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2| What caught my eye in this @guardian article was the quote:

“In Israel there is a strong political movement to make #diplomacy through #business. Business first, diplomacy later. When you make a deal together, it opens a lot of doors to diplomacy.”
3| The notion that #profits trump #consent is rather disturbing, but perfectly in line with the product- #spyware.
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 05/19/2021 greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2021/05/19/dai…
Why The Vaccines are a Home Run Despite the Yankees’ Outbreak

theinsight.org/p/why-the-vacc…

#COVID19 #vaccines #infection
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 04/09/2021 greeneracresvaluenetwork.wordpress.com/2021/04/09/dai…
Europe’s third wave: ‘It’s spreading fast and it’s spreading everywhere’

ft.com/content/d1af35…

#COVID19 #waves #surges #europe
PSYOP, Cyber, and InfoWar: Combating the New Age IED - Modern War Institute

mwi.usma.edu/psyop-cyber-an…

#cybersecurity #infowars #military #InformationSecurity
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The Govt's #Orwellian paper on 'Higher education: free speech & academic freedom' is, imho, one of the most #sinister moves toward a #totalitarian state that Britain has ever experienced, based on an almost total absence of either good sense or evidence.

assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/upl…
In section 2: "The case for change - Key aims & principles", the central claim that "There is growing concern within government of a chilling effect on university campuses", is based on pathetically flimsy evidence, taken from opaque free-market think tank, the 'Policy Exchange'.
This, one of just a handful of evidenced claims in the entire document about the so-called 'free speech crisis', is taken from a 2019 report called "Academic freedom in the UK" - which used a sample of just 505 UK university students - about 0.02% of UK students!
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EVERYONE should be EXTREMELY CONCERNED about the Govt's sinister #Orwellian attacks on free speech: the CHARITY-SILENCING Lobbying Act; 'Online Harms' legislation will SILENCE FREE SPEECH on social media (regulated by Dacre!); & legislation REGULATING FREE SPEECH in Universities.
Orwell’s name is associated with #totalitarianism & the #manipulation of language.

In #doublespeak, words are used to mask their real meaning, & to refer to their exact opposites: the Govt claims of an 'attack on free speech' conceals THEIR OWN repeated attacks on free speech.
Newspeak involves the simplification & purification of the English language to the extent that it functions purely as a means of maintaining state power & control.

Take back control.

The will of the people.

Enemies of the people.

Free speech is under attack from the woke.
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@Heidi_Cuda @BrentAllpress @Tentoads4truth @elliemail @MalcolmNance @Nick_Carmody @TeamPelosi @YourAnonCentral @jennycohn1 @ericgarland @JYSexton @politico YVW thank you for all your posts/threads..the CA one was excellent- the psychometric profiling of people prone to extremism and weaponizing them is one of the low points of this sad Trump/Brexit saga in history. For my money Murdoch is one of beneficiaries of it.
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WOW Review | A deep dive into President Trump’s doublespeak and other rhetorical tricks washingtonpost.com/outlook/a-deep… #DemagogueForPresident
"it deserves a place alongside George Orwell’s “Politics and the English Language” and Harry G. Frankfurt’s “On Bulls---.” It’s a brilliant dissertation on Trump’s patented brand of balderdash. That makes it one of the most important political books of this perilous summer." WOW!
Thank you @Folly_and_Glory, I'm speechless.
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Orwellian pandemic 101:
Bukan lockdown, tapi PSBB.
Bukan mudik, tapi pulang kampung.
Bukan tidak transparan, tapi agar tak panik.
Bukan konflik kepentingan, tapi maladministrasi.
#Doublespeak
Bukan pengangguran, tapi pra-kerja
Bukan tidak becus, tapi tidak sempurna
Bukan nakes korban, tapi nakes pahlawan
Bukan kenaikan harga, tapi penyesuaian harga
Bukan ekonomi ATAU kesehatan, tapi ekonomi DAN kesehatan
#Doublespeak
Bukan korupsi, tapi niat baik
Bukan tidak mau tahu, tapi tidak tahu
Bukan tidak tahu, tapi belum dikasih tahu
Bukan lepas tangan, tapi mengundurkan diri
Bukan Omnibus Cilaka, tapi Omnibus Cipta Kerja
#Doublespeak
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Michiel Cohen de Lara verklaard dat hij, als 18 jarige jongen, onder druk is gezet door "gerenomeerd advocatenkantoor" om geen aangifte te doen.

#Ontgroeningen #Faciliteerders #Medeplichtigen
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Wow. #Orwellian #Doublespeak Below @KathyBoockvar claims to be part of a bipartisan effort to improve #ElectionSecurity. Yesterday she released a report re-certifying the #ExpressVoteXL through a secret review that was not open to the public. freespeechforpeople.org/wp-content/upl…
3 good government groups made a joint statement about what a charade this #security review of the #ExpressVoteXL was freespeechforpeople.org/election-secur…
“It is disappointing that @KathyBoockvar decided not to be fully transparent” said @kskoglund Chief Technologist of Citizens for Better Elections. “Every petition for reexamination since 1980 has included a demonstration where the public and petitioners were invited."
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