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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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Lockdown Skeptics

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offsite link ?Notable, Significant and Abnormal? Purchases of PCR Lab Equipment in Wuhan, Summer 2019 Tue Oct 05, 2021 13:44 | Michael Curzon
Researchers believe that "abnormal" purchases of PCR lab equipment in Wuhan in the summer of 2019 suggest Covid was spreading "virulently" in the city far earlier than was previously thought.
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offsite link 12,000 Women Living with Undiagnosed Breast Cancer after a Year of Lockdowns Tue Oct 05, 2021 12:07 | Michael Curzon
Almost 12,000 women in the U.K. were living with undiagnosed breast cancer in May this year, according to new analysis ? and screening for the disease is still below pre-lockdown levels.
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offsite link No Good Reason to Introduce Vaccine Passports Right Now, Says Sajid Javid Tue Oct 05, 2021 10:52 | Michael Curzon
Sajid Javid says there are currently no good reasons to introduce vaccine passports, but concedes that his comments do not mean "there can?t ever be a role for such an intervention".
The post No Good Reason to Introduce Vaccine Passports Right Now, Says Sajid Javid appeared first on The Daily Sceptic.

offsite link Why Are People?s Risk Perceptions So Skewed? Tue Oct 05, 2021 08:08 | Noah Carl
For months, we?ve been treated to morbid ?daily death numbers? ? but for only one cause of death. Perhaps if these figures had been reported for all causes of death, people?s risk perceptions would be less skewed.
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offsite link And Finally? Tue Oct 05, 2021 00:10 | Toby Young
In this week?s London Calling, the talking points are the recent easing of travel restrictions (unless you?re unvaccinated), unsuccessful stalking adventures, the new Sharpe novel and Irwin Shaw?s Young Lions.
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Voltaire Network
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offsite link Apple intends to rummage through your smartphone ... without your knowledge Sun Oct 17, 2021 17:03 | en

offsite link Iran's allies lose Iraqi legislative elections Wed Oct 13, 2021 19:38 | en

offsite link The political power of Facebook, by Thierry Meyssan Tue Oct 12, 2021 09:28 | en

offsite link Lebanon's bankruptcy deliberately caused by IMF under Christine Lagarde's watch Fri Oct 08, 2021 16:17 | en

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international / animal rights / opinion/analysis Wednesday December 09, 2009 00:00 by Thomas Janak   text 1 comment (last - wednesday december 09, 2009 00:12)   audio 2 audio files
dublin / animal rights / news report Sunday December 06, 2009 21:31 by Thomas Janak   text 3 comments (last - tuesday december 08, 2009 13:57)   audio 2 audio files
international / environment / news report Saturday December 05, 2009 09:46 by Social & Climate Justice Caravan   text 1 comment (last - sunday december 06, 2009 07:44)   audio 1 audio file
In front of the international head quarters of WWF (World Wildlife Fund) in Gland-Geneva, participants of the Social and Climate Justice Caravan made their first protest action. Delegates from farming organisations, indigenous and fisher folk from the South denounced the greenwashing carried out by WWF in their respective countries.

web: http://www.climatecaravan.org/
blog: http://climatecaravan.wordpress.com/
climate caravan radio: http://radio4all.net/index.php/contributor/4090
Social & Climate Justice Caravan -reader PDF: http://www.climatecaravan.org/images/Caravan_bulletin_0...9.pdf read full story / add a comment
international / environment / news report Monday November 30, 2009 12:24 by dunk   text 17 comments (last - wednesday january 13, 2010 15:36)   audio 8 audio files
“The day the political landscape changed forever“, was how Fritjof Capra referred to events of N30, Tuesday 30th of November 1999, in his book The Hidden Connections. He was referring to the day when 1000´s of global justice activists came together and succeeded in shutting down the first WTO (World Trade Organisation) talks in the US using (mostly) non violent direct actions (NVDA) in the north western US city of Seattle. This was the event which brought the “globalisation” debate to the mainstream. It has been misleadingly described as anti-globalisation, what it should be accurately described as is anti corporate globalisation.

10 years on and again there is rubber bullets, tear gas and flames in the streets. This time in Geneva, as people from all over the world converge in the lead up to COP15, the climate change talks in Copenhagen... amongst others, the Social and Climate justice caravan. read full story / add a comment
national / rights, freedoms and repression / other press Friday November 27, 2009 22:44 by Guerilla Blogger 86   text 4 comments (last - monday november 30, 2009 17:46)   audio 1 audio file
On the 25th of November 2009 on the Ray D'Arcy Show on Today FM, Ray and his co-hosts said that 'people' should stop playing the "BLAME GAME" in Ireland and just move on. However by the next show the following day (26 Nov '09) a woman by the name of 'Majella' had emailed them with a responce to this topic. I was working at the time, I actually stopped what I was doing and I couldn't believe what I was hearing, it was unreal. I ask you to listen to this 'pod cast' and above all keep an open mind. The link is posted below....

p.s. What you don't get to hear is the "Collector Generals" explanation which isn't much good as a responce to this email... you also don't get to hear the tongue lashing he got from Ray D'Arcy nor will you hear about the Collector Generals update of progress of investigation into this case today. You'll understand all of this after you have listened to the attached link; this will only take 6 minutes of your time, so please listen to it the whole way through!!

Thanks. read full story / add a comment
international / arts and media / news report Thursday November 26, 2009 23:38 by ERS   text 13 comments (last - sunday december 19, 2010 12:07)   audio 2 audio files
RTÉ Primetime Investigates next Thursday is a special on the death of Michael Dwyer.

Dwyer worked for Shell as a security guard in Mayo last year, and while there, made contact with extremists from right-wing militia groups. He joined with a number of these men and spent time in Bolivia, where after an investigation he was killed when police stormed his hotel room. It will be interesting to see what spin RTE will place on the events in Bolivia and Ireland. read full story / add a comment
international / animal rights / opinion/analysis Tuesday November 24, 2009 16:25 by Thomas Janak   text 3 comments (last - saturday december 26, 2009 23:18)   audio 1 audio file
.... he is an animal rights activist who has turned into a celebrity because of the status he has being given by the media and fellow activists. He just published a new book: "From Dusk Til Dawn" read full story / add a comment
national / housing / news report Monday November 23, 2009 20:41 by dunk   text 4 comments (last - monday december 21, 2009 19:05)   audio 2 audio files
Brian Anson - Architect, Story Teller, Poet, Revolutionary

Inspiration (1934-2009)

Brian Anson passed away over the weekend after being inflicted with a sudden illness.

Audio documentary; Stories of architecture and social struggle with Brian Anson
http://www.radio4all.net/index.php/program/37463 read full story / add a comment
international / environment / news report Monday November 16, 2009 10:23 by Andrew   audio 1 audio file
As conventional sources of oil become rarer the energy corporations have started the mass extraction of oil from the tar sands of Alberta. This is a filthy process that involves vast open cast mines, tailing ponds that can be seen from space and the use of huge quantities of water and energy making it a major cause of climate change. On Saturday Heather Milton Lightening of the Indigenous Environmental Network spoke to a national Shell to Sea meeting in Dublin about this struggle (last night she spoke in Inver, Erris). This is a 50 minute recording of that talk and the discussions that followed it. read full story / add a comment
international / animal rights / news report Friday November 13, 2009 18:34 by Thomas Janak   audio 1 audio file
- Footage to be re-aired on The Digital Hub FM - read full story / add a comment
dublin / worker & community struggles and protests / feature Friday November 13, 2009 10:39 by Paul D   text 1 comment (last - friday november 13, 2009 15:12)   audio 1 audio file

When it comes to the public meeting, Arthur Scargill is one of the best performers around. He has it down to fine art. Perhaps this is down to his political up bringing as a member of the Young Communist League, where great stress was placed on the importance of making inspiring speeches. Or perhaps it has something to do with that fact that much maligned figure like Scargill needs the medium of the public meeting more than most to get across his points, and has thus has a particualr understanding of how to use public meetings to maximum effect. read full story / add a comment
national / anti-capitalism / feature Tuesday November 10, 2009 13:33 by Conversation - various; editing Andrew   text 22 comments (last - wednesday november 18, 2009 14:22)   audio 1 audio file
During Noam Chomsky's recent visit to Ireland five members of the Workers Solidarity Movement met him over breakfast to talk over a range of issues from Palestine to the capitalist crisis to social partnership to Iran to Obama and the US Labour Movement. Notes on the discussion are below followed by the audio recording itself. read full story / add a comment
national / worker & community struggles and protests / feature Monday November 02, 2009 11:34 by Gregor Kerr   text 7 comments (last - friday november 06, 2009 15:52)   audio 1 audio file
Marching Is Not Enough, Organise for a general strike read full story / add a comment
international / anti-capitalism / opinion/analysis Friday October 30, 2009 14:44 by Speaker Paul B recorded by Andrew   audio 1 audio file
Recording of a WSM branch education that looks at 'what is class' and outlines many of the different classifications that have been used before asking whether this is right approach to the question at all. Followed by a brief discussion of class in relation to Joe Duffy phone ins demanding a public sector pay cut. read full story / add a comment
cork / anti-capitalism / news report Wednesday October 28, 2009 19:43 by Cathal   text 5 comments (last - thursday november 12, 2009 15:02)   audio 2 audio files
Yesterday evening the Cork branch of the Worker’s Solidarity Movement hosted a talk by South African anarchist and ZABALAZA Anarchist Communist Front (ZACF) member, Jonathan. The ZACF is an organisation of anarchist individuals from South Africa who identify with the communist tradition within Anarchism. The front is organised around the principles of theoretical and tactical unity, collective responsibility and federalism. Their activities include study and theoretical development, anarchist agitation and propaganda, and participation within the class struggle. read full story / add a comment
dublin / rights, freedoms and repression / news report Sunday October 18, 2009 22:31 by Andrew   audio 1 audio file
On Saturday evening at Semora Spraoi RAG were screened two abortion rights documentaries, 'The Coat Hanger Project' and 'Abortion Democracy : Poland/South Africa'. The makers of both documentaries were present so the screenings were introduced by them and there was a wide ranging discussion after the films had been show. The audio of the introductions can be listened to below. read full story / add a comment
dublin / miscellaneous / news report Saturday October 17, 2009 17:51 by Michael Gallagher   text 10 comments (last - monday october 19, 2009 17:33)   audio 1 audio file
All photos © Michael Gallagher 2009 read full story / add a comment
dublin / gender and sexuality / news report Friday October 16, 2009 17:22 by Alison   text 2 comments (last - saturday october 17, 2009 16:23)   audio 2 audio files
Sinęad Ahern of Choice Ireland and Dr. Geraldine Moane of UCD made the case for a woman's right to choose at a recent debate in Dublin. read full story / add a comment
national / arts and media / news report Saturday October 10, 2009 10:58 by Thomas Janak   text 6 comments (last - monday april 30, 2012 14:55)   audio 1 audio file
WILD TIME host Thomas Janak talks to Ann Kingston and her daughter Louise Kings about THE IRISH DOG JOURNAL. The journal enjoyed a lot of success in the late 1970s and early 1980s before it seized to exist. Now the time is right to bring it back and the first issue will be in shops nationwide on December 1st 2009. read full story / add a comment
dublin / animal rights / news report Saturday October 10, 2009 00:35 by Thomas Janak   audio 1 audio file
Part II of a series of interviews with exhibitors at the Pet Expo in Dublin read full story / add a comment
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