Help Thousands of India’s Children Build a Future of Hope Beyond COVID-19. Here’s How

The exponential rise in COVID-19 infections and subsequent deaths in 2021 has been far more devastating for children than the first wave, particularly for those from underprivileged communities. From their education taking a backseat, to them being in dire need of immediate support — children across India have been forced to retreat several steps back … Continue reading “Help Thousands of India’s Children Build a Future of Hope Beyond COVID-19. Here’s How”

Silicon Valley Algorithm Manipulation Is the Only Thing Keeping Mainstream Media Alive

The emergence of the internet was met with hope and enthusiasm by people who understood that the plutocrat-controlled mainstream media were manipulating public opinion to manufacture consent for the status quo. The democratization of information-sharing was going to give rise to a public consciousness that is emancipated from the domination of plutocratic narrative control, thereby opening up the possibility of revolutionary … Continue reading “Silicon Valley Algorithm Manipulation Is the Only Thing Keeping Mainstream Media Alive”

COVID-19: What Is Black Fungus? And Should You Be Concerned?

Doctors in Delhi and Gujarat have been examining patients who exhibit the symptoms of Mucormycosis, a rare fungal infection triggered by COVID-19. Also known as Black Fungus, it is commonly seen in patients who have recovered from COVID-19 but have comorbidities such as diabetes, kidney or heart failure or even cancer. Dr Vikas Maurya, Director … Continue reading “COVID-19: What Is Black Fungus? And Should You Be Concerned?”

Chennai Mom-in-Law & Daughter-in-Law Team up to Provide Nutritious Meals for COVID-19 Patients

Rama Parthasarathy (61) discovered her passion for cooking rather early on in life. When she was 10 years old, to be precise. At that tender age, she would watch her mother put together meals for the family with such dexterity that it stayed with her. She grew up, life happened, and she went about doing … Continue reading “Chennai Mom-in-Law & Daughter-in-Law Team up to Provide Nutritious Meals for COVID-19 Patients”

Why 100 Years Ago, Arthur Conan Doyle Formed An Unlikely Friendship With An Unknown Indian

The year was 1903, and the otherwise quiet village of Great Wyrley in Staffordshire county, England, was bogged down by a terrifying occurrence. A series of gruesome slashings of horses, cows and sheeps had the area’s residents worried sick. Horrified villagers would wake up every day to find their cattle lying mutilated across fields, and … Continue reading “Why 100 Years Ago, Arthur Conan Doyle Formed An Unlikely Friendship With An Unknown Indian”

From 22 Birds To 347, How This Man Saved Maharashtra’s Vultures From Extinction

All nine vulture species found in India – mainly in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, the Himalayas, Karnataka and Maharashtra – are on the brink of extinction today. This is due to rapid habitat loss and poisoning by the Diclofenac drug found in animal carcasses, which the vultures feed on. Other times, these birds die due … Continue reading “From 22 Birds To 347, How This Man Saved Maharashtra’s Vultures From Extinction”

Bengaluru Couple Build Eco-friendly Home, Earn Rs 70,000 From Surplus Energy

Manju Nath distinctly remembers the house he saw decades ago in Bangalore (now Bengaluru). The red brick house had an earthy appeal, large windows and was surrounded by trees that looked a hundred years old. He wished to own a similar vernacular house someday that would be built with sustainable, eco-friendly materials. Today, Manju lives … Continue reading “Bengaluru Couple Build Eco-friendly Home, Earn Rs 70,000 From Surplus Energy”

Looking to Solidify Superpower Status, China Set to Occupy Afghanistan

Declaring it a sacred tradition his country is proud to inherit, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced Friday his military is preparing for an invasion and a minimum decade-long occupation of Afghanistan. The announcement came after President Biden announced a full troop withdrawal and an end to the U.S.’s “forever war” in the country last month. … Continue reading “Looking to Solidify Superpower Status, China Set to Occupy Afghanistan”

Covid-19: Why has Hong Kong barred 13,000 people from getting vaccinated?

By Andrew Gardener, Senior Pastor of The Vine Church, Wanchai Recent actions by the Hong Kong Government have highlighted how the making of laws without proper consultation can detrimentally impact the vulnerable and marginalised ethnic minority groups in our city. The passing of the Immigration (Amendment) Bill 2020 on April 29is one action that has reduced … Continue reading “Covid-19: Why has Hong Kong barred 13,000 people from getting vaccinated?”

Hong Kong gov’t made 1,400 requests for user data from Apple, Google, Facebook and Twitter in year before security law

Hong Kong authorities asked Apple, Google, Facebook and Twitter for information on 1,399 users between July 2019-June 2020 and hundreds of requests were granted until the advent of the national security law caused the tech giants to stop cooperating, according to the companies’ transparency reports for the period. Embed from Getty Images It was not … Continue reading “Hong Kong gov’t made 1,400 requests for user data from Apple, Google, Facebook and Twitter in year before security law”

Covid-19: Hong Kong is preying on the helpless again, so where is the Equal Opportunities Commission?

What is it about our government and domestic helpers? Quite the most disgraceful moment of the Covid-19 epidemic so far was the suggestion that it would be a good public health measure to cancel their days off. Now we have – in response to one case (ONE CASE!) an order that the entire overseas domestic … Continue reading “Covid-19: Hong Kong is preying on the helpless again, so where is the Equal Opportunities Commission?”

CDC Reports 2 More Infant DEATHS Following Experimental COVID Injections During Clinical Trials

Image Source. by Brian ShilhavyEditor, Health Impact News The CDC released more data in their Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) today, and it included two new deaths of infants age 2 and age 1. While none of the COVID injections have emergency use authorization for children under the age of 17 yet, there are … Continue reading “CDC Reports 2 More Infant DEATHS Following Experimental COVID Injections During Clinical Trials”

NUS engineers repurpose excavation waste to produce greener, stronger concrete

May 08, 2021 Picture:  From left: Dr Du Hongjian, Assoc Prof Pang Sze Dai, and Mr Anjaneya Dixit from NUS Civil and Environmental Engineering with the raw materials, processed clays, and the finished concrete product. Concrete is the most consumed man-made material on Earth. Each year, about three tonnes of concrete are used per person. … Continue reading “NUS engineers repurpose excavation waste to produce greener, stronger concrete”

HKU Engineering student team developed robotic fish sets World Record for the second time

May 07, 2021 Picture:  A robotic fish with wide-ranging functions from search and rescue to providing entertainment at an aquarium sounds like an unattainable dream, but is the fruit of research by a young engineering team at the University of Hong Kong (HKU). SNAPP, the robotic fish, currently holds the Guinness World Record for the … Continue reading “HKU Engineering student team developed robotic fish sets World Record for the second time”

Use of new tobacco products hits record high among youth smokers, HKU Youth Quitline survey finds

May 07, 2021 Picture:  The proportion of Hong Kong young smokers of 25 years old or under who have used new tobacco products (NTPs), such as e-cigarettes or heated tobacco products, has surged to a record high of 85.9% in 2019-2020, according to a recent survey by the University of Hong Kong (HKU) Youth Quitline. … Continue reading “Use of new tobacco products hits record high among youth smokers, HKU Youth Quitline survey finds”

Empathy beneath the mask: The Hong Kong artists drawing lessons for the future from Covid-19

[Sponsored] As Hong Kong closed its borders to an eerie new infectious disease that has now claimed the lives of 209 residence, ensconced artists turned inwards. Goethe-Institut Hong Kong exhibited Mask Life, a visual reflection on the uncertainties of coronavirus by Birdy Chu and his students from the City University of Hong Kong; Schoeni Project … Continue reading “Empathy beneath the mask: The Hong Kong artists drawing lessons for the future from Covid-19”

In the U.S. and U.K.—Don’t Vote for Institutional Conservatism!, by John Derbyshire

[Excerpted from the latest Radio Derb, now available exclusively through VDARE.com] See, also, by Steve Sailer: Tories Smash Labour In Blue Collar By-election I haven’t lived in England for thirty years now, and have been a U.S. citizen for nearly twenty, so I don’t have much interest in politics over there. I do browse some…

United States Withdraws From Afghanistan? Not Really

Photograph Source: Captain Brian Harris, U.S. Army – Public Domain The U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in October 2001 was criminal. It was criminal because of the immense force used to demolish Afghanistan’s physical infrastructure and to break open its social bonds. On October 11, 2001, journalist Anatol Lieven interviewed the Afghan leader Abdul Haq in … Continue reading “United States Withdraws From Afghanistan? Not Really”

Sloppy Journalism: The Associated Press is a “Superspreader” of Fake News

A recent Associated Press (AP) “report” entitled “The superspreaders behind top COVID-19 conspiracy theories”,  directed against several authors, academics and independent media including Global Research describes Michel Chossudovsky as “a professor emeritus of economics … and a conspiracy theorist who … The post Sloppy Journalism: The Associated Press is a “Superspreader” of Fake News appeared first … Continue reading “Sloppy Journalism: The Associated Press is a “Superspreader” of Fake News”

Rwanda working with partners to open Covid-19 vaccine plant

London, May 8, 2021 (AltAfrica)-Rwanda is working with international partners to bring in the latest technology to help the country produce Covid-19 vaccines of the mRNA type – such as Pfizer and Moderna. Rwanda working with partners to open Covid-19 vaccine plant These are a new type of vaccine and only a small number of … Continue reading “Rwanda working with partners to open Covid-19 vaccine plant”

Ghana Gas replaces Chinese engineers; saves $3.5m per month

London, May 8, 2021 (AltAfrica)-The Ghana Gas Company Limited has revealed that within the last four years, it has phased out the 52 Chinese expatriate staff running its technical operations at the Atuabo plant in the Western Region. Ghana Gas replaces Chinese engineers; saves US$3.5 million per monthThis revelation was made by the Chief Executive … Continue reading “Ghana Gas replaces Chinese engineers; saves $3.5m per month”

Il mondo ritorna alla visione dei “cinque mari” di Assad

Come tutto è iniziato con Damasco, la fine verrà da Damasco Durante il mandato dell’ex presidente americano George W. Bush e dopo l’ammissione pubblica del fallimento delle guerre da lui condotte attraverso la pubblicazione del famoso “rapporto Baker-Hamilton” emesso [6 … The post Il mondo ritorna alla visione dei “cinque mari” di Assad appeared first … Continue reading “Il mondo ritorna alla visione dei “cinque mari” di Assad”

48-Year-Old Surgeon DEAD after Mocking “Anti-vaxxers” and Writing His Own Obituary after Moderna COVID Injections

by The COVID Blog TOLEDO, OHIO — A 48-year-old plastic surgeon is dead in a story that demonstrates the limitless levels of surrealism when it comes to these experimental shots and government/media narratives. Dr. Thomas Flanigan received the first dose of experimental Moderna mRNA on January 6, according to his Facebook page. He received the second dose on … Continue reading “48-Year-Old Surgeon DEAD after Mocking “Anti-vaxxers” and Writing His Own Obituary after Moderna COVID Injections”

Battleground Baltimore: Support For Defunding the Police Grows

In Baltimore, a Laboratory for Failed Police Reform, Defund Makes Sense Last month at Baltimore City’s annual Taxpayer’s Night event, where residents show up and express their excitement—and more often anger—about the city’s proposed budget, nearly 80 Baltimoreans got on the (virtual) microphone and told Mayor Brandon Scott that the 2022 budget’s proposed $28 million … Continue reading “Battleground Baltimore: Support For Defunding the Police Grows”

Women in the Vanguard of Ecology

On March 8, International Women’s Day, Dr. Vandana Shiva published a short address, in which she examined the connection between the colonization of Earth and of women. She discussed food security and Indigenous seed protection as foundations for women’s emancipation globally.  Shiva inspires me as one of the world’s leading environmental activists, because she so … Continue reading “Women in the Vanguard of Ecology”

Biden’s decision on TRIPS waiver is political theatre. India cannot pin hopes on it.

Employees work in the production of Biontech/Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine at a facility in Reinbek, Germany  The Ministry of External Affairs has welcomed the statement of the US government of 5th May announcing their support for a relaxation in the norms of the agreement on TRIPS, to ensure quick and affordable access to vaccines and medicines … Continue reading “Biden’s decision on TRIPS waiver is political theatre. India cannot pin hopes on it.”