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Technocracy inside your body: not science fiction

Technocracy inside your body: not science fiction

—Freedom includes the natural right to resist and reject any technology that endangers life. Merriam-Webster: “nanobot-a microscopically small robot: a robot built on the scale of nanometers.” Technocracy is the engineering of civilization to make it resemble a machine in which all the parts fit. And that includes humans. It is the preferred method of…

Lies, Damned Lies and Covid19

Lies, Damned Lies and Covid19

Growing up as I did in the Cold War, I still experience a special kind of shudder whenever I come across an anecdote like that of Katya Soldak, whose Soviet nursery school teacher once showed her class a photograph clipped from a Western newspaper, “depicting skinny [Russian] children in striped robes walking in a straight line.”…

5 Facts BBC’s “The Salisbury Poisonings” Forgot to Mention

5 Facts BBC’s “The Salisbury Poisonings” Forgot to Mention

The BBC’s new drama “The Salisbury Poisonings” concluded over the weekend. A three-part story “based on actual events”, claiming to tell the story of the alleged poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury in 2018. It’s exactly what you’d expect. Schlocky tat. Poorly researched, badly written and woefully factually inaccurate. The Guardian gave…

85% Of Independent Restaurants Could Go Out Of Business By The End Of 2020: Report

85% Of Independent Restaurants Could Go Out Of Business By The End Of 2020: Report

The pandemic-caused lockdowns have caused many businesses to incur heavy losses. Independent restaurants have taken a particularly massive hit, as they can neither rely on corporate-backed safety measures nor on chains across the country with delivery services. As per a report released by the Independent Restaurant Coalition, at least 85 percent of the independent restaurants will be…