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offsite link How Can a Book About Science Denialism Ignore the Most Pervasive Forms of Science Denialism? Sun Sep 26, 2021 14:58 | Toby Young
We're introducing a new section to the Daily Sceptic today: Reviews. We're also publishing our first ever book review in which Dr. Bo Winegard writes about How to Talk to a Science Denier by Lee McIntyre. It's a stinker!
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offsite link Lancet?s Panel Investigating Covid Origins Disbanded Because of Ties to Peter Daszak Sun Sep 26, 2021 11:45 | Michael Curzon
A panel of scientists affiliated to the Lancet which has been investigating the origins of Covid has been disbanded because of its ties to Peter Daszak, the President of EcoHealth Alliance.
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offsite link Does COVID-19 Have a Hidden Helper That Sometimes Makes it Deadly? Sun Sep 26, 2021 07:00 | Will Jones
The Spanish flu and Swine flu are both made much worse when a particular bacterium is present at the same time. Could Covid behave similarly?
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offsite link News Round-Up Sun Sep 26, 2021 00:01 | Michael Curzon
A summary of all the most interesting stories that have appeared about politicians? efforts to control the virus ? and other acts of hubris and folly ? not just in Britain, but around the world.
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offsite link Dutch Protest Against Vaccine Passports Sat Sep 25, 2021 22:12 | Michael Curzon
People have gathered in The Hague, Netherlands, to protest against the "medical apartheid" barring those who haven't been vaccinated or tested for Covid from bars, restaurants and theatres.
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offsite link Towards peace in Syria and Lebanon, by Thierry Meyssan Tue Sep 28, 2021 09:05 | en

offsite link Photographers can fool the best experts Sat Sep 25, 2021 06:14 | en

offsite link Joe Biden might call off war against North Korea Fri Sep 24, 2021 20:36 | en

offsite link General boycott of Covid-19 Global Summit Fri Sep 24, 2021 20:11 | en

offsite link Ahmad Massoud has fled Afghanistan Fri Sep 24, 2021 08:00 | en

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Thierry Meyssan - Tue Sep 28, 2021 09:05
The agreements reached between Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin following the Western military defeat in Syria are beginning to be implemented in the Middle East. The next steps should be the withdrawal of US forces from Iraq and Syria, the expulsion of Turkish forces from northwestern Syria, the return of Iran to the concert of nations, the return of the Golan Heights and finally the Russian-Syrian administration of Lebanon.
Sat Sep 25, 2021 06:14
Norwegian photojournalist Jonas Bendiksen, who was acclaimed at the international ?Visa pour image? festival in Perpignan (France), revealed in Magnum Photos that he had completely fabricated his report on the Fake News factory in Veles (North Macedonia) [1]. He described how he himself falsified all his photos, creating imaginary figures on empty backgrounds, to demonstrate that it is possible to trick even the greatest experts. The director of the French festival, Jean-Francois Leroy, has (...)
Fri Sep 24, 2021 20:36
President Donald Trump had made a commitment to President Kim Jong-un to end the war against North Korea, but he did not have time to fulfill his goal. South Korean President Moon Jea-In (pictured) has called on President Joe Biden from the podium of the UN General Assembly to make good on that promise. Pentagon spokesman Admiral John Kirby confirmed that Washington was considering this option in the context of tensions over the AUKUS Pact. The United States declared war on the Democratic (...)
Fri Sep 24, 2021 20:11
On 22 September 2021, President Joe Biden held a virtual Global Summit on Covid-19 on the sidelines of the 76th United Nations General Assembly. He had predicted the presence of at least 100 states and 100 organizations. In fact, only a handful of developed countries allied to the United States plus a number of assorted organizations showed up. President Biden has pledged to distribute an additional 500 million doses of vaccines to ensure that 70% of the population in every country is (...)
Fri Sep 24, 2021 08:00
Contrary to denials by the international press, Tajik leader Ahmad Massoud and former Tajik head of the Afghan secret service, Amrullah Saleh, have left Afghanistan. This marks the end of resistance to the Pashtun Taliban government. Ahmad Massoud, the son of ?Commander Massoud? was supported by the CIA. Massoud and Saleh were given political asylum in Tajikistan just days after the convening of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and Collective Security Treaty Organization (...)
Fri Sep 24, 2021 07:46
Washington wants to rekindle the ?two-state solution? for Palestine, which President Donald Trump had cast aside. This is what President Joe Biden announced before the UN General Assembly and what lawmakers are attempting to get officially passed through Congress. Representative Andy Levin (D-Michigan) has tabled a bill to this effect. The ?two-state solution? was promoted by President George W. Bush at the 2007 Annapolis conference. It aims to achieve peace through the segregation of (...)
Fri Sep 24, 2021 06:54
The US and Russian chiefs of staff, Generals Mark A. Milley and Valery Gerasimov, held a six hours of talks on Wednesday, 22 September, in Helsinki. No mention of the encounter is made on either of their websites. The talks centered on the means of contact between the two countries, the surveillance of Afghanistan and the withdrawal from Syria. The United States is contemplating setting up military bases around Afghanistan, while Russia has strictly warned that the presence of just one US (...)
Thierry Meyssan - Thu Sep 23, 2021 10:18
The official reactions to the announcement of the Australian-British-US pact (AUKUS) are only about the termination of the Australian-French arms contract. As terrible as this is for the shipyards, it is only a collateral consequence of a reversal of alliances aimed at preparing for a war against China.
Wed Sep 22, 2021 13:53
In Canada, Facebook has invested funds through its News Innovation Test program to support Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during his electoral campaign. In July 2021, FB inked a support agreement with Black Press Media, Glacier Media and The Globe and Mail. An amount of $ 8 million was allocated to its fourteen Canadian media partners. In Argentina, Facebook signed an agreement in August 2021 with more than 150 national and local newspapers, purportedly to prevent Peronist President Alberto (...)
Wed Sep 22, 2021 13:50
President Emmanuel Macron of the French Republic and President Joe Biden of the United States of America spoke on September 22, at the request of the latter, in order to discuss the implications of the announcement on September 15. The two leaders agreed that the situation would have benefited from open consultations among allies on matters of strategic interest to France and our European partners. President Biden conveyed his ongoing commitment in that regard. The two leaders have decided (...)

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