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2021/10/28 17:00:01Welcome 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 US State Department issues first US passport with ?X? for gender Thu Oct 28, 2021 17:46 | The Saker
The most hilarious thing about this: it is a “former veteran”. Bravo US military!

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by Chris Faure for the Saker Blog Every English media in China today ledes with the news that in an interview with CNN, the leader of the Taiwan region, Tsai

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First, a few news items: Forbes just posted an article with the title “U.S. Air Force Bombers Are Rehearsing Their New Main Mission?Sinking Russian Ships“, here is an excerpt (emphasis

offsite link Taliban spokesman on rising ISIS threat, & relations with US, China & Iran Thu Oct 28, 2021 11:41 | amarynth
Original link: http://middleeastobse... Description: In a recent extended interview with RT Arabic, Taliban spokesman Mohammad Naeem commented on the adequacy of Taliban?s internal security measures following concerns of a rising ISIS

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national / indymedia ireland / news report Wednesday October 27, 2021 23:22 by 1 of Indy

Indymedia Ireland was 20 years old this month, on Oct 10th in fact. It has been a long road to here and at times debateable whether it would survive in the latter years. This short article gives a quick overview of its history and where it is now.

Back in 2001 the big anti-globalisation demonstrations of Seattle 1999 were still fresh in people's minds when the first Indymedia centers were setup and the network was still rapidly growing. In Ireland back then there was a great need for an alternative voice and there was no central site that could been considered Left leaning.

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international / arts and media / opinion/analysis Tuesday October 26, 2021 22:11 by Caoimhghin Ó Croidheáin   image 1 image
Review of James Bond No Time To Die film

The latest Bond flick No Time To Die was certainly a rollercoaster ride of exciting action scenes and great special effects, yet contained more than a quantum of longueurs.

With a running time of 163 minutes it certainly tries the patience and the bladders of its audiences (who I saw popping out of the cinema throughout the film).

Personally, I think 90 minutes is enough for any film, especially since the disappearance of the intermission and ice-cream selling of yore.

In this case, the increased length seems to have been to incorporate backstories of some of the individuals involved.

The effect of this is to attenuate Bond’s appearances in the film, while adding very little to the story (hence the longueurs).

One effect of this narrative style is to put more emphasis on the story of Bond and less on the usual geopolitics and action we associate with Bond films. read full story / add a comment
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international / crime and justice / news report Monday October 25, 2021 11:08 by Indy   image 1 image   1 attached file

Direct from UK Lawyer Anna De Buiscuit

Breaking news. share on all platforms: FDA document admits “Covid” PCR test was developed without isolated samples for test calibration, effectively admitting it’s testing something else.

A document just released by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) openly admits that the infamous PCR test for the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) was developed not with actual samples, but rather with what appears to be genetic material from a common cold virus.

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national / arts and media / opinion/analysis Sunday October 24, 2021 14:42 by Gary Jordan   image 1 image
Stoking The Flames of Hatred And Manipulating The Minds Of The Masses read full story / add a comment
national / arts and media / opinion/analysis Sunday October 17, 2021 19:55 by Irish Inquiry   video 1 video file
Consistently f!u season has been winter fodder for the Irish press. Until it vanished at a time when officials needed to boost c0v!d case numbers. Convenient. It's claimed it disappeared due to stringent public health guidelines which strangely didn't quash c0v!d. Now officials need a scapegoat for spiraling hospitalisations post vaccine roll-out & any flu will do. #FlipFlopFluFallacy read full story / add a comment
international / health / disability issues / opinion/analysis Saturday October 16, 2021 01:00 by 1 of Indy
This article from Dr Mike Yeadon former chief scientist at Pfizier a number of years ago presents his commentary on Dr Fauci who is the head Covid Czar in the US. He raises very serious concerns about the vaccine and whether you have been jabbed or not, it is worth reading what he had to say read full story / add a comment
international / economics and finance / press release Wednesday October 13, 2021 15:25 by Comms Manager, olivia@jubileeusa.org
The IMF World Economic Outlook report lowered economic growth projections for wealthy and poor countries. The IMF forecasts 5.9% global economic growth. read full story / add a comment
galway / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Monday October 11, 2021 00:06 by Anti Lockdown
GALWAY RESTAURANT IS THE FIRST BUSINESS IN IRELAND TO CHALLENGE THE VACCINE PASS AT COURT ON GROUNDS OF DISCRIMINATION 
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international / crime and justice / opinion/analysis Sunday October 10, 2021 19:25 by Gary Jordan   image 1 image
The shameful neglect of children by police departments obsessed with COVID-19 legislation. read full story / add a comment
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international / rights, freedoms and repression / opinion/analysis Friday October 08, 2021 20:33 by Caoimhghin Ó Croidheáin   image 1 image
The usage of the term ‘woke’ has spread rapidly in the last ten years from meaning awareness of racial prejudice and discrimination to describing the identity politics of various ethnic groups in the USA. The term has a long history reaching back to the 1930s when Black American folk singer-songwriter Huddie Ledbetter, a.k.a. Lead Belly finished a song advising people with the words to ‘best stay woke, keep their eyes open.’

The history of ethnic- or identity- based politics has long been a long one in the United States going back to the ethnocultural (ethnic, religious and racial identity) politics of the 19th century. Identity- based politics resurfaced in the 1960s with the Black Panther Party (BPP) (originally the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense), a Black Power political organization founded by college students Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton in 1966. In the 1970s, identity politics were seen with the Black feminist socialist group, Combahee River Collective, and spread with the LGBT movements of the 1980s. Today ‘wokism’ is associated with identity-based groups such as Black Lives Matter (BLM). read full story / add a comment
international / economics and finance / press release Tuesday October 05, 2021 14:17 by Jubilee USA Network
An investigation into more than 11 million private financial documents show hundreds of public officials in 90 nations using schemes to hide wealth offshore and avoid taxes. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists released the Pandora Papers in partnership with the Washington Post and 600 journalists in 116 countries. read full story / add a comment
international / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Monday October 04, 2021 22:47 by 1 of Indy   text 1 comment (last - saturday october 09, 2021 20:55)   video 1 video file   audio 1 audio file
Kieran Morrissey an Irish engineer who has worked for over 22 years in a major Irish teaching hospital has released a very important video and written the article reproduced here. In summary he says the widespread adverse effects now being seen caused by the Covid Jabs which involves mainly blood clots and associated problems like strokes and heart attacks and heart failure have symptoms very similar to what the Marburg virus can cause. Already forces are at work in the media to claim a Marburg pandemic is on the way. By sheer chance they have a vaccine even more deadly. The vaccine injuries which are growing massively by the week and will really take off when people take the boosters will be used to create the new scare and force a new round of vaccinations for Marburg which will cause even more death. It is important for people to break the cycle of taking deadly vaccines and understand what is planned. read full story / add a comment
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national / public consultation / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Saturday October 02, 2021 22:20 by Irish Inquiry   image 1 image

This hour long discussion shines new light on the political and medical decisions that have been taken over the past 18 months and calls into the question the real motivation behind lockdowns, mask mandates and the rollout of the vaccination programme.

Joining our host Sara Haboubi are Mattie McGrath (Independent TD), Dr. Micheal McConvill, Dr. Martin Feeley, Dr Vincent Carroll, Melissa Ciummei (investor) and Paddy Hennessey (Irish Nurses for Transparency and Openness).

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national / public consultation / irish social forum / opinion/analysis Saturday October 02, 2021 21:24 by Irish Inquiry   video 1 video file
On (28th of Sept) Ireland was hailed as the best in the world for “Covid turnaround” (1). Yet, compared to this time last year there has been a significant increase in cases, ICU & hospital admissions (2). Since we began creating this video a few days ago, the 2021 figures quoted cases have risen and it won’t stop there; it’s simply not possible as we have already seen these case numbers prior to Winter, so what really lies ahead? Why are countries with the highest vaccination rates reporting the highest case figures? (3). Has the “successful” rollout created a bigger problem? (4). Why are we STILL being lied to? Why when you die with Covid you die OF it, but when you die post vaccine, it has nothing to do with the vaccine? Can we trust those advising us to take the shot…and give it to our kids? Have they any conflicts of interest or a questionable past? What is really happening in our nursing homes? (5*) In the coming months & years the truth will emerge. read full story / add a comment
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tipperary / worker & community struggles and protests / news report Monday September 27, 2021 23:33 by 1 of Indy   image 6 images   video 1 video file
One hour in Clonmel today. We visited Tipp Fm, the bypass and the depopulation centre at Clonmel park hotel. The people of Tipperary did great work today and planted a few seeds in the minds of the public.

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roscommon / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Sunday September 26, 2021 23:52 by Craig Backman

Letter from a serving member of the state of Victoria Police in Australia

Hi Tommy.

I am a current serving member of Victoria Police in Australia. I am embarrassed by my organizations approach to policing this so called pandemic. Just thought Id reach out to you and let you know that there are many among us that dont agree with this approach and are willing to put our careers on the line to speak out against it.

I am one of those and I hope that by me speaking out it may encourage others to do the same.

Following is the body of an email I sent to Victoria Police Management, yesterday, prior to todays protest in Melbourne.

It may cost me my Career but its a small price to pay in the pursuit of liberty and an end to this current dictatorship we are living under.

Keep up the good work.

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international / crime and justice / news report Tuesday September 21, 2021 22:50 by 1 of Indy   text 1 comment (last - monday september 27, 2021 23:07)   image 1 image   video 3 video files   audio 1 audio file
Funeral Director speaks out against the Vaccine, the death spike is like nothing he has seen the past few months and people are dying younger and younger. read full story / add a comment
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national / arts and media / opinion/analysis Tuesday September 21, 2021 22:38 by F. Makay   image 1 image

If you believe the government will lift the restrictions in October, I have beachfront property in Switzerland I can sell to you.

I firmly believe there are a lot more worse lockdowns coming instead unless the public unite to say no.

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