18 March 2020 — theplanningmotivedotcom

A picture is forming. It appears that governments in the major economies are about to inject the equivalent of 15% of annual GDP to support industry and commerce during the pandemic. Nothing is free in a capitalist society except the unpaid labour of the working class which is expropriated by the capitalist class in the form of profit, rent, interest and tax. Everything else has to be paid for or paid back, including any emergency government funding. When that happens, workers are exploited twice over, because it is they who have to pay back this funding.

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Successful High-Dose Vitamin C Treatment of Patients with Serious and Critical COVID-19 Infection

18 March 2020 — Orthomolecular Medicine News


Orthomolecular Medicine News Service, Mar 18, 2020

by Richard Cheng, MD, PhD

(OMNS Mar 18, 2020) A group of medical doctors, healthcare providers and scientists met online March 17, 2020, to discuss the use of high dose intravenous vitamin C (IVC) in the treatment of moderate to severe cases of Covid-19 patients. The key guest was Dr. Enqian Mao, chief of emergency medicine department at Ruijin Hospital, a major hospital in Shanghai, affiliated with the Joatong University College of Medicine. Dr. Mao is also a member of the Senior Expert Team at the Shanghai Public Health Center, where all Covid-19 patients have been treated. In addition, Dr. Mao co-authored the Shanghhai Guidelines for the Treatment of Covid-19 Infection, an official document endorsed by the Shanghai Medical Association and the Shanghai city government. [1]

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The New York Times’ Insidious Ongoing Disinformation Campaign on Russia & Elections

17 March 2020 — Consortium News

A series of stories loudly proclaim the Russian election meddling narrative but offer no real facts supporting the most sensational claims, writes Gareth Porter.

By Gareth Porter
Special to Consortium News

For the past three years the new narrative of Russian interference in U.S. elections has bound corporate news media more tightly than ever to the interests of the national security state. And no outlet has pushed that narrative more aggressively – and with more violence to the relevant facts — than The New York Times.

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Petition: Implement Universal Basic Income to give home & food security through Covid-19

18 March 2020 — Petitions UK

The government should implement an immediate Universal Basic Income trial for all UK residents to ensure home and food security through the coronavirus Covid-19 crisis, to support the needs of those that need to self-isolate as well as the public health at large, and the wider economy.


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China locked in hybrid war with US

17 March 2020 — Asia Times

Fallout from Covid-19 outbreak puts Beijing and Washington on a collision course

by Pepe Escobar

Are the US and China locked in a hybrid war?

Among the myriad, earth-shattering geopolitical effects of coronavirus, one is already graphically evident. China has re-positioned itself. For the first time since the start of Deng Xiaoping’s reforms in 1978, Beijing openly regards the US as a threat, as stated a month ago by Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the Munich Security Conference during the peak of the fight against coronavirus.

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Coronavirus – A Lockdown Is Not Enough

17 March 2020 — Moon of Alabama

Dr. Carl Juaneau, who is specialized in epidemiology, has pointed me to a page where he collects useful information about the novel Coronavirus Sars-CoV-2 and the current pandemic it causes.

COVID-19: Why America May Be Hit Hard for 3-4 Months & What To Do

It is quite good. Make sure that you scroll beyond the long country statistic for additional useful information.

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To Defeat Coronavirus, Media Need to Look at Real-World Examples, Not Play ‘Simulitis’

17 March 2020 — FAIR

Every news outlet ought to have a chart like this one, from the Financial Times, featured prominently on their home page—because there is no more important question in the coronavirus crisis right now than how to get off the path led by Italy and onto the track of countries like Singapore.

Financial Times: Most Western Countries Are on the Same Coronavirus TrajectoryThis Financial Times chart (3/16/20) indicates where countries are headed if they continue on their present pandemic path.

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