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'Trained Marxist' Black Lives Matter co-founder is being funded by group linked to the Chinese Communist Party

Alicia Garza

Alicia Garza, 39, is the principal of Black Futures Lab, an advocacy group she created two years ago that is funded by a US-based group linked to the Chinese Communist Party.
A liberal initiative led by a co-founder of the Black Lives Matter movement is funded by a group linked to the Chinese Communist Party, it has been revealed.

Alicia Garza, 39, is the principal of Black Futures Lab, an advocacy group she created two years ago that works 'with black people to transform their communities', according to their website.

The New York Post reports, however, that the group is receiving funding from the San Francisco-based Chinese Progressive Association with ties to the People's Republic of China.

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Eye 1

How the government uses fear to control

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August 28, 2020, the Children's Health Defense, led by Robert F. Kennedy Jr., launched a European branch of the organization. In a press conference1 announcing the new branch, Kennedy discussed how governments are using fear to control and manipulate the population.

Acting as quasi-government agencies, public health organizations such as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization are pushing vaccines using the same fear tactics, while simultaneously removing the regulatory oversight that used to ensure vaccines are properly safety-tested.

Corruption in the political system, however, has destroyed the trust these agencies need to get people to willingly take these fast-tracked vaccines, and this despite the fact that the media keep regurgitating the prescribed propaganda. Kennedy also highlights how people like Dr. Anthony Fauci and Bill Gates are helping to promote this global vaccination agenda.

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An online student attended a rooftop party. He was reported to NYU and suspended indefinitely

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It was a gorgeous August weekend in New York City, and Andy — a college senior at New York University (NYU) — decided to attend a rooftop social gathering with his roommates.

The party was consistent with New York City's Phase 4 COVID-19 guidelines, which allow events of up to 50 people. Many attendees went mask-less, but Andy says he didn't stand in close proximity to anyone other than his roommates — who are also students — and they left after a short while.

But unbeknownst to Andy — whose name has been changed for this article to protect his privacy — someone at the party posted a video of the event on social media. Andy never saw this video, but he knows that he was visible in it. The video was reported to NYU administrators via the university's COVID-19 compliance system. On Sunday, August 23 — a day after the party — NYU Director of Student Conduct Craig Jolley sent an email to Andy accusing him of "threatening the health and safety of the NYU Community." By 5:00 p.m. on Monday, NYU had suspended him indefinitely: To return to campus in 2021, Andy will need to write a reflection paper and beg for readmission. Resuming his education might be impossible, anyway, since he relies on a full-tuition scholarship that is now threatened by his disciplinary status.

Andy thinks NYU treated him unfairly. It's hard to disagree. Importantly, he didn't actually put anyone on campus in danger, because he had no plans to set foot on NYU property: He lives off campus, and all his classes were online.

Comment: It's not just universities going full totalitarian with their covid policies. It also seems like they are taking a cue from the government's handling of dissenters by turning the student body against Stow via threats of punishing them. Disgusting.
Via RT -

A Long Island, New York high school senior who protested state Covid-19 hybrid measures and insisted on attending classes in person was first arrested, then suspended for the remainder of the year, under a 'zero tolerance' policy.

Maverick Stow, 17, was notified by the school district of his suspension through June 30, 2021 - including events like senior prom and graduation - for "insubordination," after he was arrested for trespassing on September 10.

Under the "hybrid" learning plan ordered by the administration of Governor Andrew Cuomo, the William Floyd High School in Brookhaven allowed its 3,000 or so students to physically attend classes for two days a week, but alternating between groups A and B.

Stow, who was in Group B, decided to show up in person on a Group-A-designated day, and again the day after. He was then arrested by Suffolk County Police.

After Stow took his case to the media, the school district confirmed the year-long suspension, citing its "zero tolerance" policy for "unauthorized people trying to enter our buildings to disrupt the educational process and/or to potentially cause an unsafe environment for our students and staff."

The school district accused Stow of "irresponsible and selfish behavior" and "flagrantly" breaking the law, blaming him for "repeated insubordination and disruption despite being given multiple opportunities to avoid suspension." They also threatened to ban all students from attending classes in person "for the foreseeable future" if Stow continued to show up.

This had the effect of mobilizing students against their aptly-named peer, with over 2,100 denouncing Stow for an "egotistical spectacle does not get to speak for what student activism looks like at William Floyd."



12 steps to create your own pandemic

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Imagine that you had the resources and influence sufficient to create a global pandemic, what would you need to do? How would you get started? And how best to turn it to your advantage and boost your profits? We have the answers right here. A simple 12 step plan.

1. Find some vague criteria for what constitutes the symptoms that you want people to look for. Anything subjective that a lot of people can identify with is ideal. Let us take memory problems and/or confusion + a few common ones from the Covid list. Tiredness, aches and pains are common and subjective enough. (For covid19 the symptoms are: fever, dry cough, tiredness. Less common symptoms: aches and pains, sore throat, diarrhoea, loss of taste or smell, a rash, or discolouration of fingers or toes)

It would be a good idea to take something that is very common in old people so that we can use death from old age as proof of the lethality of the new virus.
2. Then we would need something biological to test. Any RNA sequence would do, as long as it is not present in the whole population. If it were, someone might claim herd immunity very quickly. Actually it could be an RNA sequence that does not really exist in humans but something that could exist as contamination in labs, e.g. in dust or water.

Bad Guys

Twitter expands QAnon censorship to include candidates, elected officials

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Conspiracy theorist QAnon demonstrators protest child trafficking on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles
Twitter said Thursday it will extend its restrictions on QAnon-linked accounts and content to political candidates and elected officials who promote the conspiracy theory, a pivot in the company's stance from August when it told Forbes it was "evaluating" an "expansion" of the new policy.

Key Facts

In July, Twitter cracked down on the conspiracy theory, banning more than 7,000 accounts and preventing QAnon content from appearing on sections of its site — but its enforcement policy was murky when it came to elected officials and candidates.

Forbes identified 15 candidates on Twitter — some with a huge following — that were verified on the platform and continued to promote the conspiracy theory with few restrictions.

In August, Twitter told Forbes it was considering a change to its QAnon enforcement policy to include elected officials.

Comment: It's been pretty clear from the get-go that QAnon was a clever psyop, designed to divert the attention and energy of many sincere people from true problems. Forbes, along with the major social media platforms, is playing its part in lending it quasi-credibility with mainstream reporting.

Eye 1

Israel enforces unpopular second lockdown, protests erupt and some prepare to defy the orders

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A last chance to take the air in the Israeli coastal city of Netanya this week. The new lockdown begins on Friday.
Israel has entered a second national coronavirus lockdown, with residents facing at least three weeks of tough restrictions that will upend a normally festive period filled with Jewish holidays.

The cabinet released a full list of rules on Thursday, setting out a return to stringent measures Israelis had hoped were behind them when they endured a similar lockdown in spring.

As of Friday afternoon, with a few exceptions, people will be confined to a 1km radius around their homes, gatherings of more than 10 people inside will be banned, and schools, nurseries, restaurants, malls, gyms, hairdressers and hotels will be largely shuttered.

Comment: RT reports on the protests:
"The shutdown is in order to turn us into submissive, suppressed sheep," a protester named Dikla told RT's Ruptly video agency. The quarantine measures are "to try to break us down," she exclaimed.

The protesters displayed placards and banners denouncing the lockdown and insisting the coronavirus measures have been an over-reaction.

Others who joined the protest said the Israelis had "really had enough." People are waking up to a situation in which everyone is "just going to be begging for some kind of vaccine," said another protester. "But we're aware of that right now, and we're not going to be taking any vaccine," she added.

Mr. Potato

Speaking English 'may spread more coronavirus' - except there's no evidence to support this

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Coronavirus particles spread through tiny droplets of liquid (aerosols) floating through the air.
New research suggests that English speakers put more droplets into the air when they talk, which may make them more likely to spread COVID-19. Since the novel coronavirus is spread by droplets, how spitty a language is might contribute to different rates of the disease. It all comes down to something called aspirated consonants, the sounds we make that spray more droplets of saliva into the air.

In college, everyone knew which professors spit the most when they lectured. The front rows of their classes were always empty after the first day of class, because the high achievers who sat there had been bathed with the lecturer's saliva. When a lecture was particularly boring, students might find themselves fascinated by the way the sunlight caught droplets of spit, hanging in the air around the professor.

Memories of teachers who were the loud talkers is one thing. Yet now we know that simply speaking English could mean we are all spitting on the people around us.

Comment: Actually, the take home is that before theorizing about the spread of a virus one needs to study more than linguistics. Although the author isn't alone because Western governments have become notorious in their nonsensical and tyrannical rules about how to 'stop the spread', such as wearing masks when walking into a restaurant but not when eating, that meals must cost a certain amount, or diners must be in groups of less than six, all situations that somehow, according to our ponerized and demented officials, prevent virus spread.

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Snakes in Suits

Minneapolis City Council, which voted to dismantle police, unsettled by rise of crime now demand action from law enforcement

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Minneapolis Police
Minneapolis City Council members, who recently voted to defund the police department, demanded answers from the city's police chief for the recent uptick in crime.

"What I am sort of flabbergasted by right now is colleagues, who a very short time ago were calling for abolition, are now suggesting we should be putting more resources and funding into MPD," Councilmember Phillipe Cunningham, who supported defunding the department, said during a police reform meeting Tuesday.

The council took more than $1 million from the police budget this summer to hire "violence interrupters," who are supposed to defuse potentially violent situations instead of police officers. The impetus for the policy came in the aftermath of George Floyd's death during his arrest by Minneapolis police officers on May 25, sparking protests all over the country.

In June, the council voted unanimously to dismantle the police department in favor of a "Department of Community Safety." That plan was delayed in August when the Minneapolis Charter Commission voted to take more time to review the plan.

According to Minneapolis Police Department crime data, violent crimes such as assaults, robberies, and homicides are up in 2020. In August, the city passed the grim milestone of seeing more homicides in 2020 than in all of 2019. Arsons are also up 55%.

Comment: Undercutting the city police department was not a clever move. Who is going to protect the so-called 'violence interrupters'?

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Poof! The Portland riots just stopped. Why?

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Have Portland's Professional Protesters™ been smoked out? Since May 29th, Portland has been the back drop of more than 100 nights of antifa, anarchist and Black Lives Matter, Inc™ terroristic riots. They set fires, looted, and intimidated people by threatening to burn them alive in their homes. But after the millions of dollars of destruction, criminality and thuggery it stopped last week. Poof! Why?

I certainly don't want to tempt these thugs, but it can't go without saying that Portland's 100 plus days of riots appeared to end after Wednesday, September 9th. That was the last time the Portland Police Bureau warned about protests. The usual live-streamers decamped to other riots and fires.

By September 10th, the overworked cops from Portland Police Bureau were offered out to assist other agencies. Suddenly, instead of being required to work the riots lines, they were free. Why?
On September 7th to the morning of the 8th, the Pacific Northwest experienced a major "wind event." Winds gusted through Oregon and Washington at more than 60 miles per hour. Fires that had been allowed to crackle along, such as the Beachie fire, flared up. Power lines were downed. The fires kicked up.

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COVID-19 has hammered home some uncomfortable truths about us as a people

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Soon enough there will be a global reckoning on whether the coronavirus defences did more damage than the disease. It will be driven by the swingeing economic destruction imposed by governments that will deliver millions into poverty, driving internal and external conflicts. Beggared states will turn inward, the world will become more polarised, angrier, more dangerous.

In time it's a fair bet the cure will be seen by many as the real curse, as people whose lives have been destroyed seek retribution.

Though it will be a small wave in the storm, here the Victorian solution and internal border closures should be counted among those judged as doing much more harm than good. That's because there was abundant evidence by mid-year that pointed to more road maps to recovery than the "only way" decreed by the Victorian Premier or the self-interested, colonial-era border wars led by his peers.

Comment: The dehumanization hoax is up. Covid has been unmasked. Where do we go from here?