Monday, October 25, 2021

25 October - Blogs I'm Following - 5 of 5

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COP26: Funding Innovation Crucial for Strengthening Climate-Stressed Food Systems
WASHINGTON DC, Oct 25 (IPS) - The global food system is facing more demands from society than ever before in modern times – and rightly so. From responding to the climate crisis to dealing with rising malnutrition and ensuring the sustainable use of natural resources and protection of biodiversity, the responsibility of our food systems is no longer just to “feed the world.” Read the full story, “COP26: Funding Innovation Crucial for Strengthening Climate-Stressed Food Systems”, on → read more
Small Dead Animals21 hours ago
Not My Fault, Part 406
Exactly how Ms Roth, a writer and Pilates instructor, is oppressed by “patriarchy,” and how she has been traumatised by it, crushed by the aforementioned “systems of inequality,” is not made clear either, and no examples are forthcoming. None whatsoever. Perhaps expectations of evidence – even a single, relevant anecdote – are now considered superfluous… Continue reading → read more
The Rio Times22 hours ago
Record number of families from Brazil detained at U.S.-Mexico border
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "What used to be almost exclusively Mexican migration changed in 2019 with the amount of people from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala. Poverty and violence were the main drivers. Another main difference was the strategy of traveling as a family, which increases overall numbers," says Harvard College of Education professor […] The post Record number of families from Brazil detained at U.S.-Mexico border appeared first on The Rio Times. read more
Dances With Bears22 hours ago
By John Helmer, Moscow @bears_with The paintings of Thomas Gainsborough, the most famous English portraitist of the 18th century, have almost nothing to do with Russia at war today. Almost, but not quite nothing. Gainsborough painted no Russians, and only one of his paintings, “Woman in Blue” can be found in Russia today. It’s an inferior work […] read more
Need To Know22 hours ago
Multiple Eyewitnesses Say that Capitol Police Are Responsible for Death of Trump Supporter on January 6
There is growing eyewitness and video evidence that Trump supporter Roseanne Boyland did not die from a drug overdose or from being trampled by other patriots, but that she was allegedly pushed down and later beaten by Capitol Police, which cost her life. read more
The Rio Times22 hours ago
Covid-19: Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro to lift some restrictive measures by late November
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Health Secretary Soranz confirmed the city's intention to publish a decree on Monday eliminating the use of masks in open spaces. The ordinance should come into effect the day after publication. The municipal scientific committee established that the end of the obligation to wear masks outdoors should occur once 65% […] The post Covid-19: Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro to lift some restrictive measures by late November appeared first on The Rio Times. read more
The Rio Times23 hours ago
Brazil Bolsonaro says Economy Minister will remain until the end of his term: “We will leave together”
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Bolsonaro challenged the Federal Supreme Court (STF) and guaranteed Guedes' permanence until the end of his term. "We will leave together, up ahead, you can be sure of that," the President said. Visiting a bird breeders' event in Brasilia, Guedes also again advocated Petrobras' move to the stock exchange's "Novo […] The post Brazil Bolsonaro says Economy Minister will remain until the end of his term: “We will leave together” appeared first on The Rio Times. read more
The Rio Times23 hours ago
After a 5-year decline, number of companies in Brazil grew in 2019
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Entitled Demographics of Businesses and Entrepreneurship, the survey discloses companies' opening, closing and survival rates, in addition to their mobility and average age. It also shows data related to employee occupation. The survey is broken down by economic activity and by Brazilian region. IBGE has been collecting these indicators annually […] The post After a 5-year decline, number of companies in Brazil grew in 2019 appeared first on The Rio Times. read more
Scott Morrison and the Nationals have sold out Australia for nothing
Not only has the Prime Minister turned his back on the millions of Australians who voted for him by committing to net zero, he could also be one of the worst negotiators this country has ever had in the Lodge. read more
Australian Daily Wind Power Generation Data – Sunday 24 October 2021 – Plus Weekly Update
By Anton Lang ~ This Post details the daily wind power generation data for the AEMO coverage area in Australia. For the background information, refer to the Introductory Post at this link. Each image is shown here at a smaller size to fit on the page alongside the data for that day. If you click […] read more
The Duran22 hours ago
Kurdish agents give the US forces the location of Iranian-backed militias in Syria fighting ISIS
Kurdish agents give the US forces the location of Iranian-backed militias in Syria fighting ISIS Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The Asayish is the US-backed Kurdish intelligence agents in Syria. They report to the US forces illegally occupying Syria the locations of armed groups backed by Iran who is fighting ISIS in Syria. The […] read more
The Duran22 hours ago
European Union, the CIA, and Nord Stream 2
By Steve Brown… When it comes to war, bankers don’t care about death and destruction — only that their funds keep flowing and their deals keep happening. Few know the agenda of the Bank for International Settlements during the second world war was not just to keep all sides fueled with funds for war, but […] read more
$760,000 Damages Award in Dr. Judith Zimmerman v. University of Utah Case
Note: Below is an announcement about Dr. Judith Zimmerman's legal battle. Mark Blaxill, AofA Editor at Largte wrote CDC’s Utah Whistleblower and Autism Author Speak Out on the Autism Epidemic last June. Join us in wishing Dr. Zimmerman congratulations on... read more
The Navy Needs Even More Missiles to Prepare for the Next War
*Kris Osborn* *Anti-Ship Missiles, Indo-Pacific* The Navy and Marine Corps are rapidly evolving their doctrine to be prepared to engage warships at sea with new capabilities. *Here's What You Need to Know:* The Marine Corps Ground-Based Anti-Ship Missile is supposed to be able to conduct a disaggregated, multi-domain mix of combat tactics and variables to include advanced maritime, air and land-based operations. For years, Navy ships have been able to attack and destroy enemy ships from the ocean with surface-fired anti-ship missiles. Unfortunately, launch points have little fl... read more
The U.S. Military is Under Attack From Antitrust Legislation
*Dan Goure* *U.S. Military, Americas* The FTC’s tendency to presume harm even where none can be proven constitutes a national security threat. *Key point*: Are giant defense companies really a bad thing? Or is the efficiency and expertise they provide vital to U.S. national security? The defense and aerospace sector is in the midst of overlapping structural and technological revolutions. The Department of Defense (DoD), with strong Congressional support, is pushing defense companies to be more innovative. The military services have also taken up the mantra of calling for faster ... read more
How Laser Weapons Could Become a Major Asset for the U.S. Navy
*Stephen Silver* *U.S. Navy, Americas* ODIN and HELIOS could play important roles in Americas naval warfare strategy in the decades to come. *Here's What You Need to Remember: *Along with robots and artificial intelligence, lasers are seen as part of how the military will fight wars in the 2040s, using what are now considered futuristic weapons. The U.S. Navy is set to begin land-based testing of a “a high-energy laser weapon” later this year, continuing a trend towards lasers being used by the branch. According to USNI News, the Navy is working on its fourth and fifth dazzler ... read more
* Fired Louisiana teacher Jonathan Koeppel is suing his former school board and superintendent on grounds of unlawful termination* Koeppel was fired in August, he says, for his conservative political activism and for refusing to wear a mask, even though he had received a medical exemption. “I was told [by school leadership] that my political commentary and free speech on social media was unprofessional,” Koeppel said in a Sunday email to The Daily Signal. “Considering everything that I post online or say in real life, in regard to political commentary, is rooted in conservative v... read more
OrientalReview.org23 hours ago
Why Are Two Prominent Neocons Pragmatically Engaging With Russia?
The neocons used to regard Russia as the so-called ‘global evil’ and probably still hold such Russophobic beliefs but realized that the strategic dynamics of the New Cold War between the American and Chinese superpowers necessitate more pragmatic engagement with the Eurasian Great Power so as to focus on more […] read more
balance1023 hours ago
Pfizer R & D building at Wuhan, China
Pfizer R & D building at Wuhan, China Pfizer leads the way for pharma companies at Biolake By Wang Huazhong and Zhou Lihua | China Daily USA | Updated: 2016-06-29 In 2010 Pfizer was the first Fortune 500 company to settle in the newly established National Bio-industry Base in Wuhan, also known as Biolake. Following in Pfizer's steps, eight of 13 pharmaceutical companies from the Fortune 500 list now have a presence at Biolake as the bio-industry base leads a State program to rely on innovation to upgrade the economic structure of Wuhan, which was once dominated by heavy industrie... read more
Cairns News23 hours ago
Will PM Scotty shun ‘evil’ beef and lamb in Glasgow for fart beans and insects?
By TONY MOBILIFONITIS SENATOR Matt the Nat and a few others in his party don’t relish the prospect of turning Australian beef and sheep pastures into “carbon offsetting” regrowth to fuel next summer’s fires and criminalizing meat eating, because turning vegan is the next step for the COP26 climate cultists. Senator Canavan, on Sky News’ […] read more
Texas Nabs Win Over Big Tech In Lawsuit Over ‘Free Speech’ Law
By Autumn Johnson ~ On Friday, a federal judge ruled that Texas can seek files on content moderation from Facebook and Twitter. According to Bloomberg, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) can seek limited discovery from the Big Tech giants regarding their content moderation: “The ruling allows Paxton to seek documents and depose employees at […] read more
Science Is A Leaky Vessel In The Age Of Climate
By Dr. Jay Lehr ~ A lot of people just look at data and say, “Well, this is the data” and that is what they believe. But data in the modern age is a leaky vessel. There is such competition to produce innovative, provocative research that scientists are manipulating their data so they can get […] read more
October 25, 2021: Reader Tips
This evening we learn how one of the most beautiful buildings in the world was built. Your beautiful, or more ugly, tips are welcome. read more
China’s Test Of Orbital Hypersonic Missile Is A Big Deal
By Patty-Jane Geller ~ The Financial Times recently reported that China had combined two advanced missile technologies in a test of a new nuclear capability. The test featured a so-called Fractional Orbital Bombardment System, which is launched into space and can orbit the globe before releasing a missile at its target. The Fractional Orbital Bombardment […] read more
Marjorie Cohn1 day ago
UK High Court Should Deny Extradition Because CIA Planned to Assassinate Assange
Why is Joe Biden’s Department of Justice continuing Donald Trump’s persecution of WikiLeaks founder, publisher and journalist Julian Assange? Barack Obama, concerned about threats to the First Amendment freedom of the press, decided against indicting Assange for exposing U.S. war crimes. Trump did indict Assange, under Espionage Act charges that could garner him 175 years in prison.... Read more » read more
Russia Has Major Aircraft Carrier Issues
*TNI Staff* *Aircraft Carriers, Eurasia* Maintenance is more important than most people realize. *Here's What You Need to Remember: *Ultimately, it is not the age of its ships or the capabilities of its hardware that makes the U.S. Navy the globe-spanning titan that it is. It is the quality of its training and the soundness of its procedures that make the service what it is. The Russian Navy has lost two carrier-based fighters onboard its sole remaining carrier *Admiral Kuznetsov* in the span of only a few weeks. On both occasions, technical problems with *Kuznetsov*’s arresting... read more
This Swedish Jet Was More Advanced Than You'd Think
*Charlie Gao* *S37 Viggen, Europe* The Viggen is a prime example of Sweden’s ability to develop an advanced aircraft that was ahead of its time in many ways. *Key point:* Most NATO air forces would only get a similar attack/terrain-following radar to the one the Viggen had in 1979 with the Panavia Tornado. In a theoretical conflict Viggen squadrons would likely have inflicted casualties on Soviet battle groups attempting to pass into the Atlantic north of Sweden, or in the Baltic Sea to the south. *More From The National Interest: * *Yes, America Has a ‘Ninja’ Missile * *How... read more
October 25th – 2021 Presidential Politics – Resistance Day 279
In an effort to keep the Daily Open Thread a little more open topic we are going to start a new daily thread for “Presidential Politics”. Please use this thread to post anything relating to the JoeBama Administration and Presidency. “This is no small thing, to restore a republic after it has fallen into corruption. […] The post October 25th – 2021 Presidential Politics – Resistance Day 279 appeared first on The Last Refuge. read more
October 25th – Open Thread
Our Father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy Name. Thy kingdom come. THY WILL BE DONE, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into temptation, but DELIVER US FROM EVIL. […] The post October 25th – Open Thread appeared first on The Last Refuge. read more
Archaeologists in Iraq Find Ancient Assyrian Wine Press, Carvings
(AFP) -- Archaeologists in Iraq revealed Sunday their discovery of a large-scale wine factory from the rule of the Assyrian kings 2,700 years ago, along with stunning monumental rock-carved royal reliefs. read more
FSIS calls Salmonella serotypes as adulterants a ‘new approach’
Twenty-two months after a petition was filed requesting that USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) declare certain “outbreak” serotypes of Salmonella to be per se adulterants in meat and poultry, the government is still thinking about it. Rachel Edelstein, Assistant Administrator for the FSIS Office of Policy and Program Development, has updated petition sponsors in... Continue Reading read more
Biofilms bring safety challenges to food companies
sponsored content In the first installment of this series with Sterilex, Food Safety News explores what biofilms are and their unique resistance to attempts to kill the pathogens they protect. Food processors and manufacturers know the environments in which they operate are friendly to organisms that can taint their products, potentially leading to foodborne illness... Continue Reading read more
DOJ asks District Court to deny Michael Parnell’s petition
The federal Department of Justice (DOJ) wants the federal court for the Middle District of Georgia to deny former peanut broker Michael Parnell’s petition to vacate, set aside, or correct a prison sentence that could keep him behind bars for the next decade. The filing on Oct. 22 by DOJ’s Consumer Protection Branch is the... Continue Reading read more
NATO Defense Ministers Agree On An AI Strategy
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaks during a media conference at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo) * and Stripes: **NATO Plans AI Strategy, $1B Investment Fund as it Seeks to Stay Ahead in Tech Realm* NATO will adopt its first strategy on artificial intelligence and launch an innovation fund this week with the aim of investing $1 billion to “futureproof” the 30-nation security pact, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday. “We see authoritarian regimes racing to develop new technologies, fr... read more
Need To Know1 day ago
Ontario: 17-Year Old Boy Dies of Heart Attack after Taking COVID Shot Required to Enter Hockey Arena
Sean Hartman, a 17-year-old boy suffered from myocarditis immediately following COVID vaccination. Two weeks later, he died of a heart attack at home. He received the COVID jab in order to be able to play hockey in an arena where the shot is required for entry. read more
Do American Allies Want the F-35 Stealth Fighter?
*Dan Goure* *F-35, * There are tremendous advantages for the U.S. and its allies from the growing international F-35 community. Currently, twelve countries have ordered the F-35, either as members of the consortium or through the foreign military sales process. *Here's What You Need to Remember: *The sale of the F-35 to close friends and allies has an impact on the cost of the aircraft for all recipients. The United States is rapidly building an international community based around the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. The military value of such a community is indisputable. The F-35 wi... read more
Need To Know1 day ago
UK: Secondary School Principal Admits on TV that 14 Students Were Out with COVID-19 Vaccine Injuries
Principal Tarun Kapur said that 14 children were not at school due to vaccine side effects, which are injuries from COVID-19 vaccinations. read more
Anthony Fauci and NIH Funded Grotesque Research on Beagle Puppies
I have not wanted to outline this story because it is just grotesque in the extreme. However, as with all things we do not wish to know about, I guess the seriousness of the issue requires us to know in order to stop it. Let us hope it has already stopped. [Daily Mail has more […] The post Anthony Fauci and NIH Funded Grotesque Research on Beagle Puppies appeared first on The Last Refuge. read more
Need To Know1 day ago
Conflicts of Interest: Pfizer Sponsors News Programs and COVID Vax Manufacturers Employ Former FDA Chiefs
Pfizer spends around $2 billion a year on advertising, including sponsoring biased news programs that promote COVID vaccines. read more
Loss Of Civilized Society | Alex Newman
Liberty and Finance All of our liberties are under assault simultaneously, at the crescendo of a century of usurpation of our sovereignty and of freedom. Alex Newman is an award-winning international journalist, educator, author, and consultant who seeks to glorify God in everything he does. He joins us to discuss free speech, mandates, financial freedom, … read more
Head of Iran’s National Security Council Says If Israel Attacks Response Will Cause Trillions In Damage
Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani *Times of Israel:* *Top Iran official: If Israel attacks, response will cause trillions in damage* *Head of Tehran’s National Security Council makes threat in English and Hebrew in response to reports Jerusalem has okayed $1.5 billion for strikes against its nuclear program * One of Iran’s most senior leaders threatened on Sunday that if Israel attacked its nuclear program, Tehran’s response would require the Jewish state to spend “tens of thousands of billion dollars” to reconstruct the country. Tweeting in... read more
Canada's very uncertain future.
This is a triple duty blog. It's to provide readers with some knowledge of where I find my sources. It's also to define the possibility we may have moved in a terrible direction since 1945. And it will probably make me some serious enemies. And it has a starting point that goes back to 1940 or 41. We lived in a district of extreme poverty and violence. Almost every day in winter, my father was up to shovel snow for the city. At the end of a work day that paid something less than four dollars a day, he would walk all the way to downtown Montreal and back to bring us a bag of charity f... read more
You Don’t Mess With Pop Tarts
USA Today- Kellogg’s faces $5 million lawsuit for not having enough strawberries in its Pop-Tarts read more
Honey, I Finished The Internet
More stunning photography here, by David McColm. read more
The New World Order We Were Warned Was Coming Is Now Here And America Will Never Be The Same – Medical Martial Law, Empty Shelves, Radical Socialism And More, All In The Name Of Control
The New World Order We Were Warned Was Coming Is Now Here And America Will Never Be The Same – Medical Martial Law, Empty Shelves, Radical Socialism And More, All In The Name Of Control by Susan Duclos – All News PipeLine 2021 should have been a real eye opener for those Independent Media warned about … read more
Mercola: Are the COVID Jabs Responsible for Rising Mortality Trends?
Mercola: Are the COVID Jabs Responsible for Rising Mortality Trends? by Dr. Joseph Mercola |, via * Did COVID-19 raise the death toll despite mass vaccination, or are people dying at increased rates because of it? * “Between 800,000 and 2 million so-called ‘COVID19 deaths’ may in fact be vaccine-induced deaths.” – STORY … read more
Israel Resumes Practicing Attacks on Iran
Israel Resumes Practicing Attacks on Iran by Jason Ditz, Training resumes after $1.5 billion funding to prepare for war The Israeli Air Force has resumed, after a two-year pause, what is being described as “intense” drills to practice attacking Iran’s nuclear sites, a move that likely would start a major war. This comes just days … read more
Putin: Changing Children’s Gender Is a ‘Crime Against Humanity’
A crime against humanity done under the banners of progress – Putin on family values — RT (@RT_com) October 21, 2021 Putin: Changing Children’s Gender Is a ‘Crime Against Humanity’ by Jay Greenberg |@NeonNettle Russian president slams ‘woke’ push to give kids sex change treatments Russian President Vladimir Putin has slammed the ongoing push from … read more
NATO Alliance Under Threat of Complete Breakup
RT America A US military outpost in southern Syria was reportedly hit in a “deliberate and coordinated attack.” At least one death and several injuries were reported. This comes after Syria’s opposition leaders call for a cease-fire after a long civil war. NATO officials meet in Brussels to discuss situations in Syria, Afghanistan, and Russia. … read more
THE COMING GREAT DELUSION — PART 0: UFO “Debris” From Various Alleged Crash Sites Being Studied In Stanford Lab?
THE COMING GREAT DELUSION—PART 0: UFO “Debris” From Various Alleged Crash Sites Being Studied In Stanford Lab? by SkyWatch Editor, According to numerous reports, debris from several UFO cases dating back to 1947 are “now being studied by Dr. Gary Nolan at the Nolan Lab at Stanford University. In a recent interview with KQED, … read more
Calamitous Suppression of Early CV-19 Treatment – Dr. Pierre Kory
Calamitous Suppression of Early CV-19 Treatment – Dr. Pierre Kory by Greg Hunter’s (Saturday Night Post) Dr. Pierre Kory is a world renowned critical care and pulmonary expert in treating Covid-19. He says nothing is being done to save people from dying long before they get bad enough to go to the hospital for treatment. Dr. … read more
No End In Sight Of Supply Shortages | Trucking Insider
Liberty and Finance Our inside source in the trucking industry joins us to update us on the critical issues in the supply chain pertaining to transportation. “We’ve lived in some unprecedented times,” he says. He sees “no end in sight – at least anytime soon.” He recommends planning and preparing ahead, instead of relying on … read more
Why Do They Need To Know?
Silver Bullion TV The IRS cares about you and wants the banks to check in on you from time to time. We’ll explain. For those who know what the IRS love you is about, is this right? Fair? Infringing? Why do they want to do this? Plus we’ll take a look at 5 talking points … read more
Little Racist House On The Prairies
Cambridge University is leading the Woke charge against Western classics. White literature is full of colonial racism. And don’t get me started on Peter Rabbit. read more
The United States of America: Home to Pedophiles and World’s #1 Destination for Child Trafficking
Everything COVID and specifically the issue of mandatory COVID-19 vaccines has obviously dominated the news in recent weeks, but if you want to fully understand everything happening in the U.S. and around the world right now, that will not be possible if you do not understand the very lucrative child trafficking market, and the mindset behind the Globalists setting the current agenda to radically transform the world into their "Great Reset." News reports last week stated that there have been more arrests of illegal immigrants crossing the border into the U.S. this past year than in... read more