The China-Iran pact is a game changer – III

1 April 2021 — Indian Punchline

Part III: There is no timetable for an official launch

The China-Iran joint statement of last Saturday has made waves in the international media and among regional analysts from Israel to India. Israel is anxious that there is going to be security cooperation between China and Iran. Indians are brooding over the fate of their Chabahar port project in eastern Iran, integral to its “regional connectivity”.

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USA: 6000% Increase in Reported Vaccine Deaths 1st Quarter 2021 Compared to 1st Quarter 2020

1 April 2021 — Health Impact News

by Brian Shilhavy
Editor, Health Impact News

As can be expected when new experimental “vaccines” that are not approved by the FDA are given emergency use authorization to fight a “pandemic” that is now over a year old, reported deaths following the injections of these shots have now skyrocketed in the U.S. population by over 6000% here at the end of the first quarter of 2021, as compared to recorded deaths following FDA-approved vaccines at the end of the first quarter of 2020.

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Ecuador: Lenin Moreno and the CIA against Andres Arauz

29 March 2021 — Internationalist 360°

Katu Arkonada second round of the Ecuadorian election between the candidate of the pro-Correa citizen revolution Arauz and the banker Lasso is approaching, and things are accelerating in the axis formed by Lenin Moreno and the United States, with its intelligence services at the forefront.
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Revealed: The new lobbying effort to deregulate GMOs

30 March 2021 — GMWatch

74% of the input into the EU Commission’s forthcoming study on new GM comes from agri-industry bodies

EXCERPT: A new investigation by the NGO Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO), published on Monday (29 March), has uncovered how fresh lobbying strategies aimed at deregulating modern genetic techniques are driven by various academic and biotech research institutes with corporate interests – using ‘climate-friendly’ narratives.

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Palantir – UK Gov’t sued for selling critical NHS database to foreign power

31st March 2021 — True Publica

UK Gov't sued for selling critical NHS database to foreign power

At TruePublica, we took the view that Britain should not be ‘world-beating’ at being the most surveilled nation of any Western democracy in the world. For five years we reported with our partners that state surveillance and the ending of privacy was a matter of public interest, not a political plaything for some politicians to line their pockets with.

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UK: Kill The Bill Coalition Statement

31 March 2021 — NetPol

Netpol is proud to stand in solidarity with all those fighting to #KillTheBill

The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill is a dangerous and unnecessary piece of legislation that endangers the rights and safety of every single one of us. It is therefore no surprise that those who are working to #KillTheBill have come together from every section of society. We stand united and reject attempts to divide our movement into “good” and “bad” protestors.

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How the first Gulf War shaped the British left

11 March 2021 — Red Pepper

The brief first Gulf War shaped the left’s view of US imperialism in a post-Cold War world. Thirty years on, Evan Smith considers how it also exposed the limitations in the British left’s ability to build a mass movement

Anti-war protest in London, 1990 Protests in 1990. Photo: Wellcome Images

When the Berlin Wall fell in November 1989, the British left was wrong-footed. Despite many British left groups not being particularly supportive of the USSR, the process of seeing the Soviet bloc collapse between 1989 and 1991 was still demoralising, as it seemed to signal the end of the longest-running socialist experiment and validation of the popular notion that ‘socialism’ had been defeated.

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