The Campaign against Ivermectin: WHO’s Chief Scientist Served with Legal Notice for Disinformation and Suppression of Evidence

3 June, 2021 — Global Research

On 25 May 2021, the Indian Bar Association (IBA) served a 51-page legal notice on Dr Soumya Swaminathan, the Chief Scientist at the World Health Organisation (WHO), for “her act of spreading disinformation and misguiding the people of India, in order to fulfil her agenda.”

By Colin Todhunter

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IRR: Are some feminists inadvertently peddling a far-right agenda?

3 June 2021 — Institute of Race Relations

Last week, amidst widespread condemnation, Boris Johnson met Victor Orbán, the prime minister of Hungary and leader ofFidesz, to ‘discuss the importance of the UK and Hungary working together’. As well as being accused of antisemitism, Islamophobia and dismantling human rights, Orbán’s increasingly authoritarian regime has attacked the LGBTQ community, passing a law last year that has made it impossible for transgender or intersex people to legally change gender.

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We Hug the Trees Because the Trees Have No Voice: The Twenty-Second Newsletter (2021)

3 June 2021 — Tricontinental

Setu Legi Indonesia Take Care of This Land 2010
Setu Legi (Indonesia), Take Care of this Land, 2010.

Dear friends,

Greetings from the desk of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research,

At the 1972 United Nations Conference on the Human Environment, the delegates decided to hold an annual World Environment Day. In 1974, the UN urged the world to celebrate that day on 5 June with the slogan ‘Only One Earth’; this year, the theme is ‘Ecosystem Restoration’, emphasising how the capitalist system has eroded the earth’s capacity to sustain life. The Global Footprint Network reports that we do not live on one Earth, but on 1.6 Earths. We live on more than one Earth because, by encroaching and destroying biodiversity, degrading land, and polluting the air and water, we are cannibalising the planet.

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Timeline, Narrative Control And Consequences Of The Ryanair Incident In Belarus

3 June 2021 — Moon of Alabama

(Amended at the very end on June 3 4:00 utc.)

The fallout from the bomb threat against the Ryanair flight 4978 from Greece to Lithuania continues to hit people who were not at all involved in the incident. That is sad as the ‘western’ perception of the case is based on a completely false narrative which was planted by foreign paid ‘activists’ who aim for regime-change in Russia and Belarus.

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Matt Hancock has quietly told your GP to hand over your health data. Why?

28 May 2021 — Open Democracy

If you live in England, all your encounters with your GP – information about your physical, mental and sexual health – could be ‘sold’ to third parties

Phil Booth

The government wants your GP data, and it hasn’t given GPs much of a choice

From 1 July this year, if you’re registered with a GP in England, the government will be taking a copy of every medical event your GP recorded on their systems since you first registered with them. (Your children’s records, too, if you have children.)

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