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international / economics and finance / press release Thursday April 06, 2023 21:05 by Jubilee USA Network
Global Growth Remains Low Amidst Debt Concerns, War and Inflation, Says IMF read full story / add a comment
national / rights, freedoms and repression / opinion/analysis Saturday April 01, 2023 11:54 by Sean Crudden   text 1 comment (last - thursday july 27, 2023 23:43)
It is an arresting coincidence that the course of Enoch Burke's trial is in full flow at this time. The Burke case echoes the gospel readings for Holy Week which is now almost upon us. read full story / add a comment
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dublin / health / disability issues / news report Friday March 03, 2023 22:47 by Anon   text 1 comment (last - saturday march 11, 2023 06:53)   image 1 image   video 2 video files
This protest took place last week where evidence was brought to the HPRA about the deadly vaccines that are leading to the huge rise in excess deaths in this country and everywhere else/

Delivery today at the HPRA HQ, Dublin to Lorraine Nolan CEO of the Health Products Regulatory Authority, Ireland (HPRA),
and Chairwoman of the European Medicines Agency (EMA)

Is she somehow unaware of the current risk/benefit analysis data for the jabs ... Especially re healthy children and young people.
If so that can only be, at the VERY LEAST, CRIMINAL NEGLIGENCE

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international / anti-war / imperialism / news report Monday February 27, 2023 23:19 by 1 of Indy   text 1 comment (last - tuesday march 07, 2023 22:19)   image 4 images   video 2 video files
Last weekend was a busy weekend as protests got underway that brought tens of thousands of people onto the streets to in the case of Italy demand an end to weapons delivery to Ukraine to Anti NATO protests in France and Germany and a rally for peace in Ukraine in Berlin

As is normal anything not fitting the narrative does not get covered in the MSM.

Below are a snippets of reports from each of the demonstrations read full story / add a comment
international / crime and justice / other press Thursday February 23, 2023 21:28 by INCotp   2 attached files
We must keep working to stop America from being destroyed from within. To stop the cesspool so called American Government?, from destroying us too. That is what real men and women do in these situations, not just constantly complain about it. Here is a situation where actions say far more than any words. Especially form all who know and or claim to know what and where the problems are. We don’t wait for government to fix it, we fix it ourselves. read full story / add a comment
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international / anti-war / imperialism / news report Monday February 13, 2023 23:30 by 1 of Indy   image 1 image

Seymour Hersh the veteran US investigate journalist who in the past broke many major stories from the Watergate, CIA Assassinations, My Lai Massacre, Israeli nuclear weapons, Abu Ghraib, Syrian False Flag Chemical Weapon, Killing Bin Laden. And now he strikes again with an article on how the Americans carried out the destruction of the Russian-German Nordstream I and II pipelines.

Nordstream I was supplying the German economy with huge quantities of gas and Nordstream II which had been completed but not yet put into action was permanently put of action by the sabotage. This forced Germany to buy far more expensive liquidified natural gas, making their industry far less competitive and cutting off any reapproachment with Russia. The US government had repeatedly tried to block the construction of NordStream II and had stated one way or another it would not go ahead. Yet when the pipeline was blown up, Germany did nothing and took in lying down. An once proud nation reduced to an obedient subservient vassal state

In Hersh's article which he published on his substack because mainstream media has long ceased to carry any truth and this was the most effective way to get the story out, documents step by step on how they planned, implemented and carried out the attack. The consequence of this news story have rippled around the world but not in the collective West that have done their level best to make sure the news was not reported. The opening paragraph begins:

The New York Times called it a “mystery,” but the United States executed a covert sea operation that was kept secret—until now

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dublin / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Tuesday February 07, 2023 22:25 by Wake Up Ireland   image 1 image
Please join us at 1 pm This Saturday to gather as a nation & join in unison with our brother's & sister's around the globe in calling out RTE & MSM for the lying , fear mongering , scumbag Traitor's that they are. They are Complicit in the Medical Genocide of our people including young people & babies, They must be held to account & brought to justice for their crimes against the humanity of eiRe & their empire of corruption & lie's must be dismantled for Good . read full story / add a comment
international / animal rights / opinion/analysis Sunday January 29, 2023 17:12 by John Fitzgerald
The so-called national hare coursing festival will be held held next week... read full story / add a comment
international / health / disability issues / opinion/analysis Tuesday January 24, 2023 20:19 by Sean Crudden
Not enough is known about the withdrawal effects of neuroleptics read full story / add a comment
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national / crime and justice / news report Wednesday January 18, 2023 22:59 by 1 of Indy   text 1 comment (last - sunday january 22, 2023 11:54)   image 1 image   video 2 video files
On Dec 13th 2022, Andrew Bridgen UK MP finally had enough and decided he could no longer stay silent and gave a speech in the British Parliament. Since that day for the crime of breaking the narrative the establishment has carried out a witch hunt to vilify him and to throw destroy his career and slandering and spreading lies and mistruths about him since.

The whole point of the witch hunt is to send a warning to anyone else to not even think about breaking ranks because this big huge open secret about the dangers and terrible harm caused by the Covid vaccine must not be spoken.

There was widespread coverage that he had said something upsetting to the system but for those searching it would be hard to find out what it was he said so to redress the balance we carry the text of his speech and the video and audio as well as a link to an interview he did sometime later where he gave some background to the whole affair. read full story / add a comment
international / consumer issues / news report Wednesday January 18, 2023 22:20 by 1 of Indy   1 attached file
You read that right. The EU has done all the legal work to allow crushed and powdered insects -namely house Crickets to be mixed in with all sorts of food ingredients and a soon as next week, Jan 24th it can start being used in foods like breads, pastas, soups, meats, snacks, chocolates, beers and a whole host of products.

Much of this is all under the guise of saving the planet and eating less meat but it is nothing of the sort and is simply a plan to get the plebs to eat from the bottom of the food chain while the rich and powerful will continue to dine on steaks as the whiz from one conference to the next around the world in their private jets.

Read on for more and for a link to the EU legal documentation confirming these underhand changes
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international / rights, freedoms and repression / other press Saturday January 14, 2023 23:31 by T   text 1 comment (last - sunday october 22, 2023 15:53)
The psychopaths in power in Germany are finding it very difficult to give up their Nazi past and the Covid-19 scamdemic was a shot in the arm for the revival of this behaviour for as this story below shows they want to lock up a 85 year Holocaust survivor because she insists on NOT taking the deadly Covid jab.

The story is reported on rt.com which can be accessed through a VPN.

Composer Inna Zhvanetskaya has reportedly gone into hiding to prevent authorities from forcibly imprisoning and vaccinating her.

Soviet-born composer Inna Zhvanetskaya is reportedly in hiding from German authorities after they attempted to have the 85-year-old committed to a mental institution and inoculated against her will with a Covid-19 shot, German outlet Report24 said on Thursday. Zhvanetskaya was born in Vinnytsia, in the Ukrainian SSR, in 1937 and as a child survived the nazi holocaust

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international / crime and justice / other press Monday December 26, 2022 12:48 by 1 of Indy   text 2 comments (last - friday october 06, 2023 03:25)   image 1 image

In wars of the current era, the use of drugs is widespread and they are used for many reasons with perhaps the most powerful motive to blot out the fear. In the case of the Ukrainian war there is the added mix that it is one of the most corrupt countries on Earth and there has been many reports that much of the small arms been shipped to Ukraine never reach the soldiers and are instead sold on the black market all over Europe. Combined with the widespread use of drugs this is leading to threatening storm that is about to engulf Europe.

In this report by Vladmir Platov, he documents what is happening.

According to the European Monitoring Center for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), the volume of drug consumption in EU countries has increased markedly this year. And this is despite the fact that in Europe, as a result of the activities of law enforcement agencies, hundreds of illegal drug laboratories are being liquidated, and more than 150 people have been arrested in the recent period alone.

The EMCDDA estimates that around 83.4 million people aged 15 to 64 in the EU, or 29% of the population, use drugs today, with more men than women. Although cannabis remains the most popular substance, ahead of cocaine, MDMA and amphetamines, it has been noted that the range of available substances for drug addicts is expanding due to synthetic drugs.

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international / crime and justice / other press Tuesday December 20, 2022 23:15 by 1 of Indy   image 1 image
The Belgian police has conducted a sweeping operation to probe into allegations of corruption in the European Parliament implicating Qatar. On Friday, 7 December, 16 police searches were carried out in Brussels and Italy read full story / add a comment
international / anti-war / imperialism / other press Tuesday December 13, 2022 22:18 by 1 of Indy   text 1 comment (last - wednesday december 14, 2022 22:09)   image 2 images   video 1 video file
It is already widely known in non MSM circles that Zelensky was ready to make peace back in March but instead was blocked from doing so by the UK on behalf of the USA / NATO. As a result of that decision, many tens of thousands of Ukrainian soldiers have died needlessly for no good reason and Europe's economy plunged into recession. It is also why we are all paying high energy prices.

In a recent interview of retired Colonel Douglas MacGregor he provides more details on what happened and it was reported on by rt.com
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international / health / disability issues / other press Thursday December 08, 2022 22:35 by 1 of Indy

Euthanasia has been in the news quite a bit in the last few years and it is always cast in terms of the right to die and reducing suffering. What is never discussed or considered is that once it gets into the legislation, the scope for abuse by the State is enormous and while you might think it may never happen, given the madness over the last 3 years and the fact that the last two years the full force of the state was used to get everyone to take a dangerous and deadly jab, then it is clear they will quickly go on to use it as yet another tool of the state.

And in this story here about Canada, that is exactly what we see.

10,000 Canadians ended their lives by euthanasia last year. The number is set to rise too, as from next year the country is set to allow citizens to choose assisted dying for mental health reasons with the threshold being dangerously lowered.

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international / arts and media / other press Wednesday December 07, 2022 22:40 by 1 of Indy   image 1 image
This article from the https://off-guardian.org/ explains why we are still seeing reports of severe lockdowns from China and they role they have played in the narrative over the last three years.

From the opening days of Jan 2020 when the West was flooded with videos from China of lockdowns and people dropping dead, it has all seemed a bit strange. The dropping dead videos are clear enough as they were a way to prime people into the idea of people dropping dead which is exactly what is being seen now as a consequence of vaccines injury deaths and the reported dramatic increase in excess mortality since 2021 in those countries where large sections of the population were vaccinated.

However the images of utterly over the top and draconian lockdowns where people welded into their homes in China, remains unexplained until now.
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national / worker & community struggles and protests / press release Tuesday December 06, 2022 22:54 by foie
Judicial Review demonstrates need for access to Courts
Dursey Island Case shows draconian targeting of environmental defenders a serious mistake

The High Court today approved a final Court Order quashing permission for the €10m Dursey Island mass tourism project. The Judicial Review, taken by Friends of the Irish Environment, was conceded by the Council on 23 September, 2022, stating that ‘it does not intend to pursue the proposed development at issue in the proceedings’.  read full story / add a comment
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dublin / rights, freedoms and repression / event notice Tuesday December 06, 2022 22:08 by Free Speech Ireland   text 1 comment (last - wednesday december 07, 2022 00:39)   image 2 images

The Hate Speech Bill is an anti democratic bill and is all about shutting down free speech under the pretext of hate speech. A reading of the proposed legisalation as analysed by Tracey O'Mahoney shows the terms and definitions and conditions are so loose that it can and will be used to silence anyone who questions the narrative or government. This bill must be opposed.

Speakers:
Mattie McGrath TD
Professor Gerard Casey
Senator Sharon Keogan
Ian O'Doherty read full story / add a comment
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international / politics / elections / news report Saturday December 03, 2022 21:34 by 1 of Indy   image 2 images   video 2 video files
On Nov 30th Clare Daly MEP railed against the result of the vote on the Common Security Defence Policy ( #CSDP ) report when she took to twitter to declare:

A decade of militarisation in Europe is bearing bitter fruit. But Parliament is on track to draw exactly the wrong lesson. #CSDP report voted today in committee calls for more spending, more weapons, more #NATO.

And she went on to criticize NATO in her address to the EU -see video clip read full story / add a comment
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