UK: Laundering the death numbers

Wednesday, 21 July 2022 — HART

Latest ONS deaths by vaccination status

The ONS have released the latest update on their data for deaths by vaccination status. Superficially it appears to show residual protection against death in the vaccinated but only a little digging reveals that there is likely hidden information that could turn that observation on its head.

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S.Korea attempts to assure China on supply chain amid US pressuring over exclusive ‘chip alliance’

Friday, 22 July 2022 — Global Times

By GT staff reporters

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South Korea faces a dilemma of whether to join the US-led semiconductor alliance “Chip 4” or not, as President Yoon Suk-yeol has called for “active diplomacy” with China to ensure there are no misunderstandings regarding its possible participation, the Yonhap News Agency reported.

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Russian Ops in Ukraine (July 21, 2022) – Pentagon Prefers Fiction Over Facts

Saturday, 23 July 2022 — Land Destroyer

 July 21, 2022 (The New Atlas) – Update on Russia Operations in Ukraine for July 21, 2022.

  • Pentagon admits Ukrainian troops are not stopping Russia’s advance;
  • Pentagon admits HIMARS cannot “win” a war on their own;
  • US allies are repairing Ukrainian equipment Ukraine is not capable of repairing itself;
  • Media and US officials float idea of training Ukrainian pilots to fly Western warplanes;
  • US claims Russia’s advances are slow and incremental, omitting that Donbass is the most heavily fortified region of Ukraine and yet Russia continues to advance.

US is Trying to Drive Erdogan into a Corner – but Without Success

Saturday, 23 July 2022 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Author: Vladimir Platov

ERD934Joe Biden’s administration is currently losing on all its foreign policy fronts, but he is still hoping for success, if nowhere else, in his confrontation with the Turkish leader Recep Erdoğan, so that he can demonstrate to the world and the US public, that there is still some “gunpowder left in the barrel.” This consideration took on a special importance for Joe Biden and his team in the days leading up to the US President’s Middle East trip, which promised little chance of victory for the White House. Joe Biden’s trip to Saudi Arabia did, in fact, turn out to be a total failure – it did nothing to improve his image and yielded no positive results either in terms of oil deals or in terms of reining in Russia’s influence in the region. In view of this failure, Washington needed to find a scapegoat, and picked on Recep Erdoğan.

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Ukraine News Links 22-23 July 2022

Saturday, 23 July 2022 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so please check back. If it gets updated, I usually insert the time on the line above. A lot of cross-posting usually indicates that the article is popular and some links may not work, depending on your location but I’ve kept them anyway, so at least the reader has some idea of the scale of censorship now operating in the ‘democratic’ West.

US is Trying to Drive Erdogan into a Corner – but Without Success

Weaning the State Department from War-making to Peaceful Robust Diplomacy

U.S. imperialism’s supremacist ideology can be defeated by liberation struggle solidarity

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Global Planned Financial Tsunami Has Just Begun

18 July 2022 — Desultory Heroics

By F. William Engdahl

Source: Global Research

Since the creation of the US Federal Reserve over a century ago, every major financial market collapse has been deliberately triggered for political motives by the central bank. The situation is no different today, as clearly the US Fed is acting with its interest rate weapon to crash what is the greatest speculative financial bubble in human history, a bubble it created. Global crash events always begin on the periphery, such as with the 1931 Austrian Creditanstalt or the Lehman Bros. failure in September 2008. The June 15 decision by the Fed to impose the largest single rate hike in almost 30 years as financial markets are already in a meltdown, now guarantees a global depression and worse.

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Ukraine Grain Exports – Myths And Reality

Saturday, 23 July 2022 — Moon of Alabama

A deal between Ukraine and Russia aims to ease the global food crisis. – New York Times – Jul 23, 2022

BRUSSELS — Russia and Ukraine signed an agreement in Istanbul on Friday to free more than 20 million metric tons of grain stuck in blockaded Black Sea ports in Ukraine, a deal aimed at bringing down soaring grain prices and alleviating a mounting global hunger crisis.

The highlighted claims are as false as much of the other NYT reporting on Ukraine.

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How The CIA Made Google

26 Januar 2015 — MintPress News

Google ciaThe Google campus-network room at a data center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Photo: Connie Zhou/A

Originally published on Medium.

INSURGE INTELLIGENCE, a new crowd-funded investigative journalism project, breaks the exclusive story of how the United States intelligence community funded, nurtured and incubated Google as part of a drive to dominate the world through control of information. Seed-funded by the NSA and CIA, Google was merely the first among a plethora of private sector start-ups co-opted by US intelligence to retain ‘information superiority.’

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