Japanese ship that caused Mauritius oil spill passed annual checks | Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

A Japanese bulk carrier that ran aground off Mauritius and has leaked at least an estimated 1,000 tonnes of oil, passed the latest annual inspection in March with no problems, Japan’s ClassNK inspection body said on Tuesday.The ship, MV Wakashio, is owned by Nagashiki Shipping and operated by Mitsui OSK Lines Ltd.Mauritius has declared a … Continue reading Japanese ship that caused Mauritius oil spill passed annual checks | Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

The Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity : Coronavirus is the New ‘Terrorism’

The Trump administration has already spent billions of dollars to support efforts of companies to develop a coronavirus vaccine. Policymakers have stated that once a vaccine is developed it will be rushed into production and onto the market. Supporters of expediting production and use of a vaccine should remember the 1976 swine flu vaccine debacle. … Continue reading The Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity : Coronavirus is the New ‘Terrorism’

Quaker George Fox Warning About Those Who Keep People From The Kingdom Of Heaven Within Every One, Inner Light, Or Christ Consciousness – Pope Francis Speech About Kingdom Of God Within – The Kingdom of God is Within You, By Leo Tolstoy – Dr. Deepak Chopra On Consciousness – Book Banning, Censorship | A Green Road Journal

When wandering in the wilderness of consciousness, it is easy to get lost.  When the ego claims that it is the only thing that matters, and decides that it deserves the highest status, it is easy to get lost in the play, and pretend that the play is reality, instead of just a stage production … Continue reading Quaker George Fox Warning About Those Who Keep People From The Kingdom Of Heaven Within Every One, Inner Light, Or Christ Consciousness – Pope Francis Speech About Kingdom Of God Within – The Kingdom of God is Within You, By Leo Tolstoy – Dr. Deepak Chopra On Consciousness – Book Banning, Censorship | A Green Road Journal

The State of the American Debt-Slaves Q2 2020: The Credit Card Phenomenon | Wolf Street

Consumer debt – student loans, auto loans, credit cards, other revolving debt and personal loans but excluding mortgages and HELOCs – declined to $4.1 trillion (not seasonally adjusted) in the second quarter, according to Federal Reserve data. It declined because credit card debt plunged – we’ll get to that phenomenon in a moment. But as … Continue reading The State of the American Debt-Slaves Q2 2020: The Credit Card Phenomenon | Wolf Street

America had first Contemplated Nuclear War against both China and North Korea in 1950 – Centre for Research on Globalization

In late November [1950], communist China began to turn over its cards. It had already covertly sent troops into North Korea. … With the Chinese intervention, the United States confronted a hard truth: Threatening a nuclear attack would not be enough to win the war. It was as if the Chinese hadn’t noticed—or, worse, weren’t … Continue reading America had first Contemplated Nuclear War against both China and North Korea in 1950 – Centre for Research on Globalization

Hung out to dry: The dark side of big solar | RenewEconomy

It wasn’t the first time – R&L, which installs modules, does pilings and other mechanical services – also got caught up in the collapse of major contractor RCR Tomlinson in 2018, a crash that left unpaid bills to contractors totalling more than $120 million, according to a creditors report, and little money to settle it. … Continue reading Hung out to dry: The dark side of big solar | RenewEconomy

Putin claims first coronavirus vaccine without providing evidence

Last week, Kirill Dmitriev, head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund, which is financing the vaccine trials, told NBC News that the vaccine is a "copycat" of the Ebola vaccine developed five years ago by Moscow's Gamaleya Institute and a tweaked version of an earlier vaccine against the Middle East respiratory syndrome virus.Unlike similar vaccines, … Continue reading Putin claims first coronavirus vaccine without providing evidence

Seattle City Council Democrats Have Approved a Budget that Carries out Austerity, Fails to Defund Police – Our Movement Needs to Build Even Stronger – Councilmember Sawant

“This budget fails because it cuts tens of millions of dollars from the essential work of the city across departments like parks, roads, and libraries, rather than increase the Amazon tax on the wealthiest in our city in order to eliminate the need for austerity. “This budget fails to address the systemic racism of policing, trimming … Continue reading Seattle City Council Democrats Have Approved a Budget that Carries out Austerity, Fails to Defund Police – Our Movement Needs to Build Even Stronger – Councilmember Sawant

11 New Symptoms of the Collective Awakening – By Dylan Charles

You see a clear connection between the chaos in the world and the inner turmoil you’ve been diligently working to transform.You see a clear connection between the chaos in the world and the inner turmoil you’ve been diligently working to transform.You just don’t do fear anymore. It no longer has the pull on you it … Continue reading 11 New Symptoms of the Collective Awakening – By Dylan Charles

Why Sweden, pilloried by the whole world for refusing to lock down, may be having the last laugh | Daily Mail Online

IAN BIRRELL: Why Sweden, pilloried by the whole world for refusing to lock down - with schools staying open and no face mask laws - may be having the last laugh as experts say Stockholm is close to achieving herd immunityWhy Sweden, pilloried by the whole world for refusing to lock down, may be having … Continue reading Why Sweden, pilloried by the whole world for refusing to lock down, may be having the last laugh | Daily Mail Online

Leave no dark corner – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) VIDEO

China is building a digital dictatorship to exert control over its 1.4 billion citizens. For some, “social credit” will bring privileges — for others, punishment.A vast network of 200 million CCTV cameras across China ensures there’s no dark corner in which to hide.Those, like Dandan, with top “citizen scores” get VIP treatment at hotels and … Continue reading Leave no dark corner – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) VIDEO

Boris Johnson: Coronavirus vaccine ‘might not come to fruition’

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says there might never be a vaccine for COVID-19 despite the huge global effort to develop one.

Johnson, who was hospitalised last month with a serious bout of coronavirus, speculated on Sunday that a vaccine may not be developed at all, despite the huge global effort to produce one.

Johnson wrote in the Mail on Sunday newspaper”there remains a very long way to go, and I must be frank that a vaccine might not come to fruition”.

“We need to find new ways to control the virus,” including testing people who have symptoms and tracing contacts of those infected people, he said.

The British government is giving 93 million pounds ($110m) in funding to speed up the opening of the new Vaccine Manufacturing and Innovation Centre. Johnson said the UK isalsosupporting research into drug treatments to help people recover quickly from the virus.

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Here Are the Billionaires Backing Donald Trump’s Campaign – Forbes

Nearly five years ago Donald Trump descended an escalator inside Trump Tower and announced a long-shot bid to become president of the United States. Standing on a stage in the building’s lobby, in front of eight American flags, he spoke to a gaggle of cameras. “I’m using my own money,” Trump said, indicating that he … Continue reading Here Are the Billionaires Backing Donald Trump’s Campaign – Forbes

‘Friday Night Massacre’ at US Postal Service as Postmaster General—a Major Trump Donor—Ousts Top Officials | Common Dreams News

Government watchdogs, Democratic lawmakers, and pro-democracy advocates declared it a "Friday Night Massacre" for the U.S. Postal Service after news broke in a classic end-of-the-week dump that Louis DeJoy—a major GOP donor to President Donald Trump and the recently appointed Postmaster General—had issued a sweeping overhaul of the agency, including the ouster of top executives … Continue reading ‘Friday Night Massacre’ at US Postal Service as Postmaster General—a Major Trump Donor—Ousts Top Officials | Common Dreams News

Christian ‘Risks-Be-Damned’ Hassell: Pushing Dangerous, Taxpayer-Funded Genetic Engineering and Gain-of-Function Research

As we reported (“COVID-19—Reckless ‘Gain-of-Function’ Experiments Lie at the Root of the Pandemic,” July 23, 2020), Trump faced a public relations nightmare when news broke that the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV)—which Trump had fingered as the source of what he called China’s “kung flu”—was being paid by his administration through the National Institutes of … Continue reading Christian ‘Risks-Be-Damned’ Hassell: Pushing Dangerous, Taxpayer-Funded Genetic Engineering and Gain-of-Function Research

Dr Mercola Interview Barbara Loe Fisher As She Discusses COVID-19 and Vaccines

We need to start developing personal relationships with the legislators and officials we elect, including our county sheriff, who can intervene on our behalf to protect us from tyrannyWe need to start developing personal relationships with the legislators and officials we elect, including our county sheriff, who can intervene on our behalf to protect us … Continue reading Dr Mercola Interview Barbara Loe Fisher As She Discusses COVID-19 and Vaccines

Patrick Wood – The Pressing Dangers of Technocracy

Technocracy is an economic system that got started in the 1930s during the height of the Great Depression, when scientists and engineers got together to solve the nation’s economic problems. Technocrats have silently and relentlessly pushed forward ever since, and their agenda is now becoming increasingly visibleTechnocrats invented a new economic system from scratch — … Continue reading Patrick Wood – The Pressing Dangers of Technocracy

Bite the Bullet or Extend & Pretend? Unemployment in Europe | Wolf Street

Most EU countries have adopted hugely ambitious job retention programs that have saved, at least temporarily, tens of millions of jobs. Each government pays companies, who in turn pay employees between 60% and 84% of their monthly wage. In some cases, the workers work fewer hours for less pay; in others, they don’t work at … Continue reading Bite the Bullet or Extend & Pretend? Unemployment in Europe | Wolf Street

Thin-film amorphous silicon greenhouses begin to sprout – pv magazine International

PV project owners could ramp up their financial gains by harvesting crops and generating solar power from the same land, with gross financial gains of 2.5% for basil and 35% for spinach grown in greenhouses with tinted semi-transparent PV modules.New research suggests that using tinted semi-transparent modules could lead to better results. Polysolar, a Taiwan-based manufacturer of … Continue reading Thin-film amorphous silicon greenhouses begin to sprout – pv magazine International

NVIC; The National Plan to Vaccinate Every American – YouTube

VIDEO: https://youtu.be/ltFJB2kEnugCo-founder and president of the non-profit National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) Barbara Loe Fisher outlines the history of the National Vaccine Plan developed by the U.S. government since 1994 in partnership with the pharmaceutical industry to ensure all Americans receive every federally recommended vaccination. Also included is a review of major types of vaccine-related … Continue reading NVIC; The National Plan to Vaccinate Every American – YouTube

Turbulence Ahead

Dear Ones, you are continuing to experience waves of transformation on your planet. While this can feel turbulent, on a soul level this is exactly what you wished to participate in at this time. This can feel much like navigating a series of rapids where your main focus becomes staying in the boat. There are … Continue reading Turbulence Ahead

Ralph Nader; In the Public Interest: Ranking Corporate Greed & Power

Recently, the New York Times published articles showing how tiny the executive pay cuts were by the very few executives who announced and declared sympathy for their laid-off and impoverished workers. The media has also been reporting illicit maneuvers developed by corporate attorneys to help chain stores get relief payments that should have gone to legitimate small … Continue reading Ralph Nader; In the Public Interest: Ranking Corporate Greed & Power

Kristen Clarke on Twitter: “BREAKING: Today’s Friday night massacre; Louis DeJoy, Trump donor and the new postmaster general, sacked top Postal Service officials, and reassigned 23 postal executives. The U.S. Postal Service is being hijacked in the middle of an election season.

BREAKING: Today's Friday night massacre --> Louis DeJoy, Trump donor and the new postmaster general, sacked top Postal Service officials, and reassigned 23 postal executives. The U.S. Postal Service is being hijacked in the middle of an election season.Kristen Clarke on Twitter: "BREAKING: Today's Friday night massacre --> Louis DeJoy, Trump donor and the new … Continue reading Kristen Clarke on Twitter: “BREAKING: Today’s Friday night massacre; Louis DeJoy, Trump donor and the new postmaster general, sacked top Postal Service officials, and reassigned 23 postal executives. The U.S. Postal Service is being hijacked in the middle of an election season.

Billionaires who plan to colonize space live in a dream world

In the same interview, the billionaire suggested Mars’ inhabitants might live under a glass dome with an “outdoorsy, fun atmosphere,” until the planet is terraformed — artificially transforming the planet to make it more Earth-like, with a livable atmosphere.But that plan also presents a problem: A 2018 NASA-sponsored study concluded terraforming Mars is impossible, because … Continue reading Billionaires who plan to colonize space live in a dream world

No Payment, No Problem: Bizarre New World of Consumer Debt | Wolf Street

In a blog post, the New York Fed said that 88% of the student-loan borrowers, including private-loan borrowers and  Federal Family Education Loan borrowers, had a “scheduled payment of $0,” meaning that at least 88% of the student loans were in some form of forbearance. Until September 30. And then what?And because delinquencies in student … Continue reading No Payment, No Problem: Bizarre New World of Consumer Debt | Wolf Street

The Vaccine Unicorn – Coronavirus Vaccine Distribution Will Be ‘Joint Venture’ Between CDC And Pentagon (US Military) Per Trump Executive Order – Covid-19 And Operation Red Dawn – Human Rights Violating Communist China Illogic Logic Of Locking Up Entire Healthy Population | A Green Road Journal

Pandemics have been responded to with effective testing, tracking and isolation of infected individuals plus their contacts, but never in human history has an entire healthy population been locked up as if EVERYONE is infected. What makes this much worse, is that in past epidemics or pandemics, infected individuals have been locked up for between … Continue reading The Vaccine Unicorn – Coronavirus Vaccine Distribution Will Be ‘Joint Venture’ Between CDC And Pentagon (US Military) Per Trump Executive Order – Covid-19 And Operation Red Dawn – Human Rights Violating Communist China Illogic Logic Of Locking Up Entire Healthy Population | A Green Road Journal

Dr Gary Kohls MD; Why You Can’t Trust the FDA, the WHO, the CDC, the AAP, Merck, GlaxoSmithKline, Sanofi or Pfizer | Justice4Poland.com

Gary G. Kohls, MD “The FDA receives 45% of its annual budget from the pharmaceutical industry. The World Health Organization (WHO) gets roughly 50% of its budget from private sources, including Big Pharma and its allied foundations. And the CDC, frankly, is a vaccine company; it owns 56 vaccine patents and buys and (very profitably) … Continue reading Dr Gary Kohls MD; Why You Can’t Trust the FDA, the WHO, the CDC, the AAP, Merck, GlaxoSmithKline, Sanofi or Pfizer | Justice4Poland.com

Dr Gary Kohls MD; The CDC, NIH, Big Pharma, Big Medicine, AAP, AMA Plus Bill Gates Plan to Abolish the Informed Consent Ethical Principle and Vaccinate Everybody 100 Percent

Today, the nationwide federally funded Electronic Health Records system captures the details of every visit you make to a doctor’s office, hospital, pharmacy, laboratory or other medical facility; every medical diagnosis you get; every drug you have been prescribed and every vaccine you accept or refuse.   Your Electronic Health Record can be accessed not only … Continue reading Dr Gary Kohls MD; The CDC, NIH, Big Pharma, Big Medicine, AAP, AMA Plus Bill Gates Plan to Abolish the Informed Consent Ethical Principle and Vaccinate Everybody 100 Percent

Research Finds Increased Levels of Suicidal Thoughts, Psychological Trauma During COVID-19 Pandemic

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has led to higher levels of depression, anxiety, suicidal tendencies, and psychological trauma among American adults, according to 3 new studies published by sociologists at the University of Arkansas. Researchers surveyed 10,368 adults from across the country to better understand the sociological and psychological effects of the pandemic. All … Continue reading Research Finds Increased Levels of Suicidal Thoughts, Psychological Trauma During COVID-19 Pandemic

The Only Way to Be Healthy in 2020 – YouTube

VIDEO: https://youtu.be/kpGjeOhhVOIPARODY HUMOR; Healthy habits like exercise, nutrition, and good sleep won’t make you healthy anymore. It’s 2020 and our health authorities are making sure we don’t discuss those habits, because they don’t work anymore. With the pandemic in 2020, this video will show you the only way to be healthy. How to be healthy … Continue reading The Only Way to Be Healthy in 2020 – YouTube

“State security” asked for that warehouse door to be fixed, by lunchtime it was ready at 6 pm the area disappeared in massive blast

Mr Koraytem and the director general of Lebanese Customs, Badri Daher, said their warnings about the danger posed by the stored ammonium nitrate and calls for it to be removed were repeatedly ignored. “We requested that it be re-exported but that did not happen. We leave it to the experts and those concerned to determine … Continue reading “State security” asked for that warehouse door to be fixed, by lunchtime it was ready at 6 pm the area disappeared in massive blast

What Can the Collapse of the Whig Party Tell Us About Today’s Politics? | History | Smithsonian Magazine

Pundits on sites such as Esquire and Salon find an intriguing precedent in the rapid demise of the Whig party in the middle of the 19th century. From the early 1830s well into the mid-1850s, the Whigs joined the Democrats as one of the nation’s two major parties. As late as the winter of 1853, … Continue reading What Can the Collapse of the Whig Party Tell Us About Today’s Politics? | History | Smithsonian Magazine

Food Prices Rise To Dangerous Levels As “A Second Wave Of Layoffs” Hits The U.S. Economy

A second wave of layoffs is hitting American workers during a surge in coronavirus cases nationwide, and a Congressional stalemate over stimulus relief, according to a new survey by Cornell University and RIWI.The researchers conducted the survey between July 23 and Aug. 1, and found that 31% of workers who had been placed back on … Continue reading Food Prices Rise To Dangerous Levels As “A Second Wave Of Layoffs” Hits The U.S. Economy

Ensuring Uptake of Vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 | NEJM

SIX TRIGGER CRITERIA FOR STATE COVID-19 VACCINATION MANDATES. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has recommended vaccination for the groups for which a mandate is being considered. In a time-limited evaluation, voluntary uptake of the vaccine among high-priority groups has fallen short of the level required to prevent epidemic spread.Ensuring Uptake of Vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 … Continue reading Ensuring Uptake of Vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 | NEJM

U.S. economy gains 1.8 million jobs as recovery loses momentum

“Regular minimum wage is $2.13 for servers,” she said. “When I came to college here and started bartending, the pay was $2.13 an hour. And that was 30 years ago. So unless you have customers, you can’t live.”A new analysis by the California Policy Lab found that a staggering 57 percent of people who filed … Continue reading U.S. economy gains 1.8 million jobs as recovery loses momentum

Vaccine distribution will be ‘joint venture’ between CDC and Pentagon – POLITICO

Nationwide distribution of any coronavirus vaccine will be a “joint venture” between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which typically oversees vaccine allocation, and the Department of Defense, a senior administration official said today.Pentagon chief spokesperson Jonathan Hoffman told reporters earlier in the day that distribution would be “a collaborative process” between the private … Continue reading Vaccine distribution will be ‘joint venture’ between CDC and Pentagon – POLITICO

Coronavirus: Serbia withdraws weekend lockdown after massive protests – National | Globalnews.ca

Thousands staged a sit-down rally in Belgrade on Thursday to object to any reimposition of coronavirus curbs and to voice opposition to the government, an even-tempered protest that contrasted sharply with riots in the past two days. Similar protests were also held in several Serbian cities and came hours after authorities dropped plans for a weekend lockdown in … Continue reading Coronavirus: Serbia withdraws weekend lockdown after massive protests – National | Globalnews.ca

Dr Mercola; More Big News on Vitamin D for COVID

Data from the U.K. show that even low levels of vitamin D offer some protection against COVID-19, which adds to the evidence demonstrating its impact on the severity of the virusResearchers are now studying 628 health care workers of varying ethnicities and assessing their vitamin D levels, evaluating the possibility of a genetic linkVitamin D … Continue reading Dr Mercola; More Big News on Vitamin D for COVID

COVID-19 Law Allows Destruction Of Property, Buildings Or Vehicles Due To ‘Contamination’

Public Health (Control of Disease Act) 1984 [sections 45G, 45H and 45I]: local authorities can make an application to a Justice of the Peace in the Magistrates’ Court to impose restrictions or requirements to close contaminated premises; close public spaces in the area of the local authority; detain a conveyance or movable structure; disinfect or … Continue reading COVID-19 Law Allows Destruction Of Property, Buildings Or Vehicles Due To ‘Contamination’

Why Kids 12 and Under Are Drinking Hand Sanitizer Gel | Medical City Healthcare

If you've sent your kids out the door with those cute little bottles of hand sanitizer in their backpacks, lunchboxes and gym bags, you may want to check the ingredient labels to see if ethanol or isopropyl alcohol is listed. If it is, it'll top the list as the No. 1 ingredient — as much … Continue reading Why Kids 12 and Under Are Drinking Hand Sanitizer Gel | Medical City Healthcare

12-Year Old Who Accused President Trump Of Rape Speaks Out (DETAILS)

Just last year, a woman from California known by the name of “Jane Doe” claimed that Donald Trump and his buddy, convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, both raped her when she was only 13 years of age. She also claimed to have witnessed Trump and Epstein assaulting and sexually abusing multiple other females, including a … Continue reading 12-Year Old Who Accused President Trump Of Rape Speaks Out (DETAILS)

Dr Mercola; Warp Speed COVID-19 Vaccine Makes Big Pharma Crooks Rich

The most hazardous hurdle for Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine lies ahead. Past attempts at creating coronavirus vaccines have failed, as both animal and human subjects would develop robust antibody responses but then become gravely ill when exposed to the wild virus. In some animal studies, all the animals died upon exposure to the wild virusCoronaviruses have … Continue reading Dr Mercola; Warp Speed COVID-19 Vaccine Makes Big Pharma Crooks Rich

Dr Mercola; Common Cold May Trigger Positive COVID-19 Antibody Test

There are three types of COVID-19 tests: molecular, antigen and antibody. Molecular and antigen tests detect active infections, whereas the antibody test will tell you if you’ve developed antibodies in response to a previous SARS-CoV-2 infectionThere are seven different coronaviruses known to cause respiratory illness in humans. The antibodies created by these different coronaviruses appear … Continue reading Dr Mercola; Common Cold May Trigger Positive COVID-19 Antibody Test

Food Prices Rise To Dangerous Levels As “A Second Wave Of Layoffs” Hits The U.S. Economy

With food prices already at such elevated levels, the Federal Reserve has decided that now is a perfect time to jack up inflation even more.  The following comes from a CNBC article entitled “The Fed is expected to make a major commitment to ramping up inflation soon”…Meanwhile, Fox Business is reporting that a “second wave of layoffs” has now … Continue reading Food Prices Rise To Dangerous Levels As “A Second Wave Of Layoffs” Hits The U.S. Economy

New York Attorney General Moves To Dissolve The NRA After Fraud Investigation : NPR

The Attorney General of New York took action today to dissolve the National Rifle Association, following an 18-month investigation that found evidence the powerful gun rights group is "fraught with fraud and abuse."Attorney General Letitia James claims in a lawsuit filed Thursday that she found financial misconduct in the millions of dollars, and that it … Continue reading New York Attorney General Moves To Dissolve The NRA After Fraud Investigation : NPR

15 adults have been hospitalized after drinking methanol-contaminated hand sanitizer. Four died.

Fifteen adults have been poisoned after drinking hand sanitizer that contained methanol, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Wednesday.The Food and Drug Administration first warned of hand sanitizers with possible methanol contamination in June, citing nine products from Mexico. Since then, the list has grown to more than 100. The CDC recommends hand sanitizers that contain either ethanol or … Continue reading 15 adults have been hospitalized after drinking methanol-contaminated hand sanitizer. Four died.