China to Make Genetically Engineered Super-Soldiers; Australia to Make Ginger Bread Men! By James Reed

     China is getting down and making all of those comic book dreams, or nightmares true, with genetically engineered super-soldiers.
  https://www.the-sun.com/news/917738/china-dna-modifying-tech-terminator-style-troops/

“China may be planning to genetically-modify its soldiers for an army of Terminator-style super troops, a defence think tank has warned. Experts at Rusi say GM soldiers could be faster, stronger and cleverer than their battlefield opponents and even feel no pain. Their DNA could also be adapted to help them recover more quickly from injuries or give them superior hearing and night vision. Rusi’s Professor John Louth said: “The threat is obvious and real. Chinese money could be stealing a march on western armed forces and that is deeply concerning.” The warning comes after Chinese scientist He Jiankui said he used gene-editing technology to make GM babies. “GM technology is proven with plants, it could absolutely be applied to the person,” Prof Louth added. “In China, it is reasonable to assume that they are enhancing their battlefield soldiers on all these fronts.” China jailed Dr Jiankui for “illegal medical practices” over his claims to have made three babies immune to HIV.”

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Universities and the Corporate Cargo Cult of Anti-Racism by James Reed

     The mad globalism that stands behind the modern universities as their raison d’étre, has led to the Australian universities pushing to get their sacred overseas students back. And back they are a coming. Never mind that China looks like having yet another corona outbreak, this time, but who cares, it’s the money, bunny. Well, the logical conclusion of the international student racket is not to have any local students at all, really. If all it is about is making money, more money comes from fee paying international students than locals, and the Chinese all become migrants anyway, so no more locals. Yes, do it, shut down youth, show us what you are made of oh Dark Lords of Mordor! Have the guts! That will make the young folk happy, being instantly gutted, but that is just the Great Replacement, so get used to it! Why, we may even seem some interesting protests! Nay, not really, not by Aussies, surely.
  https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-06-14-china-look-worse-coronavirus-pandemic-spread.html
  https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jun/15/beijing-lockdown-tightens-as-new-coronavirus-outbreak-spreads
  https://www.9news.com.au/world/coronavirus-china-beijing-outbreak-new-lockdown-military-war-time-style-measures-covid-19-world-health/595f4099-4d0e-4c44-af48-538f378ad5eb

     Anyway, the Covid-19 virus is not the only bug in the modern university system:
  https://www.campusreform.org/?ID=15028

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China Wanted the Wuhan Flu to Spread By Brian Simpson

     Trump would have rocks in his head not to push the China/Wuhan flu as an election issue, the election issue, next to, of course, the planned destruction of America.
  https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-06-07-ap-report-china-suppressed-critical-coronavirus-information.html

“Beijing sat on vital information related to the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) for weeks, according to a new report based on several recordings recently obtained by the Associated Press. As per the report, the Chinese government did not immediately cooperate with the World Health Organization (WHO), contrary to what the latter organization had previously claimed, but instead opted to drag its feet, frustrating top officials at the NGO. The news organization noted that Beijing not only deliberately suppressed the release of critical information regarding the initial outbreak in Wuhan, it also withheld a map of the virus’s genome for about a week after researchers from three different government laboratories finished mapping it. As relayed by the recordings, China only decided to release the information to the WHO after a team of Chinese researchers shared the information with another third party ?– a markedly different scenario from the one pushed by the United Nations health agency, who publicly praised China for what it called a speedy response to the novel coronavirus. This constant public lauding from the health agency, the recordings suggest, was part of the WHO’s plan to coax out more information from Beijing, with WHO staffers ?– reportedly the source of the leaks ?– heard complaining about the Chinese government’s habit of providing information piecemeal.

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So Where is the Corona Plague Now? By Charles Taylor

     Where oh where has my little corona plague gone, oh where oh where can it be? Certainly not in the zombie ranks of the protesters.
  https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/06/07/white-coats-black-lives-protest-healthcare-workers-take-knee-all-have-same-organs/

“The protest movement White Coats for Black Lives, where healthcare workers kneel in groups to support protesters demanding racial equality and justice, gathered at locations across the country over the weekend.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported on a White Coats for Black Lives protest outside of Emory University Hospital on Friday, where healthcare workers knelt for eight minutes and 46 seconds — the same amount of time a Minneapolis police officer knelt on Floyd’s neck before he died: The deaths of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery came right on the heels of the COVID-19 pandemic, a disease that growing evidence links to a disproportionate impact in black and Latino communities. That is only one of the ways in which being black, Latino or Native American is associated with poorer health outcomes in the United States. Those communities also suffer higher rates of chronic health conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease, and higher rates of maternal deaths. Research suggests the racial inequities in health care go beyond the impact of poorer economic status and environment on health, to the medical impact that comes just from experiencing racism. And it calls for public notice, the health care workers say. “We all have the same organs,” Dr. Maneesha Agarwal, a pediatric emergency doctor  who kneeled from home where she is caring for her young daughter. “But how you’re treated poorly due to race can result in a lot of differences in the hormones in the body, and how your organs grow and develop. A mother’s experiences and hormonal changes can even impact her unborn child in utero. That can impact a person’s own health through life.” “I mean, look no further than coronavirus,” Dr. Johnny Jones, a gastroenterologist who protested at Emory Decatur Hospital, said. “There definitely is some intersectionality in terms of life expectancy amongst black people relative to the majority.”

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Corona Sex Madness By Mrs Vera West

     I have been waiting for the inevitable Covid-19 sex article. There has been some, dealing with promiscuous hooking up, but now the madness comes back down to personal one-on-one relationships.
  https://www.zerohedge.com/health/couples-should-wear-masks-during-sex-covid-world-experts-advise
  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7233185/

“Researchers at Harvard University examined the probabilities of contracting COVID-19 during sex. And to lower transmission risk, they determined people engaged in lovemaking should wear masks and avoid kissing.
The research, titled "Sexual Health in the SARS-CoV-2 Era," was published in the Annals of Internal Medicine last month, describes new "guidance on how to address sexual health and activity" during the pandemic." It recommends people must wear a mask for the most dangerous sexual scenario: Sex with those who've not quarantined. Sex puts people within close proximity, so both individuals would likely be exposed to droplets like coughs, sneezes, and spit. At the same time, 35% of COVID-19 carriers are asymptomatic, which means sex could spread the highly contagious respiratory illness. Guidelines for sex, in a post-corona world, have been limited. Oregon and New York City health departments published coronavirus sex guides and visuals showing people how to have sex with social distancing in mind.”

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On the Surplus of Food, and the Coming Horseman of Starvation By Mrs Vera West

     I had thought, like scholars such as Vaclav Smil:
    https://inference-review.com/article/good-eats that the present obesity crisis was due to an over-supply of carbohydrate-rich food. But then I stumbled across a reply to this by Edward Archer, and had a brief re-think:
    https://inference-review.com/letter/the-failure-of-diet-centrism

“It should be obvious that a large food supply does not inevitably lead to obesity. After all, a large body of water does not inevitably cause drowning and an abundance of atmospheric air does not automatically lead to hyperventilation. Just as one individual drowns in a bathtub while another swims easily in an ocean, obesity is surging in nations with relatively small food supplies, such as Botswana and Nigeria. At the same time, many individuals in nations with a surfeit of food, such as Switzerland and Norway, remain lean and healthy.  The size of the macro-environment—that is, the body of water, air supply, and food supply—is not relevant, nor even related to these outcomes. There is no valid relationship between a nation’s food supply and its levels of obesity and metabolic diseases. Compared to Switzerland, New Zealanders spend a greater percentage of household income on food and have a smaller per capita food supply. Nonetheless, New Zealanders have an obesity prevalence approximately 250% greater than the Swiss. From 1910 until the 1960s, the per capita food supply in the US decreased from 3,500 calories to 3,100. This reduction was accompanied by an increase in body mass. Both logic and empirical data refute the notion that a surfeit of food, whether as a result of lower costs or a larger supply, is a causal factor in obesity and metabolic dysfunction.

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Milk is Racist Now (Anything White, Like Snow Etc) By James Reed

     Well, they have not condemned all white objects in the universe, or even the colour white, but it will come. At the moment, milk is coming in for a politically correct hammering:
  https://www.plantbasednews.org/lifestyle/dietary-racism-exist-united-states 
  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OAv2RoJM_BI&feature=emb_title

“A top plant-based doctor has explained to the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee why its dairy recommendations are racist. The Advisory Committee, which is comprised of nationally recognized nutrition and medical researchers, academics, and practitioners, updates the guidelines every five years. It invites experts to speak and share current scientific and medical evidence in nutrition.

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Forget Racism, Here are the Statistics By Chris Knight

     From the Wuhan flu freak-out back to eternal racial guilt, that will always be there so long as white people exist. But, here are some stats to muse over:
  https://www.tigerdroppings.com/rant/politics/relevant-statistics-thread/90279247/

     Basically, the statistics show that whites are the victims. This is done with graphs and things, so it is better to look at in horror, rather than read print. I can’t say, enjoy, sorry.

The Covid-19 Bucket Leaks By Brian Simpson

     Who would have thought, at this late point in the Covid-19 game, that the narrative had holes in it? It is enough to blow me over, or even make me riot, by throwing a tantrum and jumping up and down. Like Bull-Hansen says:
  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHyC3AdTWSM
  https://off-guardian.org/2020/05/31/its-all-bullsht-3-leaks-that-sink-the-covid-narrative/

“Here are three leaks showing that those in power know that the coronavirus poses no threat, and in no way justifies the lockdown that is going to destroy the livelihoods of so many.

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Monkeys Steal Covid-19 Samples, Join Antifa, Help Burn Down America By Brian Simpson

     Well, not exactly, but it is getting in that territory. All sorts of weird things are happening as the world fully spins into clown world. Like monkeys stealing Covid-19 samples. Will this be a New Planet of the Apes, as they evolve and take over? Or have primates had their day, and maybe cockroaches will rise to rule the Earth?
  https://7news.com.au/news/animals/monkeys-steal-covid-blood-samples-attack-medical-official-in-india-c-1068822

“A troop of monkeys in India has attacked a medical official and snatched away blood samples of patients who had tested positive for coronavirus. The attack occurred this week when a laboratory technician was walking in the campus of a state-run medical college in Meerut, 460km north of Lucknow, capital of Uttar Pradesh state. “Monkeys grabbed and fled with the blood samples of four COVID-19 patients who are undergoing treatment ... we had to take their blood samples again,” said Dr SK Garg, a top official at the college. Authorities said they were not clear if the monkeys had spilled the blood samples, but people living near the leafy campus feared further spread of the virus if the monkeys carried the samples into residential areas. Garg said it was not clear if the monkeys could contract the coronavirus if they came into contact with infected blood.

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Regulating Immoral Sex, A Good Start By Mrs Vera West

     Corona madness has had some good points. Like unintentionally cutting down on immoral sexual activity, which God must find an amusing irony:
  https://www.breitbart.com/europe/2020/06/01/uk-govt-make-sex-between-people-different-households-illegal/

“The government has effectively made it illegal for people who don’t already live together to have sex, as that would be considered a “gathering”, and against the coronavirus lockdown social distancing laws. New amendments to the lockdown law loosen most of the major restrictions than had been put in place in March, including easing restrictions on senior citizens and those with underlying health conditions. Schools can reopen on Monday, and people can gather outside, including in gardens, in numbers of up to six as long as social distancing is still maintained. But a new line to the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) Bill adds on Monday: “No person may participate in a gathering which takes place in a public or private place indoors, and consists of two or more persons.” It says elsewhere, according to The Mirror, that “no person may, without reasonable excuse, stay overnight at any place other than the place where they are living”. The law means that both the person visiting and the person whose house is being visited could be fined £100, or £50 if paid within 14 days. Lawyers went to work on Twitter to discuss the interpretation of the law, with Human rights barrister Adam Wagner writing on Sunday: “I can’t believe I’m about to tweet this. From tomorrow sex between two (or more) people in a private place who do not live in the same household is a ‘gathering’ between 2 or more people and is therefore illegal.”

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At the End of the Day … The Lab Hypothesis of Wuhan Flu, Looks Like Winning Out By Brian Simpson

     The mainstream media have lost interest in the Wuhan flu, being concerned now with white racism, riots and political correctness, the next big thing. But, the evidence continues to grow, that the Covid-19 bug was cooked up in a Chinese lab:
  https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-06-04-scientists-increasingly-say-coronavirus-created-in-a-lab.html

“First it was dubbed a “conspiracy theory.” Then it started to gain some traction in the conservative-leaning media. Now it is becoming part of the scientific consensus that the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) was probably hatched in a Chinese laboratory. It appears as though immunologists and geneticists everywhere are beginning to wake up to the fact that this thing is not a naturally occurring virus as the media has been claiming, but is rather a man-made bioweapon that prefers humans over animals, including bats. A group of these field experts recently told The Daily Telegraph (Australia) that there are two prominent and unusual features to the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) that suggest it is more than likely a product of human tampering. One is that it has an affinity for human ACE2 receptors over any other. And two, it bears a strange “furin cleavage site” that its closest genetic relative, RaTG-13, does not have. This furin cleavage site, in case you are unfamiliar with the term, basically means that the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) is highly infectious, and substantially more so than other coronaviruses. “There are many reasons to believe that the COVID-19 generating SARS-CoV-2 was generated in a lab, most probably by methods of genetic engineering,” contends Dr. Ronen Shemesh, an Israeli geneticist who is working on developing a treatment for the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). “I believe that this is the only way an insertion like the furin protease cleavage site could have been introduced directly at the right place and become effective,” he further claims.”

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In Praise of Big Brains By Brain Simpson

     If you do a bit of googling about brain size, generally one finds that it is dismissed, or minimised, saying that bigger human brains do not mean more smarts. But, that may change with the results of a new study:
  https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-05-12-bigger-brain-better-cognitive-performance-study.html

“For decades, scientists have been trying to answer the age-old question of whether or not the size of the human brain correlates with cognitive performance. In a recent study — the largest of its kind — researchers at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VU Amsterdam) finally found empirical evidence suggesting that brain volume is positively associated with human intelligence. Using data collected from more than 13,600 individuals in the U.K., they also found a positive relationship between the total size of the brain and educational attainment. The researchers reported their findings in an article published in the journal Psychological Science.

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Bill’s Vaccine Fop By Mrs Vera West

     It is not all beer and digital bits, being a New World Order Dark Lord of vaccines and all things conspiratorial. Bill Gates wants to vaccinate everything, maybe even rocks, maybe even viruses, and all he gets are road blocks, mostly biochemical. Chemistry is indeed cruel to globalists:
  https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-05-31-another-gates-vaccine-sick-monkeys.html

“One day after revelations that the Gates/Fauci Moderna vaccine caused severe illnesses in 20% of high-dose recipients, Bill Gates got devastating news about his other “warp-speed” COVAX bet. The Oxford Vaccine Group (OVG) spike-protein vaccine was on an even faster track than Moderna. In May, Melinda Gates predicted it would be jab-ready by years’ end. Oxford and UK officials promised 30 million doses by September. (Article by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. republished from ChildrensHealthDefense.org) On April 24, OVG scientists announced that a small macaque study proved the vaccine effective. OVG quickly recruited 510 healthy volunteers for human trials. Pre-publication data released on May 13th reveals the vaccine is less promising than the OVG team implied. All vaccinated macaques sickened after exposure to COVID-19. Edinburgh University’s Eleanor Riley told Forbes the vaccine provided “insufficient” antibodies to prevent infection and viral shedding. Vaccinated monkeys spread the disease as readily as unvaccinated. Pollard used his power and deceitful puffery about the monkey trial to bulldoze his COVID vaccine into human trials. He shunned inert placebo tests and restricted safety studies to three weeks to hide long-term injuries.

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Bugs Get into Corona Bug Tracker By Brian Simpson

     You can bank on tech to screw up, in fact there is book of basically that title, and it is a good one that I think everyone should have as we move into these survivalist times (John Steele will review it at some point, when he gets his act together.)
  https://www.amazon.com.au/When-Technology-Fails-Self-Reliance-Sustainability/dp/1933392452
  https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-05-31-australias-contact-tracing-app-bugs-privacy-concerns.html

“To help track and contain the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), Australia deployed COVIDSafe, an app designed to help speed up contact tracing. However, the adoption of the app has been hampered by bugs, as well as concerns on whether it infringes on users’ privacy rights. Launched on April 26, the COVIDSafe app was developed based on source code from Singapore’s TraceTogether app. The latter was one of the first contact-tracing apps produced in the current pandemic. Government officials have appealed to the public to download the app in an effort to minimize the impact of budget deficits and the country’s first economic recession in a generation. In trying to persuade Australians to embrace COVIDSafe, authorities have invoked images of some of their favorite pastimes, such as soccer and beer. Earlier this month, Health Minister Greg Hunt tweeted that anyone wanting to play or watch soccer should download the app. Meanwhile, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison invoked the memory of going to the pub and having a drink with friends. “Now, if that isn’t an incentive for Australians to download COVIDSafe on a Friday, I don’t know what is,” said Morrison.

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WHO is a Servant of China By James Reed

     It sure looks like Donny Trump got it right in cutting US funding to the World Health Organization, if he can in this tyrannical globalist world, because WHO is a servant of China:
  https://www.zerohedge.com/geopolitical/shocking-new-ap-report-shows-who-actively-covered-chinas-lies

“Millions around the world have pondered how the WHO could have possibly been so completely duped by Beijing during the early days of the outbreak in January, when the organization parroted lies about the virus and praised Beijing as a "model" of pandemic response. Prior reports by the Associated Press and other Western media organizations have exposed how Beijing withheld critical information about the virus (including evidence of human-to-human spread) for days while China gobbled up all the PPE and other critical medical supplies. On Tuesday, as the US heals from a long weekend of violence and unrest, the AP has published a new report based on the details of a never-before-reported internal call where WHO higher-ups discussed what to do about China's obstinance, fearing a re-run of SARS. The recording reveals that Beijing didn't immediately cooperate with the WHO, as the WHO had previously claimed, but instead dragged its feet, much to the consternation of several top officials at the UN-linked NGO. Not only did the CCP deliberately suppress critical info about the outbreak in Wuhan (identities and other patient-related data), but Beijing also withheld a map of the virus's genome for roughly a week after researchers finished mapping it, among other transgressions (Remember when the WHO praised China's decision to swiftly map and share the virus genome as unassailable evidence that Beijing cares about accountability?)

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The Covid-19 Hoax By Brian Simpson

     Over the months I endeavoured to give a balanced account of the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, as the dust starts to clear, as the economies crash, as the China war machine gets ready to roll, I think we can see the whole corona crisis as a … hoax. Why, even the mainstream press are starting to come around to this view:
  https://m.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/apr/28/covid-19-turning-out-to-be-huge-hoax-perpetrated-b/?utm_campaign=shareaholic&utm_medium=facebook&utm_source=socialnetwork&fbclid=IwAR3t958ovRTQssvEUcAvDbs5FTHLHlMRTAp62q5yV1hhUOQ1-G0Y6ve6xjM

“When the postmortem is done on the media’s coverage of COVID-19 (and it will be), it will be clear that the virus was no Black Plague — it’s not even the flu on a bad year. SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19, has killed 56,749 Americans as of Tuesday. That’s not good. But it’s not as bad as the 2017-2018 flu season, when 80,000 -plus perished. And it’s a long cry from what all the experts were warning about just a few weeks ago: First, they predicted 1.7 million Americans dead; then they redid the models (this time apparently entering a few more “facts”) and said 100,000-240,000 dead. Now, a major model relied on by the White House Coronavirus Task Force predicts about 70,000 dead by the end of August. And for that we shut down the U.S. economy?! As the coronavirus swept across China, then Europe — then everywhere — the U.S. media breathlessly reported every terrifying number, almost gleefully. Their ratings soared, of course, as they scared the hell out of every American, many of whom have stayed home for the last 40 days, emerging only to buy toilet paper, but even then clad in masks and tiptoeing in fear.

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The Health of Vaccinated vs Unvaccinated Children By Mrs Vera West

     Just in case preparing for the apocalypse and end times is soaking up your spare time, for those still interested in the vaccination debate, a study in the journal SAGE Open Medicine, of the health outcomes of vaccinated versus unvaccinated children, has concluded that unvaccinated children are less likely to be diagnosed with various developmental problems. Here, this is so important that I will go to the primary source:
  https://childrenshealthdefense.org/news/new-research-study-clarifies-health-outcomes-in-vaccinated-versus-unvaccinated-children/?fbclid=IwAR0GNl2x4ESoEXCY9fB77Q_8QbVOv3BUdndgQicKwB6_TJk8nS0m20izxwY
  https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.1177/2050312120925344

“Abstract Objective: The aim of this study was to compare the health of vaccinated versus unvaccinated pediatric populations. Methods: Using data from three medical practices in the United States with children born between November 2005 and June 2015, vaccinated children were compared to unvaccinated children during the first year of life for later incidence of developmental delays, asthma, ear infections and gastrointestinal disorders. All diagnoses utilized International Classification of Diseases–9 and International Classification of Diseases–10 codes through medical chart review. Subjects were a minimum of 3years of age, stratified based on medical practice, year of birth and gender and compared using a logistic regression model. Results: Vaccination before 1year of age was associated with increased odds of developmental delays (OR=2.18, 95% CI 1.47–3.24), asthma (OR=4.49, 95% CI 2.04–9.88) and ear infections (OR=2.13, 95% CI 1.63–2.78). In a quartile analysis, subjects were grouped by number of vaccine doses received in the first year of life. Higher odds ratios were observed in Quartiles 3 and 4 (where more vaccine doses were received) for all four health conditions considered, as compared to Quartile 1. In a temporal analysis, developmental delays showed a linear increase as the age cut-offs increased from 6 to 12 to 18 to 24months of age (ORs=1.95, 2.18, 2.92 and 3.51, respectively). Slightly higher ORs were also observed for all four health conditions when time permitted for a diagnosis was extended from⩾3years of age to⩾5 years of age. Conclusion: In this study, which only allowed for the calculation of unadjusted observational associations, higher ORs were observed within the vaccinated versus unvaccinated group for developmental delays, asthma and ear infections. Further study Publish Post Publishing in 10 seconds Once published, the post will appear on the blog listing is necessary to understand the full spectrum of health effects associated with childhood vaccination.”

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Wow! Medical Articles Sink to the Bottom of the Bin By Mrs Vera West

     Two of the top medical journals have retracted a paper on hydroxychlorine, over fraud allegations:
  https://www.naturalnews.com/2020-06-04-lancet-new-england-journal-of-medicine-hydroxychlorine-study-surgisphere-total-fraud.html
  https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020/06/two-elite-medical-journals-retract-coronavirus-papers-over-data-integrity-questions?fbclid=IwAR0ClR-sngUWhj4sAM_VbDxI12jdQJvXj1ReN0JkTwTIkMbW1HsWXulDvRI
  https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)31180-6/fulltext
  https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jun/03/covid-19-surgisphere-who-world-health-organization-hydroxychloroquine

“The World Health Organization and a number of national governments have changed their Covid-19 policies and treatments on the basis of flawed data from a little-known US healthcare analytics company, also calling into question the integrity of key studies published in some of the world’s most prestigious medical journals. A Guardian investigation can reveal the US-based company Surgisphere, whose handful of employees appear to include a science fiction writer and an adult-content model, has provided data for multiple studies on Covid-19 co-authored by its chief executive, but has so far failed to adequately explain its data or methodology. Data it claims to have legitimately obtained from more than a thousand hospitals worldwide formed the basis of scientific articles that have led to changes in Covid-19 treatment policies in Latin American countries. It was also behind a decision by the WHO and research institutes around the world to halt trials of the controversial drug hydroxychloroquine. On Wednesday, the WHO announced those trials would now resume. Two of the world’s leading medical journals – the Lancet and the New England Journal of Medicine – published studies based on Surgisphere data. The studies were co-authored by the firm’s chief executive, Sapan Desai. Late on Tuesday, after being approached by the Guardian, the Lancet released an “expression of concern” about its published study. The New England Journal of Medicine has also issued a similar notice. An independent audit of the provenance and validity of the data has now been commissioned by the authors not affiliated with Surgisphere because of “concerns that have been raised about the reliability of the database”.

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The Corruption of the State-corporate Nexus By Mrs Vera West

     I came across one of the few academic criticisms of the repression of debate around the whole vaccine issues:
  https://www.crimejusticejournal.com/article/view/888

“Critical criminology repeatedly has drawn attention to the state-corporate nexus as a site of corruption and other forms of criminality, a scenario exacerbated by the intensification of neoliberalism in areas such as health. The state-pharmaceutical relationship, which increasingly influences health policy, is no exception. That is especially so when pharmaceutical products such as vaccines, a burgeoning sector of the industry, are mandated in direct violation of the principle of informed consent. Such policies have provoked suspicion and dissent as critics question the integrity of the state-pharma alliance and its impact on vaccine safety. However, rather than encouraging open debate, draconian modes of governance have been implemented to repress and silence any form of criticism, thereby protecting the activities of the state and pharmaceutical industry from independent scrutiny. The article examines this relationship in the context of recent legislation in Australia to intensify its mandatory regime around vaccines. It argues that attempts to undermine freedom of speech, and to systematically excoriate those who criticise or dissent from mandatory vaccine programs, function as a corrupting process and, by extension, serve to provoke the notion that corruption does indeed exist within the state-pharma alliance.”

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