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@martoiu It is both..as realism is also knowledge and insight..religion is not.
Sadly Velina Tchakarova @vtchakarova took the wrong turn some time ago..like #EU recently. As this conflict already started end 1990's and is another egocentric nationalistic #project, like #Afghanistan and>
@martoiu @vtchakarova >#Iraq of nationalistic governments of the #US and #buddy #UK against both #Russia and the #EU(!). Colleague Velina is also totally wrong about #Putin's #Russia #Europe vision. As presented by him in #DerSpiegel in 2010, and earlier elsewhere, and embraced>ronaldjhelzenga.com/2014/09/13/ame…
@martoiu @vtchakarova >by then president #Sarkozy, chancellor #Merkel, president #Macron and other governments and leaders in the #EU then and later. And(!) also after #Crimea #occupation and #annexation in 2014 and #Donbass occupation. Any expert like colleague Velina can figure what an #EU-#Russia>
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Democracy is at stake in the midterms. The media must convey that.

We journalists have to try harder and find new ways to convey to voters how badly things could turn out

Good article about journalistic responsibility by @Sulliview

washingtonpost.com/media/2022/05/…
"thanks to a paranoid, delusional and potentially violent new strain in our nation’s politics, Americans may not be able to count on future elections being conducted fairly — or the results of fair elections being accepted."

#DemocracyInDanger
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"most of the Republican Party publicly touts the LIE that Donald Trump won the 2020 election but that the vote was rigged and victory stolen from him.

The Republican elected officials who won’t back Trump are being driven out of office by his faithful."

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🧵(1/10) Today is #WorldPressFreedomDay and we are joining the celebration by showing you some of our analysis in the last years. Interested? Take a look at our new thread and RT 🙌
(2/10) 🔴Media freedom remains a problem in many Balkan states, with journalists working in highly polarised political environments and encountering threats from criminal groups, says @RSF_inter ' 2022 World Press Freedom Index

balkaninsight.com/2022/05/03/med…
(3/10)🗨️From physical attacks to death threats and home break-ins, journalists from around the Balkans shared their personal stories of the threats that have stayed with them, sometimes years afterward. The video is originally published on this day, 2018.

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Since we’re all aghast!!! at the role of propaganda, it’s critical that American #journalists realize & publicly acknowledge that they are frequently repeating Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) propaganda in their coverage of this longest military occupation of #Palestine
When your frame of reference for right & wrong is what your apartheid bestie Israel tells you, and not International Law, not what DECADES OF HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS HAVE UNEQUIVOCALLY SHOWN, you’re going to fall into the propaganda trap. Israel uses the word “civilians”…
For Jewish Israelis, rarely if ever for Palestinians. Palestinians living in Jenin Camp are refugees. They are civilians who were violently removed from their homes by Israel because they are Palestinians. 20 years ago, Israel raided the camp and decimated it. Just as Ukrainians
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🚨#JOURNALISTS:

US billionaire John Malone has more money invested in British media assets (inc GB News) than Rupert Murdoch. His company Discovery is likely to buy @Channel4 & he's former Chair of the dangerous & influential Libertarian (Koch-funded) think tank, Cato Institute.
Discovery, AT&T & Warner Bros will create Warner Bros Discovery, pending a $43 BILLION merger. Discovery CEO David Zaslav will lead the new company, & John Malone will be on the Board.

"Take back control" - & hand it to foreign libertarian billionaires.

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#NZ This is a long thread on the issue of harassment & threats made against #WomenInLeadership, primarily #WomenInPolitics.

⬇️ Reviews incidents over time, highlights the danger & escalation of #misogyny & the real life consequences on the personal & our democratic institutions.
This thread is being woven, the week Michael Cruickshank was sentenced to jail in #NZ for threatening to blow our #WomanPrimeMinister’s head off & to “..wipe you off this f---planet”- Also arrested this week Richard Sivell who has allegedly been posting threatening messages.
Here you can take a look at #OnlineAbuse ~ ⬇️ is a really useful article by @shesource & @WMCLive that names online hostile behaviour, how it is that #Women are targeted, & explains why “online harassment exists on a continuum with offline violence”

womensmediacenter.com/speech-project…
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Worldwide, journalists are being killed, harassed, and imprisoned, as public opinion about #journalism globally is at an all-time low. At 11 am PST we'll discuss this with @pressfreedom, @RicardoTrotti, Slavic Sacramento and @goldkorn. Join via FB: fb.me/e/1yrfRL17N
Welcome to today's briefing, "#Journalists in the Crosshairs: The War on Information." You can follow the conversation here @EthnicMediaSvc and via FB Live: fb.me/e/1yrfRL17N
"In the 50 years I have been working in this field, it feels like a very dangerous time to be a #journalist," says EMS Director Sandy Close. #PressFreedom
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#Zelenski, a medios rusos: "Ucrania se abre a negociar el estatus de #neutralidad" | Mar 27
- “Garantías de seguridad y neutralidad, estatus no nuclear de nuestro estado. Estamos listos para hacerlo. Este es el punto más importante”, ha declarado Zelenski,
eldiario.es/internacional/…
#Ukraine ready to discuss adopting #neutral status in Russia peace deal - #Zelenskiy | Mar 28
- #Security guarantees and neutrality, non-nuclear status of our state. We are ready to go for it. This is the most important point," Zelenskiy said.
thestar.com.my/news/world/202…
#Ukraine prepared to discuss neutrality status, Zelensky tells Russian #journalists | Mar 28
- Zelensky was speaking to Russian journalists in a #videocall, an interview Russian authorities had pre-emptively #warned Russian #media to refrain from reporting
scmp.com/news/world/art…
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Russians use abduction, hostage-taking to threaten Ukrainian journalists in occupied zones | RSF rsf.org/en/news/russia…
Putin Mafia State: Terrorize, occupy, replace free press w/ propaganda: Russians are threatening journalists & local media to prevent them reporting the facts & get them to collaborate, spread Kremlin propaganda. They took hostage the 75yo FATHER of Melitopol's local news editor.
Also #Berdyansk: Russian soldiers stormed bldg housing the radio, newspaper & local TV station. Also took over local Telegram channel & Instagram. Took hostage ~50 employees, beat a few. Now News Berdyansk broadcasts Kremlin propaganda calling on Ukrainians to lay down their arms
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Turkish oppositional journalist Sedef Kabaş: "Sedef Kabaş is now free 🙏".

Today, a #Turkish #court has ordered the release of #journalist @SedefKabas who was jailed on Jan 22, 2022 on charges of "Insulting" the #President #Erdogan. (1/5)
On the oppositional TV channel @Tele1 she first quoted and then tweeted this Circassian proverb:

"A bull does not become king just by entering the palace, but the palace becomes a barn." (2/5)

This was taken by #Erdogan's propaganda chief Fahrettin Altun and the #Erdogan-dependent #Turkish judicial system as an insult to #President #Erdogan, who's an #autocrat, whereupon she was arrested. (3/5)

bbc.com/news/world-eur…
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#war #Kyiv #Ukraine #Russia Collecting all reports thread; Ukraine's operational command says "cruise and ballistic missile strikes are underway at the control centres in Kyiv" from @lukeharding1968 Friends report explosions in #Kyiv, #Odessa #Kharkiv #Mykolaev thread, add info
Targets include airfields and military headquarters, operational command says
"Distant crumps - soft explosions - reported from west Kyiv, towards the airport. Not Cruise missiles, i think, but sounds like an attack on the airport." @JohnSweeney
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🚨Don't miss this important part of the story: #Russia has drafted "kill lists" of exiled dissidents in #Ukraine, many in Kyiv. It's yet another indication Kremlin rhetoric about NATO is just that. So appeasing Putin regarding NATO won't even mollify him. foreignpolicy.com/2022/02/18/rus…
#Russia Planning Post-Invasion Arrest & Assassination Campaign in #Ukraine - targeting prominent Ukrainian political opponents, anti-corruption activists, and Belarusian & Russian dissidents living in exile in Ukraine.
foreignpolicy.com/2022/02/18/rus…
Biden administration was "startled" by how formalized #Russia's kill lists are — targeting Russian & #Belarus #dissidents in exile in #Ukraine, #journalists and anti-#corruption activists, and vulnerable populations such as religious and ethnic #minorities and LGBTQI+ persons.
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Just a friendly reminder @moderna_tx told the @SECGov that the @US_FDA defines #mRNA as gene therapy. And called it an unprecedented new category of #medicines tho they really want that #vaccine classification anyways for liability protections & fear the public wouldn’t take it.
They know the #COVID19 #vaccine isn’t a vaccine but human #gene #therapy.
The @US_FDA #fda reaffirmed their definition of modified viral #nucleic acid that alters #CELL Jan 30th 2020 #COVID ImageImageImageImage
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🏳❗🇦🇫 9 #foreigners including former #BBC journo #AndrewNorth & owner of #Gandamack Lodge in #Kabul and cameraman of #Osama Bin Laden's interview #PeterJouvenal kidnapped by the #Taliban, claims former VP @AmrullahSaleh2. ImageImage
🇺🇳❗️🏳️ #UNHCR confirms that it's journalists have been detained in #Kabul.

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (@Refugees) said two #journalists who worked for it were detained in #Afghanistan.
“In #Kabul, two journalists were detained who were on assignment from the #UNHCR, and #Afghan citizens who worked with them. We are doing everything we can to resolve the situation,” the statement said.
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[Report]@Apple @appleicloud @AmericanExpress @Visa @MasterCard @TMobile
For research purposes, I added 15+ icloud.com accounts in 2021 to my other accounts. All are #connected (1. Mobile Manufacturer, 2.Mobile Service Provider, 3.Credit
Card 4.Norton360) data shared with @Apple #Apple #TMobile #Amex #Visa #Mastercard) #PersonalIdentifiableInfomation #PII #DataPrivacy

I have the password of all my accounts. Yet, I am not able to access accounts. #ResearchProject:) however, my passwords have been compromised,
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If you think I was angry before...
Award-winning historian @drphillips2001 has been fired by @collincollege for speaking up on COVID safety, confederate monuments, and...protecting First Amendment rights of profs. (shared with permission)
#twitterstorians #highered #journalists
If you have a radio show, a TV show, a podcast, I am BEGGING you -- please cover this story. Less than one week after accepting a judgment against them in MY lawsuit over first amendment rights, @collincollege fired a beloved professor for exercising his First Amendment rights.
it seems to me that @collincollege leadership is part of a criminal enterprise. Professors' public critiques have raised the possibility of scrutiny, and the college is obviously trying to chill the speech of faculty lest malfeasance and/or misdeeds be fully exposed.
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#Global #PartyPanopticon:

#PRC "gov't, which has built an extensive digital infrastructure & security apparatus to ctrl dissent on its own platforms, is going to even greater lengths to extend its internet dragnet to unmask & silence those who criticize"

nytimes.com/2021/12/31/bus…
...the #PRC "on @Twitter, @Facebook & other international #SocialMedia.

These new investigations, targeting sites blocked inside #China, are relying on sophisticated technological methods to expand the reach of #Chinese authorities & the list of targets"

nytimes.com/2021/12/31/bus…
"To hunt people, [#PRC] security forces use advanced investigation #software, #PublicRecords & #databases to find all their #PersonalInformation & international #SocialMedia presence.

The operations sometimes target those living beyond #China’s borders."

nytimes.com/2021/12/31/bus…
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 12/21/2021 greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2021/12/21/dai…
Organizations’ system noise creates errors in decision making | McKinsey

mckinsey.com/business-funct…

#SystemNoise, #DecisionMaking, #CognitiveBias
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#SwissPolicyResearch (#SPR), founded in 2016, an independent nonprofit research group.
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#Coronavaccines
#CovidVaccines
#mRNAvaccines ⬇️
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#Vaccines:

Successes and Controversies

swprs.org/vaccines-succe…

A. Documentaries about the success of vaccines

B. Documentaries about #vaccinesafety concerns
#Vaxxed1 #Vaxxed2
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🔴 Under President Xi Jinping’s rule, the Chinese Communist Party has drastically increased its control over journalists. Read RSF’s investigative report “The Great Leap Backwards of Journalism in #China”.
rsf.org/en/reports/unp…
#1 ▶️ Journalists forced to be the Party’s mouthpiece.
To receive their press cards, journalists already have to download the “Study Xi, Strengthen the Country” propaganda app that can collect their data, and will soon have an annual 90-hour training on “Xi Jinping Thought”.
#2 ▶️ The world’s biggest captor of journalists.
127 #journalists are currently detained by the regime. Investigating a “sensitive” topic can result in years of detention in unsanitary prisons, where ill-treatment can lead to death. Read the report here: bit.ly/3GhdEau
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Cosmopolitan liberal journalists only know how to parrot intelligence community and pentagon talking points, socially engineer the gullible or less well off socio-economically, exploit fears, create negative feedback loops, confirm one another's bias and hyperventilate
They are smug and see themselves as morally and intellectually superior to "regular" citizens. They show special disdain for blue collar workers and the "middle" America. They LOVE controlling and influencing those they see as "beneath" them....
The cosmopolitan liberal journalist in the modern age is tasked with the job of social engineering. The work for the regime to instill obedience to authority in the population. #obedience #socialengineering #journalists

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1/Despite FAKE propaganda,the compelling evidence proves that West counterterrorism-operation with an astronomical budget has been insidiously advocating its terrorists& promoting global brutality just for money-laundering by the world most CORRUPT/CRIMINAL leadership/cia mi6 fbi ImageImageImageImage
2/Terrorist leaders& commanders/#ISIS #Taliban.. get trained & exported from US terrorist-training-sites, so-called “Detention center”esp. Guantanamo bay #Cuba/beyond reach of investigative #Journalists!
Then, criminal Jihadists get mass-equipped by..
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3/..#Pentagon’s most advanced weapons in support of a long-lasting #War&on the other hand, the Gov. Army intentionally paralyzed &doomed to failure!
Last shot,the information of those who are aware of the friendship of Warmongers&its Terrorist..
@EUCouncil
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Question re. the #journalists we left behind in #Afghanistan: Is there any kind of fund to support them? They need money, if there's to be any chance of them getting out of there. If there is, I want to tell them how to access it.
Could people please RT this and direct it to the attention of anyone who might know? @IlvesToomas? @RFE_RLNEWS? @pressfreedom? @USEmbassyKabul?
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