Blog Feeds

The Saker
A bird's eye view of the vineyard

offsite link The world according to Vladimir Putin Sat Oct 23, 2021 18:54 | amarynth
Russian president, in Sochi, lays down the law in favor of conservatism ? says the woke West is in decline By Pepe Escobar, posted with permission and first posted at

offsite link Christian Vignette #6 ? Comparing approaches to ?fine and obscure theological points? Sat Oct 23, 2021 16:54 | The Saker
A few years ago I wrote an article entitled “Russia and Islam, part eight: working together, a basic ?how-to?” in which I wrote the following about how (some) Christians and

offsite link Few items, more to come soon Fri Oct 22, 2021 17:07 | The Saker
First, please read this analysis from Andrei Martyanov: https://smoothiex12.blogspo... Second, Putin’s speech: probably the most important in his career!  We will post the full text when the translators in the

offsite link From Russia, With (Taliban) Love Fri Oct 22, 2021 10:05 | amarynth
Asia’s powerbrokers dropped an Afghan bombshell in Moscow today: ‘the country’s reconstruction must be paid for by its military occupiers of 20 years.’ By Pepe Escobar posted with permission and

offsite link Moveable Feast Cafe 2021/10/21 ? Open Thread Thu Oct 21, 2021 19:00 | herb
2021/10/21 18:00:02Welcome 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

The Saker >>

Lockdown Skeptics

The Daily Sceptic

offsite link Prepare to Reintroduce Work from Home Guidelines, SAGE Tells Government Sat Oct 23, 2021 15:32 | Michael Curzon
SAGE has urged ministers to prepare for the ?rapid deployment? of restrictions, including the reintroduction of work from home rules, if cases reach a certain level.
The post Prepare to Reintroduce Work from Home Guidelines, SAGE Tells Government appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link Hospital Appointments in Glasgow Being Cancelled to Reduce Road Traffic during COP26 Sat Oct 23, 2021 14:40 | Michael Curzon
Face-to-face hospital appointments in Glasgow are being cancelled or rescheduled to help free up roads for the upcoming U.N. climate change conference, COP26.
The post Hospital Appointments in Glasgow Being Cancelled to Reduce Road Traffic during COP26 appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link More than a Million School Children in England Alone Face Heightened Covid Restrictions Sat Oct 23, 2021 11:41 | Michael Curzon
More than a million pupils at 3,250 schools in England face their education being burdened by further restrictions due to pressure from local councils which are fearful of rising 'case' numbers.
The post More than a Million School Children in England Alone Face Heightened Covid Restrictions appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link As Infection Rates for Vaccinated Aged 40-79 Hit Double the Rates in the Unvaccinated, the U.K. Heal... Sat Oct 23, 2021 07:00 | Will Jones
Infection rates in the vaccinated are now more than double those in the unvaccinated for people aged 40-79, according to the latest UKHSA data. This week there is also a startling revelation about the vaccines.
The post As Infection Rates for Vaccinated Aged 40-79 Hit Double the Rates in the Unvaccinated, the U.K. Health Security Agency Suggests that Vaccines May Hobble the Immune Response on Infection appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link News Round-Up Sat Oct 23, 2021 00:25 | Michael Curzon
A summary of all the most interesting stories that have appeared about politicians? efforts to control the virus ? and other acts of hubris and folly ? not just in Britain, but around the world.
The post News Round-Up appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

Lockdown Skeptics >>

Voltaire Network
Voltaire, international edition

offsite link Rapprochement between USA and Saudi Arabia Fri Oct 22, 2021 18:15 | en

offsite link Bashar al-Assad is no longer objectionable Fri Oct 22, 2021 17:37 | en

offsite link Mali accuses France of training the terrorists it professes to fight Wed Oct 20, 2021 11:19 | en

offsite link The Western economic system is coming to an end, by Thierry Meyssan Tue Oct 19, 2021 08:58 | en

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

Voltaire Network >>

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
international / health / disability issues / opinion/analysis Saturday October 16, 2021 01:00 by 1 of Indy
This article from Dr Mike Yeadon former chief scientist at Pfizier a number of years ago presents his commentary on Dr Fauci who is the head Covid Czar in the US. He raises very serious concerns about the vaccine and whether you have been jabbed or not, it is worth reading what he had to say read full story / add a comment
international / economics and finance / press release Wednesday October 13, 2021 15:25 by Comms Manager, olivia@jubileeusa.org
The IMF World Economic Outlook report lowered economic growth projections for wealthy and poor countries. The IMF forecasts 5.9% global economic growth. read full story / add a comment
galway / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Monday October 11, 2021 00:06 by Anti Lockdown
GALWAY RESTAURANT IS THE FIRST BUSINESS IN IRELAND TO CHALLENGE THE VACCINE PASS AT COURT ON GROUNDS OF DISCRIMINATION 
read full story / add a comment
Arthur Labinjo-Hughes
international / crime and justice / opinion/analysis Sunday October 10, 2021 19:25 by Gary Jordan   image 1 image
The shameful neglect of children by police departments obsessed with COVID-19 legislation. read full story / add a comment
King was arrested in 1963 for protesting the treatment of blacks in Birmingham.
international / rights, freedoms and repression / opinion/analysis Friday October 08, 2021 20:33 by Caoimhghin Ó Croidheáin   image 1 image
The usage of the term ‘woke’ has spread rapidly in the last ten years from meaning awareness of racial prejudice and discrimination to describing the identity politics of various ethnic groups in the USA. The term has a long history reaching back to the 1930s when Black American folk singer-songwriter Huddie Ledbetter, a.k.a. Lead Belly finished a song advising people with the words to ‘best stay woke, keep their eyes open.’

The history of ethnic- or identity- based politics has long been a long one in the United States going back to the ethnocultural (ethnic, religious and racial identity) politics of the 19th century. Identity- based politics resurfaced in the 1960s with the Black Panther Party (BPP) (originally the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense), a Black Power political organization founded by college students Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton in 1966. In the 1970s, identity politics were seen with the Black feminist socialist group, Combahee River Collective, and spread with the LGBT movements of the 1980s. Today ‘wokism’ is associated with identity-based groups such as Black Lives Matter (BLM). read full story / add a comment
international / economics and finance / press release Tuesday October 05, 2021 14:17 by Jubilee USA Network
An investigation into more than 11 million private financial documents show hundreds of public officials in 90 nations using schemes to hide wealth offshore and avoid taxes. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists released the Pandora Papers in partnership with the Washington Post and 600 journalists in 116 countries. read full story / add a comment
international / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Monday October 04, 2021 22:47 by 1 of Indy   text 1 comment (last - saturday october 09, 2021 20:55)   video 1 video file   audio 1 audio file
Kieran Morrissey an Irish engineer who has worked for over 22 years in a major Irish teaching hospital has released a very important video and written the article reproduced here. In summary he says the widespread adverse effects now being seen caused by the Covid Jabs which involves mainly blood clots and associated problems like strokes and heart attacks and heart failure have symptoms very similar to what the Marburg virus can cause. Already forces are at work in the media to claim a Marburg pandemic is on the way. By sheer chance they have a vaccine even more deadly. The vaccine injuries which are growing massively by the week and will really take off when people take the boosters will be used to create the new scare and force a new round of vaccinations for Marburg which will cause even more death. It is important for people to break the cycle of taking deadly vaccines and understand what is planned. read full story / add a comment
The-Iconoclast-Roundtable-Series-3.png
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).

read full story / add a comment
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
clonmel_truth_img1.jpg
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.

read full story / add a comment
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.

read full story / add a comment
funeral_director_speaks_out_about_covid_1.jpg
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
dont_trust_the_presstitutes.jpg
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.

read full story / add a comment
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
Reiner_Fuellmich_Summary_of_Findings_of_Covid_Investigative_Committee.jpg
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.
read full story / add a comment
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
This page can be viewed in
English Gaeilge

IMC network

© 2001-2021 Independent Media Centre Ireland. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by Independent Media Centre Ireland. Disclaimer | Privacy