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Indigenous Kanak separatists boycott New Caledonia independence vote, 96% of those who voted chose to remain part of France

[AP News] “Voters in the French island territory of New Caledonia chose overwhelmingly Sunday to stay part of France, in…

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How lockdowns triggered death and economic devastation on a global scale while doing little to slow the spread of Covid-19

[The Grayzone] “Marketed as life-saving public health measures, lockdowns triggered death and economic devastation on a global scale while doing…

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Thousands more die than usual in UK due to Covid-19 restrictions: delayed treatments, fewer consultations, lack of immunity

[The Telegraph] “While focus remains firmly fixed on Covid-19, a second health crisis is quietly emerging in Britain. Since the…

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YouTube suspension of Murdoch’s Sky News Australia ‘disturbing’ assault on freedom of thought, no matter where you stand

[Sky News Australia] “The freedom to engage in debate and challenge conventional thinking and wisdoms were not always accepted as…

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Prison Island: Australian Defence Force called in to help enforcing Sydney COVID-19 lockdown

[The Sydney Morning Herald] “The Australian Defence Force will assist with enforcement of Sydney’s lockdown following a formal request to…

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Bill Gates rejects sharing vaccine formulas with global poor to end Covid-19 pandemic

[Salon] “Bill Gates, one of the world’s richest men and most powerful philanthropists, was the target of criticism from social…

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BoJo is wrong: Covid-19 vaccines were developed with public resources to be patent-free, greed is only responsible for privatising them

[Consortium News] ““The reason we have the vaccine success is because of capitalism, because of greed my friends,” Boris Johnson reportedly told…

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Rich nations block COVID-19 vaccine patent waiver aimed at helping developing countries

[REUTERS] “Richer members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) blocked a push by over 80 developing countries on Wednesday to…

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During Covid-19 pandemic and after Jan. 6 Capitol Riot, several U.S. states introduced harsh new penalties for protesting fossil fuels

[HuffPost] “Dawn Goodwin spent her 50th birthday among towering pines and yellow birches whose tree rings make her lifespan seem…

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Oxford’s Broken Covid-19 Pledge and the Gates Foundation

[Kaiser Health News] “Oxford University surprised and pleased advocates of overhauling the vaccine business in April by promising to donate…