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How to Make a COVID-19 Vaccine @Home
Jackie Fox | realprogressives.org | 2021-01-08
This is a script of the video embedded below. | Hello Internet, I'm Jackie Fox and I have a new idea I want to bring you in the final hours of a dark year. This may be a very bright light at the end of the tunnel. It combines video games, community, scientific research, and even vaccines and medical treatments. In some ways it's a follow up to cover new info about vaccines in general I learned since the last series, but the core concept is about this project called Folding@Home. | See, back in 2007, I bought a PlayStation 3, and after a few updates, there was a mysterious app added called "Folding@Home" and I…

Video: "The Thick Red Line": Law Enforcement, the "Plandemic"and the Unlawful Orders of Politicians
James Corbett | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-08
Howard Lichtman joins us today to introduce ThickRedLine.org, an effort to restore respect for law enforcement by abolishing victimless crime. | ThickRedLine seeks to upend the narrative that keeps the public afraid of breaking the unlawful orders of the politicians …

University Of Michigan Strike Showed The Power Of Student Organizing
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-01-07
As the winter university semester is set to begin, the coronavirus is surging. The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, like many universities reliant on tuition dollars, tried to reopen in September with a "public health-informed" semester, as the university called it. That meant a mix of in-person and remote classes and dormitories operating at about 70 percent capacity. | Throughout the summer, the graduate workers union at the University of Michigan, the Graduate Employees Organization, or GEO, and Local 3550 of the American Federation of Teachers, had also been preparing for the fall semester by organizing a…

Chicago mayor orders teachers back to schools under threat of termination
Nicholas Stender | zcomm.org | 2021-01-07
The situation in Chicago continues to develop. CTU has notified members about the potential for a protest action on Jan. 8…

German teachers' union backs in-person learning as COVID-19 deaths soar
wsws.org | 2021-01-07
In enforcing their inhumane pandemic policies, the federal and state governments, consisting of a broad range of political coalitions, can rely on the close cooperation of Germany's trade unions.

Charter School Accountability Will Remain Weak in 2021
Shawgi Tell | dissidentvoice.org | 2021-01-07
Segregated charter schools have a high failure rate and are notorious for lacking accountability and oversight. Charter schools are also well-known for being non-transparent even though they are ostensibly "public" schools. This has been the case for nearly 30 years when charter schools first came into being. Over the years, endless reports, articles, and books …

Selected Articles: A Pandemic of Insanity
Global Research News | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
COVID-19: "Virus Isolation". Does the Virus Exist? | By Dr. Saeed A. Qureshi, January 07 2021 | This is a controversial issue which has been raised by several prominent scientists. On January 7, 2020 the Chinese authorities "identify a new type | …

France Grants Citizenship to Immigrant Essential Workers as Protests Against Racist "Security" Laws Grow
Danica Jorden | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
The government of France has decided to recognize the contributions of essential workers from other countries working within its borders during the pandemic by offering them French citizenship. On 22 December 2020, the day of the announcement, 74 immigrants were …

A Pandemic of Insanity
Arthur Firstenberg | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
You see them everywhere. Men and women walking down the street, all of them with masks on their faces and cell phones in their hands. People jogging, with masks covering their faces and cell phones in their hands. Mothers wheeling | …

What to Look for in the December Jobs Report
Dean Baker | counterpunch.org | 2021-01-07
The monthly Employment Situation is scheduled for release by the Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday, January 8th at 8: 30 AM Eastern Time. Soaring coronavirus infection rates are likely to be the main story in the employment report in December. Fear of the pandemic, coupled with new state and local restrictions, has led to a fall in…

Satire: Alien Invasion Dwarfs COVID-19 Hysteria
John C. A. Manley | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
Note to our readers. This is a satire focussing on the "mysterious monoliths" which according to NASA is "paving the way for a full scale Alien invasion." | *** | A recent CBC article, reported that another one of those mysterious monoliths …

First Country Bans Ivermectin, a Lifesaver for COVID — Will the US be Next?
Dr. Meryl Nass | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
Ivermectin, a cheap generic drug used for hookworm, heartworm and scabies, with a half life causing it to remain in your system for months, is used as a "worming" medicine in children, dogs, horses. Due to its tremendous value as …

COVID-19 Contact Tracing and State Surveillance
Tracy Rosenberg | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
The US remains wholly incapable of tracing Covid-19 contagion, but if it tried, we might wind up with "the worst of both worlds" — a horror of coercion and confusion that still failed to stop the epidemic. | "Low income communities, | …

COVID-19: "Virus Isolation". Does the Virus Exist?
Dr. Saeed A. Qureshi | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
Editor's Note | This is a controversial issue which has been raised by several prominent scientists. | On January 7, 2020 the Chinese authorities "identify a new type of virus" which was "isolated". The CDC also confirmed that the virus had been …

Invermectin: South Africa Bans 'Miracle' COVID-19 Treatment as "Unsafe"
Mwangi Githahu | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
The import into South Africa of ivermectin, a drug that has made international headlines recently as a so-called "miracle cure" for Covid-19, has been declared illegal by the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (Sahpra). | Ivermectin, which has been used …

Ivermectin: South Africa Bans 'Miracle' COVID-19 Treatment as "Unsafe"
Mwangi Githahu | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
The import into South Africa of ivermectin, a drug that has made international headlines recently as a so-called "miracle cure" for Covid-19, has been declared illegal by the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (Sahpra). | Ivermectin, which has been used …

[Research Paper] Cost-effectiveness of scaling up short course preventive therapy for tuberculosis among children across 12 countries
Youngji Jo, Isabella Gomes, Joseph Flack, Nicole Salazar-Austin, Gavin Churchyard, Richard E Chaisson, David W Dowdy | thelancet.com | 2021-01-07
Based on this modeling analysis of available published data, household contact investigation with provision of short-course preventive therapy for TB has a value-for-money profile that compares favorably with other interventions.

Qatar and GCC Detente? In the Wake of a Three Year Blockade Imposed by Saudi Arabia
Andrew Korybko | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
The unexpected detente between Qatar and its GCC partners saw the full restoration of political ties between them following the end of the over three-year-long blockade against the peninsular nation, but speculation remain about the future of their reconciliation considering …

British Judge Keeps Assange in Prison, Despite Ruling Against Extradition
Kevin Gosztola | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
A British district judge denied bail for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after a hearing in which the prosecution argued he had helped NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden "flee justice" and would abscond if released from the Belmarsh high-security prison. | "As far | …

The Assange Verdict: What Happens Now
Craig Murray | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
I fully expect that Julian will be released on bail this week, pending a possible US appeal against the blocking of his extradition. | There was discussion of when and how to make the bail application on Monday, after magistrate Vanessa …

Proxy Jailor: Denying Assange Bail
Dr. Binoy Kampmark | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
History, while not always a telling guide, can be useful. But in moments of flushed confidence, it is not consulted and Cleo is forgotten. A crisp new dawn can negate a glance to the past. Having received the unexpected news …

Assange Denied Bail. Campaigning For Freedom and Justice
May Ayres | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
It didn't take very long to confirm that we are truly in the final stage of a police state. | The euphoria on Monday when Assange's extradition was denied (a wonderful interlude of laughs, smiles and hugs) was short lived. I …

Video: Tense Situation in Northern Syria. Actions of Turkish Military
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
The Turkish Army has been increasing its military presence in Greater Idlib despite the recent withdrawal of observation posts, which had been encircled by the Syrian Army. | Recently, the Turkish military deployed major reinforcements to Mount al-Zawiya. Turkish military convoys …

China's "Belt and Road Initiative" Is Not Debt-trapping Africa
Lawrence Freeman | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
Over the last three years, a new type of groupthink has emerged among many Western media and policy think tanks in their geopolitically motivated efforts to malign China. They've claimed that China is practicing a new type of colonialism, which …

Vaccine collaboration could overcome cold chain issues for RNA-based vaccines
imperial.ac.uk | 2021-01-07
Imperial vaccine researchers are collaborating with industry partners to develop RNA vaccines stable at temperatures up to 40C.

The Side Effects of Vaccines. 2017 Study in the International Journal of Vaccines and Vaccination
Antonietta Gatti | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
This article was first published in January 2017 by the International Journal of Vaccines and Vaccination | Abstract | Vaccines are being under investigation for the possible side effects they can cause. In order to supply new information, an electron-microscopy investigation method | …

[Research Paper] Systematic review into city interventions to address obesity
Shaun Danielli, Tom Coffey, Hutan Ashrafian, Ara Darzi | thelancet.com | 2021-01-07
Multi-level and multi-component interventions, at the individual, community and city level, done in concert, are needed to address obesity. A composite of interventions that cities can utilise to address obesity is provided. These interventions will also be beneficial to the environment and make the case that personal health and planetary health are inextricably linked and should be considered as one.

"The Syrian File" and The "Biased" Policies of the Organization for the Chemical Prohibition Organization
Khaled Iskef | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
Russia has commented on the work policies of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons regarding the Syrian file and the pressures that the organization is subjected to by some countries, criticizing the technical secretariat policies in them, saying …

Video: What No One Is Saying About the Lockdowns
James Corbett | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
If you are advocating for lockdowns, you are complicit in tearing families apart. You are complicit in inflicting untold suffering on millions of people around the world. | You are complicit in casting the poorest and most vulnerable in our societies …

Die Zukunftsvision freier Bàºrger: Eine libertà§re Gesellschaft mit freien Menschen
Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
Freie Bàºrger, die gegen die Tyrannei aufstehen, haben nichts gegen die Machthaber. Sie tun ihnen nichts. Sie kà§mpfen fàºr eine gerechtere Ordnung, fàºr ihr Recht auf das Leben, auf Freiheit, Frieden und Sicherheit. Wenn nichts mehr hilft, so lautet die …

Debating Maoism in Contemporary China: Reflections on Benjamin I. Schwartz, Chinese Communism and the Rise of Mao
Elizabeth Perry | asia-pacificresearch.com | 2021-01-07

Africa in Review 2020: Anti-Imperialist Perspectives Essential in Understanding the Way Forward
Abayomi Azikiwe | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
One of the most serious attacks on the anti-colonial and national liberation legacy in Africa was the attempts by the United States and the Kingdom of Morocco to liquidate the right to self-determination among the Saharawi people in the Northwest …

Re-Plug: 28 Protests in 22 days! Kranti ka Naqsha (Mapping the Revolution) Brings the Latest Updates
Sabrangindia | asia-pacificresearch.com | 2021-01-07

Middle East: Again on the Brink. Israel and "Intra-imperialist" Games
Dimitris Konstantakopoulos | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
"To understand the situation, figure out that now, in Washington, the main obstacle to war is a man called Mad Dog." | This answer was given to me three years ago by Ray McGovern, when I asked him about the situation …

Russia's Historical Relationship with the United States. President Lincoln and Czar Alexander II
Cynthia Chung | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
"Whenever the government of the United States shall break up, it will probably be in consequence of a false direction having been given to public opinion. This is the weak point of our defences, and the part to which the …

9/11 and WTC Building 7: "Good Science" vs "Bad Science" and Propaganda: A Review of "Seven"
Professor Piers Robinson | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
Among the many controversies surrounding the events of 9/11 one of the most prominent has been the question of how, many hours after the collapse of the Twin Towers, the 47-storey WTC7 building suffered a total collapse, all in …

Joe Biden Should End the US Pretence over Israel's 'Secret' Nuclear Weapons
Desmond Tutu | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-07
Every recent US administration has performed a perverse ritual as it has come into office. All have agreed to undermine US law by signing secret letters stipulating they will not acknowledge something everyone knows: that Israel has a nuclear …

Lessons from a decade of student activism in the UK
Hector Rios-Jara | zcomm.org | 2021-01-06
The pandemic has exposed the disgraceful failures of market reforms in the British higher education sector. But the resistance of students continues…

40% Of Chicago Teachers And Staff Didn't Report To Schools As Ordered
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-01-06
About 40% of Chicago Public Schools teachers and staff who were expected to report to schools Monday for the first time during the pandemic didn't show up for in-person work, officials said Tuesday, accusing the Chicago Teachers Union of pressuring its members to defy the district's orders. | In all, about half of teachers and three-quarters of school-based support staff in preschool and special education cluster programs returned to classrooms as expected, accounting for 60% of those 4,400 employees scheduled to go back to specific schools, the district announced. Officials didn't immediately provide data on ano…

Chicago teachers confronting serious health risks refuse to work in-person
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2021-01-06
Chicago, IL – Thousands of rank-and-file educators, clinicians and support staff want the right to continue working remotely because they or a family member are at higher risk of illness and death should they contract COVID-19. Chicago Public Schools' response has been to refuse to allow educators to ask for an accommodation if family members at risk and to deny members with serious personal health risks like brain cancer the right to work remotely. | Half of the pre-K and special education cluster teachers in elementary and high schools scheduled to start teaching from school buildings refused to work in-person…

Once Upon a River: A Native American girl wanders the waterways
wsws.org | 2021-01-06
The movie follows a Native American teenager through various trials and tribulations. Set in western Michigan in the 1970s, Once Upon a River recounts the adolescent's supposed emotional education.

Free Grocery Store Opens In District With High Number Of Poor Students
_____ | popularresistance.org | 2021-01-06
This month, the principal of Linda Tutt High School in the small town of Sanger, Texas, said he was approached by an eighth grader eager to share that he had bought a three-in-one men's shampoo, conditioner and body wash. | "The first thing he did was he said: 'Hey. Look in my hair,'" the principal, Anthony Love, recalled in an interview Tuesday. | "And so I looked at it, and it looked clean," Love said. "But he was excited about it because it was the first time he's ever had his own shampoo." | The student, who lives with his mother and sister, said he had avoided using their shampoo because of the smell, Love s…

Stanford researchers developing single-dose nanoparticle Covid-19 vaccine that doesn't need cold storage
rt.com | 2021-01-06
Researchers have successfully tested a nanoparticle Covid-19 vaccine which, as yet, doesn't appear to have any of the side effects or distribution issues plaguing the current generation of vaccines in use. | The scientists at the lab of Stanford University biochemist Peter S. Kim were already working on vaccines for the likes of Ebola, HIV and pandemic influenza when the coronavirus pandemic hit, and they quickly channeled all of their efforts into fighting the new scourge. | The team has already produced and tested a promising new vaccine which could provide the solution to many of the issues frustrating glob…

[Research Paper] Descriptive epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2 infection in Karnataka state, South India: Transmission dynamics of symptomatic vs. asymptomatic infections
Narendra Kumar, Shafeeq K. Shahul Hameed, Giridhara R. Babu, Manjunatha M. Venkataswamy, Prameela Dinesh, Prakash Kumar BG, Daisy A. John, Anita Desai, Vasanthapuram Ravi | thelancet.com | 2021-01-06
Our findings indicate that both asymptomatic and symptomatic SARS-CoV-2 cases transmit the infection, although symptomatic cases were the main driving force within the state during the beginning of the pandemic. Considering the large proportion of asymptomatic cases, their ability to spread infection cannot be overlooked. Notwithstanding the limitations and bias in identifying asymptomatic cases, the findings have major implications for testing policies. Active search, early testing and treatment of symptomatic elderly patients with comorbidities should be prioritized for containing the spread of COVID-19 and red…

Civil War, Medical Discrimination, Spy Satellites and Cyborgs! How 2021 Could Make Us Yearn for 2020
Helen Buyniski | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-06
People everywhere are eager to bid farewell to 2020, a year in which our lives were turned upside down by power-mad elites who seized the Covid-19 pandemic as a chance to go full police state. But be careful what you …

COVID-19 vaccines: Differences, costs, and challenges
Peoples Dispatch | peoplesdispatch.org | 2021-01-06
The beginning of the new year has brought with it some hope as different countries have started administering vaccinations against COVID-19. This has been the fastest development of a vaccine ever, with a number of research collaborations to make this feat possible. But many challenges also remain.

[Research Paper] Local measures enable COVID-19 containment with fewer restrictions due to cooperative effects
Philip Bittihn, Lukas Hupe, Jonas Isensee, Ramin Golestanian | thelancet.com | 2021-01-06
The leakiness, i.e. the proportion of cross-regional contacts, and the regional structure itself were crucial parameters for the performance of the regional strategy. Therefore, regional strategies could offer an adaptive way to contain the epidemic with fewer overall restrictions, if cross-regional infections can be kept below the critical level, which could be achieved without affecting local socioeconomic freedom. Maintaining general hygiene and contact tracing, testing should be intensified to ensure regional measures can be initiated at low infection thresholds, preventing the spread of the disease to other…

The COVID-19 RT-PCR Test: How to Mislead All Humanity. Using a "Test" To Lock Down Society
Dr. Pascal Sacré | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-06
The misuse of the RT-PCR technique is used as an intentional strategy by some governments, supported by scientific safety councils and by the dominant media, to justify the violation of a large number of constitutional rights, the destruction of the economy with the bankruptcy of entire active sectors of society,…

Greece: From A Covid Coup To A Covid Junta
Evans Aggelissopoulos | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-06
In the end, only a Grand Coalition of all Covidian parties will become inevitable, either as a consequence of a rebellion or prior to one… | The Greek government is trying to excel in its imposition of totalitarian rules for a …

COVID-19 and Induced Insanity in the UK, the Global Lab Rat
Dr. David Halpin | globalresearch.ca | 2021-01-06
There were several events typical of predictive programming. | The World Economic Forum October 21st 2020 meeting and the Great Reset was one (1). | Here in Britain the orchestration of central, NHS and local responses to a respiratory disease suggested …