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[Type here] My New Punch- FD/01-06-2020/RS ‘For one, the information industry can easily muddy the waters of the understanding, thanks to their arsenal of weapons of mass confusion.’ Antidote to Corporate Media Lies ➽ ➤ ➽➜⇢➤Mainstream Vs. Alternative Media PAGE 23 ➽➜⇢➤ALTERNATIVE SOCIAL MEDIA TO TEC-TYRANTS FB/TWITTER PAGE 30 KEY ➜⇢ MSC➤PHD RESEARCH, (MPhilPhD)➽=ALL Articles for Political Science, Mathematics and Productivity the Student Room BSc, MSc & PhD Project Mangers etc. PPTs in SLIDESHARE International Studies Research Degrees (MPhilPhD) PPT .. http://www.slideshare.net/DrFereidounDejahang/presentations ➽➜⇢➤MAY 26 ,2020 BY ELIJAH J. MAGNIER WHY DID RUSSIA REFUSE VENEZUELA'S REQUEST BUT IRAN ACCEPTED IT? Iranian tankers were 2200 km from the US coast when the Iranian-flagged “Fortune”, followed by “Forest”, entered Venezuelan waters, challenging the US embargo and the US’s threats. The Islamic Republic was broadcasting loud and clear a strong message. The first message was dispatched to the US administration after Gulf and Arab Leaders conveyed a direct message to the Iranian leaders: “Washington is determined to stop the Iranian tankers sailing to Venezuela”. Iran responded to all messages received that “its five tankers will sail to Venezuela and if any of these tankers is intercepted, Iran will respond in the Straits of Hormuz, the Gulf of Oman or anywhere else it sees fit.” “These five tankers – the Clavel, Fortune, Petunia, Forest and Faxul- are only the beginning of the supply to Venezuela. Iran has the right to send any of its tankers anywhere in the world and any US interception will be considered an act of piracy and will trigger a direct response,” said an Iranian decision-maker who revealed the Iranian response to the US administration via message-carriers. https://ahtribune.com/world/americas/venezuela/4188-russia-refused-iran-accepted.html ➽➜ Barry Grossman 2 hrs According to mainstream experts, people who arguably need a vaccine the most - that is older people with existing chronic health conditions, - are the least likely to benefit from being personally inoculated with any vaccine that might actually be developed since, as a general proposition, vaccines are far more effective at stimulating immunity/resistance in young people than older people. Then there is the not so small matter that all vaccines which have been developed so far for corona virus type inffections like influenza have been of marginal and only very temporary effectiveness and therefore have not provided anything that comes even close to what politicians have been euphemistically calling "herd immunity" during this crisis. In other words, what Gates is proposing is that billions of otherwise healthy individuals’ be inoculated globally at an incalculable cost with what, for all practical intents and purposes, will be an untested vaccine the development and regulatory approval of which has been rushed in an unprecedented manner even though there is very little likelihood that such a vaccine will have the desired effect and, in any case, will almost certainly have to be followed up with annual booster shots. I don't know about anyone else, but there are far too many unknows and dangers in this hare-brained scheme for me to accept it as viable and that is even before we get into thorny question about the ingredients used to produce the vaccine or the prospects or a potentially massive surge in vaccine related casualties. ➽➜⇢➤MAY 22 ,2020 BY TIM ANDERSON How the Pandemic Defrocked Hegemonic Neoliberalism The global pretensions of the USA and the UK have been stripped naked by the virus and responses to it. These profit-driven systems failed to protect lives. Only the fabricated anti-China hysteria and the pseudo-science of the pandemic sceptics hides this. In a diverse post neoliberal world, strong public health systems will be crucial. https://ahtribune.com/world/covid-19/4181-pandemic-defrocked-hegemonic- neoliberalism.html ➽➜⇢ America Is Drowning in Problems Washington is picking yet another fight with China. On top of the trade war we now have the coronavirus war. China is accused of being responsible for the virus by withholding information about it. Some in Washington want to make China pay for the cost of the virus by reneging on US debt held by China in the form of US Treasuries. What information about coronavirus is China supposed to have withheld? [Type here] That China was doing coronavirus research? How could this information have been withheld when the US State Department knew about it, the N.I.H. was funding it, and US scientists were complaining about the danger? That coronavirus was ravaging Wuhan? How was this information withheld when it was in the media every day? https://ahtribune.com/us/americas-collapse/4182-drowning-in-problems.html ➜⇢➤ Soraya Ulrich Well, here we are after one week. Many thanks who stood up to the bully and refrained from using FB or a week. I am truly saddened that many chose not to resist and called it pointless. Imagine if Palestine, and all others had the same attitude. ➜⇢➤ THE WISDOMS IN IMAM KHAMENEI’S ‘GUIDELINES TO LIBERATE PALESTINE’ In his recent World Quds Day speech, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei declared seven guidelines for the liberation of Palestine. Delivered via televised broadcast instead of in front of a large audience in view of ongoing coronavirus-related risks, the occasion demanded a robust speech from the senior official. However, the guidelines laid out were more than just rhetoric, but contain strategic truth to them as well. https://ahtribune.com/world/north-africa- south-west-asia/palestine/4185-khamenei-guidelines-to-liberate.html ⇢➤ Masood Mortazavi Q 7 hrs · China discovered the new virus. China gave the world plenty of warning. China shared its experience with the world. The US first celebrated the news of the outbreak in China, then did nothing for months, then blamed China, again and again. US follies bemuse no one anymore. https://twitter.com/southeastChina/status/1265105569892798464?s=19&fbclid=IwAR3j11wecEv55mhAeyFekMMOXTfmCRWLg009 RRo6gaDbc04_DVWFHG6m5to A Cameron Bahar Don’t distort the facts. They lied about it at first, then tried to hide it, arrested doctors and anyone who tried to warn the world. They caused it by allowing trade in wild animals, etc. it’s just facts. I’m not judging them but that’s what happened. No? R Masood Mortazavi I don't usually respond to such personal accusations -- because I don't find them fitting in any dialogue of any value. . . . Nevertheless, here, I have no choice but to give the following advice/accounting: Read the WSJ, March 7/8 weekend edition . . . (You'll probably need the print edition to appreciate what I'm saying best.) There's a full-page spread on the topic with the usual anti-China headline meted out by the editors . . . and an actual timeline is included, too. Go beyond the headline . . . and actually read the full (very long) article and decipher the facts, within the context of events . . . in that same report . . . all between the lines . . . and of course, factor out the editorialized propaganda . . . from what is actually reported, focusing on the latter . . . and pay attention to the timeline, which is relatively accurate . . . Even there . . . it is completely and quite clear that what I'm saying reflects very well what has actually happened . . . (On the issue of "celebration", feel free to search for Sec. Wilbur Ross' glib statement on January 30. That one is even easier to find and shows the depths of strategic blindness involved.) (On the question of incompetence and diddle-daddling, I think 100,000 deaths already in the US is sufficient enough evidence, although you might also want to consult the Washington Post -- which reported sometime between mid-march and early April -- that Pr. Trump has had the pandemic warning on every one of his daily national security briefings as of January 3rd. He was just too busy planning the assassination of Iranian and Iraqi generals in Baghdad Airport, and celebrating it with his funders and then dealing with the aftermath, to care . . . And Pompeo and Netanyahu probably also helped distract him with that crime . . . but as a leader, ultimately, he is best fit to take all the blame.) ➽. COVID-19: Why Iran Is Doing Better Than You Think So Iran’s going through its worst year and is hiding the true numbers of Coronavirus victims? It seems it’s also been digging mass graves because it can’t handle the increasing number of deaths, and people are collapsing on the street left and right because of the COVID-19 outbreak. Not only that but apparently the evil Iranian regime will (as predicted by the most knowledgeable of pundits, as always), collapse due to the outbreak; just as it collapsed during and after the 8-year war with Iraq, again once the reformists won the 1997 elections, then again in 2009, not to mention 2011 after the Arab spring, and most recently in both 2017-2018. Either the Islamic Republic is a cat or these “experts” are purposely spreading misinformation. You can imagine this was quite a shock to many here living not so far away from the complex where the so-called mass graves were dug. News like this kept popping up every day on people’s feeds, as part of the regular misinformation campaign led by many Western countries against Iran. [Type here] To be clear, this article will not be dedicated towards redeeming Iran in light of the deliberate misinformation campaign that happened when the virus first hit it. To cut things short, the mass graves had been built four years ago in order to bury victims of potential natural disasters, coronavirus patients are not being buried there, and videos of some people collapsed on the streets are not videos of coronavirus patients, because the people recording the videos are not walking coronavirus detectors, and cannot possibly tell the difference between someone collapsing due to disease or a drug addict by the side of the road. Since the coronavirus has become a worldwide phenomenon, this kind of baseless news has largely disappeared, and the anti-Iran view has shifted, and now stands between a critique of the Rouhani administration’s handling of the crisis, or an insistence on easing sanctions against Iran in order to make sure Iranians receive proper healthcare and needed medicine. https://www.counterpunch.org/2020/05/14/covid-19-why-iran-is-doing-better-than-you-think/ ➜⇢George Floyd Died After Police Knelt on His Neck During Arrest | Now This "Please I can't breath. My stomach hurts, my neck hurts, everything hurts. They're going to kill me. His is GEORGE_FLOYD. Unite against racism Unite against hate Unite against violence. Human is colourless NO JUSTICE, NO PEACE. DOWN WITH RACISM DOWN WITH FASCISM DOWN WITH ZIONISM His eyes have popped put of his head, This cop murdered him cold blooded for the world to be traumatised by it... George Floyd Died After Police Knelt on His Neck During Arrest | NowThis https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zaGmz4DPlJw ➜⇢➤ Trump goes ballistic over Twitter’s fact-check — but he has no idea what he’s talking about That didn’t take long. Around 5:30 PM Twitter slapped a label on two of President Donald Trump’s tweets, inviting social media users to “get the facts about mail-in ballot.” It’s the first time Twitter has placed what some are calling a “warning label” on any individual tweet. And while others say it’s not sufficient – Trump lies remain and the label isn’t especially strong – Trump went ballistic just two hours later. Despite the fact that Trump was engaging in voter suppression, he is accusing Twitter of “interfering in the 2020 Presidential Election.” “They are saying my statement on Mail-In Ballots, which will lead to massive corruption and fraud, is incorrect, based on fact-checking by Fake News CNN and the Amazon Washington Post.” https://www.alternet.org/2020/05/trump-goes-ballistic-over-twitters-fact-check-but-he-has-no-idea-what-hes-talking-about/ ➽➜⇢➤Facebook Executives Shut Down Efforts to Make the Site Less Divisive Bombshell report reveals Facebook knew for years about its dangerous potential — but rejected the warnings Despite internal research that Facebook’s platform was exploiting and exacerbating divisiveness among its users, top executives ignored the findings that the algorithms were doing the exact opposite of the company’s stated public mission to bring people together. That’s according to new reporting Tuesday from the Wall Street Journal which in a comprehensive dive into the company’s treatment of its platform’s capabilities to divide users found that executives knew in 2018 what the site was doing to users but declined to take action. “The most persistent myth about Facebook is that it naively bumbles its way into trouble,” tweeted New York Times tech columnist Kevin Roose. “It has always known what it is, and what it’s doing to society.” https://www.alternet.org/2020/05/bombshell-report-reveals-facebook-knew-for-years-about-its-dangerous-potential-but-rejected-the- warnings/ ➜⇢➤ Mark Sweeney Reporting yesterday at 7:55 am [Type here] https://truthtopowernews.com/chief-rabbi-complains-je.. Jews are whining that people are telling the truth about them ... again. From the article: Jews have enjoyed a virtual monopoly on the press and media for the last 100 years but the free internet changed all that and they are panicking. The last thing Jews want is an open, level playing field of public opinion because they know they will lose. They have it completely backwards: that so-called ‘hate speech’ (aka, the truth about the Jews) is still allowed in social media is proof that ‘democracy’ is still alive and well. If all ‘hate speech’ is arbitrarily removed, there is no ‘democracy’ — there is only totalitarianism. We are dealing with a jewish definition of ‘democracy’ here and in a jewish form of democracy, any criticism of Jews is strictly forbidden, outlawed, and preferably a jailable offense. Just ask the 66 million dead Christians from the Bolshevik Revolution. As a great writer once observed, 'Democracy is now currently defined in Europe as a ‘country run by Jews.’ Which means that when Jews complain that their ‘democracy’ is being threatened by ‘free speech’, you can get a clear picture of what their version of ‘democracy’ is all about. Clearly, the more Jews advocate for ‘regulations,’ that is, censorship and repression, the more likely they are going to create a violent ‘blowback’, which is exactly what they want so that they can further justify their repressive censorship. ➽➜⇢➤ America Is Yet Remaining in its Bicentennial State of Pirates and Outlaws The U.S. Has Been At War 225 Out of 243 Years ➜⇢➤ Barry Grossman reporting 22 hrs · (10:44 27-05-2202 -22 HRS) According to mainstream experts, people who arguably need a vaccine the most - that is older people with existing chronic health conditions, - are the least likely to benefit from being personnally innoculated with any vaccine that might actually be developed since, as a general proprosition, vaccines are far more effective at stimulating immnity/reistance in young people than older people. Then there is the not so small matter that all vaccines which have been developed so far for corona virus type inffections like influenza have been of marginal and only very temporary effectiveness and therefore have not provided anything that comes even close to what politicans have been euphemistically calling "herd immunity" during this crisis. In other words, what Gates is proposing is that billions of otherwise healthy indviduals be innoculated globally at an incalculable cost with what, for all practcial intents and purposes, will be an untested vaccine the development and regulatory approval of which has been rushed in an unprecedented manner even though there is very little liklihood that such a vaccine will have the desired effect and, in any case, will almost certainly have to be followed up with annual booster shots. I don't know about anyone else, but there are far too many unknows and dangers in this hare-brained scheme for me to accept it as viable and that is even before we get into thorny question about the ingredients used to produce the vaccine or the prospects or a potentially massive surge in vaccine related casualities. PS student never pick on Mr Grossman or my spelling mistakes I never proofread sorry ➽➜⇢➤The Biggest Conspiracy "theory" Becomes Acknowledged Fact ➽➜ Imam Sayyid Ali Khamenei May 26, 2020 at 5:42 pm The main agents of disastrous creation of israel are western govts. Conspiring with Jewish plutocrats, Britain prepared a fabrication called Zionism to play its role. After WWII, they abused problems of region’s states & declared the bogus regime, nationless Zionist state. Imam Khamenei https://vk.com/drfdejahang2020?z=photo-180899318_457241952%2Fwall532764771_3360 ➽➜⇢➤via Soraya Ulrich: Seems every single country is spreading propaganda and "misinformation" about America! https://www.brookings.edu/blog/order-from-chaos/2020/.. The Kremlin’s disinformation playbook goes to Beijingwww.brookings.edu ➽➜⇢ Great news More work to be done- well done China NO 1- but still to move to phase 2 and human response. Chines 6000 years deep, strong philosophy and culture has a lot of virtues that are tremendously valuable to the world in general. I dislike Bloom ...but saying 'Bloomberg calls Trump a 'carnival barking clown ..' look at him trump Volcano and his culture and look at 6000 years of... https://vk.com/drfdejahang2020?w=wall532764771_3325%2Fall [Type here] ➜⇢➤ LIBDEH REPORTING I love to looking at the sky every night When we see shooting stars we make wishes, always hoping that they will come true. Now in the middle of a dark strange night full of stars and galaxies, I looking up at the sky for a long time. Then I saw a shooting star, and at once made a wish. I wished this virus would go away quickly, and that Peace be spread around the world and InshAllah to see Palestine free from the Brutal Zionist Occupation ⇢➤ NOLAN REPORTING While Al Jazeera keep complaining about how many journalists are in Egyptian jails, I sit here scratching my head in wonder. Quite clearly more journalists need to be in jail. 99.99% of main stream media journalists should be in jail along with the criminal politicians, bankers and arms dealers, who they have propagandised for and enabled with lies and deception in the committing of their crimes. At least Egypt got one thing right, every one of those Muslim brotherhood terrorists are in the right place. They should be grateful they are not executed under sharia for spreading wars of deception and seditions in the land. May Allah curse the agents of Dajjal wearing the clothing of Muslims, and twisting His verses to their evil ends. ➽. YANK REPORTING Pls read it, in this afternoon. I can't imagine a "save our sovereignty" Facebook account called a free and democratic country that deleted me from fighting back some racists. That’s my comment: Your ancestors slaughtered the people of this land, took away their children, forced their women, and used the test medicine on their bodies... This one named John Tavener answered me "we didn’t eat them" Ask the owner of this land! Aboriginals, you must stand up and drive this racist out of the land that Australia calls today! ➜⇢HOPE REPORTING SPIKES IN THE NUMBER OF POSITIVE TESTS MEAN NOTHING. SPIKES IN THE NUMBER OF DEATHS ATTRIBUTED TO COVID-19 MEAN NOTHING. BECAUSE THE TESTS AND "PRESUMED" DIAGNOSES MEAN NOTHING. The PCR test tell us NOTHING. We have one batch after another of "precontaminated" tests. Tests that give positive results to fruits, to water, goats, and birds. A Chinese study revealed the false positive rate of the PCR to be >80%. Even the tests that work cannot distinguish between coronaviruses. Hence, those suffering the common cold will test positive. Those who have had a flu shot cultured in dog cells will test positive. The inventor of the test, Kerry Mullis, claimed the PRC cannot be used as a diagnostic test AT ALL. The antibody tests, scarcely in use, have similar problems. The latest claims to be based on proteins found in the "spikes" of "the coronavirus". It's a peculiar claim since this coronavirus, labeled SARS-CoV-2, has NEVER BEEN PURIFIED. Not only has it never been purified, it has never been subjected to Koch's Postulates, so no one knows a damned thing about "the spikes" unless these studies have been hidden, which seems unlikely. This means the entire Track 'n Trace program is based on bogus tests and is, therefore, bullshit. ➜⇢➤"Do not be ashamed of making a small donation as deprivation in itself is less than whatever you can give". -Imam Ali (AS) ➽➜⇢➤Children in Yemen Dying of Hunger Let it out! » Silence is a war crime https://vk.com/drfdejahang2020 ➜⇢➤ Syrian Girl-America's primary activity is to invade other countries to steal their resources and hand it to corporations. Also, hurting,...... and terrorising people around the world is included in their package. Terrorism the unlawful use of violence and intimidation, especially against civilians, in the pursuit of political aims. "the fight against terrorism" https://vk.com/drfdejahang2020?w=wall532764771_3304%2Fall ➽➜⇢➤ THEY LEAD THE WORLD IN DEATHS US, BRAZIL, AND GREAT BRITAIN ➜⇢➤ On the question of incompetence and diddle-daddling, ....100,000 deaths already in the US is sufficient enough evidence ➽➜⇢➤America Is Drowning Do not Shift blame to WHO and China US fixation on shifting blame to China ➽ Alexander Mercouris takes us through the blow-by-blow of the first four months of the crisis in Britain, and it’s not a pretty picture. The United Kingdom has had over 270,000 confirmed cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection as of Friday morning, of whom the great majority have been ill with Covid-19. Of these 37,919 are dead. [Type here] These are the official figures. It is universally acknowledged, including by the British government, that the true number of SARS-CoV-2 infections, of people ill with Covid-19, and of deaths caused by Covid-19, is much greater than the official figures show. The Financial Times estimates the true number of deaths caused by the pandemic up to May 1 was more than 50,000. More recent estimates put the total number of deaths in Britain during the Covid-19 epidemic higher still. An article in the FT puts the number of ‘excess deaths’ (that is deaths more than would normally be expected over the same period in an average year) at close to 60,000 in the period since March 20. https://consortiumnews.com/2020/05/29/letter-from-london-the-price-of-boris-johnson-britains-covid-19-debacle/ ➽➜⇢➤ COMMENTARY, COVID-19, ECONOMY, TRUMP ADMINISTRATION, U.S., UNTIL THIS DAY--HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES ON THE NEWS COVID-19: The Great Depression & the Corona Shock May 28, 2020 Nomi Prins compares four key factors — unemployment, the economy, the market, and the Federal Reserve’s response — in the crises then and now. Many economists believe that a recession is already underway. So do millions of Americans struggling with bills and job losses. While the ghosts of the 2008 financial crisis that sent inequality soaring to new heights in this country are still with us, it’s become abundantly clear that the economic disaster brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic has already left the initial shock of that crisis in the dust. While the world has certainly experienced its share of staggering jolts in the past, this cycle of events is likely to prove unparalleled. The swiftness with which the coronavirus has stolen lives and crippled the economy has been both devastating and unprecedented in living memory. Whatever happens from this moment on, … https://consortiumnews.com/2020/05/28/covid-19-the-great-depression-the-corona-shock/ ➽➜⇢ ***Delta, DEMOCRACY NOW ➜17⇢20➤ http://www.democracynow.org/ Twitter Flags Trump Tweet for Glorifying Violence After President Attacks Minnesota Protesters as ”THUGS” HEADLINEMAY 29, 2020 On Twitter, President Trump attacked Minneapolis’s mayor, who has called for the arrest of now-fired police officer Derek Chauvin over the killing of George Floyd. Trump tweeted, “I can’t stand back & watch this happen to a great American City, Minneapolis. A total lack of leadership. Either the very weak Radical Left Mayor, Jacob Frey, get his act together and bring the City under control, or I will send in the National Guard & get the job done right.....” In a follow-up tweet, Trump attacked protesters as ”THUGS” and added, “when the looting starts, the shooting starts.” Twitter responded by labeling Trump’s tweet with the warning: “This Tweet violated the Twitter Rules about glorifying violence. However, Twitter has determined that it may be in the public’s interest for the Tweet to remain accessible.” More Headlines from May 29, 2020 Protests Rage After Minneapolis Prosecutor Does Not Bring Charges Against Officers Who Killed George Floyd MAY 29, 2020 [Type here] Thousands took to the streets of Minneapolis Thursday as protests against the killing of an African American man by a white police officer rocked the city for the third night in a row. Demonstrators set fire to the Minneapolis Police Department’s 3rd Precinct, just hours after prosecutors said they were not yet sure if they would criminally charge Derek Chauvin, the white police officer who pinned George Floyd to the ground by his neck for eight minutes while Floyd gasped for air. In a video that has now been seen around the world, Floyd repeatedly gasps “I can’t breathe.” Four officers including Chauvin have since been fired, but not arrested. On Thursday, Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman was questioned about the delay in charging and arresting the officers. Mike Freeman: “That video is graphic and horrific and terrible, and no person should do that. But my job, in the end, is to prove that he violated a criminal statute, and there is other evidence that does not support a criminal charge.” Minnesota Governor Tim Walz called in the National Guard overnight as protests raged in Minneapolis and Saint Paul. This morning, Minnesota state police arrested CNN correspondent Omar Jimenez, along with his producer and camera crew, live on national television outside the charred remains of the 3rd police precinct. Minnesota Governor Tim Walz later apologized to CNN over the arrests, and the crew was released. After headlines, we’ll go to Minneapolis for the latest. Scores Tear-Gassed, Arrested as Protests Against George Floyd’s Killing Spread to Other Cities MAY 29, 2020 Image Credit: Twitter: @JoshuaPotash Around the United States, thousands of people took to the streets to protest the police killing of George Floyd. Here in New York, police arrested at least 70 people during a rolling protest that began in Manhattan’s Union Square. In Colorado, police fired tear gas and pepper balls at protesters who gathered at the state Capitol in Denver. One protester was intentionally rammed by a driver who plowed their SUV into a crowd of demonstrators. In Arizona, police declared an “unlawful assembly” Thursday and fired tear gas and pepper spray at hundreds who gathered at Phoenix City Hall. In Louisville, Kentucky, hundreds of protesters gathered downtown demanding justice for Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old aspiring nurse who was shot to death by police inside her own apartment in March. At least seven people were injured by gunfire that erupted as demonstrators surrounded a police vehicle. It’s not known who fired the shots, though Louisville’s mayor said no police officers fired their weapons. Trump Executive Order Threatens to Punish Social Media Companies over Fact- Checking MAY 29, 2020 [Type here] On Thursday, President Trump signed an executive order that could be used to punish social media companies, including Twitter, for how they monitor content. This comes after Twitter on Tuesday took the unprecedented step of adding a fact-check label to two tweets in which Trump erroneously attacked mail-in voting. Meanwhile, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended his company’s refusal to regulate misinformation — including false and deceptive political advertisements. Zuckerberg spoke with CNBC. Mark Zuckerberg: “I don’t think that Facebook or internet platforms, in general, should be arbiters of truth. I think that’s a kind of a dangerous line to get down to in terms of deciding what is — what is true and what isn’t.” U.S. Economy Sheds Another 2.1 Million Jobs, Leaving 40.7 Million Unemployed Since Start of Pandemic MAY 29, 2020 The U.S. Labor Department reported another 2.1 million workers filed for unemployment benefits over the last week, bringing the toll of job losses since coronavirus lockdowns began in mid-March to a staggering 40.7 million. One in four U.S. workers has lost their job in just 10 weeks. The Institute for Policy Studies reports that during the same period the combined wealth of U.S. billionaires soared by $485 billion. Pennsylvania Democratic Lawmakers Accuse Republicans of Knowingly Exposing Them to Coronavirus MAY 29, 2020 In Pennsylvania, a Democratic state legislator has accused some of his Republican colleagues of covering up their COVID-19 status and potentially putting other lawmakers at risk. A video of state Representative Brian Sims talking about the situation has gone viral. Rep. Brian Sims: “First of all, Mike Turzai, the speaker of the House, needs to resign, and any member of leadership that has known what was going on. Any member of Republican leadership that knew that members were testing positive, that other members were being quarantined, and did not tell those of us who were exposed to those members, needs to be investigated by the attorney general. And I think that there needs to be prosecutions.” [Type here] Protesters Demand ICE Empty Its Jails as COVID-19 Continues to Spread MAY 29, 2020 Image Credit: Twitter: @migrantfreedom In immigration news, advocates across the country are continuing demands to release all people from Immigration and Customs Enforcement jails as confirmed coronavirus cases inside facilities in the U.S. near 1,400. Immigrant rights advocates led protests outside immigration jails in California and Washington state Thursday. In Burlington, Massachusetts, advocates replaced the ICE flag at the agency’s Boston Field Office with a new flag that read ”ICE Kills. Free Them All.” Another national day of action is planned for today. Héctor García Mendoza, Immigrant Who Sued ICE over COVID-19, Disappears After Deportation MAY 29, 2020 A 30-year-old undocumented Mexican immigrant who sued Immigration and Customs Enforcement two weeks ago and was later quickly deported by the agency has officially been declared missing. Héctor García Mendoza was part of a class-action lawsuit demanding the immediate release of all immigrants held at the Elizabeth Contract Detention Facility in New Jersey, where prisoners and staff have tested positive for COVID-19. Gothamist reports that four days later and without notice, García Mendoza was transferred to Laredo, Texas, where he was then escorted into the notoriously dangerous border town of Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. García Mendoza reportedly hasn’t reached out to his family in Mexico or the U.S. His lawyers have contacted shelters in Mexico and immigrant advocacy groups in Texas, but no one has reportedly seen or heard from him. His family is also concerned for García Mendoza’s health, as in the days leading up to his removal, he complained of chest pain and shortness of breath but didn’t receive any medical attention from ICE. Mendoza’s removal came despite a federal judge’s order blocking the deportation. Advocates believe his expedited deportation is retaliation for the lawsuit against ICE. García Mendoza had been living in the U.S. for 10 years. Iowa Tyson Foods Plant Halting Operations After 500+ Workers Test Positive for Coronavirus MAY 29, 2020 Image Credit: Tyson Foods [Type here] In Iowa, Tyson Foods says it will halt operations at its Storm Lake meat processing plant after 555 employees — or more than 20% of the workforce — tested positive for the coronavirus. Buena Vista County, where the plant is located, has the highest per capita infection rate of COVID-19 in Iowa. In California, over 200 workers at eight Los Angeles-area meat and food processing plants have tested positive for COVID-19. John Grant, president of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 770, which represents the meatpackers, called on Smithfield Foods to close its Farmer John plant near downtown L.A. John Grant: “The outbreak is over 10% of the workforce, and it’s dangerous. And the problem with this is that it’s invisible, insidious and deadly. And so, what you do is, when a shark’s in the water, you pull everybody out of the water, and you make an assessment of what’s going on.” Brazil Reports Record Number of COVID-19 Cases & Over 1,000 Deaths Within 24 Hours MAY 29, 2020 Brazil registered a record number of COVID-19 cases Thursday, with more than 1,000 deaths in just 24 hours. Brazil is second only to the United States in infections and deaths, as far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has sought throughout the pandemic to undermine remain-at-home measures taken by state and local governments. Despite this week’s surge in COVID-19 cases, the mayor of São Paulo — the Western Hemisphere’s largest city — is allowing nonessential businesses, including offices, shopping malls and car dealerships, to reopen beginning June 1. Haiti Human Rights Groups Warn Hundreds Could Die of COVID-19 in Prisons MAY 29, 2020 In Haiti, local social justice and human rights groups are warning that hundreds of prisoners could be at risk of dying of COVID-19 as infections are quickly spreading inside the country’s prisons. The Miami Herald reports at least 11 prisoners at the National Penitentiary in Port-au-Prince have already tested positive, and many others are presenting symptoms such as fevers. But Haitian human rights groups believe the number of infections is far higher as prisons are overcrowded, with scarce food supplies or essential medication, and up to 80 prisoners are often crammed shoulder to shoulder inside filthy cells without ventilation. The United States has also faced criticism for deporting Haitians who had tested positive for the coronavirus. Trump Administration to Cancel Visas for Thousands of Chinese Graduate Students MAY 29, 2020 [Type here] The Trump administration has announced plans to cancel the visas of thousands of Chinese graduate students studying in the United States. The move would impact students who have studied at schools that have links to the Chinese military. Republican lawmakers are also proposing to bar all Chinese graduate students from studying science or technology in the United States. Many educators have warned the moves could lead to a new Red Scare on American campuses. Meanwhile, Britain is considering offering a path to citizenship for over 300,000 residents of Hong Kong if China moves ahead with implementing a new national security law on the former British colony. House Democratic Leaders Pull Bill to Reauthorize Government Surveillance Powers MAY 29, 2020 Image Credit: REUTERS/ Leah Millis In news from Capitol Hill, Democrats have pulled a bill to reauthorize parts of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act after members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and the Republican minority formed an unlikely coalition opposing the legislation. President Trump had threatened to veto the bill, which would have extended the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act until 2023. ➜⇢➤ Turkish Interest In The Libyan War: Ankara Defends Its $25 Billion Investment TRIPOLI – Libya is on the verge of a new surge in armed confrontation between the two main internal forces – the Government of National Accord (GNA) led by Faiz Saraj and the Libyan National Army (LNA) under the command of Marshal Khalifa Haftar . There are external forces behind the GNA and LNA, therefore, as the Jordanian publication Al Bawaba notes today, May 28, in this region of North Africa, in fact, a new proxy war has unfolded in the territory of the Greater Middle East. This war has its own geo-economic context, there are business interests of regional powers. Oil companies and their state backers see huge potential in Libya’s untapped natural resources. In addition, interest is expressed in participating in future infrastructure projects in Libyan territory, when peace is established here and the local government has money. In this regard, analysts explain Turkey’s most active intervention in the “Libyan dossier”, among other things, by the fact that Ankara in such a peculiar way “exchanges support for the GNA Sarajah for the recognition of its energy claims in the Eastern Mediterranean and the promise of fulfilling obligations estimated at $ 25 billion frozen Turkish construction contracts in the country, ” notes Al Bawaba. https://www.fort-russ.com/2020/05/turkish-interest-in-the-libyan-war-ankara-defends-its-25-billion-investment/ ⇢➤ Official Informs of Reduction of Coronavirus Figures, Hopes Uprooting Virus [Type here] TEHRAN (FNA)- An official with Tehran Coronavirus Headquarters said that over 88% of coronavirus patients have recovered in the capital, adding that the virus is being uprooted in the country. Alireza Zali said the numbers of COVID-19 infections and fatalities are promising. “The figures indicate the virus is being weeded out as the number of infections is falling,” Zali added. He noted that over 88% of those infected with COVID-19 in Tehran have recovered, adding that they are recovered after 5.17 days on average, which is an unprecedented record. The Iranian health ministry announced on Friday that 2,819 new cases of infection with coronavirus have been identified in the country in the past 24 hours, adding that more than 114,931 patients have recovered. "2,819 more patients infected with COVID-19 virus have been identified in the country in the past 24 hours based on confirmed diagnosis criteria," Health Ministry Spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour said on Friday. https://en.farsnews.ir/newstext.aspx?nn=13990309000345 ➽. Daniel Lazare: US Subjecting Iran to Biological Warfare TEHRAN (FNA)- Daniel Lazare, American author and journalist, says the US is afraid to wage a full-scale war on Iran, but it deprives Iran of crucial medications and health supplies amidst coronavirus outbreak as a form of biological warfare. In an exclusive interview with FNA, Daniel Lazare said, “[Iran] needs pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, protective gear, etc. Yet such items are all but unobtainable thanks to US-imposed sanctions. For Iran, it is a matter of life and death. Yet such factors do not enter into the US imperial calculus… The idea that the Trump Administration distinguishes between the government and the people is absurd since its policies are plainly aimed at destroying both.” Daniel Lazare has written for The Nation, Le Monde Diplomatique, Global Research, Jacobin and Consortium news. He writes on West Asia, terrorism, Eastern Europe; but he is best known as a critic of the US Constitution and American politics, government, and social policy in general. Below is the full text of the interview: Q: The international banks do not transfer money from the US-sanctioned countries, like Iran, to buy medications and health supplies, such as ICU equipment. Does that make the US sanctions criminal? A: It certainly does. Remember -- the US imposed economic sanctions after unilaterally withdrawing from 2015 JCPOA. Somehow, it then decided that this gave it the authority to punish Iran for the "crime" of faithfully abiding by the terms of the agreement. Iran has paid an enormous price thanks to such topsy-turvy logic. Oil exports have fallen to near zero while the country has been deprived of vital imports. But the problem is compounded now that Iran has emerged as a major epicenter for the Covid-19 crisis. It needs pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, protective gear, etc. Yet such items are all but unobtainable thanks to US-imposed sanctions. For Iran, it is a matter of life and death. Yet such factors do not enter into the US imperial calculus. https://en.farsnews.ir/newstext.aspx?nn=13990307001118 ➜⇢ Wed May 27, 2020 7:39 [Type here] Dismissal of US State Department Inspector Demanded by Saudi Crown Prince TEHRAN (FNA)- American sources have revealed that expulsion of US State Department inspector general Steve Linick was a demand by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman from President Donald Trump. Nour News website close to Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) quoted US sources on Wednesday as saying that the expulsion of Linick and the non-restriction of arms sales to Saudi Arabia has been cited as a precondition for Mohammed bin Salman to finance the Trump campaign in the 2020 presidential election. A number of Democrat lawmakers in the US Congress had earlier said that the State Department inspector, who has recently been fired by Donald Trump, had launched an investigation into arms sales to Saudi Arabia. They added that Linick has been investigating why and how the $7 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia was smoothed out despite opposition from the Congress. While neither the White House nor the State Department has given a specific reason for the expulsion of Linick, Mike Pompeo has stated that he has called for his expulsion because Linick damages the State Department's reputation. Eliot Engel, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, also said that dismissal of Linick before the end of his investigation was a matter of concern. Meanwhile, analysts consider the dismissal of Linick as an attempt to cover up the widespread Saudi war crimes in Yemen with American weapons. https://en.farsnews.ir/newstext.aspx?nn=13990307000842 ➜⇢➤ Video: Suspicious Man Breaks Window and Starts Minneapolis Riots? GLOBAL RESEARCH ➜18⇢20➤ http://www.globalresearch.ca/ 8 “This was the first man to break a window at autozone. A move that started the string of looting and damage to businesses. He is seen wearing all black and carrying an umbrella to conceal the hammer he is holding in the same hand. No one knew this man, he didn’t protest, when confronted he ran the other way. And by the looks of it- his boots- are military grade. Meaning this man is either in some form or militia or he is WITH THE POLICE.” Help Us Redress the Balance: Keep World News Unchained The original source of this article is Global Research Copyright © Global Research News, Global Research, 2020 ➽➜⇢➤  THE GREENVILLE POST ➜13⇢20➤ https://www.greanvillepost.com/ [Type here] The Blue Plague and Black Death May 27, 2020 GLEN FORD—Researchers are hoping to find a vaccine for Covid-19, possibly within the year, but the Blue Plague only grows more deadly over time and enjoys a host of immunities. Although Black people had hoped that the historic expansion in the number of Black elected officials would create political antibodies to limit the spread of the Blue Plague, the opposite has happened. In 2014, just months before Michael Brown’s life was cut short by the Blue Plague, in Ferguson, Missouri, 80 percent of the Congressional Black Caucus voted to continue funneling billions of dollars in military weapons, gear and training to local infestations of the plague, despite ample evidence that such infusions have made the scourge even more toxic to Black life. Read more https://www.greanvillepost.com/2020/05/27/the-blue-plague-and-black-death/ From Open Skies to Open Season for Nukes May 27, 2020 FINIAN CUNNINGHAM—There is strong suspicion that the Trump administration is deliberately playing the mad man as a negotiating tactic. It’s an unconscionable and extremely dangerous gamble with world security, but this would seem to be Trump’s diabolical art of the deal. Read more https://www.greanvillepost.com/2020/05/27/from-open-skies-to-open-season-for-nukes/ ➜⇢➤ US Police Killing Black Citizens Mirrors Racism of Israeli Military By: Robert Inlakesh On: May 27, 2020 Washington D.C. (AM) – Disturbing footage of a black man being choked to death by a Minneapolis police officer in the United States has sparked online outrage and street protests over what is being described as the lynching of an unarmed black man by armed police. The reaction to this now opens up a wider conversation about why these incidents happen and how the follow-up to the crime is so similar to when Palestinians are killed by Israeli troops. At around 8.PM, Monday morning, Minneapolis police officers were called to a Cup Foods’ store on the 3700 block of Chicago Avenue South. The suspect was a black man, named George Floyd, who was allegedly attempting to use forged documents. Police spokesperson John Elders claimed that George Floyd had resisted arrest and then went on to say, “Officers were able to get the suspect into handcuffs and officers noticed that the man was going into medical distress.” However, the alleged “medical distress,” which the police were having the public believe and caused the death of George Floyd, was caught on camera. The video footage shot by a bystander and released onto Facebook this Tuesday shows 10 minutes, in which the alleged “criminal” was indeed the victim of police brutality. The video shows an officer, allegedly identified as Derek Chauvin (badge number: #1087), pressing his knee into the victim’s neck for at least seven minutes as the victim screamed, “I cannot breathe” and “my neck hurts,” whilst pleading for his life. Bystanders also scream at the three officers present, which intensifies as the victim passes out unconscious, at which point the officer’s knee is still planted firmly into the victim’s neck. The officers present were initially placed on paid leave but later fired and the FBI has been called to deal with the situation, which many pundits have pointed out may have to do with the reaction to this case. https://geopoliticsalert.com/us-police-brutality-israel ➽➜⇢➤ US Senate Slips Through $38 Billion for Israel Despite Crashed Economy The Senate Foreign Relations Committee quietly passed a bill yesterday to give Israel a minimum of $38 billion over the next ten years despite the ongoing devastation to the U.S. economy caused by the coronavirus. The bill – S.3176 – will now go before the full Senate. Since the legislation has already been passed by the House of Representatives, if the Senate passes the bill, it will then go to the president to be signed into law. The bill was passed by the committee under two unusual circumstances and with almost no public awareness. https://geopoliticsalert.com/us-aid-israel-2020 ➜⇢➤ http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/ The U.S. will withdraw from the Open Skies Treaty By Philip Giraldi [Type here] Let us consider why the Donald Trump White House is currently considering detonating a nuclear weapon. - Continue ➜⇢➤ http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/ ====== Washington is pressuring Berlin to keep its nuclear weapons. By Finian Cunningham It is time Germany ruled out having U.S. nuclear weapons. - Continue ➜⇢➤ http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/ ====== Get Ready for the Next Game-Changer: the Digital Yuan By Pepe Escobar We are facing an “impeding arrival”. But who will take the Biggest Prize? - Continue ➜⇢➤ http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/ ====== In the West – Propaganda, Hysteria and Truly Foul Breath! By Andre Vltchek “What are we scared of?” “What kind of society do we want to live in?” - Continue ➜⇢➤ http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/ ====== Who Are the Secret Puppet-Masters Behind Trump’s War on Iran? By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies What is it about Iran that makes it such a target of hostility for Trump and the neocons? - Continue ➜⇢➤ http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/ ====== [Type here] Inside the Influential Evangelical Group Mobilizing to Reelect Trump By Lee Fang “My administration will never stop fighting for Americans of faith,” -“We will restore the faith as the true foundation of American life.” - Continue ➜⇢➤ http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/ ====== It Took COVID To Expose the Fraud of ‘U.S. Exceptionalism’ By Daniel Larison U.S. exceptionalism is based on the assumption that we are better than the rest of the world. - Continue ➜⇢➤ http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/ ====== From 9/11 to COVID-19, It’s Been a Perpetual State of Emergency By John W. Whitehead Pandemic or not, don’t allow your freedoms to be curtailed and your voice to be muzzled. - Continue ➜⇢➤ http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/ ====== The racial reality of America’s pandemic By Edward Luce Imagine a group of black men in paramilitary gear with semi-automatic rifles moving towards a US state capitol building. - Continue ➜⇢➤ http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/ ====== The Land of the Free and Other Bull*hit Watch The modern-day U.S. criminal justice syst

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