The Truth About the Covid ‘Crisis’ in India – Lockdown Sceptics

27-04-21 10:54:00,

Now that Chile is settling down a bit, the latest Covid cautionary tale is India, which never seems to be out of the news at the moment as its positive cases and deaths have rocketed in the past few weeks.

Even the usually level-headed Kate Andrews in the Spectator has been painting the situation in lurid colours.

As it happened, the UK’s worst nightmares were never realised. The Nightingale hospitals built to increase capacity were barely used. But what the British Government feared most is now taking place elsewhere. India is suffering an exponential growth in infections, with more than 349,000 cases reported yesterday, as well as nearly 3,000 deaths. Hospitals are running out of oxygen for patients and wards are overflowing. There are reports of long queues as the sick wait to be seen by medical professionals. It’s expected the situation will deteriorate further before it gets better.

Jo Nash, who lived in India until recently and still has many contacts out there, has written a very good piece for Left Lockdown Sceptics putting the current figures in context – something no mainstream outlet seems to have any interest in doing.

Jo makes the crucial point that we need to keep in mind the massive difference in scale between India and the UK. At 1.4 billion people, India is more than 20 times larger than the UK, so to compare Covid figures fairly we must divide India’s by 20. So 2,000 deaths a day is equivalent to a UK toll of 100. India’s current official total Covid deaths of approaching 200,000 is equivalent to just 10,000 in the UK.

In a country the size of India and with the huge number of health challenges faced by the population, the number of Covid deaths needs to be kept in perspective. As Sanjeev Sabhlock observes in the Times of India, 27,000 people die everyday in India. This includes 2,000 from diarrhoea and 1,200 from TB (vaccinations for which have been disrupted by the pandemic). The lack of adequate hospital provision for Covid patients may be more a reflection of the state of the health service than the severity of the disease.

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‘TRUTH’ With RFK, Jr. and Dr. Joseph Mercola: The Shadowy Alliance Between Big Pharma and Big Tech • Children’s Health Defense

12-04-21 09:05:00,

CHD Chairman Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Dr. Joseph Mercola discuss how the narrative perpetuated by Big Pharma and Big Tech — that “vaccines are the only way to restore normalcy” — is leading to the destruction of our Constitutional rights.

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In the latest episode of “TRUTH” with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Kennedy interviews Dr. Joseph Mercola on the fear-driven COVID-19 narrative, ongoing efforts to resist government restrictions and the loss of freedom seen around the world.

Highlights from their wide-ranging discussion include:

  • Notes about the soon-to-be-released book “The Truth About COVID-19,” by Mercola and Ronnie Cummins. Kennedy, who wrote the forward to the book, says the pandemic is being used to shift wealth upwards, abolish civil rights and destroy democracy. The official release of the book is April 29.
  • The massive effort from the get-go to sell the idea that the only possible way to control COVID was through masks and lockdowns.
  • How the public was largely conditioned to believe the world needed to wait on a vaccine for any meaningful intervention against COVID.
  • How government officials and the media suppressed information about potential treatments such as hydroxychloroquine and ivermectin.
  • How personal data collected by Google over the past nearly two decades is being used to manipulate public behavior.
  • How Google searches steer people away from anything that goes against Pharma’s narrative including natural health, chiropractors and nutrition.

All “Truth” episodes can be found on Children’s Health Defense’s social media, and on Children’s Health Defense’s channel found on Peeps TV, a network on Roku. Roku is accessible from any Smart TV and can be purchased separately for older TVs.

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The truth about the Ankara “sofagate, by Thierry Meyssan

12-04-21 02:28:00,

The press has wrongly presented the protocol incident in Ankara as a humiliation of the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen by President Erdoğan. In reality, the latter, in connivance with the President of the Council of the Union, Charles Michel, tried to elevate the latter to the non-existent position of President of the Union.

The press agencies have widely circulated images of the EU/Turkey summit in Ankara on April 6, 2021. It shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan receiving European Council President Charles Michel and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. There are only two chairs for three. Mrs von der Leyen, after standing for a while, sits down on a sofa.

The European media interpreted these images as an insult addressed by the Turkish autocrat to the European Union. Some saw it as a confirmation of his machismo. But this is absolutely wrong and masks a serious problem within the EU.

The meeting should have taken place in Brussels and President Erdoğan went out of his way to ensure that it was held at home, in Ankara. It was prepared telephonically by the protocol services of both parties. The layout of the courtroom was in line with the EU requirements. It was not President Erdoğan who wanted to humiliate Ursula von der Leyen.

To understand what happened, it is necessary to place the event in the context of the evolution of the EU institutions.

JPEG - 84.1 kb Council of European Heads of State and Government (March 25, 2021).

On March 25th, thirteen days before the Ankara meeting, the Council of European Heads of State and Government took place. Due to the Covid epidemic, the meeting was not physical, but by video conference. It brought together the 27 heads of state under the chairmanship of Charles Michel, plus their real leader: US President Joe Biden [1]. The latter confirmed in no uncertain terms that Washington needed a strong European Union at its command. He gave several instructions, notably to maintain good relations with Turkey despite the various current disputes (border demarcation in the Eastern Mediterranean; military occupation of Cyprus, Iraq and Syria; violation of the UN embargo in Libya; religious interference in Europe).

Certainly, President Trump intended to replace US imperial relations with commercial relations.

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AE911Truth presents to 200 engineers, challenges ASCE president-elect

01-04-21 07:31:00,

It would have been hard to write a better script.

Not only did representatives of AE911Truth’s Project Due Diligence (PDD) reach an audience of more than 200 engineers from Mississippi and Alabama with a presentation on Building 7, but a PDD volunteer took the opportunity to question the president-elect of the American Society of Civil Engineers following a presentation he made at the same conference on ASCE’s new code of ethics.

The Mississippi Engineering Society and the Alabama Society of Professional Engineers — both chapters of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) — hosted their joint winter meetings from February 24 to 26. And because the conference was virtual and didn’t require members to travel to a central location, the audience for the presentation was larger than it would otherwise have been, according to PDD coordinator and AE911Truth board member Roland Angle.

The national leadership of both ASCE and NSPE not only stand by the World Trade Center reports published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), but both have sent statements to that effect to their member chapters across the U.S., effectively discouraging them from hosting PDD presentations.

Engineer Larry Cooper, who gave the presentation, noted that local chapters are usually more receptive to hearing the WTC evidence than are the national organizations.

“At the local level they are not necessarily aware of ASCE’s complicity with NIST’s reports that were done in 2005 and 2008,” Cooper says.

Prior to the event, PDD volunteer Zaida Owre noticed that the conference was to conclude with a presentation on engineering ethics by ASCE president-elect Dennis Truax. She decided this would be an ideal opportunity to address the ethics of ASCE’s refusal to look at the evidence AE911Truth has assembled.

“It was a beautiful complement to our work,” Owre says. “It was like a bookend to our presentation.”

During the Q&A period, and in a subsequent email exchange, Owre encouraged Truax, who is a professor at Mississippi State University and also a long-time member of NSPE, to take the ethical approach and support further investigation of the WTC evidence. Truax, however, denied the ethical component, describing the issue as merely a technical one and referring questions on the subject to NIST.

“He pretty much avoided the whole topic,” Owre says.

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Truth is the Last Call of the Perpetrators of Falsehoods About China’s Population Policy | New Eastern Outlook

25-03-21 11:13:00,

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Two senior Chinese officials have in this past week met their American counterparts in the United States city of Anchorage, Alaska. Initial reports of the meeting were not encouraging. The Chinese leader reacted angrily to the United States’ opening statement that accused China of committing various crimes including against the Uighurs and the citizens of Hong Kong. The Chinese response was unusually robust, declaring that internal Chinese matters were exclusively the prerogative of the Chinese. They did not, in any case, accept the American characterisation of the treatment of their citizens.

The somewhat frosty meeting was consistent with the recent United States statements about China, its leadership, and its style of governance. The Alaska meeting followed the publication by an anonymous writer of a link to an article in the Atlantic Council called “The Long Telegraph: toward a new America – China strategy”. The tone of the article was set early when it claimed that “the single most important challenge facing the United States in the 21st-century is the rise of an increasingly authoritarian China under President Xi Jinping.”

It thus makes the classic American era, which is also seen in its treatment of Russian leader Vladimir Putin, of personalising the leadership. China in fact has a collective leadership of which Xi is merely the leader. The Chinese focus is very much on developing a long-term strategy. It is one that will continue long after Xi’s time is over.

The attacks on Xi, as on Putin, ignore the mutual benefits that accrue to each nation from their relationship. It is a relationship that has steadily improved in recent years. Both countries see the United States strategy for what it is: a crude attempt to separate the relationship, making it all the easier for the United States, in their view, to pick them off one by one.

Part of that campaign is an attempt to vilify the Chinese leadership for its alleged treatment of the Uighur population. The United States, and a few other lackie nations, have gone so far as to label the Chinese treatment of its Uighurs as “genocide.” This is a profound absurdity. Genocide refers to the systematic elimination of a particular group. That is certainly not true of the Uighurs. On the contrary, their population continues to grow,

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