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Our Enemy The Government

By Professor Ramesh Thakur: The Brownstone Institute The evil that men do lives after them. The good is oft interred with their bones. Thus spake Mark Antony in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar. So let it be with Covid. I ask as… Continue Reading →

The Painless Extinction of Formerly Free Australia 

By David Bell: Brownstone Institute If you place a frog in cool water and slowly raise the temperature, it’s said that you can boil it without it noticing and fighting to free itself. I never tested this, as I liked… Continue Reading →

Why the Secrecy Over Australia’s Vaccine Contracts?

By Maryanne Demasi: Brownstone Institute Major international governments have signed multibillion-dollar legal contracts with drug companies in order to secure access to covid-19 vaccines. But the drug companies and governments have refused to divulge details, saying the information is “commercial in confidence.”… Continue Reading →

Tyranny: The Rise of the Public-Private Partnership

Professor Ramesh Thakur: Brownstone Institute The slogan cuius regio, eius religio (whose the reign/realm, his the religion) was adopted in Europe in the mid-16th century to end the religious wars. It was an agreement among the monarchs that he who governs the territory… Continue Reading →

Lockdowns Were Counterterrorism, Not Public Health 

By Debbie Lerman: Brownstone Institute As previously reported, in the United States, the Covid pandemic response was designed and led by the national security branches of government, not by any public health agency or official.  Furthermore, we do not have a public record of… Continue Reading →

Was the Covid Response a Coup by the Intelligence Community?

By Michael Senger: Brownstone Institute From an early date, commentators have noted that the response to COVID had all the look and feel of a coup attempt. The masks, the slogans, the symbols, the lies, the sudden inversion of long-cherished norms and… Continue Reading →

Essential Reading for the Dissident, the Disenfranchised, the Disillusioned.

By Richard Kelly: Brownstone Institute. John Stapleton’s incredible new book Australia Breaks Apart has a surreal quality to it. He taps into the dissonance, the discord, and the disillusionment of those among us who were able, or who dared, to step outside… Continue Reading →

After Covid: Twelve Challenges for a Shattered World 

Jeffrey Tucker: Brownstone Institute Three years ago, in the depths of lockdowns, it became obvious that we desperately needed a new citizen movement with a different focus. Prevailing ideological forms were simply not adapted to the enormous exogenous shock to… Continue Reading →

Media Is to Blame for Covid Vaccines’ Wall of Infallibility

By Adam Creighton: Brownstone Institute. The dam wall has finally broken. In the US and Australia, the chapter of silence on reporting Covid-19 vaccine injuries appears to have slammed shut, due in no small part to Christine Middap’s excellent series… Continue Reading →

State Power and Covid Crime: Professor Ramesh Thakur. Australian National University.

Last June, a paper by a team that included the British Medical Journal editor Peter Doshi concluded that data from the Pfizer and Moderna trials indicated their vaccines are more likely to put people in hospital from adverse effects than keep them out by… Continue Reading →

Why did America’s National Security, Military and Intelligence Agencies Shroud the Covid Response in Secrecy?

By Debbie Lerman: Brownstone Institute Many features of the Covid response catastrophe remain shrouded in mystery: Who actually designed the US government’s Covid response policy?  We know from official government documents (see below) that it was the National Security Council… Continue Reading →

Requiem for Jacinda Ardern’s Political Life

Guy Hatchard: Brownstone Institute. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has resigned after months of rumours. Ardern, whose popularity has plummeted during the last six months, told us “she had nothing left in the tank.” In her resignation speech, she… Continue Reading →

Four Myths about Pandemic Preparedness 

By David Bell: Brownstone Institute. We are assured by the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Bank, the G20, and their friends that pandemics pose an existential threat to our survival and well-being. Pandemics are becoming more common, and if we don’t move urgently we will… Continue Reading →

Reality Check on the Vaccine Narrative

By Professor Ramesh Thakur: Australian National University. On October 23, an online poll on Covid controls and vaccines was published on news.com.au with some intriguing results. Conducted over one day, the survey attracted more than 42,000 votes for every question and more… Continue Reading →

It Was a Short Time Ago and Never Happened Anyway

Richard Kelly: Brownstone Institute The moral code of the West, greatly diminished already, has all but disappeared under the onslaught of the last 3 years. A great crime was committed while what’s left of morality fought bravely but could make… Continue Reading →

The Demonization of the Unvaccinated: A Look Back

Michael Senger: The Brownstone Institute. Social media has been in an uproar since a member of European Parliament posted a video of a hearing in which a Pfizer director admitted the company never tested whether its Covid mRNA vaccine prevents transmission prior… Continue Reading →

The Nightmare Story of the 21st Century: The Latest from the Brownstone Institute.

The Brownstone Institute has emerged as the world’s leading academic centre for covering the Covid story. Just when you think the story of corruption, coercion, death, injury and malfeasance couldn’t get any worse, it does. Brownstone says they intend to… Continue Reading →

What Covid Containment Has Done to Our Children

By Paul Frijters, Gigi Foster and Michael Baker: Brownstone Institute. For the past two years, what Western governments have done to the next generation — all in the name of keeping them safe, of course — has been calamitous. Instead… Continue Reading →

New Zealand: Mugged by Covid Reality

By Ramesh Thakur: Brownstone Institute. In the first year of the pandemic, a team from Otago University in New Zealand (my former university) published an interesting study that provided some explanation for the strong public support for lockdown measures. This… Continue Reading →

“If We Get Covid, So Be It”: Australia’s Hypocrisy

By Professor Ramesh Thakur: Brownstone Institute. Australia just elevated Covid hypocrisy to a whole new level. On Sunday August 7, after a series of round-robin matches in two groups followed by knockout matches in the semi-finals, Australia and India met… Continue Reading →

Governments Were Given Credible Warnings about Lockdown Harms but Didn’t Listen

By Ramesh Thakur: Brownstone Institute. As countries emerge from the Dystopia of lockdown restrictions, there’s growing awareness of the phenomenon of excess deaths, for example in the  UK and Australia. On July 8, The Daily Mail (UK) reported that collateral damage of lockdowns is killing 1,000… Continue Reading →

Let the Recriminations Begin: The Great Unravelling

Brownstone Institute. The Brownstone Institute is the world’s leading academic centre confronting the Big Tech, Big Government, Big Pharma Covid narrative. Here is a sampling of their recent work. Finally, it has begun to dawn on people that there is… Continue Reading →

A Helpless People, Weary and Traumatised

Thomas Harrington: Brownstone Institute. When most people hear the terms “shock and awe” and “full spectrum dominance” they probably think—if they think about them at all—of the early moments of the premeditated US destruction of Iraq and the ever-smug grin… Continue Reading →

Germophobes to the Left and Right

Steve Templeton: Brownstone Institute. With the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic hopefully waning, it will be time for many to take a step back and assess the collateral damage. And there is, and is going to be, a lot of it. With two years of… Continue Reading →

Control Your Soul’s Desire For Freedom: The China Model Unravels in Shanghai 

Jeffrey A. Tucker: The Brownstone Institute. At the end of the Cold War, the end-of-history theory was that every country in the world that desired prosperity and progress would necessarily have to embrace both economic liberty and political democracy. You… Continue Reading →

Public Health Erred on the Side of Catastrophe

By Brian McGlinchey: Brownstone Institute. Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, proponents of lockdowns, shelter-in-place orders, mask mandates and other coercive government interventions have characterized these measures as benevolently “erring on the side of caution.”  Now, as the grim toll of those… Continue Reading →

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