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Viral Inequality: From Jeff Bezos to the struggle of Indian Farmers Billionaires have profited enormously from lockdown, whilst mega corporations are buying out and shutting down independent stores and farms.

Colin Todhunter

According to a new report by Oxfam, ‘The Inequality Virus’, the wealth of the world’s billionaires increased by $3.9tn (trillion) between 18 March and 31 December 2020. Their total wealth now stands at $11.95tn.

The world’s 10 richest billionaires have collectively seen their wealth increase by $540bn over this period. In September 2020, Jeff Bezos could have paid all 876,000 Amazon employees a $105,000 bonus and still be as wealthy as he was before COVID.

At the same time, hundreds of millions of people will lose (have lost) their jobs and face destitution and hunger. It is estimated that the total number of people living in poverty could have increased by between 200 million and 500 million in 2020. The number of people living in poverty might not return even to its pre-crisis level for over a decade.

Mukesh Ambani, India’s richest man and head of Reliance Industries, which specialises in petrol, retail and telecommunications, doubled his wealth between March and October 2020. He now has $78.3bn. The average increase in Ambani’s wealth in just over four days represented more than the combined annual wages of all of Reliance Industries’ 195,000 employees.

The Oxfam report states that lockdown in India resulted in the country’s billionaires increasing their wealth by around 35 per cent. At the same time, 84 per cent of households suffered varying degrees of income loss. Some 170,000 people lost their jobs every hour in April 2020 alone.

The authors also noted that income increases for India’s top 100 billionaires since March 2020 was enough to give each of the 138 million poorest people a cheque for 94,045 rupees.

The report went on to state:

…it would take an unskilled worker 10,000 years to make what Ambani made in an hour during the pandemic…and three years to make what Ambani made in a second.”

During lockdown and after, hundreds of thousands of migrant workers in the cities (who had no option but to escape the country’s avoidable but deepening agrarian crisis) were left without jobs, money, food or shelter.

It is clear that COVID has been used as cover for consolidating the power of the unimaginably rich. But plans for boosting their power and wealth will not stop there. One of the most lucrative sectors for these people is agrifood.

More than 60 per cent of India’s almost 1.4 billion population rely (directly or indirectly) on agriculture for their livelihood. Aside from foreign interests, Mukesh Ambani and fellow billionaire Gautam Adani (India’s second richest person with major agribusiness interests) are set to benefit most from the recently passed farm bills that will lead to the wholesale corporatisation of the agrifood sector.

Corporate consolidation

A recent article on the grain.org website, ‘Digital control: how big tech moves into food and farming (and what it means)’, describes how Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Facebook and others are closing in on the global agrifood sector while the likes of Bayer, Syngenta, Corteva and Cargill are cementing their stranglehold.

The tech giants entry into the sector will increasingly lead to a mutually beneficial integration between the companies that supply products to farmers (pesticides, seeds, fertilisers, tractors, drones, etc) and those that control the flow of data and have access to digital (cloud) infrastructure and food consumers. This system is based on corporate centralisation and concentration (monopolisation).

Grain notes that in India global corporations are also colonising the retail space through e-commerce. Walmart entered into India in 2016 by a US$3.3 billion take-over of the online retail start-up Jet.com which, in 2018, was followed by a US$16 billion take-over of India’s largest online retail platform Flipkart. Today, Walmart and Amazon now control almost two-thirds of India’s digital retail sector.

Amazon and Walmart are using predatory pricing, deep discounts and other unfair business practices to lure customers towards their online platforms. According to Grain, when the two companies generated sales of over US$3 billion in just six days during a Diwali festival sales blitz, India’s small retailers called out in desperation for a boycott of online shopping.

In 2020, Facebook and the US-based private equity concern KKR committed over US$7 billion to Reliance Jio, the digital store of one of India’s biggest retail chains. Customers will soon be able to shop at Reliance Jio through Facebook’s chat application, WhatsApp.

The plan for retail is clear: the eradication of millions of small traders and retailers and neighbourhood mom and pop shops. It is similar in agriculture.

The aim is to buy up rural land, amalgamate it and roll out a system of chemically-drenched farmerless farms owned or controlled by financial speculators, the high-tech giants and traditional agribusiness concerns. The end-game is a system of contract farming that serves the interests of big tech, big agribusiness and big retail. Smallholder peasant agriculture is regarded as an impediment to be replaced by large industrial-scale farms.

This model will be based on driverless tractors, drones, genetically engineered/lab-produced food and all data pertaining to land, water, weather, seeds and soils patented and often pirated from peasant farmers.

Farmers possess centuries of accumulated knowledge that once gone will never be got back. Corporatisation of the sector has already destroyed or undermined functioning agrarian ecosystems that draw on centuries of traditional knowledge and are increasingly recognised as valid approaches to secure food security.

And what of the hundreds of millions to be displaced in order to fill the pockets of the billionaire owners of these corporations? Driven to cities to face a future of joblessness: mere ‘collateral damage’ resulting from a short-sighted system of dispossessive predatory capitalism that destroys the link between humans, ecology and nature to boost the bottom line of the immensely rich.

Imperial intent

India’s agrifood sector has been on the radar of global corporations for decades. With deep market penetration and near saturation having been achieved by agribusiness in the US and elsewhere, India represents an opportunity for expansion and maintaining business viability and all-important profit growth. And by teaming up with the high-tech players in Silicon Valley, multi-billion dollar data management markets are being created. From data and knowledge to land, weather and seeds, capitalism is compelled to eventually commodify (patent and own) all aspects of life and nature.

Foreign agricapital is applying enormous pressure on India to scrap its meagre (in comparison to the richer nations) agricultural subsidies. The public distribution system and publicly held buffer stocks constitute an obstacle to the profit-driven requirements of global agribusiness interests.

Such interests require India to become dependent on imports (alleviating the overproduction problem of Western agricapital – the vast stocks of grains that it already dumps on the Global South) and to restructure its own agriculture for growing crops (fruit, vegetables) that consumers in the richer countries demand. Instead of holding physical buffer stocks for its own use, India would hold foreign exchange reserves and purchase food stocks from global traders.

Successive administrations have made the country dependent on volatile flows of foreign capital via foreign direct investment (and loans). The fear of capital flight is ever present. Policies are often governed by the drive to attract and retain these inflows. This financialisation of agriculture serves to undermine the nation’s food security, placing it at the mercy of unforeseen global events (conflict, oil prices, public health crises) international commodity speculators and unstable foreign investment.

Current agricultural ‘reforms’ are part of a broader process of imperialism’s increasing capture of the Indian economy, which has led to its recolonization by foreign corporations as a result of neoliberalisation which began in 1991. By reducing public sector buffer stocks and introducing corporate-dictated contract farming and full-scale neoliberal marketisation for the sale and procurement of produce, India will be sacrificing its farmers and its own food security for the benefit of a handful of unscrupulous billionaires.

As independent cultivators are bankrupted, the aim is that land will eventually be amalgamated to facilitate large-scale industrial cultivation. Indeed, a recent piece on the Research Unit for Political Economy site, ‘The Kisans Are Right: Their Land Is At Stake‘, describes how the Indian government is ascertaining which land is owned by whom with the ultimate aim of making it easier to eventually sell it off (to foreign investors and agribusiness). Other developments are also part of the plan (such as the Karnataka Land Reform Act), which will make it easier for business to purchase agricultural land.

India could eventually see institutional investors with no connection to farming (pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, endowment funds and investments from governments, banks, insurance companies and high net worth individuals) purchasing land. This is an increasing trend globally and, again, India represents a huge potential market. The funds have no connection to farming, have no interest in food security and are involved just to make profit from land.

The recent farm bills – if not repealed – will impose the neoliberal shock therapy of dispossession and dependency, finally clearing the way to restructure the agri-food sector. The massive inequalities and injustices that have resulted from the COVID-related lockdowns are a mere taste of what is to come.

The hundreds of thousands of farmers who have been on the streets protesting against these bills are at the vanguard of the pushback – they cannot afford to fail. There is too much at stake.

Colin Todhunter is an independent journalist who writes on development, environmental issues, politics, food and agriculture. In August 2018 he was named as one of 400 Living Peace and Justice Leaders and Models by Transcend Media Services, in recognition of his journalism. Join him on Twitter.

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Paul Vonharnish
Paul Vonharnish
Feb 6, 2021 3:42 PM

Probably one of George Carlin’s finest moments: >

George Carlin – List of people who ought to be killed
From “Complaints and Grievances” – 2001

Petrarcha
Petrarcha
Feb 22, 2021 12:52 PM

Tedious, crude and feeble, and ultimately empty. An apposite demonstration of a humorist emphatically not using humour for any usefully tendentious purpose. How about a compelling rallying cry from some high-profile figures for a genuine, concrete take-out list, the accomplishment of which would actually make a change for the better for everyone left:the Gateses, Bezos, Wales, Brin, Page, Ellison, Musk, the entire WEF Mob, Liveris, Fitterling, Wenning, Winkeljohann, Breen, Fyrwald, the termination of the entire Washington DC and Virginaia estabilshments and the purge of, say,1000001 other named politicians and profiteers.

Paul Vonharnish
Paul Vonharnish
Feb 22, 2021 11:59 PM
Reply to  Petrarcha

Hello Petrarcha: Unfortunately, I’d have to agree. Mr Carlin had much to say over the years, but his message was lost in distractions… People won’t be entertained when the food supply crashes…

fame
fame
Feb 5, 2021 7:49 PM

Struggle in Africa as well as Gates and co. exacerbate starvation with its bogus green revolution.
https://www.rosalux.de/en/publication/id/42635/false-promises-the-alliance-for-a-green-revolution-in-africa-agra

Carnyx
Carnyx
Feb 5, 2021 12:47 PM

Crime does pay after all

Antonym
Antonym
Feb 5, 2021 1:37 AM
dr death
dr death
Feb 4, 2021 5:43 PM

the kleptocryptocracy are rearranging all the deck chairs on h.m.s global titanic, stuffing all the bills they have stolen from mom and pop into their diamante nik naks…. and doing their very best to ensure that all the little people starve to death…

‘no one will be left out’ so the idiot media tells me… ‘Simple greed is just so yesterday darling, genocide is the new black’… says some rich bejewelled hag somewhere.

jeffs even found time to post some naughty pix of his schmeckle to his transgenderized yenta (trazenta?) in the national enquirer, as well as spec out his new 2.5 billion babel tower destined for dc (gotta be close to them minions).

such interesting times.

October
October
Feb 4, 2021 4:53 PM

More about Greta, Rihanna and the Indian farmers: https://www.patreon.com/posts/47091496

fame
fame
Feb 5, 2021 7:59 PM
Reply to  October
October
October
Feb 5, 2021 9:05 PM
Reply to  fame

Poor child. She’s completely out of her depth. She needs to get out of politics and go back to being a young girl.

Baldskull
Baldskull
Feb 4, 2021 12:52 PM

Here again is why everything you hear, see and read must have a bit of skepticism. 30 days is 720 hours @170,000= 122 million in one month. At that rate, the whole country would be unemployed according to Oxfam in the article.

Hank
Hank
Feb 4, 2021 7:16 AM

Do not despair.

Bezos is going down and will be bankrupt. Don’t be surprised if he goes MIA soon.

Too many people focus on Amazon when they talk about Bezos and for get he owns media.Washington Post being one of them.

Trump signed and order in 2018 I believe about interference in US elections and Bezos along with Zucherberg and Dorsey of Twatter to name a few will be in serious trouble.

Ceo’s of many big corporations have been stepping down because of election fraud and crimes against children.It’s much bigger than you think. Bezos Zuckerberg and other all have ties to Epstien and Maxwell. Yes Trump did know Epstien but when he found out about him cut ties and kicked him of Maralago after a complaint from a member about Epstien. When the lawyer for the victims case against Epstien asked for anyone to come forward it was only Trump who did and gave the lawyer great information.

A man of Bezos’s stature doesn’t step down. He’s a control freak.

Why step down now when you should be out celebrating the supposed downfall of the man you hate and have been after for 4 years? Now is the time to reap the benefits of your actions one would think? Instead he steps down? Hmmm.

As a matter of fact nobody from Trump’s enemies are celebrating. They are more angry now than when he was in office. Why is that?

Use your brain people.

mgeo
mgeo
Feb 4, 2021 8:22 AM
Reply to  Hank

1,480 CEOs of major US businesses resigned in 2019, and sold their stocks. Another 219 resigned in Jan. 2020. -globalresearch.ca, 2020-07.

They bailed out because they had ripped off the system enough to expect it to crash.

Hank
Hank
Feb 5, 2021 2:28 PM
Reply to  mgeo

What about Federal Judges stepping down?

Judge Emmet Sullivan Retiring,
“The 27-year veteran of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia is one of at least two dozen federal judges to announce plans in recent weeks to take senior status? 

U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan, a trial court mainstay in Washington who presided over the politically fraught prosecution of Trump National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and litigation over Hillary Clinton’s email server stemming from her days as secretary of state, is retiring.

73 is young to retire for a judge so soon after your most hated prez left and your beloved Biden comes to the rescue?

Did these rip off the system also?

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/class-action/d-c-federal-judge-emmet-sullivan-to-retire-biden-to-fill-seat

Ort
Ort
Feb 5, 2021 6:53 PM
Reply to  Hank

Sullivan was a successful Democratic Party/”Resistance” saboteur who flagantly poured sand into the already wobbly and eccentric wheels of justice.

His dirty work done, he’s apparently being allowed to retire in comfort and nominal dignity; there are plenty of other “Resistance” apparatchiks with law degrees in the wings, or under them, who will be rewarded with judgeships and continue the judicial “wet work”.

Mon
Mon
Feb 4, 2021 5:30 AM

What an amazing article! A necessary one. Thank you.

Guy
Guy
Feb 3, 2021 11:49 PM
captain spam
captain spam
Feb 3, 2021 10:27 PM

In the last 9 Covid months of 2020, the wealth of the planet’s 2,300 billionaires grew by $3.9 trillion.
At the same time, the income of working people fell by $3.7 trillion. The close correlation of these figures is entirely coincidental.

Anyone who suggests otherwise, that this was all a planned colossal transfer of wealth upwards to the super rich, is of course just a tinfoil hat wearing conspiracy theorist, and probably a racist, homophobic, transphobic, sexist, white supremacist neo nazi to boot, who should be drummed out of the Brownies, blackballed from the golf club, and thrown into one of Creepy Joe’s new Re Education Camps for their own good.

Mac
Mac
Feb 3, 2021 9:58 PM

Robin Hood Red Pills

Mac
Mac
Feb 3, 2021 9:57 PM

Gates Presents Children’s Lecture SayingHe’s Building a Global Virus Police Force

https://twitter.com/BillGates/status/1356374923078369281

The Coming Revolution
The Coming Revolution
Feb 3, 2021 9:43 PM

Our human state of affairs would be like a man, though perfectly healthy and able to breathe as freely and deeply, as he is made to breathe by nature or God, is nevertheless connected since birth, through several tubes and wires, to an oxygen tank that has to be filled regularly, with all the burden that it means. He has to carry that tank on his back wherever he goes with all the wires and tubes hanging around him. He is unable to sit well, to stand upright, to eat comfortably, to sleep at all or have a pleasurable conversation with family and friends. Besides, he may at any time need the urgent presence of experts in various fields to take care of his tank and other machines connected To him. To live like that is hell but he doesn’t dare to trust his guts and knock down all that makes his life miserable because he believes, or has been made to believe, he would die if he is disconnected.

Our man is human nature, of which those in power are distrustful; they have inculcated that distrust to the rest of us, so we would suspect one another and believe that we are incapable of local self-organisation but need an authority to take care of us. It’s important, they say, to keep social peace, that we live that way, a miserable life, forgetting that it would be a contradiction within nature, which is wise, to bring to life a species that goes against the movement of life.

John Ervin
John Ervin
Feb 3, 2021 9:39 PM

From subtitle to this piece:

“Billionaires have profited enormously from lockdown, whilst mega corporations are buying out and shutting down independent stores and farms”

That of course is what this fake crisis is all about. The rest is so many curly ribbons from all the piñatas tbey are busting for their self-aggrandizements.

Marie
Marie
Feb 3, 2021 9:07 PM

Does anyone have contact with folk in England being subjected to the “door to door” testing?
I read that there are several areas being targeted but do not have contacts there.
Each area appears to be handling it differently, e.g. some staffed by police, some council workers. Anyone have any more information? It sort of smells like a test run (oh the pun).

Ken Garoo
Ken Garoo
Feb 3, 2021 8:59 PM

All you need to know about the mentality of Bezos

“Under their contracts, Amazon drivers were supposed to make between $18 and $25 per hour and keep all their tips. However, since at least 2016, the company had been secretly confiscating tips customers sent through an app, using their contributions to reduce their own wage payouts, meaning they were swindling both customers and employees. “In total, Amazon stole nearly one-third of drivers’ tips to pad its own bottom line,” said FTC Commissioner Rohit Chopra.

“Media Runs Defense for Amazon After Retail Giant Caught Stealing Millions From Workers”
https://www.mintpressnews.com/media-bias-defense-amazon-caught-stealing-millions-workers/275057/

Boycott the POS.

captain spam
captain spam
Feb 3, 2021 10:34 PM
Reply to  Ken Garoo

The employees also have to wear adult diapers at work because they are not allowed bathroom breaks.

John Ervin
John Ervin
Feb 4, 2021 12:11 AM
Reply to  captain spam

I don’t think Ive heard anything so disgusting since I worked 3 long days as a temp in my youth for Bechtel, a revolting throng of disgusting slavers. They micromanage your time by the millisecond and shame and scold you if you slack off for a nanosecond. 3 or 4 times tighter than the next most vile company. They got kicked out of Colombia then sued the indigenous native tribes from Holland.

For collecting their OWN native rainwater without Bechtel permission!

See what I mean. HAHAHAHAHA. Just filthy. What intergalactic cads.

George Schultz company, that lovely centenarian.

Farceurs!

Ooink
Ooink
Feb 3, 2021 8:53 PM

Does anyone know how rabid the true believers are? The ones right down with the narrative…I don’t know if they’re all bots, 90% bots or what. But they are…insane.

Edwige
Edwige
Feb 3, 2021 8:46 PM

Another salvo in the developing attack on meat-eating:

https://www.chathamhouse.org/2021/02/food-system-impacts-biodiversity-loss

October
October
Feb 3, 2021 9:20 PM
Reply to  Edwige

Thirdly, we need to farm in a more nature-friendly, biodiversity-supporting way, limiting the use of inputs and replacing monoculture with polyculture farming practices.

Funny how that is precisely the opposite of what they’re trying to force on India.

Buster Bloodvessel
Buster Bloodvessel
Feb 4, 2021 2:33 AM
Reply to  Edwige

Global dietary changes in line with the EAT-Lancet recommendations.

anyone not familiar with EAT should look into it , another of the burgeoning nexus of think tanks all feeding the desired “expert/science backed evidence” into the agenda machine.

fame
fame
Feb 3, 2021 8:37 PM

Today my neighbor was working with a drone from a computer inside his house. I was on a walk along a deep snow meadow when I heard the drone, I looked up saw the drone and a white-tailed sea eagle on a collision course, at the last split second the sea eagle flicked its wings and narrowly missed the drone which, apparently, had not detected the eagle. I am sick of all this technology and I am going to resist the technocratic future being pushed upon us.

I hope the good Germans are done being good. And resist too: https://www.globalresearch.ca/implanted-vaccine-package-id-germanys-parliament-has-ratified-gavis-digital-agenda-id2020/5736277

I thought that was bad enough but then I came across this video. https://youtu.be/FE2Ky3ktngY
Being a person who has worked most of my life with plants and preferring to hang with them more than with people, I am deeply sickened and angered. If dolphins working for the US Navy wasn’t bad enough. Now they want plants working for the police state. Being a poor shot, I was never into guns but I have lots of friends with many of them. Perhaps I start the target practice tomorrow if there are drones in the air.

Lets all continue to rise up and stop this madness so we can avert the incoming disaster as the sea eagle did today.

Paul Vonharnish
Paul Vonharnish
Feb 4, 2021 1:17 AM
Reply to  fame

Drone versus double (00) buckshot. = Shot gun 1. Drone 0.

John Pretty
John Pretty
Feb 3, 2021 8:09 PM

“It is clear that COVID has been used as cover for consolidating the power of the unimaginably rich.”

And yet the world’s richest man – Elon Musk – is a lockdown sceptic who describes lockdowns as “fascism”.

Some rich people may be evil. But equally some poor people may be evil.

The bible says “the love of money is the root of all evil”. Not the possession of money.

1 Timothy 6:10 :

“For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils. It is through this craving that some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pangs.”

There are many poor people who lust after money, in fact, sometimes they may be more grasping than the rich. After all, the rich often have no need for more money.

John Ervin
John Ervin
Feb 3, 2021 8:18 PM
Reply to  John Pretty

Musk is an enigma in a luxurious riddle that must be explored and scrutinized. I had heard that his SpaceX was failing and adopted by that Nazi-originated NASA.

In any event, someone who has acquired that many billions in 10 months -ONE HUNDRED AND SIXTY-
to add to his too paltry 2019 stash of a meh 26, needs our scrutiny, eh?

oggy
oggy
Feb 4, 2021 11:44 AM
Reply to  John Ervin

Musk piques my interest,I have viewed several interviews with him.If his sincerety is bona fide ,then his comments about human survival relating to interplanetary colonies and e v entually beyond to other Star Systems is necessary because he thinks the risk of Nuclear Obliteration looms large(nothing new there) plus eco system crashes.The big one he reiterates is AI,because there is not enough oversite of these developments,his premise is once the Genie is out, there is no coming back,he seems genuine in his concerns about this,I dont think he is religious in the orthodox sense’,no superbeing ready to sort things out”

Kalen
Kalen
Feb 3, 2021 8:48 PM
Reply to  John Pretty

It is greed that is evil and Musk is as greedy as any of his oligarchic pals and he continuously openly lies manipulates people for money, treating workers and management who do the real job like dirt, killing people with their dangerous products. He and Bezos among others are new digital moguls as evil as XIX century industrial moguls and their utopian projects, The Money itself feeds true lust for power over people to enslave them, force them to realize oligarchs’ sick delusional nightmares, regardless of deadly human costs ,brutally re-engineering people’s lives into digital cage of neofeudalism as Musk and likes embraced total control and surveillance state via digital technology while giving themselves absolute freedom with no social, cultural or moral barriers. Musk, Bezos, Zukerberg Dorsey, and entire brutal gang of oligarchy are all despicable characters, borderline psychopaths that must be institutionalized for good of society that pays with blood, sweat and tears for their sickly caprices whilst people take power to self govern without need for half brain dead oligarchic clowns telling us how we must live.

dr death
dr death
Feb 4, 2021 6:16 PM
Reply to  John Pretty

musk, aptly named as he is, is just a stooge, like the rest of these creepy, foisty, nerdy, so called tek wizards…
most of the nonsense being rolled out has been on darpa’s books and gamed for decades, and is a response to a general awakening or perception amongst the masses that things aren’t quite right in kansas..

this is what elite fear looks like… insanity.

image
image
Feb 3, 2021 7:46 PM

Willem
Willem
Feb 3, 2021 7:41 PM

New definition of a bellboy: Is very healthy and young, wears a mask, waits more than 3 meter apart from any another person. Runs out of the elevator the moment someone else shares the elevator with him (in which >2 persons are allowed).

Happened to me today when I was standing in the open space parking lot where you do not have to wear a mask (and no I was not the mask wearer).

I am afraid that the same person is desperately waiting for the vaccination that will only make him sick.

It’s just one person and I saw many non-mask wearers today and just mention this anecdote as it is an extreme encounter.

Yet, the behavior of that bellboy is fully conditioned by 1 year of ruthless doom propaganda by our good intentioned ‘adults in the room’.

What the media, experts and politicians have done to us in the last 12 months, is comparable with some sadistic sort of domestic violence which leads to all sorts of pathologic behavior in their victims (like the bellboy).

I have noticed in my hospital that the men in charge (those who make all the decisions and are in the news, yet don’t see patients) are no longer seen. Which is their full right of course (as they are ardent supporters of lockdowns, social distancing, etc)

But we also had to social distance in March 2020 and had a lockdown, and then these men were seen every day in the hospital and seemed (it appeared to me) to have the time of their lives. They were going to save us from disaster, they thought. – Why? Because the media told them and us so!

Pride becomes for the fall
And what comes up, must come down

Maybe they know by now, that their presence is not so much liked anymore. Or maybe they don’t like encounters where they can see with their own eyes that their rules have made people crazy (like the bellboy).

They were the adults in the room who used their power to harm and continue to harm those whom they should protect from harm out of their function.

What can one do?

Time for a song…

gordan
gordan
Feb 3, 2021 6:58 PM

am a simple man me
from yorkshire
gods country they say
full compliance company man
agent for the corporation

a tried to clap tonight
for major tom
but the nurse would no let me.
said it was dangerous
clappin not the sv40 monkey vaccine
ei eye was tryin to clap
and she was tryin to prick me

at the time the media said clap time
minutes silence
wait a minute ahh said
clap time major time

she walked away told me
eye missed my vax slot
police man fined me for abuse of the slot time guidance rules.
eye asked him what yer gonna do wid the money tax
he laughed and said
fuckin city of london
guild hall
very fishy

and that was all

Brian Eggar
Brian Eggar
Feb 3, 2021 6:42 PM

Just taking Bt Cotton is a good example.

It requires far more water, pesticides, herbicides and fertiliser than existing strains of cotton seed and so far has led to over 250,000 poor Indian farmers made bankrupt by its introduction. They cannot even use the seed for next years crop.

Of course,the banks are happy in that they can roll up the land and sell it to corporate interests.

Because this GM and patented seed is so widespread, any chance of going back to traditional seeds is thwarted by Monsanto demanding royalties due to contamination by Bt seed.

Good luck to the Indian farmers but I am afraid that in the end they will lose.

Rachel Wild
Rachel Wild
Feb 3, 2021 6:28 PM

Big tech is going to own everything… It already owns Big Pharma… and the media… so, they can tell us what to do and what to believe… Freedom Of Speech Is Dead, Long Live Medical Tyranny

mrChops
mrChops
Feb 3, 2021 4:30 PM
S Cooper
S Cooper
Feb 3, 2021 5:27 PM
Reply to  mrChops

“Lammy is yet another CORPORATE FASCIST FABIAN EUGENICIST crocodile teared brownshirt charlatan fraudster political hack toady pushing the SCAMDEMIC and ‘Doc’ Billy Eugenics EUTHANASIA DEATH SHOT viral toxic cull juice jab of the untermenschen and useless eaters.”

Ben
Ben
Feb 3, 2021 6:02 PM
Reply to  mrChops

If I’m correct, David Lammy voted for the Iraq War and he also voted to block an inquiry into it

LouisaJoyful
LouisaJoyful
Feb 3, 2021 7:59 PM
Reply to  mrChops

Seeing Dr Coleman break down like that breaks my heart. His utter despair reflects mine. The dedication of the truth doctors and freedom fighters pales my efforts to keep just my spirit alive to insignificance.

Moneycircus
Moneycircus
Feb 3, 2021 3:34 PM

UK Column News – 3rd February 2021
PART ONE

COVID ANTIBODIES LAST 6 MONTHS
CONTRARY TO MSM, THIS HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH VACCINES
One-in-11, up to one-in-seven have antibodies according to Gov.
“Good news” competing with “bad news” of mutants and variants.

SURGE TESTING COMING TO YOUR HOME
SIMILAR TO HONG KONG AMBUSH LOCKDOWNS
Covid testing to be sprung on local UK districts in response to supposed “variants.”
South African variant appears in people who have not traveled or met travelers. Gov admits it has no idea how this is spreading.

THINK TANK PRESENTS NARRATIVE, PERHAPS FUTURE OFFICIAL POLICY
INSTITUTE OF GOVERNMENT URGES CABINET TO LOWER EXPECTATIONS

  • No going back to a “now forgotten normal”
  • Do not raise expectations that virus can be defeated
  • Mutations will continue
  • Social distancing and masks must remain
  • Governments must explain how to live with a degree of risk
  • Most difficult questions to address include “permitted travel”
  • Backlog may not be simply postponed but become a longterm burden
  • Loss of schooling not fully addressed – some have drifted out of contact with school
  • Benefit system must avoid subsidizing jobs that can’t be sustained

Mike Robinson: this is the narrative of nonsense: people have always lived with risk.
More worrying is that a unschooled children may lead to the loss of an unskilled generation.
Alex Thomson: Patrick Wood told James Delingpole that humans are seen as livestock. Some have to be upgraded, some have to be dispensed with.
Brian Gerrish: some people are indeed forgetting what normal life is like.

HEALTH WORKER SUFFERS STROKE AFTER VACCINE (email to UKC)
EMPLOYEES FEAR THEY WILL BE FORCED TO TAKE JAB
BBC: Covid vaccine offered to all care homes in England
Over 80s Covid deaths climb sharply since launch of vaccines
UK Column: Why is there a correlation between the vaccine roLl out and increaseed Covid-19 Mortality.
The Netherlands: No excess mortality in 2020 – Thiery Baudet MP comes under attack for demolishing narrative.

COUNCIL OF EUROPE RESOLUTION ON VOLUNTARY VACCINATION
PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLY (NOT EU) IS LINKED TO ECHR
Strasbourg-based council supports European Court of Human Rights, however not enforceable. Some countries take ECHR seriously and even UK may find it hard to ignore. Council may appoint special rapporteur to follow up.
Story ignored by State Corporatist media.

PUBLIC HEALTH ENGLAND CONFIRMS CONSENT IS REQUIRED
DOCUMENT: COVID-19 VACCINATION PROGRAMME
Informed consent is a legal requirement and the patients views must be respected.
Mike Robinson: this is coming into conflict with employers.

People Management magazine: Can employers force staff to have the Covid vaccine.

“In short, no. In theory, if there is a thorough medical examinations clause in a contract of employment, it could be relied upon. However this would still be fraught with risk and freely given consent is required for any medical intervention.”

“Force could raise human rights concerns and criminal implications… could constitute an unlawful injury… and if the refusal is down to disability, OR WITH PROTECTED religious or philosophical beliefs and results in disciplinary action, they may be able to issue a discrimination claim and claim constructive dismissal.”

Alex Thomson: anyone can claim protected status, and if you stick to your guns, the higher courts will respect the law.

TESCO STAFF TOLD BY LOCAL POLICE TO EXCLUDE NON-MASK WEARERS
DISABLED WOMAN THREATENS TO SUE TESCO OVER EXPULSION
Woman expelled against law and company policy — had previously suffered heart attacks and wears lanyard declaring her exemption.
Alex Thomson: this is pure British double speech, to claim they’re so sorry, which means they’re not sorry at all.

DAVOS “MISSION POSSIBLE” — REDUCING CARBON FROM TRADE, CONSTRUCTION ETC
DECARBONIZING MEANS DEINDUSTRIALISATION MEANS DEPOPULATION
Driven by several lobby groups including the Rocky Mountain Institute and the Energy Transitions Commission
Lord Adair Turner is head of both. He was the widely criticized head of the Financial Standards Authority that failed abjectly to police trading and professional standards in the banking sector prior to the fraudulent 2008 banking scandal and subsequent bailout. Lord Turner is a close associate of Mark Carney, former governor of the Bank of England, who has coldly said that any “unsustainable” business would be eliminated.

Alex Thomson: if you substitute humans for carbon you see how dark this agenda is.
One of the first champions of the zero carbon agenda was Étienne, Count Davignon, a former vice-president of the European Commission and Bilderberg Group chairman. Davignon has been named repeatedly and widely as a notorious pedophile involved in the Marc Dutroux case, and has never sued to clear his name.
Like the Rockefeller stooge and founder of the UN Panel on Climate Change, Maurice Strong, he shares a dark agenda to rid the world of people.

SCOTTISH NATIONAL PARTY IMPLODES IN POISONOUS POLITICS
MEMBERS OF SCOTS PARLIAMENT ATTACK EACH OTHER OVER
David Scott: SNP MP Joanna Cherry was sacked for “not being a team player,” as was Kenny MacAskill, both of whom attacked a political stitch-up against the former leader Alec Salmond. Cherry is a possible future leader but finds herself in conflict between cliques of a corrupt party, all of which have increasingly toxic politics. These are attempting to break up Britain without putting the matter to the people.

Alex Thomson: The following allegations come from members of the Scottish National party.
This inflaming of sexuality to undermine democracy is the work of the tax-exempt foundations like the Rockefellers who dispatched their people to Scotland when self-rule came in in 1999 to Scotland. These foundations do not wish democracy or a political order. To get rid of the political system you have to go through the Marxist stage. If you can divide society by visceral hatred of each other on issues like sexuality you are well on the way to achieving that.
In the past 48 hours we have a deputy leader of the SNP in Westminster Kirsty Blackman stoking hatred against another lesbian of the traditional bent, Joanna Cherry QC, who does not believe that trans men are women.
Up in Holyrood, MSP Humza Yousaf who is the justice minister has proposed making it illegal to question the status of trans men as women. It was Joanna Cherry who opposed that and demanded freedom of speech for all, including women and lesbians, who wish to say these are not women.

This sounds disparate but Scotland has been chosen as a test bed by the tax-exempt foundations. It has been primed to take people out of the equation. It makes certain things unsayable and people unpeople. Including a leading candidate for the leadership of the party, Joanna Cherry, who is now taking refuge in a safe house.

(Further links and sources usually appear below YouTube video).

Moneycircus
Moneycircus
Feb 3, 2021 3:17 PM

UK Column News – 3rd February 2021
PART TWO

MEDIA BIAS FACT-CHECK PUSHES TRUSTED SOURCES
LIKE FACT CHECKERS, THE GOV AND MSM
Their report on the UK Column updates the site’s “rating” on topics like conspiracy and pseudo-science.
Its factual reporting has been downgraded from ‘mixed’ to ‘low’ and upgraded from unrated to ‘moderate’ on pseudo-science.
A ‘low’ rating means “a source rarely uses credible sources and is simply not trustworthy for reliable information.”
Newsguard claims the ownership of UK Column is not clear and says it knows nothing about the individuals who front it.
Media Bias Fact Check admits its methodology is subjective.
The owner of Media Bias Fact Check is Dave Van Zandt, of North Carolina, who founded MBFC in 2015. He gives no biographical background but says he’s freelanced for 25 years on topics like media and politics, has a communications degree but no photos of himself.
https://thenewstalkers.com/community/discussion/42460/phony-baloney-the-9-fakest-fake-news-checkers

ESSENTIAL VIEWING
https://www.ukcolumn.org/article/psychological-attack-uk-part-2

UK Column News – 3rd February 2021

captain spam
captain spam
Feb 3, 2021 10:39 PM
Reply to  Moneycircus

Thanks for posting that, M. Can’t always get a connection to UKC.

Ben
Ben
Feb 3, 2021 2:28 PM

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Lockdowns, face masks, restrictions, curfews are fascism
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George Mc
George Mc
Feb 3, 2021 2:41 PM
Reply to  Ben

The penny must be dropping everywhere – if it has not already done so – that this is too stupid to believe in any more. Does anyone really think that joggers and bagpackers and the occasional beach comber represent some new opportunity for Evil Covid to unleash a Hiroshima type cloud all over the place?

Paul Vonharnish
Paul Vonharnish
Feb 3, 2021 3:31 PM
Reply to  George Mc

Anyone notice how well fed the police are?

wardropper
wardropper
Feb 3, 2021 3:45 PM

Fat and stupid.
Intelligent is an automatic disqualification from the force.
I don’t know how often this has made headlines, but here below is a link to the most aired example in the media.
I can understand that the recruitment guys would prefer their new staff to ‘fit into the group’, but just think of the crimes that are not being solved because of this attitude:

https://apnews.com/article/f2fd0f7e9ba854ffbed64fce63297fbc

gordan
gordan
Feb 3, 2021 4:50 PM
Reply to  wardropper

never understand
what a cop says
always say i do not understand
i do not consent

chit chat babbling about your free dumbs is joinder
contract

find me a police man that does not use the words
do you understand what i am saying

they do not exist

admin can you give me 3 up ticks today

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Feb 3, 2021 5:44 PM
Reply to  gordan

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Paul Vonharnish
Paul Vonharnish
Feb 4, 2021 12:59 AM
Reply to  wardropper

Hello wardropper: I remember this article from many moons ago. It made the rounds on allot of “alternative” sites, and I love this statement:
“The average score nationally for police officers, as well as general office workers, bank tellers and salespeople, is 21 to 22.”

Ok… Then why aren’t office workers, bank tellers, and salespeople equipped with tasers, tear gas, 40 cal automatic pistols, armored personnel carriers, flash bangs and National Guard protection? Seems reasonable…

Tom Larsen
Tom Larsen
Feb 3, 2021 4:35 PM

Or they eat cheap food.

Moneycircus
Moneycircus
Feb 3, 2021 4:38 PM

Extra dollops of pork scratchings to fill the gap between their ears.

As wardropper’s link shows, police authorities want stupid just as corporations hire psychopaths.

Fact Checker
Fact Checker
Feb 3, 2021 7:12 PM

The only person who is physically fit in the picture, bespeaking sanity and mental balance, is the guy getting encircled by masked degenerates going in for the pack-attack.

Bob the Hod
Bob the Hod
Feb 3, 2021 7:17 PM

Aye, fat bastards.

Edith
Edith
Feb 3, 2021 7:17 PM

Funny that I noticed that too…

Ken Garoo
Ken Garoo
Feb 3, 2021 8:47 PM

Ironically they are all close to the high-risk zone with one clear co-morbidity, and other possible (obesity, diabetes resp.).

Reset the Diaboligarchy
Reset the Diaboligarchy
Feb 3, 2021 10:16 PM

I think “overfed” might be more accurate!

fame
fame
Feb 4, 2021 1:27 AM

Over GMO’d like the hogs and cattle.

Peter
Peter
Feb 4, 2021 2:22 AM

The fat chick is far more likely to die from clogged arteries than from convid 1984.

Naysayer
Naysayer
Feb 3, 2021 4:37 PM
Reply to  George Mc

The virus just called to say it had a lay in and won’t be out until 10pm.

S Cooper
S Cooper
Feb 3, 2021 5:48 PM
Reply to  George Mc

“Believe it or not, for those with the inclination, this is one of the possible ways/situations/scenarios for luring the SCAMDEMIC GESTAPO out into the open for some high power scope-long range rifle target practice, before finishing off with their families. The only good CORPORATE FASCIST is one not drawing breath.”

S Cooper
S Cooper
Feb 3, 2021 5:51 PM
Reply to  S Cooper

“Certainly less time consuming and more efficacious than trying to defund them.”

S Cooper
S Cooper
Feb 3, 2021 6:30 PM
Reply to  S Cooper

“This struggle may be a moral one, or it may be a physical one, and it may be both moral and physical, but it must be a struggle. Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have found out the exact measure of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them, and these will continue till they are resisted with either words or blows, or with both. The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress.”

~ Frederick Douglass, 1857.

nondimenticare
nondimenticare
Feb 3, 2021 7:48 PM
Reply to  George Mc

I agree with you entirely, until I leave my house. And we don’t have pennies here – none to drop.

Gezzah Potts
Gezzah Potts
Feb 3, 2021 9:03 PM
Reply to  George Mc

Here in Melbourne the penny’s not even remotely dropping, at least amongst grown adults.
Sitting on a train heading to an outer suburb and every person is masked up. It’s just pathetic. Not a spine between the lot of them. Compare that to yesterday, on another train and a good 12 or 13 senior students from a Catholic boys college all sat on the train unmasked. Not a care in the world. And again on that train, I was the only adult not wearing one.
I’m sitting here now going where the fuck is your dignity?

Reset the Diaboligarchy
Reset the Diaboligarchy
Feb 3, 2021 10:22 PM
Reply to  George Mc

I went into a library yesterday, showing my medical exemption card (which they honour), and was told to limit my stay to fifteen minutes, “to prevent transmission of the virus.” This in a library that was deserted like a graveyard. Of course, I was looked at like an alien invader by all the masketeers…

Mr. Todd
Mr. Todd
Feb 4, 2021 12:10 AM

You got INSIDE a library?? We get stopped at the door and have to deposit our books in a box for decontamination. On collecting our new books, chosen on the internet, if they don’t have our choices they replace any with one of their own. Don’t check if you’ve already read it.

George Mc
George Mc
Feb 4, 2021 8:32 AM

Don’t forget that libraries are dangerous places. Books encourage people to think. And thinking is the true virus.

JohnEss
JohnEss
Feb 4, 2021 1:58 PM
Reply to  George Mc

I am afraid that the stupid do believe it, George. I’m in Western Australia and the streets are deserted.

But the fucking morons cycle past, complete with mask, during their permitted hour of exercise.

The majority really are as dumb as dog shit, mate and happy to take one for the team.

I can but hope that the next mutation of Convid targets the dumb cunts.

They actually deserve it.

Sarah Jones
Sarah Jones
Feb 3, 2021 3:24 PM
Reply to  Ben

They look like have VAIDS from the injection. Foaming under their masks. Bellies full of cow puss. Breaking travel restrictions on war criminals trying to land on the beaches.

John Ervin
John Ervin
Feb 3, 2021 4:01 PM
Reply to  Ben

VENERABLE Upton “THE MAN” Sinclair QUOTE, LO A CENTURY AGO:

“FASCISM = CAPITALISM + MURDER”

An age revved up of “good cop, bad cop”

John Ervin
John Ervin
Feb 3, 2021 4:33 PM
Reply to  John Ervin

Yoga, Zen, and all Eastern meditative breathing exercises can not seriously be practiced with masks. My gym, the only one open for miles around now, and its reps, are ordered to mandate masks on entry and equipment use, but mostly look the other way as I lower mine during yogic breathing. And in locker rooms, as one youngster told me there, “This is a muzzle-free zone”.

Absurdities abide in California. Gov. Newsom is caught in the delicate deeps for going both directions at once, which I like to take as code to supporters that he’s signing us that he’s caught in this quicksand: the billionaire’s media are all blaring movements for his recall because he is not HARD enough with restrictions. The poor, in their eyes, are clamoring that he is letting them twist in the covidized wind! For being too soft on Covid mask/lockdown scoffers!

Get that?!: Yet nother index of the scam: he is being shamed by the tycoons for NOT being progressive enough, all whilst he is being scandalized with the same ink for being too liberal on relief for homelessness, health care and almost all other righteous social justice issues.

Pretty transparent trick, for those with eyes to read.

Hey, it worked in 2000 for Dem Governor Gray Davis (an alumnus of my dinky prep school in N. Hollywood, Harvard School) —
saddling him with the Enron electricity scamapalooza, billions, and making him the first and only other governor recalled here in almost a hundred years.

The supervillain responsible for that super-heist, Ken Lay, was tried and convicted on all counts in federal court a few years later, but by then Davis political career was finished and we got stuck with that Viennese weightlifter, Schwarzenegger, as our Clown Prince to replace GD (Arnold is also a suspect in the Enron scam, though still at large).

But now the media fat cats have made themselves a sweet deal, pillorying Gavin Newsom for being simultaneously both things too much too often.

The ruse becomes more obvious by the hour.

xxxxxxx

I reference the 2000 California Electricity Crisis often as a faked crisis used for many purposes here, mostly for money.

I truly believe it was the template for this fake crisis.

Wikipedia has a really coomplete in-depth economic history of it, minus the CIA et al. role of course.

Saint Jimmy
Saint Jimmy
Feb 3, 2021 4:53 PM
Reply to  John Ervin

Newsom is a goddamn hypocrite, having mask free dinners and parties and exempting his own winery from restrictions. Again, a rich hypocrite. We’re now up to our necks in them. There are NO REAL, OLD SCHOOL LEFTISTS IN THE US.

John Ervin
John Ervin
Feb 4, 2021 12:21 AM
Reply to  Saint Jimmy

Well, he certainly has downside, but I would take the majority of his policy choices about 3000 times to the power of 5 over any Republican here.

In spades.

And just an hour ago I got a phone call tyring to lure me to circulate a Recall petition against him at $2.50 a signature. I kid you not.

Same exact ploy they used against Gray Davis 20 years ago when they rigged him out of office for holding the bag for that Enron fake crisis.

Different decade, same hoax strategy 2.0 …Different dem same stierscheiße.

They’ll need it, California is way way way more Blue now.

Saint Jimmy
Saint Jimmy
Feb 4, 2021 1:29 AM
Reply to  John Ervin

Blue, Red…. All bullshit. Oligarchs rule. We are not a democracy at any level, except maybe county and municipal levels. Big Money rules. The major policy directions haven’t changed in 40 years.

Saint Jimmy
Saint Jimmy
Feb 3, 2021 4:01 PM
Reply to  Ben

Sorry but look how damn fat and out of shape those pigs are. I’m 63 and not in shape and I KNOW I could easily outrun them.

AngryAngry
AngryAngry
Feb 3, 2021 6:38 PM
Reply to  Ben

Not the healthiest cop shop I’ve seen😳

PooTooLong
PooTooLong
Feb 3, 2021 2:25 PM

A priceless video of a meeting between a MI6 agent at the British embassy and a representative of Navalny asking for money from MI6.

”Must see: Explosive video exposes MI6 links to Alexei Navalny”

Paul Vonharnish
Paul Vonharnish
Feb 3, 2021 3:29 PM
Reply to  PooTooLong

Heh… “Explosive video” About as explosive as a fart in a whirlwind. All gas, no rain… 

wardropper
wardropper
Feb 3, 2021 3:59 PM
Reply to  PooTooLong

“A video”
“A meeting”
“An MI6 agent”
“A representative of Navalny”…

When did informed people last think that such a video offered proof of anything?
I’d say round about 1982.

NiceSmeagol
NiceSmeagol
Feb 4, 2021 12:22 PM
Reply to  wardropper

Well it all depends on what you mean by informed people doesn’t it? I mean if you accept for example that Israelie representatives tried to influence British politics by offering support and cash in order to bring down people that they did not have influence or control over in the labour party but see this as normal diplomatic relations work then your right it’s all perfectly normal and proof of nothing. Even when the people in question were fired and sent back to Israel. No proof of anything widespread or underhand there. They all do it seeing proof of it adds weight but does not indeed prove anything that we didn’t already know. The thing is not everyone is aware that these things do happen and stick their heads in the sand when they have even a hint of proof.

Saint Jimmy
Saint Jimmy
Feb 3, 2021 4:05 PM
Reply to  PooTooLong

Navalny is a pig and a traitor. Thoroughly disgusting. A European Juan Guiado.

Saint Jimmy
Saint Jimmy
Feb 3, 2021 4:45 PM
Reply to  PooTooLong

Silly English. Always trying to get into other people’s places.

The Monty Python and Holy Grail, The English meet the French castle – French subtitles – YouTube

Guy
Guy
Feb 3, 2021 7:28 PM
Reply to  PooTooLong

When the interviewer states making the comparison,what if -people who stormed the capital were essentially funded by Moscow or whoever ,the Iranians ,or perhaps China-
he neglected to state the obvious ,the CIA working hand in hand with ,well you know who.

Ben
Ben
Feb 3, 2021 2:19 PM

Reject the virtual

Vitual walks are not walks
Virtual pub meets are not pub meets
Virtual parties are not parties
Virtual meetings are not meetings
Virtual relationships are not relationships

‘Virtual’ is a dehumanising slap across the face

‘Virtual’ is an anti-human barrier. A wall

October
October
Feb 3, 2021 3:00 PM
Reply to  Ben

Is the virus virtual? The PCR test certainly looks like it is.

John Ervin
John Ervin
Feb 3, 2021 4:47 PM
Reply to  October

Sweet

John Ervin
John Ervin
Feb 3, 2021 4:46 PM
Reply to  Ben

Makes the Berlin Wall look like Lilliput garden fence, doesn’t it?

JuraCalling
JuraCalling
Feb 3, 2021 6:14 PM
Reply to  Ben

The dishonesty of the narrative forwarded without evidence is real. We should demonstrably reject that. Do this and all the ‘virtuals’ cease to be.

Reset the Diaboligarchy
Reset the Diaboligarchy
Feb 3, 2021 10:25 PM
Reply to  Ben

Down with virtuals! Up with victuals!

PootoLong
PootoLong
Feb 3, 2021 2:15 PM

PM what has the destrustion of the UK economy achieved? ….in detail please, lives saved etc…..

image
image
Feb 3, 2021 5:47 PM
Reply to  PootoLong

PM what has the destrustion of the UK economy achieved? …

more money for the cockservative donors of course

PootoLong
PootoLong
Feb 3, 2021 2:04 PM

Thank you Mr Bezos for all your hard work in growing the company, the CIA can take it from here.
The signing of the $600 billion data storage deal with the CIA and NSA, effectivily made Amazon an arm of the US military.

Reset the Diaboligarchy
Reset the Diaboligarchy
Feb 3, 2021 10:29 PM
Reply to  PootoLong

You mean this?:

In early 2013, after weighing bids from Amazon Web Services, IBM and an unnamed third vendor, the CIA awarded a contract to AWS worth up to $600 million over a period of up to 10 years.

el Gallinazo
el Gallinazo
Feb 4, 2021 1:49 AM
Reply to  PootoLong

Actually, the only thing that kept Amazon afloat until quite recently was their half billion dollar computing contract with the CIA. And then there was DARPA creating Life Log which they handed off to Zuckerberg gratis once it was ready for prime time at the taxpayers’ expense..

Sasha
Sasha
Feb 3, 2021 1:42 PM

Thank you very much for this excellent article. It is absolutely vital that this information be made more widely available. Made me cry, perhaps because I live in India and farmers are my friends and neighbours. It has to be a fight to the finish…otherwise we’re finished anyway.

Paul Vonharnish
Paul Vonharnish
Feb 3, 2021 1:36 PM

Heh… Still no one talking about abolishing corporate structures altogether. The conversation almost always revolves around “rich man poor man” ideology, yet never pins the tale on the existence of corporate syndication. Gee, I wonder why…

Moneycircus
Moneycircus
Feb 3, 2021 11:14 AM

Ambush’ lockdowns: Hong Kong tries radical Covid testing strategy (The Groaniad)

Hong Kong is locking down entire residential blocks without warning… Police cordon off occupants, forcing everyone to be tested for Covid-19 or be fined HK$5,000 ($645).

On Tuesday the government said authorities could break into people’s homes and forcibly remove them if they did not submit to testing.

Authorities have reportedly detected about a dozen cases among more than 10,000 tested

Ben
Ben
Feb 3, 2021 11:49 AM
Reply to  Moneycircus

‘Testing’

Either Chinese authorities believe that the PCR test, or any tests that are declaring healthy people sick, are valid. In which case Chinese authorities are scientifically illiterate

Or the Chinese authorities know that it’s a scam and the tests are a pretext to fill up concentration camps. Because if they were sick they’d go to hospital and be looked after as any other patient

Fascism repeating. Slave labour. Dehumanisation. And not a murmur from liberals, the Left, the SWP, WSWS, Socialists, Trotskyists, trades unions

To think that Christian Drosten is the architect behind this testing scam

PootoLong
PootoLong
Feb 3, 2021 2:00 PM
Reply to  Ben

They must know testing is a scam and they are just trying to lock down the CIA’s sponsored Hong kong uprisings.

Sarah Jones
Sarah Jones
Feb 3, 2021 2:08 PM
Reply to  Ben

Are they kids with small dicks? Can they even plant a seed in the garden? Would they sooner eat each other than question Pig Farma?

Jason Christoff – How To Spot Propaganda FINAL
https://soundcloud.com/user-50904611/podcast-85-jason-christoff-how-to-spot-propaganda-final

George Mc
George Mc
Feb 3, 2021 2:44 PM
Reply to  Ben

As I keep saying, the Left have disappeared. There is no Left!

Tom Larsen
Tom Larsen
Feb 3, 2021 3:34 PM
Reply to  George Mc

Agreed. But what about the historical project of the left? Specifically, overthrowing the political-economy of worker exploitation? Or, at least of genuinely improving the material well-being and providing greater political empowerment to working class people? The political cohort that is most organized against the consolidation of power and wealth upwards to the billionaire class for which the Pandemic TM is cover, appears to be people of the (US) Libertarian political orientation. James Corbett, who describes himself as an “anarcho-capitalist” (a variant of US Libertarianism) essentially claims that the Bolsheviks were the dupes finance capitalists.(In other words, communism was a capitalist plot.) So we have Big Business vs the Small Business, the bourgeois vs the petit bourgeois. We have one right wing vs another right wing. If somehow the small business right were to mount a successful defense against the big business right, in both cases the working class loses. (Granted, one loss is greater than the other.) In both cases, the anti-capitalist left (I am not talking about what currently passes for the left) is erased from history as well as their emancipation. So even if Globocap’s gambit were to fail, they reap a massive ideological victory that essentially ensures their project will eventually succeed later anyway. This seems planned too.

George Mc
George Mc
Feb 3, 2021 6:55 PM
Reply to  Tom Larsen

Had the Left been what I always assumed it to be then the moment this covid crap started they would have shot it down and there could have been massive protests against it – indeed, the protests would not even have been needed since the whole viral shit show would never have had the chance to get off the ground.

But – oh no – the Left came in with its suspiciously co-ordinated phony memes: 1: covid has to be real since capitalism has it coming and 2: anyone who doesn’t believe this is a Right-Wing bastard.

Thus proving that the Left was infiltrated, assimilated or even pre-empted by intelligence forces who activated the long planned manoeuvre to give the requisite Left spin to the latest capitalist sodomy scam.

Tom Larsen
Tom Larsen
Feb 3, 2021 7:06 PM
Reply to  George Mc

Yes, you articulated this eloquently at least 6 months ago. I am in agreement. That’s not what I am trying to get at.

I am saying that both “sides” are controlled. No matter the outcome, the only real enemy of capitalism is/was the left I refer to above. In either case that left loses as well as being permanently discredited as a historical project.

George Mc
George Mc
Feb 3, 2021 8:09 PM
Reply to  Tom Larsen

Yes, I got a bit side-tracked there. But this whole matter has revealed to me that both sides are controlled just as the political spectrum gives an illusion of choice. I figure it like this: there is indeed a “deep state” or over-arching political/ military/ intelligence centre which is hidden although their decisions are often the most obvious things of all. Why? Because it is the media that announces these decisions e.g. you know that when you start hearing about some terrible foreign dictatorship with a dreadful human rights record, then that country is the next one we’re going to bomb or economically terrorise for reasons that have nothing to do with human rights.

The covid show is unprecedented – a sudden “clicking together” of all the disparate threads – not only the mainstream political parties but even the “fringe” ones too. Peter Dale Scott has spoken about “deep events” in which the true nature of this deep state is revealed and you have a glimpse of the true world we are living in. JFK, 9/11 etc. Covid is I think the deepest of deep events or rather the moment when the deep state finally emerges like some Lovecraftian tentacled monstrosity from the depths of the ocean.

And in this case, it’s not just a matter of revealing the true nature of the world but of revealing the true nature of its past too – at least to a certain extent. The Left you speak of was indeed potent to a certain degree – far more than today. Indeed – the basic spiel of the “new economics” of covid is that the governments have finally caved in to all these fearsome protest groups like Occupy, Extinction Rebellion etc. Pathetic. Most of these groups were controlled opposition anyway. But you’d have to go back one hell of a long way before you could find true pressure being exerted on western governments e.g. the miner’s strike of the 70s where the entire country was poised on the brink of civil war and Heath had the military on standby. (Not a topic that came up on the Morecambe and Wise dominated media of the time) But by the year long strike of the 80s, it was effectively all over. Thatcher won due to a long-calculated manoeuvre stocking up coal from abroad.

Now consider that 80s defeat in the light of the WSWS telling us that lockdowns were forced on the European government due to a few wildcat strikes over a few months. And recall that these strikes allegedly succeeded in forcing the governments to shut down their entire economies! It’s embarrassingly obvious bullshit. The real Left has nothing to do with this.

Where this real Left has gone is one of the mysteries of our time. Perhaps even more sobering is the question: When did this true Left disappear? How long have we been living with a phony Left?

Tom Larsen
Tom Larsen
Feb 3, 2021 8:43 PM
Reply to  George Mc

RE: How long have we been living with a phony Left?

I have been thinking about the same question in the US context. Maybe it was the US Postal Workers strike of 1970? Or maybe the real left disappeared with the various waves of anti-communist witch hunts starting in earnest after WWII? (There were more strikes in 1946 than in any other year in US history.) I came of political age in the 1980’s when Lifestyle Anarchism was the biggest thing happening on the left in the US. (It was more important to be a vegan than fight capitalism…)

Anti-communism was (and maybe continues to be w/ different packaging) a very powerful ideological force against the left. I have been reading Michael Parenti lately, and basically any prominent left/liberal critic like Chomsky (and even Trotskyists too) were/are fierce anti-communists. I feel like I need to understand this process…

George Mc
George Mc
Feb 3, 2021 11:02 PM
Reply to  Tom Larsen

Capitalism has been the most dynamic force ever and the changes in both the political /social /economic field as well as in the general psychology of the public have been enormous. I always think it’s funny to hear some go on “anti-communist” rants these days. What are they talking about? What do they think they’re talking about? The big bad Soviet bogey man is long gone. China is a mysterious force over in the east. As far as the masses are concerned, communism seems to equate to some concept of restraint against business and “interference” by the government. America has always had an idea of “the state” as the ultimate bogey man. But capitalism wouldn’t last a second without some state upholding the conditions favourable for the rule of capital.

So, the anti-communist propaganda merchants have a problem with trying to paint the requisite demon here. The truth is that capitalism has been rampantly in the ascendant now with less and less opposition for at least the last four decades of “neoliberalism”. And when the banking system crashed in 2008, it led to a ferocious raid against the public purse and a huge public outcry – something they just barely got away with at the time and which they would never get away with again. Not the least of the indications about the true nature of the covid phenomenon is that, as the WEF themselves said, this “viral crisis” has cost four times as much as that banking crash. Interesting. Another straight raid on public money would have led to an uprising. But a pandemic? “Hey – take as much as you want! We must all be saved!” etc etc.

But now we’re into so much more than another raid. Now there is indeed a reset on the way. And as the economist Veblen once noted, what counts as the “scientific” view is largely, like most other things, a matter of habitual thinking. And one view gives way to another slowly as the generations pass. This notion of “You will own nothing, and you will be happy” will never work on the current generations – or certainly not on the older ones. But time passes. Generations pass. And the propagandists are always busy trying to remould “human nature”.

iskratov
iskratov
Feb 3, 2021 4:43 PM
Reply to  George Mc

The left, the real one, is out of the picture like the Cathars and the Albigensians in the Middle Ages. In Latin America the socialists and communists are attacked and conquered with the armies, like the “Perfect” ones in Carcassonne. Here we do not need, here we are sabotaging yourself.

Johan Smith
Johan Smith
Feb 3, 2021 12:41 PM
Reply to  Moneycircus

This from the same people who a year ago had riots in opposition to a totalitarian regime on the basis of losing their human rights….

You couldn’t make it up….

Ben
Ben
Feb 3, 2021 1:28 PM
Reply to  Johan Smith

Exactly! Where are the American liberals now?

S Cooper
S Cooper
Feb 3, 2021 6:43 PM
Reply to  Ben

“If by that one means the crocodile teared CORPORATE FASCIST FABIAN EUGENICIST brown shirt charlatan fraudsters (down at Counterpuff and the like); they have put on their jackboots and are preparing to kick down doors and murder/mow down (Fred Hampton like) any untermenschen and useless eater who refuses the ‘Doc’ Billy Eugenics EUTHANASIA DEATH SHOT viral toxic cull juice jab.”

Sarah Jones
Sarah Jones
Feb 3, 2021 12:52 PM
Reply to  Moneycircus

They are war criminals like everyone conducting ‘testing’, ‘lockdowns’, ‘masking’ and ‘vaccination’.

In an emotional video, Dr Vernon Coleman MB ChB DSc FRSA, explains why Doctors and Nurses Giving the Covid-19 Vaccine Will Be Tried as War Criminals:
https://brandnewtube.com/watch/doctors-and-nurses-giving-the-covid-19-vaccine-will-be-tried-as-war-criminals_7tNEBnZogbdlEXu.html

wardropper
wardropper
Feb 3, 2021 4:03 PM
Reply to  Sarah Jones

I can’t see those trials happening, quite frankly.
The war criminals have had decades to dig their escape tunnels, although of course junior assistant nurses and interns would undoubtedly bear the brunt of any theoretical tribunal if such a thing were ever to be established.

wardropper
wardropper
Feb 3, 2021 4:41 PM
Reply to  wardropper

I like Coleman a lot, and I can well understand that he ends up in tears when describing this appalling scandal.
In the interests of effective, focused and meaningful protest, however, I reluctantly have to state that in his shoes I would have clipped that bit.
To be rather brutally honest, I feel that science effectively stops when emotions take over.
I respect this doctor’s science. I also respect – and share – his feelings, but our only effective weapon is mercilessly truthful science.
Here, I’m thinking of the as-yet uninformed people who might happen upon this video – those who don’t give a damn how upset he is, just as long as he’s telling the truth.
For that reason it worries me when we allow one of the few weapons in our meagre arsenal to become blunted by recorded emotions which do little but provide our enemy with the means to shrug us off as somehow not quite in control of ourselves.
Think, for example, of the effect Thunberg has upon most of us here:
Is what she is saying correct, accurate and relevant?
Or are we distracted from that issue by her horrible media persona?
I want to defeat this enemy, and I know Dr. Coleman does too.

I’ve undoubtedly said too much, but to say less might have implied that I had little respect for this man, when in fact I admire and support him tremendously.

Ben
Ben
Feb 3, 2021 5:38 PM
Reply to  wardropper

I watched the video. I’m not a fan of Coleman, but I remember his numerous lockdown resistance videos from when lockdowns began when not many were speaking out. Some of them were removed by YouTube

I believe he’s sincere and also aware of his own age and mortality which prompted his exasperated tears at the end. His warnings are seemingly falling upon deaf ears, but he continues nonetheless

I criticise Matt Hancock’s fake tears, because they were fake. But not Coleman’s

Mike Ellwood (Oxon UK)
Mike Ellwood (Oxon UK)
Feb 3, 2021 7:33 PM
Reply to  wardropper

Me neither. If there was any justice, Tony Blair and Alastair Campbell would be doing time, and Julian Assange would be free with massive compensation paid.

Baron
Baron
Feb 3, 2021 1:02 PM
Reply to  Moneycircus

Could you furnish a proper link to the story, Moneycircus, please, rather than the mention of ‘The Groaniad’.

Moneycircus
Moneycircus
Feb 3, 2021 1:14 PM
Reply to  Baron

Certainly. There’s rarely much research or detail in a Guardian story nowadays so not much to link to. Highlighting the headline and right clicking will also bring it up in a search.

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image
Feb 3, 2021 1:48 PM
Reply to  Moneycircus

u.k has it surge testing which was launch yesterday WHO comes up wiht theses names?

Around 80,000 people live in the eight neighbourhoods being targeted.

The neighbourhoods are:

  • W7, N17 and CR4 in London
  • WS2 in Walsall
  • ME15 in Maidstone, Kent
  • PR9 in Southport
  • EN10 in Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
  • GU21 in Woking

Knock knock who is there

Imagine a virus so deadly that one of the symptoms is having no symptoms, you couldn’t make it up, but they did

(Scott lightning  said in a post)

Mucho
Mucho
Feb 3, 2021 2:45 PM
Reply to  image

This is terrorism

image
image
Feb 3, 2021 5:51 PM
Reply to  Mucho

we are terrorists our crime being asymptomatic

Reset the Diaboligarchy
Reset the Diaboligarchy
Feb 3, 2021 10:33 PM
Reply to  image

surge testing

Shock and Awe testing!

Ernest Judd
Ernest Judd
Feb 3, 2021 7:57 PM
Reply to  Moneycircus

Sounds like they are following Australia’s footsteps. I bet “Western” presstitutes will render their garments over this.

Ooink
Ooink
Feb 3, 2021 8:47 PM
Reply to  Moneycircus

I can assure you because I lived there for 12 years, right up until last August…the HK people are TERRIFIED of the virus. Literally PETRIFIED. They’ll submit to whatever they are told to submit to. Their bullshit protests were a little hysterical fit for 2 seconds. A blip.

Sarah Jones
Sarah Jones
Feb 3, 2021 11:10 AM

Michael Kingsbury
@Celtic_Films: “My loyalty lies with my Celtic people. Not with the globalist internationalist Roman Empire.”
https://twitter.com/Celtic_Films/status/1356505316653891589

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Edwige
Edwige
Feb 3, 2021 10:57 AM

Seeking to lead both sides…. as usual:

https://twitter.com/GretaThunberg/status/1356694884615340037

October
October
Feb 3, 2021 12:24 PM
Reply to  Edwige

Did you see that even Vogue has got in on the act?

https://www.vogue.co.uk/news/article/farming-protests-india

October
October
Feb 3, 2021 10:06 AM

Not sure what to make of this:
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image
image
Feb 3, 2021 10:18 AM
Reply to  October

re marketing her self for psyop 2 which is incoming

October
October
Feb 3, 2021 10:22 AM
Reply to  image

Probably didn’t want to be upstaged by a rival:
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Researcher
Researcher
Feb 3, 2021 3:17 PM
Reply to  October

It’s more than that. The WEF-UN-IMF plan is to factionalize the world and society, thereby create massive discord and chaos so they can step in to make “order out of chaos”.

tish
tish
Feb 3, 2021 10:25 PM
Reply to  Researcher

you didn’t study physics did you ?

JuraCalling
JuraCalling
Feb 4, 2021 1:00 AM
Reply to  October

Lie to the world about a virus- life goes on.

Enforce global lockdown – life goes on

Enforce vaccines on the world – life goes on

Close schools and businesses – life goes on.

remove access to the internet- global fucking chaos

Ben
Ben
Feb 3, 2021 11:56 AM
Reply to  October

Who’s giving her instructions?

Will Greta Thunberg be happy for Indians to use the much safer Covid medication packs that are being issued by the Indian government (Ivermectin, Doxycycline and zinc) or will that make her angry?

October
October
Feb 3, 2021 12:00 PM
Reply to  Ben

“How dare you?” 😉

Howard
Howard
Feb 3, 2021 1:16 PM
Reply to  October

This is proof that even pawns sometimes get it right. The fact that Miss Greta has been co-opted by the corporate behemoth does not mean she too is a cynical opportunist.

She may, in fact, be genuinely sincere in her attempts to help protect the environment; and may not realize she’s being played for a fool by those who are slowly destroying the environment.

We’ll know one way or the other, depending on whether or not she get booted from Twitter.

wardropper
wardropper
Feb 3, 2021 1:51 PM
Reply to  Howard

She is undoubtedly being played for a fool by those ‘authorities’, but we shouldn’t forget she is a child.
In ten years’ time, she won’t be the same person she is now, and she needs to be left alone to mature in her own way – preferably in a normal environment, the chances of which, unfortunately, look pretty slim to me.
Otherwise she’ll either become an even more ‘angry’ and fanatical outlet for her parents’ hopes and dreams, or she’ll rebel violently against her upbringing and go for hallucinogens.
The poor girl needs balance, for her own sake, not ours.

Howard
Howard
Feb 3, 2021 5:11 PM
Reply to  wardropper

She also needs a very solid looking glass. As another commenter noted, she has a very poor media presence. Which makes me think it was no accident the corporate PR people chose her for the voice of the environment – in order to undercut rather than underscore the grotesque assault on the environment by resource seeking corporations.

There’s a great article in globalresearch.ca by Edward Curtin on Allan Dulles’ monstrous collusion to gain Indonesia’s resources for the Rockefeller led industries. I won’t link it because I expect it will show up here in Off-G shortly.

And these are the people trying to save the planet? Yeah, poor Greta fits their agenda to a tee.

Mike Ellwood (Oxon UK)
Mike Ellwood (Oxon UK)
Feb 3, 2021 7:35 PM
Reply to  wardropper

She is legally an adult now, but I admit, a very young, and probably very naive adult.

JuraCalling
JuraCalling
Feb 3, 2021 9:15 PM

If she looked any younger she’d be working for Bill Clinton’s ‘foundation’ now his friend, ‘Jeff’ has been suicided..

PootoLong
PootoLong
Feb 3, 2021 2:10 PM
Reply to  October

Putin was right to call it child abuse by her handlers.

JuraCalling
JuraCalling
Feb 3, 2021 6:29 PM
Reply to  PootoLong

I suppose, legally, she isn’t a minor once she’s 16 plus years of age( 18 now). But her ‘appeal’ was that she seems to always look about 12. We see a child and associate innocence; then we associate; truth; then no agenda; then trust. So her appearing as a child was a branding strategy. If one of the bloated, wrinkled old perverted psychopaths had voiced all she’s voiced it wouldn’t get off the ground let alone fly.

On the other hand, her parents need a good kicking. They’re a C-list and D-list celebrity in Scandinavia. They’ve took a run at fame, money and celebrity many times and hit a wall. But then they had kids. They have no acceptable excuses for hijacking a childhood to finally get to live the vicarious celebrity life. The Greta thing is clearly a disturbed little individual.

Mike Ellwood (Oxon UK)
Mike Ellwood (Oxon UK)
Feb 3, 2021 7:38 PM
Reply to  JuraCalling

And the Pippa Longstocking hairstyle is definitely calculated (not by her, I suspect). I’ve seen pictures of her with more “normal” hair before she’d become famous; her sister doesn’t look like that.

JuraCalling
JuraCalling
Feb 3, 2021 9:12 PM

It’s a shame i don’t know how to post pictures. I saw a beauty. Some mischievous little tyke with a photo studio had morphed the faces and hair of Greta Thunberg and Bill Gates. It’s come out as Bill gates smug psycho smile and Thunberg’s pigtails. You’re imagining that right now aren’t you. Well, believe me- it’s even worse..

The worst part is that i can’t find a therapist now as they’re all on lockdown 😶

tish
tish
Feb 3, 2021 10:27 PM
Reply to  JuraCalling

🙂

Reset the Diaboligarchy
Reset the Diaboligarchy
Feb 3, 2021 10:39 PM
Reply to  JuraCalling

C’mon, it ain’t that difficult! Copy the image URL, go here: https://postimages.org/web
paste the URL there, and copy the “Direct Link” you are then given and post it here.

JuraCalling
JuraCalling
Feb 4, 2021 12:54 AM

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tish
tish
Feb 3, 2021 10:24 PM
Reply to  JuraCalling

I must admit she looks like she has autism to me, certainly somewhere along that spectrum

Ooink
Ooink
Feb 3, 2021 8:51 PM
Reply to  October

It’s just cool and woke to say that “we stand in solidarity”. She probably thinks its a racial thing and that Indians are black enough to weep for.

Gezzah Potts
Gezzah Potts
Feb 3, 2021 10:05 AM

What a grotesque obscenity. Such inequality, such inhumanity, such injustice. All to benefit the small number of parasites and vampires on this planet who feast on all of us. And who rape the Planet and exploit us in so many ways.
I knew the World’s billionaires had greatly increased their wealth last year, but $3.9 Trillion between March and December alone is so…. demented. I can’t even think of a word to use except demented.
I also believe that one of the goals of the lockdowns and covid fascism is to get rid of as many small independently owned businesses as well.
With the rapidly looming Great Reset and the horrific Fourth Industrial Revolution; including a Central Bank digital currency, we all need to resist in whatever way we can. And we need to look at the inspirational struggle of these Indian farmers. They are an example for us, because they are fighting for their very lives.

George Mc
George Mc
Feb 3, 2021 10:00 AM

Jesus H! The guy’s got an autobiography out!

Tomorrow Will Be A Good Day: My Autobiography by Captain Tom Moore
With an overall Amazon rating of 5 stars – coming from 5,306 reviews. Thank God for one William Palfreman who gave it one star and said:

Corrupt exploitation of an old man

How I saved the world by walking round and round in my garden.

What is most objectionable about this is how an old man far into his dotage is having words put into his mouth by exploitative people around him. You are being exploited, he is being exploited.

I was musing on all this and thinking about the disputed issue of one Guy Fawkes who may well have been a patsy to initiate a false flag excuse for England to start bombing the bastards. (Which they have been doing ever since.) But just think about GF and how he was made into a yearly firework festival. What a brilliant way to stamp the official account on everyone’s mind and make it “truth” forever after!

Similar shenanigans going on with Cap Tom? His heroic figure as symbol of the fight against the deadly plague? And so – anyone querying the plague is “attacking our national treasure”?

image
image
Feb 3, 2021 1:42 PM
Reply to  George Mc

hollywierd film already made and out in march the year celebration of bs19 i bet ya
tom hanks will play him

George Mc
George Mc
Feb 3, 2021 2:47 PM
Reply to  image

Nah you need some dorky pathologically repressed Brit which the Yanks always insist on cf. Anthony Hopkins in Remains of the Day or Ralph Fiennes in The Dig. Benny Dick’s Cumbersomesnatch perhaps?

image
image
Feb 3, 2021 6:01 PM
Reply to  George Mc

as you asked, due to the times Eddie lizard due to the trans gay thing or Stephen Fry due to the mental health gay thing or George doors or Benedict Cumberbatch they look gay weird looking type,faces fits with bojo Churchill we are at war psy op. and Idris Elba as he is black and he got bs19 and this will help sell the socially acceptable BS19 isnt racist psyop.

George Mc
George Mc
Feb 4, 2021 8:36 AM
Reply to  image

I have been waiting for the movie: Mozart – Transgender Hero. I think in future they will make such movies and leave the central expression out so that later generations of hacks can substitute whatever the currently fashionable term is.

Jacques
Jacques
Feb 3, 2021 9:53 AM

I’m getting sick and fucking tired of people parroting the pseudo argument – actually the completely fallacious rubbish – that a person might be an asymptomatic carried, infect somebody, and the somebody will then infect poor grandma, and the poor grandma will then croak.

This line of reasoning is crystalline pure woke insanity. FUCK THAT!

As much as I respect fellow human beings and wish them all well, it’s time to emphatically state that no person is responsible for anyone else’s wellbeing. As per the locust tale, the notion that one must protect others (not that it works anyway) by destroying oneself is a crock of shit that must be rejected.

People who wish to be protected can place a plastic bag over their head (several of them if need be), clamp their fucking nose as well as any other bodily protrusion, plug the entryway to whatever bodily orifice they see fit, and take whatever measures they might consider necessary. They can hermetically enclose themselves in an enclosure of their choice, preferably the washroom in case they shite themselves with fear.

I’m done with this crap. I have no more patience, tolerance for the random masked covidiot.

wardropper
wardropper
Feb 3, 2021 1:56 PM
Reply to  Jacques

The Old Testament at its most graphic could not have expressed it better.
Thank you!

PootoLong
PootoLong
Feb 3, 2021 2:12 PM
Reply to  Jacques

”pure woke insanity”

Nothing ”woke” about Covid, its worst measures have been rolled out by the far-right Trump and Johnson.

Malcolm Reynolds
Malcolm Reynolds
Feb 3, 2021 8:02 PM
Reply to  PootoLong

Do you people know just how stupid you sound talking about boogeymen like, “far right”?

What specifically did trump roll out again because the covid fails are BLUE states?

Dante
Dante
Feb 3, 2021 3:21 PM
Reply to  Jacques

IF tomorrow BoJo(blowjob) would say on national TV : guys sorry it was a joke, fuck that we played you sorry get back to normal
I bet you 8 out of 10 sheeps would still carry on with that stupid ugly things on their faces.

dtoc
dtoc
Feb 3, 2021 3:42 PM
Reply to  Jacques

10000+++++ Thank you!!!

Mike Ellwood (Oxon UK)
Mike Ellwood (Oxon UK)
Feb 3, 2021 7:40 PM
Reply to  Jacques

I’m a grandad, and I’m not afraid of anybody who isn’t armed or in uniform.

George Mc
George Mc
Feb 4, 2021 8:38 AM
Reply to  Jacques

The asymptomatic bit was a turning point. Now anyone can be unclean! No symptoms rerquired. No appearance required. No behaviour required. It’s the witch doctor syndrome where they can point the “juju bone” at you and you’re IT!

George Mc
George Mc
Feb 3, 2021 9:41 AM

Off topic again but I previously noted how Amazon have dropped their facility for commenting on reviews. They have even made it more difficult to consult the actual reviews themselves. You see an article with one review, click on the review and get a message saying, “No reviews”. Thus does this truly sinister organisation lure millions in by giving them a voice which it then gradually takes away.

Mike Ellwood (Oxon UK)
Mike Ellwood (Oxon UK)
Feb 3, 2021 10:03 AM
Reply to  George Mc

I’m not sure whether you used to be able to comment on answers to questions – or give an additional answer to questions – but I didn’t seem able to when I was trying the other day.

George Mc
George Mc
Feb 3, 2021 9:31 AM

I see Lockdown Sceptics are running theor own tribute to Captain Tom with this:

A hero of our nation’s darkest hour in the 1940s who became an inspiration to many during a tough year.

I would have considered him more of an inspiration if he’d appeared on TV to say, “I’m not walking around my fucking garden to raise money to cover for parasitical arseholes who are soaking up all the cash through this bullshit phony pandemic!”

But if he’d said that, he wouldn’t get any coverage at all. (Just as the thousands who are saying that and indeed screaming it at their TV sets are getting no coverage.)

PS – And that’s another nail in the coffin for Lockdown Sceptics!

Seansaighdeor
Seansaighdeor
Feb 3, 2021 10:05 AM
Reply to  George Mc

Yep commenters there not happy.

George Mc
George Mc
Feb 3, 2021 10:40 AM
Reply to  Seansaighdeor

Yes, I’ve just been looking at the Lockdown Sceptics comments and they are certainly more interesting and relevant than the articles. Although they’re a mixed bunch. You get this:

Who f***ng cares about an old codger who shuffled around his boomer garden on behalf of a shi**ty socialist healthcare system?

Typical for LS. “Fuckin’ socialists! Fuckin’ Left! Fuckin’ commie bastards!”

But this is droll:

Breaking news….

In response to the tragic news that 100 year old with pneumonia national hero Captain Tom has been killed by Covid, Home Secretary Matt Hancock has now banned death. In a statement to press he commented “a loss such as this shows us that we have still not completed our mission of stopping death in the UK. I for one will not rest until every single death has been prevented and we can all live forever as God intended in this great nation.”

According to the report, steps have now been taken to lock everyone in their houses from birth, and to offer vaccines to all on a rolling half hourly basis. “The goal” Hancock claimed today “is to ensure that we all can celebrate the next millennium and this morning the prime minister has begun preparations for the nation to join together in a bank holiday celebration to celebrate the 200th year reign of her majesty the queen, set for 2150”.

Brianborou
Brianborou
Feb 3, 2021 10:21 AM
Reply to  George Mc

There are some good articles and links on the site have a butchers of .this Youtube interview with Professor Sucharit Bhakadi

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=SOFHlVmACJo

Mike Ellwood (Oxon UK)
Mike Ellwood (Oxon UK)
Feb 3, 2021 11:01 AM
Reply to  George Mc

I became sceptical of Lockdown Sceptics when they made it difficult for me to register to comment. I can’t remember the details now, but before I’d sorted it out, I did some elementary research to find out (or remind myself) who Toby Young was, and decided not to bother. I haven’t really read it since then. I suppose I am glad that he won his debate with the pro-Lockdowners at the Cambridge Union, but I’m not sure I can be bothered to watch the recording. It was a clear win, but not quite a resounding one.

(I’d prefer left-wing, or at least non-right-wing people to be winning debates, but the “Left” has largely let us down badly; Piers Corbyn is one exception. (“Oh, he’s a nutter”, said someone close to me – start of a very tactful and careful conversation…))

As for Captain Tom himself, and what he did last year, I have very mixed feelings. Of course you have to admire someone of that age who does what he thinks is his duty, and I’m glad that he was still mobile enough to do it.

But from my MMT perspective, the money he raised made absolutely no difference to the NHS’s ability to do what it was supposed to be doing (in addition to all the comments you make above).

From a purely financial point of view, the UK government has never run out of pounds, and can never run out, as it is the sole issuer of its own currency. (The subject of commercial banks “creating money out of nothing” is an interesting one, but something of a red herring, as all they do is create credit for one party, and debt for another, and the two cancel out; only the currency issuer (the government/BoE) can create new money, aka “net financial assets for the private sector”, in MMT terminology).

And we know that the UK government can create money when it wants to because it did for QE, and it did in order to fight WW2, for example. It has done so to some extent to “fight the pandemic”|”create the scamdemic”|”create the panicdemic” (whichever you choose to call it).

It could very easily create all the money that the NHS “needs” at a stroke. Money is not the problem. Real resources are the potential problem. Beds, yes, staff to treat and attend to the patients, yes, equipment off all sorts, medications, etc. These cannot be conjured up at a keystroke of a computer, and given that the NHS has been underfunded and therefore under-provisioned for years, this can’t be remedied quickly.

(I would also say that its efforts have been misdirected for many years, but that’s a much trickier, and more debatable subject to go into).

Anyway, the money that Captain Tom raised by sponsorship was equivalent to those sponsors he attracted undergoing voluntary taxation. And (from an MMT perspective again), that was not new money that the government could use in order to fund the NHS (it didn’t need more money – see above); that was actually equivalent to the destruction of money for the wider economy. In other words those sponsors/donors were forgoing some of their own consumption in order to (as they would see it) help “fund the NHS”.

(Side note: the consumption they were forgoing added to the reduction/ destruction of the wider economy which was already taking place because of the lockdown(s), although that might have been a price worth paying had it meant that real resources were therefore diverted from private consumption towards the public purpose.

This brings up the interesting question that MMT poses and also answers: If taxation is not needed in order to fund the government’s spending, what exactly is its purpose?: MMT’s answer: primarily its purpose is that by giving citizens a tax liability, it creates a need for its currency, and it is this need which gives the currency its value; the other main reason for it is that it can, by reducing the demand for real resources in the private sector, it can free up resources for the public sector so that they can be used for the public good.

Another reason for taxation can be to reduce purchasing power in the private sector in order to cool down or prevent inflation, although the importance of this is disputed by some MMT experts (e.g. Bill Mitchell – who would argue that there are other, better ways of controlling inflation).
)

George Mc
George Mc
Feb 3, 2021 11:34 AM

Yeah money’s a weird thing. The actually stuff itself has no value – it’s purely an exchange mechanism and if you were to e.g. print enough notes to double the paper money in circulation, you haven’t doubled the wealth. You’ve just halved the value of the paper money.

In any case, I suspect the vast amounts that our bold new national mascot raised before he popped off are irrelevant anyway. This dosh will make marginal difference and may even end up frittered away in some overlord’s bank account.

Dosh juggling is a joke. In my neck of the woods, three community projects were up for gaining a cash injection and they were to thrash it out on TV with three pleading films that were then to be voted on by the general public. One was a project to help the disabled. That was given a tear-jerking little promotion and it won. Here’s what they did with the money: they hired three advisors to do a job the citizen’s advice bureau were doing anyway. This lasted three years – and that was that. Jobs for the boys. They’d have been better just giving the cash to the various centres in the region. But hey – who wants to actually guide the money where it might result in actual help?

But as for Cap Tom, it’s pure propaganda. I’ll bet someone set him up last year for an edifying autobio as a tonic for the troops. Get the peasants on board with the big patriotic bash. That kind of thing. I wouldn’t be at all surprised if there’s a committee up there right now discussing e.g. the documentary, the movie, and possibly arranging an annual celebration: “Captain Tom Day” etc.

Mike Ellwood (Oxon UK)
Mike Ellwood (Oxon UK)
Feb 4, 2021 12:37 AM
Reply to  George Mc

Yeah money’s a weird thing. The actually stuff itself has no value – it’s purely an exchange mechanism and if you were to e.g. print enough notes to double the paper money in circulation, you haven’t doubled the wealth. You’ve just halved the value of the paper money.

Wearing my MMT nerd’s hat again, I’d have to make some nit-picking comments:

As I’m sure you know, most money these days is not notes or coin, but purely electronic, i.e. an entry in a computer or database. However, those who claim that ideas such as MMT only lead to Weimar style inflation, or indeed anyone who doesn’t much like public spending, i.e. your classic neoliberal, likes to use phrases like “printing money” in order to conjure up images of people in the Weimar Republic trundling round barrow loads of near-worthless banknotes during their painful period of inflation.

But leaving that aside, just say that you did double the nominal value of the currency in circulation, you don’t automatically halve its value.

One of the principles which one of the main MMT proponents, Professor Bill Mitchell, of Newcastle University, Australia often repeats is that there is a danger of inflation whenever money is spent, whether that money comes from government or the private sector, and whether that money was created ex nihilo by the government / BoE, or whether it was created via a commercial bank creating credit (i.e. advancing a loan).

Money which is just sloshing around in a bank account doing nothing does not, of itself, cause inflation. However, once it starts to be spent, it may do, if there is a shortage of real resources on which to spend it, i.e. the classic image of “too much money chasing too few goods”.

If the economy is “overheating” to use the quaint terminology of the financial journalists, there are various ways that the government could control it. The monetarists’ approach was to raise interest rates, and keep raising them. However, this only had an unpredictable effect, and if it worked at all, it only worked very slowly and destructively, causing a recession and unemployment.

The government could (e.g. via the BoE) have imposed direct lending controls on the commercial banks, and at various times actually tried to do so, although apparently not very successfully. (One of these attempts was known amusingly as “The Corset”). (My personal feeling is that it was never done properly because their heart wasn’t in it – smacked too much of “socialism”).

It has been plain to see that in the housing market, for example, uncontrolled mortgage lending has been one of the factors in driving up house prices, which sadly, seems to be seen as “good” inflation, not by just Daily Mail writers and readers, but even by New Labour politicians, and maybe some Old Labour ones as well.

One could say more, but I think this has been long enough. 🙂

Ben
Ben
Feb 3, 2021 12:00 PM

The irony. Lockdown Sceptics champion free speech but make speaking more difficult. Controlled opposition?

Annette
Annette
Feb 3, 2021 8:40 AM

Genetical modification through vaccines, GMOs to eat, while those making the profits eat the best organic food available, live ecologically, do not get vaccinated (according to Gates’ former doctor he’s always refused vaccination for his children). Humanity is in dire strait from the measures, and what is in store. And yet another of my Cambridge contemporaries wrote to say how vulnerable she was to covid, how she was hiding in her home to protect herself. So now the emails end with love and safe hugs.
They really have turned that middle strata into dumb slaves, the ones that were educated in the prestigious universities, slaves that are making the dystopia possible by running it for their masters (they have no clue they have masters and are dispensable puppets in their hands).

JoeC
JoeC
Feb 3, 2021 8:52 AM
Reply to  Annette

Indoctrinated rather than educated. They got more than a few doses of it and they appear to be totally immune from reality. Theyre not only a waste of an education but a waste of a life. They’re the immediate enemy as far as I’m concerned. Anyone who cheerleads the lockdowns and mask mandates are dead to me.

Annette
Annette
Feb 3, 2021 11:04 AM
Reply to  JoeC

Indeed, if this ever ends in our lifetimes, then we have to have public something for those you rightly say are “indoctrinated rather than educated”: they are so numerous, you cant have a trial. Still trials can be brought forward against particular individuals, especially among doctors.

At this point its very hard to cope with whats going on, to keep thinking of what is happening.

I find it all very well advices not to be tested, how you can avoid it for travel, but some of us are in a situation, where its simply not possible. It would be a lot, lot, better, if instead we were organizing concrete mutual help in everyday life. For instance, have an internet site where proprietors and lodgers who are not afraid of human beings can get in touch, because its literally impossible to rent as people ask guarantees of covid tests, and that you wear the mask inside. Also legal help at hand if necessary. More generally organized help for those needing it, whether it be looking after, because you have had an accident, and are on your own, and so on. Because for example, many, their families and friends are abroad and are not allowed inside the country the person needing help lives in.
And everyone is refusing to help: those afraid of covid, because they’re terrified of being near human beings, and the others, despite denouncing a situation where people are having extreme problems because of the measures, are in effect unwilling to lift their smallest finger, except to write and denounce on the internet.
Too many have forgotten their humanity, too many take their virtual life, their writing and correspondence on the internet, and zoom meeting, for reality. Sincerely I think there would be less suicides at the moment, were we willing to
help in the basic way in which if you are human you should help a fellow human.
But yes, the anti-dystopian love writing about the rise of suicides. My question is what have you concretely done to help people around you? Those among your friends and acquaintances who find themselves in difficult situations because of the measures? Are you not contributing to their feeling that death is the only solution? Where is your humanity gone? Stop writing, and just open your eyes, and stretch out your hand to people you know and are coming across. Stop being hypocritical: if you truly want this to end, show solidarity, and through that solidarity will grow a strong movement.
Im thinking of this one man for example, who is in charge of a main organization against the dystopia, and which in the past has fought other issues. He is copying and pasting articles at incredible speed, and writing introductions, that he cannot respond to his collaborator’s desperate need of help, is totally silent on that front. But he is not the only one. There are worse among the “protesters”.

Ben
Ben
Feb 3, 2021 12:03 PM
Reply to  Annette

Two heroes for me. Sucharit Bhakdi and Robin Monotti

mgeo
mgeo
Feb 3, 2021 12:39 PM
Reply to  JoeC

The more ideology pervades a subject of study, the more politicised the student who masters it. A few subjects used to be considered above politics, e.g. some sciences and tech., but as we see clearly in medicine, this is no longer the case.

Mike Ellwood (Oxon UK)
Mike Ellwood (Oxon UK)
Feb 4, 2021 12:39 AM
Reply to  mgeo

cf. Climate Science.

Jacques
Jacques
Feb 3, 2021 9:58 AM
Reply to  Annette

I’ve always thought that we’re living in a time where the broadest populations have facile access to education, where people are better educated than they’ve ever been.

Obviously not. They stupid as shit. George Carlin was right in saying that education is to make people be able to run the machines and do the paperwork.

There is very little in the education people receive, whether at school or at home, to teach them logic, critical thinking, and, even more importantly, how the mind works. How to control their mind, etc.

Disheartening.

Moneycircus
Moneycircus
Feb 3, 2021 10:12 AM
Reply to  Jacques

Education was purposely dumbed down and the process goes back more than a century. I would argue it began with the so-called Enlightenment. Good for human rights but in terms of education, the beginning of a descent into specialization until the utilitarians decided that educating the worker was counterproductive. Not so many were enlightened ;-( Are you familiar with John Taylor Gatto, Norman Dodd and Charlotte Iserbyt?

Jacques
Jacques
Feb 3, 2021 10:46 AM
Reply to  Moneycircus

No, I’ll check it out.

I was fortunate enough to have been schooled in the “backwards” educational system of the Second World, which was somewhat more rooted in the classical tradition, providing broad knowledge base as opposed to simplification, specialization, focus on “creativity:.

More recently, I have read articles by a Czech mum living in the US (a teacher) who had to re-teach her kids everything the old-fashioned way at home because all they did at school was to fuck up their heads. They “study” to pass nonsensical multiple-choice tests as opposed to actually acquire knowledge.

Mike Ellwood (Oxon UK)
Mike Ellwood (Oxon UK)
Feb 4, 2021 12:42 AM
Reply to  Jacques

Q.99 Do you think that Covid-19 is

  1. Very deadly
  2. Fairly deadly
  3. More deadly than flu
  4. More deadly than the plague
  5. Going to kill us all

?

DomoebaMalingera
DomoebaMalingera
Feb 3, 2021 7:34 PM
Reply to  Jacques

The effects of ‘headucation’ must be reversed in order to live naturally.

DomoebaMalingera
DomoebaMalingera
Feb 3, 2021 7:36 PM
Reply to  Jacques

Adult headucation is not a learning process but an unlearning one.

Mike Ellwood (Oxon UK)
Mike Ellwood (Oxon UK)
Feb 3, 2021 11:06 AM
Reply to  Annette

Can’t stand that “stay safe” mantra.

JuraCalling
JuraCalling
Feb 3, 2021 6:32 PM

agreed

Judith
Judith
Feb 3, 2021 11:58 AM
Reply to  Annette

So “safe hugs” has replaced “safe sex”.

Gotta love it.

Ben
Ben
Feb 3, 2021 12:02 PM
Reply to  Annette

Their sheer stupidity is enabling fascism

I never want to hear ‘Stay Safe’ ever again. It means incarceration, misery, ignorance, subservience, wasted life

JuraCalling
JuraCalling
Feb 3, 2021 6:33 PM
Reply to  Ben

it means ‘stay obedient’.

County Girl
County Girl
Feb 3, 2021 10:14 PM
Reply to  Annette

At the beginning of this farce I started receiving emails from friends/acquaintances ending ‘Stay Safe’. My reply included my wishes to them to ‘Stay Sane’. They soon dropped the nonsense ending. I do the same verbally to those who shout it across the large space when I bump into them in the street.

Annette
Annette
Feb 4, 2021 3:03 PM
Reply to  County Girl

Thats a very apt reply: “Stay sane”. Hope you dont mind if I emulate you.
Thanks.

Ben
Ben
Feb 3, 2021 8:20 AM

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Off-Guardian – please sound the alarm on these human rights abuses in Canada
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Annette
Annette
Feb 3, 2021 8:47 AM
Reply to  Ben

Yes, in France they’ve taken Prof. Fourtillan in a mental hospital: he was suing the Institut Pasteur. Last I heard there he had a heart attack or tried committing suicide and his wife had disappeared. Somehow there is little information, even on alternative French media.
Another well-known medical sciences prof. who was in charge of some major thing in Paris, possibly to do with infections, lost his position and wrote he and his family are afraid he might be taken to a psychiatric hospital. Again he was one of the rare who had spoken out.

Shows how little solidarity among those fighting the dystopia that these cases are not reported widely on alternative media and no international support group is formed.
Tried to do so to no avail. Even the other forefront medical professors who have spoken out elsewhere did not respond. No one cares, all for themselves.

The dystopia in these circumstances “a de belles jours devant elle”!

Mike Ellwood (Oxon UK)
Mike Ellwood (Oxon UK)
Feb 3, 2021 11:17 AM
Reply to  Annette

We used to cluck, sigh, and shake our heads when we heard of these things happening in the former Soviet Union.

BTW, I was listening to an old BBC radio drama on Youtube last night. About a perfectly respectable married couple whose lives were wrecked by the state. First their electricity, water, and gas were cut off.

Then their bank account was frozen. Then he lost his job. Friends and neighbours, helpful at first, but suspected they, or at least he, must have done something wrong and began to shun them. Woman ends up committing suicide. He goes mad.

It turns out that owing to some “rogue” element in some central government data centre, they had been marked out for a special procedure (called “J Procedure” or similar in the story) that had been designed to deal with dissidents and “troublemakers”. Supposedly this procedure had been officially banned some years previously, but it had never been removed from the system, and could be, and in this case was, activated by someone with the right access (in this case, probably for purely personal reasons).

I think I’ve heard or read similar fictional stories in the past. Do I believe such procedures exist in real life? I’m sure they could easily exist, and it would be much easier now, now that digital technology is so central to our lives.

Tim Drayton
Tim Drayton
Feb 3, 2021 2:53 PM

I wonder. I’m British and was a member of a Trotskyist organization in my student days for less than a year (I was a “fellow traveller” for a time before that) back in 1978-1979. I have always found it hard, next to impossible, to get a job in the UK, even many years later, and so have lived and worked abroad for nearly all my adult life. I can’t prove anything, of course, but I can’t help wondering if I have been marked out in some way.

Kalen
Kalen
Feb 3, 2021 10:52 PM
Reply to  Tim Drayton

Google, Twitter and Facebook lifted censorship of WSW in 2020 for their outstanding peddling COVID hysteria preventing workers revolution by sending them locked barrel and loaded with masks, hand sanitizer and toilet paper home for lockdown instead to street barricades to overthrow oligarchic usurpers and their totalitarian rule. And hence Trotskyites now can get jobs if any jobs left.

Mike Ellwood (Oxon UK)
Mike Ellwood (Oxon UK)
Feb 4, 2021 12:58 AM
Reply to  Tim Drayton

Very sad. We know at the very least that there used to be employer’s black lists against “trouble-making” employees. This could all have been organised by “private enterprise”, but could also have had help from the spooks.

Someone I know who was a long standing local government officer, publicly neutral in politics, but privately left-wing, was certain that his phone was tapped on a regular basis. He felt that his card had been marked when he had taken an anti-war stance earlier in his career as a civil servant. TPTB probably thought he couldn’t do too much harm in his little local government backwater, but kept an eye on him just in case.

DomoebaMalingera
DomoebaMalingera
Feb 3, 2021 7:43 PM

Aye smart technology, smart meters is doublespeak for dumb. The smarter device the dumber the recipient. Secret Militarised Arms in Residential Technologies.

Ben
Ben
Feb 3, 2021 12:06 PM
Reply to  Annette

WTF!

It’s as clear as day what’s happening. Pharma is waging a war

I sincerely hope that the French resistance are keeping his plight alive. If there are anti-lockdown protests, placards with his photo need holding. He is a prisoner of conscience. His name and that of his wife must be kept alive in the public consciousness – by yourself if must

Annette
Annette
Feb 3, 2021 6:21 PM
Reply to  Ben

Im afraid the only French protest against the measures is from group led by an opportunistic extreme right politician. Anyone serious would think twice before joining him. So no the situation in France is dire, worse than in most places.

October
October
Feb 3, 2021 9:05 PM
Reply to  Annette

Anybody who is against the measures can only be of the extreme right, LOL.

You could check out these people: https://reinfocovid.fr/
One of them, Louis Fouché, is particularly good at getting his point across.

And also France Soir, which is in the sights of the govt because it refuses to toe the line.

Gezzah Potts
Gezzah Potts
Feb 3, 2021 9:29 PM
Reply to  Annette

It’s pretty dire here in Australia as well Annette. The more vocal opponents of the covid fascism are all right wing nationalist types, and all of them capitalist ‘true believers’. In fact, the majority of them refer to the technofascist Great Reset and Fourth Industrial Revolution as ‘communism’ and Neoliberal politicians in Australia and elsewhere as ‘radical Marxists’ and that they want to install ‘communism’, etc etc.
It’s deeply frustrating and almost surreal when you see supposed ‘socialist’ groups here all supporting the lockdowns and new normal measures and literally parroting the establishment.
I see them selling their socialist papers here, and they’re always fully masked and social distancing when facemasks are not even mandatory outside!

Ben
Ben
Feb 3, 2021 12:36 PM
Reply to  Annette

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FREE PROFESSOR FOURTILLAN
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Arsebiscuits
Arsebiscuits
Feb 3, 2021 1:31 PM
Reply to  Annette

First I’ve heard of Prof. Fourtillan
Even a quick Google very little on him.
Any good sources to read up on him

Moneycircus
Moneycircus
Feb 3, 2021 5:25 PM
Reply to  Arsebiscuits

https://off-guardian.org/2020/12/19/how-belarus-exposes-the-lockdown-lie/#comment-291928

With Professor Jean Bernard Fourtillan in prison it is worth revisiting his interview in the documentary, Hold-Up. This French video will soon be available with an English transcript.

Fourtillan is not the only person to point out that patents have been taken out by, among others, Anthony Fauci, Ralph Baric and the CDC, for Coronavirus since 1999 on every aspect of the virus, including testing. Since nature cannot be patented, either the patents are illegal or the virus cannot be natural.

Fourtillan angered the French establishment by accusing the Institut Pasteur of complicity in creating a disease with the Wuhan institute. The Corporatist Media rarely mentions that France built the biosafety level 4 lab in Wuhan and that the U.S. outsourced the weaponising of viruses to that lab having impose a moratorium on gain-of-function research in the U.S. from Oct 2014 to Dec 2017.

YT recently banned the Canadian channel, A_Warrior_Calls which from 00:15:30 discusses Fourtillan’s interview: https://www.bitchute.com/video/PcHFuF3e7LMD/

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Feb 3, 2021 10:40 AM
Reply to  Ben

in the u.k it re branded as staying in a 2 star hotel for 2 weeks with arm guards IF you dare want to go ion holiday or out of the country

what term is it called ? isolation hotel center similar to Hi-de-Hi!

kevin
kevin
Feb 3, 2021 4:21 PM
Reply to  Ben

Sadly, many Canadians will just blame him for traveling, just as in the near future they will blame people who are detained for expressing their views or organizing protests. Covid has proven that there is a strong fascist undercurrent among the population in the West, although that was already clear to me after 9/11.

Those of us opposed to the totalitarian dystopia need to recognize this reality and not assume everyone is as opposed to tyranny as we are, as unbelievable as that seems to us. Many people, including people you many have known your whole life, will turn out to be perfectly fine with it so long as they think they will be spared. My only hope is there are enough people who still believe in freedoms and rights, but I’m not sure. Even then, will they resist in any way?

wardropper
wardropper
Feb 3, 2021 5:01 PM
Reply to  kevin

My hunch is that it is a strong stupidity undercurrent among the population, rather than a particularly fascist view.
It’s essentially the undigested philosophy of rather slow juveniles.

And for that slowness I blame the constant subliminal message on British TV, that absolutely everybody drinks alcohol all day – especially the police while on duty.

How could the population not end up thick as two planks?

kevin
kevin
Feb 3, 2021 5:15 PM
Reply to  wardropper

No doubt there is an enormous amount of stupidity fueling the tyranny, but when I see many people blaming the victims of state oppression, rather than the oppressive state for its actions, that is something different in my opinion. Like the excellent allegory published here the other day, it’s a combination of stupidity and authority worship.

Mike Ellwood (Oxon UK)
Mike Ellwood (Oxon UK)
Feb 4, 2021 1:04 AM