Teaser: It used to be the Scientific and Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) but now its the ominous sounding Joint BioSecurity Centre. What are they doing?
The scientific and Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) in the UK, was for a while the rather secret group of advisors for the government for Covid19. . It included Dr Patrick Vallance, the UK Chief Scientific Officer and ex board member of GlaxoSmithKline,...

How Lockdowns Destroy Lives but Create the Surveillance Culture Orwell Feared

Teaser: It is obvious to a growing number of people that the lockdown strategy will kill more people than Covid19
It is obvious to a growing number of people that the lockdown strategy will kill more people than Covid19. When some sanity ideally returns to the world and we all take a good look around and see what governments did in the name of fighting Covid19,...

The role of the liberal/progressive media in the times of Covid.

Teaser: The liberal progressive media like to think they are concerned with a just society, emphasizing social and economic equality, looking after the poor and downtrodden, using the structure of the state to protect to protect civil rights and the right to dissent from any abuse of power in society.
As modern capitalism has evolved in the last thirty years, eroding the middle class, making life for the most unfortunate even worse and entrenching even greater economic inequities in society, one would think that it would be clear that the progressive...

The Rockefeller Foundation and the World Economic Forum: Their Vision For Resetting the World

Teaser: The Rockefeller Foundation is a US based NGO with a long reputation as an influential organization in the area of public health and social policy. It has been a ubiquitous presence in civic, public health and political life in the USA for over a century. It was founded in 1913 by John D. Rockefeller and his son of the same name.
 According to Wikipedia, in 2015, the Foundation was ranked as the 39th largest U.S. foundation by total giving. By year end 2016, assets were tallied at $4.1 billion (unchanged from 2015), with annual grants of $173 million. Wikipedia...

Oxford University/AstraZeneca Vaccine Trials expanding into Kenya

Teaser: Kenya is now participating in  one of the world's front runner vaccine trials.
 It has already been performing studies in South Africa, Brazil, the USA and the UK but recently had to halt its studies due to 2 cases of transverse myelitis (a neurological condition) in vaccine participants. However, the trial has since re-started...

Latest opinions from the British Propaganda Corporation

Teaser: Can we trust antything the mainstream media says now
On August 29th in London, around 35,000 people gathered in Trafalgar Square to demonstrate against the UK government’s strategy to deal with the Covid19. A diverse number of people attended and also a few organizations were present, all of whom shared...

Do the Numbers Justify Locking Down the World

Teaser: This was in April. Fast forward six months and the song remains the same
 ABSTRACT COVID-19 has brought the world to a standstill. Governments have put their populations under house arrest and the global economy has been shut down. But is this justified by the numbers? Are the numbers of confirmed cases and the death...

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