Beirut explosion: Protesters storm ruined streets and beg Macron to help topple ‘regime

The Muslim Times

Ryan Merrifield
a group of people walking down the street in front of a crowd: French President Emmanuel Macron visiting a devastated street of Beirut© DALATI NOHRA HANDOUT/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock French President Emmanuel Macron visiting a devastated street of BeirutProtesters stormed the streets of Beirut and begged Emmanuel Macron to help them topple the “regime” they blame for Tuesday’s devastating blast.The visiting French President on Thursday promised aid to Lebanon as he toured the ruined streets.But he reassured angry citizens reeling from a blast that killed 145 people that no blank cheques will be given to its leaders unless they enact reforms and end rife corruption.

Speaking at a news conference Macron called for an international inquiry into the devastating explosion that generated a seismic shock felt across the region.

He said it was an urgent signal to carry out anti-corruption reforms demanded by a furious population.

a group of people looking at a cell phone: Macron hugs a resident in the shell-shocked city© POOL/AFP via Getty Images Macron hugs a resident in the shell-shocked cityDozens are still missing after Tuesday’s explosion at the port that injured 5,000…

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BRAVE NEW WORLD: The West is One Vast Social Engineering Experiment – By Wen Wryte


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“…The astonishing feature of all this is that the involuntary but mostly compliant subjects of this vast experiment in social engineering appear to lack any insight into what is being done to them.  They have surrendered their critical faculties to invisible minders who program them to feel emotions, think thoughts, deliver utterances, and commit acts at the behest of hidden controllers who can avoid taking any responsibility for what ensues”

The West is One Vast Social Engineering Experiment – By Wen Wryte

Many decades ago, I worked for a while in one of the old Victorian lunatic asylums in England.  They were by then called ‘long-stay mental hospitals’ and the patients were all highly institutionalized, conditioned by years of dull routine to an existence of passive compliance.  Psychotropic medications helped, and if a patient displayed some reluctance to follow routine, the usual response was to instigate…

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Skamokawa couple face animal cruelty charges

Exposing the Big Game

    ByDiana Zimmerman

    August 6, 2020

    Wahkiakum County Engineer Paul Lacy and his wife, Daria were scheduled to be in Wahkiakum District Court on Wednesday morning for a preliminary hearing. The pair have been charged with 11 counts of animal cruelty in the second degree and two counts of transporting or confining a domestic animal in an unsafe manner in a case that brought Wahkiakum County Sheriff’s Office to their Skamokawa property multiple times over the course of several months in 2019.

    A brief overview, according to reports from the Wahkiakum County Sheriff’s Office:

    On May 2, 2019, WCSO received a complaint that several horses were loose in Skamokawa. When deputies responded, they found a small pig standing atop a larger decomposing pig carcass in a pig pen that was several inches deep in mud and feces. Nearby in a garage, they found several dogs standing shoulder to…

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    REALPOLITIK: ‘Contradictions of Modern Iran’, Imperialist Iran Becomes Anti-Imperialist – By Thierry Meyssan


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    “…Westerners made Shah Reza Pahlevi the “gendarme of the Middle East”. He saw to it that nationalist movements were crushed….During the oil crisis of 1973, he realized the power he had at his disposal. He then considered restoring a real empire and sought the help of the Saudis. The latter immediately informed the United States who decided to eliminate their ally Pahlevi who had become too greedy and to replace him by the old ayatollah Khomeiny (77 years old at the time) whom they surrounded with their agents. But first of all, MI6 made it clear: the communists were put in prison, while the imam of the poor, the Lebanese Moussa Sadr, disappeared during a visit to Libya and Ali Shariati was assassinated in London”

    The history of Iran in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries corresponds neither to the…

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    SECRET SOCIETIES: ‘Behold the Green Dragon’, The Myth & Reality of an Asian Secret Society – By Richard Spence


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    “…The book presents the Green Dragon or, more simply, “The Greens,” a sinister international cabal bent on world domination. … the Green Dragon generates war, revolution and chaos, and its hand is the unseen common denominator in such seemingly disparate events as the assassination of Franz Ferdinand, the instigation of the Bolshevik Revolution, the murder of the Romanovs, the 1922 killing of German foreign minister Walther Rathenau… All in all, the Green Dragon sounds like another version of the infamous Illuminati who haunt so many conspiracy theories”

    Behold the Green Dragon: The Myth & Reality of an Asian Secret Society – BY RICHARD SPENCE

    History certainly has no shortage of enigmatic or controversial brotherhoods, orders, lodges and societies. The Knights Templar, for instance, are a perennial object of fascination and speculation. Whether the Templars were the inspiration for the no less controversial Freemasons, a band of…

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    Why we eat meat without guilt, but hate seeing animal slaughter

    Exposing the Big Game

    In her book ‘For A Moment of Taste’, former PETA CEO Poorva Joshipura writes about how categorising an animal as ‘food’ changes our view of it. Until we see it being killed.

    POORVA JOSHIPURA6 August, 2020 12:50 pm IST

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    When I ate meat, if someone were to have asked me if I loved animals, I would have said an enthusiastic ‘yes!’ After all, I adored playing with dogs and cats I would come across, enjoyed feeding squirrels and birds with my grandmother and liked watching wildlife documentaries with my father.

    However, eating animals requires someone ripping them from their families and butchering them—this is something everyone knows, even if they do not know the details of how it is done, and I knew that much too. Yet, I ate meat anyway. What allowed me to do so? What might allow others to…

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    Components of mRNA “Could Lead to Significant Adverse Events in One or More of Our Clinical Trials”

    The Most Revolutionary Act

    August 06, 2020

    Components of mRNA Technology “Could Lead to Significant Adverse Events in One or More of Our Clinical Trials,” says Moderna

    By the Children’s Health Defense Team


    • mRNA vaccines undergoing Covid-19 clinical trials, including the Moderna vaccine, rely on a nanoparticle-based “carrier system” containing a synthetic chemical called polyethylene glycol (PEG).
    • The use of PEG in drugs and vaccines is increasingly controversial due to the well-documented incidence of adverse PEG-related immune reactions, including life-threatening anaphylaxis.
    • Roughly seven in ten Americans may already be sensitized to PEG, which may result in reduced efficacy of the vaccine and an increase in adverse side effects.
    • If a PEG-containing mRNA vaccine for Covid-19 gains FDA approval, the uptick in exposure to PEG will be unprecedented—and potentially disastrous.
    • Moderna documents and publications indicate that the company is well aware of safety risks associated with PEG and other aspects of its mRNA technology…

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    World Athens Muslims Fear Mosque Delay After Hagia Sophia Conversion

    The Muslim Times

    After Turkey turned Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia museum back to a mosque, Muslims in Athens fear their own official place of worship, delayed for over a decade, will be held back again.

    The project to open a state-sanctioned mosque in Athens, the only European capital that does not have one, was launched in 2007.

    But it immediately ran into strong opposition from the influential Orthodox Church, as well as from nationalist groups.

    Worshippers take part in the Eid al-Adha prayers outside Hagia Sophia in IstanbulWorshippers take part in the Eid al-Adha prayers outside Hagia Sophia in Istanbul Photo: AFP / Ozan KOSE

    “I think after this incident, it might be even more difficult to open the official mosque that we have awaited for ten years,” says Imam Atta-ul Naseer, who runs a makeshift mosque in a central Athens apartment.

    An architectural marvel of the 6th century, the Hagia Sophia Byzantine basilica was converted into a mosque in 1453 after…

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    Scientists Attribute Record-Shattering Siberian Heat and Wildfires to Climate Change

    The Extinction Chronicles

    A decade of brutal Arctic heat waves increased emissions from fires and permafrost, melted heat-reflecting sea ice and pushed the High North climate toward collapse.


    JUL 15, 2020

    Scientists Attribute Record-Shattering Siberian Heat and Wildfires to Climate Change

    A view of a forest fire in central Yakutia from a helicopter. Credit: Yevgeny SofroneyevTASS via Getty Images

    Siberia’s scorching, 100-degree temperature record made headlines in late June, but it was just the latest spike in a decade of historic heat waves across the Arctic that also set records for wildfires, thawing permafrost and melting sea ice. Such extremes, scientists said, show that Arctic warming is accelerating to outpace all but the most dire climate projections.

    Intensifying warming in the Arctic trickles down to the rest of the world, melting Greenland’s ice to raise sea levels and flood coastal communities. It also shifts the paths of storms

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    The Worst-Case Scenario for Global Warming Tracks Closely With Actual Emissions

    The Extinction Chronicles

    With scientists divided between hope and despair, a new study finds that the model projecting warming of 4.3 degrees Celsius is “actually the best choice.”

    A piece of the Perito Moreno glacier, part of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field, breaks off and crashes into lake Argentina in the Los Glaciares National Park on April 5, 2019 in Santa Cruz province, Argentina. Credit: David Silverman/Getty Images

    A piece of the Perito Moreno glacier, part of the Southern Patagonian Ice Field, breaks off and crashes into lake Argentina in the Los Glaciares National Park on April 5, 2019 in Santa Cruz province, Argentina. Credit: David Silverman/Getty Images

    When scientists in the early 2000s developed a set of standardized scenarios to show how accumulating greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere will affect the climate, they were trying to create a framework for understanding how human decisions will affect the trajectory of global warming.

    The scenarios help define the possible effects on climate change—how we can limit the worst impacts by curbing greenhouse gas emissions quickly, or suffer the horrific outcome of unchecked fossil fuel burning.

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    National Security Alert: COVID Tests Scientifically Fraudulent, Epidemic of False Positives

    Counter Information

    President Trump Must Take Immediate Action

    Global Research, August 05, 2020

    Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) tests are used worldwide to “diagnose” Sars-Cov-2 infection. An in-depth investigation reveals clear scientific evidence proving that these tests are not accurate and create a statistically significant percentage of false positives. Positive results more likely indicate “ordinary respiratory diseases like the common cold.”

    In fact, American biochemist Kary Mullis, now deceased, who won the Noble Prize in chemistry for creating PCR technology, repeatedly stated throughout his career that it should not be used to test for viruses. This technology is designed to replicate DNA sequences, not test for coronavirus infections.

    Executive Action Required

    President Trump must take immediate action to investigate and hold members of the FDA, CDC and WHO accountable for scientific fraud and Crimes Against the Humanity.

    If he…

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    Mutual Aid Unites NYC Neighbors Facing COVID19

    The Most Revolutionary Act

    By Elizabeth Lawrence
    Kaiser Health News

    ‘It’s about love and solidarity’: Mutual aid unites NYC neighbors facing COVID

    Nancy Perez, a 45-year-old resident of the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant, contracted COVID-19 in March. She stayed quarantined in her room for a month to isolate from her two sons and grandson.

    A few days before she got the virus, she’d met a volunteer with Bed-Stuy Strong — one of the many mutual aid groups around the country that have rallied to provide help in the face of the pandemic. Bed-Stuy Strong assembled an army of volunteers to help vulnerable neighbors with food deliveries and basic supplies. While Perez was in isolation, volunteers regularly delivered cooked food for her sons, ages 17 and 20, and her 4-year-old grandson.

    “If it wasn’t for them, we wouldn’t have survived my quarantine and any other stuff that’s been going on,” said Perez, who receives disability…

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    Wendy Red Star | Circle of Courage | Teaching with Experience | Oklahoma | Try Giving

    Lara Trace Hentz

    KC:  How are you hoping kids respond to your work and this show?

    Wendy Red Star:  For me, it’s very important that the ancestors that are presented in the exhibition are really thought of as people. And relatable people. I try to do that by writing about them directly on their image, or by making them life-sized and having an opportunity to walk up to them. And really humanizing them, because Native people have been dehumanized so much or made into this mythical part of the West that doesn’t exist. My hope is that there’s a human connection that the kids can make and relate to.

    Wendy Red Star: Apsáalooke: Children of the Large-Beaked Bird continues at MASS MoCA (1040 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams, Massachusetts) through spring 2021. The exhibition was curated by Laura Thompson. The museum is currently open, though advanced, timed tickets are required.


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