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offsite link Moveable Feast Cafe 2022/12/02 ? Open Thread Fri Dec 02, 2022 19:30 | herb
2022/12/02 19:30:01Welcome to the ‘Moveable Feast Cafe’. The ‘Moveable Feast’ is an open thread where readers can post wide ranging observations, articles, rants, off topic and have animate discussions of

offsite link The ABC Of Power: Asians, Be Confident! China Orders Civilization To Man-Up Fri Dec 02, 2022 17:17 | The Saker
Xi?s China To Be The First Civilization In The Galaxy To Dispense Confidence By Decree By Thorsten J. Pattberg Why The Renewed Urgency? Before we explain Mr. Xi Jinping?s much

offsite link The Goldilocks War Fri Dec 02, 2022 16:07 | The Saker
by Dmitry Orlov for the Saker blog Are you happy with the way the war in the former Ukraine is going? Most people aren’t?for one reason or another. Some people

offsite link Russia withdraws from the Western project Fri Dec 02, 2022 15:57 | The Saker
translated by the Saker community translators source The world elite is not ready to compromise with Moscow by Alexander Khramchikhin The training of Australian submariners on the British nuclear submarine

offsite link Sic transit gloria mundi Fri Dec 02, 2022 12:00 | The Saker
Today, I want to post a few rather amazing news items about some rather weird things happening in the post-Christian West. First, there is this pearl of wisdom: “Pope Francis

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offsite link 5 Year Anniversary Of Kem Ley?s Death Sun Jul 11, 2021 12:34 | Human Rights

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offsite link News Round-Up Sat Dec 03, 2022 00:35 | Jonathan Barr
A summary of the most interesting stories in the past 24 hours that challenge the prevailing orthodoxy about the virus and the vaccines, the ?climate emergency? and the supposed moral defects of Western civilisation.
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offsite link Exclusive: One in Five Jobs in the MHRA Department that Authorises Vaccines For Public Use are Vacan... Fri Dec 02, 2022 17:42 | Nick Denim
One in five jobs in the department of the MHRA that authorises vaccines for public use are currently vacant. Should we be worried? Yes, says a safety expert. If vacancies climb above 15%, safety is compromised.
The post Exclusive: One in Five Jobs in the MHRA Department that Authorises Vaccines For Public Use are Vacant appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link Why Are Airlines Still Insisting on Negative PCR Tests as a Condition of Travel to Countries That Ha... Fri Dec 02, 2022 16:32 | Anonymous
Many airlines are still insisting on negative PCR tests as a condition of travel, even though the countries they?re flying to have dropped this requirement. Why?
The post Why Are Airlines Still Insisting on Negative PCR Tests as a Condition of Travel to Countries That Have Lifted These Restrictions? appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link Why Are Some Hospitals and Clinics Mask Free, While Others are Aggressively Insisting on Face Nappie... Fri Dec 02, 2022 13:00 | Paul Stevens
Smile Free, which campaigns against mask mandates, predicted that whether you had to wear masks in hospitals and clinics would become a ?postcode lottery?, unconnected with science or evidence. And so it has come to pass.
The post Why Are Some Hospitals and Clinics Mask Free, While Others are Aggressively Insisting on Face Nappies? appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link Now is the Winter of Our Discontent Fri Dec 02, 2022 11:38 | Toby Young
Britain will be hammered by a wave of strikes every day in the run-up to Christmas in a new ?Winter of Discontent?. Rishi Sunak is in office, but not in charge ? and the public?s anger is growing by the day.
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international / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Wednesday June 16, 2010 17:52 by dunk   text 23 comments (last - monday june 27, 2011 18:39)   audio 1 audio file
'The conclusions of this report (The Saville Report) are absolutely clear. There is no doubt, there is nothing equivocal, there are no ambiguities. What happened on Bloody Sunday was both unjustified and unjustifiable. It was wrong. On behalf of our country I am deeply sorry"

British prime minister David Cameron, Tuesday 15th June 2010 (38 years after the events of Bloody Sunday)

On the 30th of January 1972 in Derry, Ireland 26 civil rights demonstrators and bystanders were shot by the British Army Parachute Regiment without warning or provocation. 13 died on the spot and another was mortally wounded. All were unarmed and most were teenagers. No one has ever been brought to justice.

Kevin McElhinney, Gerald Donaghy, John Duddy, Bernard McGuigan, Michael McDaid, William Nash, James Wray, Michael Kelly, John Johnston, John Young, William McKinney, Gerard McKinney, Hugh Gilmore, Patrick Doherty read full story / add a comment
national / anti-capitalism / opinion/analysis Wednesday June 16, 2010 17:15 by Chekov, Andrew, Aileen   audio 1 audio file
Recorded at the Dublin anarchist bookfair three speakers look at the economy, what the real situation of the resistance is and what needs to be built and examples of what has been achieved in the unions to date. This is followed by contributions from the floor from a wide range of perspectives. read full story / add a comment
national / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Tuesday June 15, 2010 14:57 by Fintan and Derek, edited by Andrew   text 8 comments (last - wednesday june 30, 2010 19:55)   audio 2 audio files
An IPSC meeting on Saturday saw some of the Irish participants on the Freedom Flotilla talk of their experiences, and discuss what practical steps Irish people can help take to bring about the end of the siege of Gaza and Israeli apartheid as a whole and secure self determination for the people of Palestine. This is the audio from the meeting. read full story / add a comment
national / history and heritage / opinion/analysis Friday June 11, 2010 13:59 by Speaker: Conor Kostick   text 1 comment (last - saturday june 12, 2010 15:11)   audio 1 audio file
Connor Kostick author of Revolution in Ireland: Popular militancy 1917 to 1923 spoke at the 2010 Dublin anarchist bookfair about the wave of workplace occupations and 'soviets' as well as the general strikes that are forgotten by conventional nationalist histories of this period. read full story / add a comment
international / anti-war / imperialism / event notice Thursday June 10, 2010 01:25 by June Kelly   text 2 comments (last - friday june 11, 2010 13:07)   audio 1 audio file

On 14th June Dublin will host a visit from the Japanese-based Peace Boat, including ten atomic bomb survivors (hibakusha) from Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Everyone welcome to following events:

9.30am to 11am - A major press conference, Georgian Room, Buswell's Hotel (opposite The Dail) Dublin.

11am to 12 Noon Buswells Hotel - Round Table discussion

1pm to 2pm - Visit memorial cherry tree in Merrion Square, Dublin.

3pm to 5pm - Public meeting at the Art Exchange Centre, Temple Bar, Dublin.

Host organisations - World without Wars and without Violence Ireland and the Irish Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.
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international / rights, freedoms and repression / feature Tuesday June 08, 2010 04:48 by Kev   text 13 comments (last - monday june 14, 2010 15:16)   audio 1 audio file
Today family, friends and supporters welcomed home the five Irish MV Rachel Corrie passengers who were this morning deported from Israel. The five – Denis Halliday, Mairead Maguire, Fiona Thompson, Derek Graham and Jenny Graham – were greeted in Dublin airport by cheers and hugs from the assembled crowd who were there to salute their bravery, as well as a large media presence. read full story / add a comment
dublin / anti-capitalism / opinion/analysis Thursday June 03, 2010 17:09 by Andrew, Dara, Ronan   text 1 comment (last - friday june 04, 2010 19:38)   audio 1 audio file
The first copies were distributed as Gardai attacked the Anglo Irish bank occupation and then attempted to stop the anti-capitalist bloc march but this was the formal launch of the new WSM magazine Irish Anarchist Review much of the content of which looks at the fight against the capitalist crisis in the workplace. Authors & editors introduce the articles followed by some questions about the new format. read full story / add a comment
international / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Wednesday June 02, 2010 22:10 by Kev   text 2 comments (last - wednesday june 02, 2010 22:57)   audio 1 audio file
The IPSC has learned, with relief, that the remaining Irish Freedom Flotilla prisoners are in the air tonight, en route from Tel Aviv airport to Istanbul, along with all the remaining detainees from the ill fated aid flotilla.Last night, around 120 people were deported via Israel's border with Jordan. read full story / add a comment
national / anti-war / imperialism / opinion/analysis Wednesday June 02, 2010 16:24 by Freda   audio 1 audio file
This is the audio of the 'Israeli Apartheid, BDS and Grassroots Resistance in Palestine' from Saturday's anarchist bookfair. The speaker is Freda Hughes from the Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign read full story / add a comment
international / rights, freedoms and repression / feature Monday May 31, 2010 17:00 by Kev   text 104 comments (last - thursday april 14, 2011 08:39)   audio 2 audio files
At least 9 international human rights activists have been killed and dozens more injured after Israeli commandos attacked the unarmed Gaza Freedom Flotilla early this morning in international waters, according to reports from the flotilla organisers, while Israeli military sources confirmed at least 9 dead. This attack is a clear breach of international law. read full story / add a comment
international / miscellaneous / opinion/analysis Thursday May 20, 2010 20:48 by Thomas Janak   audio 1 audio file
In conversation with Sharon Valencik read full story / add a comment
international / animal rights / news report Tuesday May 18, 2010 22:38 by Thomas Janak   audio 1 audio file
Franck lives in France and has worked in rescue for many years. read full story / add a comment
international / arts and media / press release Tuesday May 18, 2010 10:25 by Jho Harris   audio 3 audio files
This is a story about a new Irish website which is bringing free audio podcasts by Irish writers to the web read full story / add a comment
international / animal rights / opinion/analysis Saturday May 15, 2010 21:48 by Thomas Janak   audio 1 audio file
WILD TIME caught up with Bruce Friedrich on his mobile phone read full story / add a comment
dublin / anti-capitalism / event notice Friday May 14, 2010 09:44 by Andrew   text 35 comments (last - wednesday may 19, 2010 15:19)   audio 1 audio file
Last Tuesday Gardai used extendable steel batons against the heads of protesters trying to enter the Dail carpark resulting in at least five head injuries. We've seen the state react in a similar fashion to resistance in Rossport, Mayday 2004 and Reclaim the Streets. It's time to say Enough. read full story / add a comment
national / anti-capitalism / feature Wednesday May 12, 2010 17:24 by Paula Geraghty   text 69 comments (last - wednesday may 26, 2010 15:40)   audio 1 audio file
Two thousand took to the street to protest at the bank bailout. read full story / add a comment
international / worker & community struggles and protests / opinion/analysis Friday May 07, 2010 17:13 by Speaker Aileen; Editing Andrew   audio 1 audio file
In this audio recording Aileen O'Carroll draw on the stories and diaries of those working in IT company’s to talk about the secrets and contradictions of working in a global industry. The myth is that IT workers happily work a 60 hour week but like workplaces of a previous era, there is a struggle over the nature of work and the length of working time within our lives. The left tends to focus on the formal visible struggles conducted through trade unions. What can this other level of often individualised struggle teach us in the fight for a new world? read full story / add a comment
national / animal rights / news report Tuesday May 04, 2010 01:55 by Thomas Janak   audio 1 audio file
Recorded on may bankholiday monday at the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland, Kildare Street, Dublin read full story / add a comment
national / environment / press release Monday May 03, 2010 21:51 by Tony Lowes   audio 1 audio file
Farmers claim in a debate with environmentalists that they must burn their lands or lose grants that require them to maintain their farmlands for grazing animals. They also blame the Government for requiring them since 2000 to burn before March 1 rather than the April 15, claiming that wet conditions have meant a build up of wildfire fuel is now a 'tragedy waiting to happen'. read full story / add a comment
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