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The Unfolding Catastrophe of Government Covid Hysteria

By Professor Ramesh Thakur The average seasonal flu has a fatality rate of 0.1%. On 5 March, based on the early data from Wuhan in China which had the first cluster of infections and deaths, the World Health Organisation (WHO)… Continue Reading →

Lockdown Backlash: The Death of Empathy

There have been lockdown protests around the world, and numerous academics and pundits querying government responses to Covid-19, from the ever populist Fox News to highly credentialed epidemiologists. The Australian government, with its inconsistent messaging and highly confusing fear mongering,… Continue Reading →

Australian Alternative Health Magazine Pulled from Supermarket Shelves

By TOTT News A magazine that publishes about complementary therapies, alternative medicines and protection against 5G was recently taken down from supermarket shelves across the country. Coles and Woolworths bowed to pressure from radio host Ben Fordham to pull ‘What… Continue Reading →

Lockdowns Can Be Cruel, Heartless, and Deadly

By Emeritus Professor Ramesh Thakur  Human beings are family- and community-oriented social animals. Sharing food and drink at home or in restaurants, enjoying the cinema, watching cricket, or appreciating a concert or a play are not optional add-ons but fundamental… Continue Reading →

Sound the Trumpets: Not All Experts Agree with the Australian Government’s Covid Stance

By Ramesh Thakur Cockwomble: A person, usually male, prone to making outrageously stupid statements and/or engaging in inappropriate behaviour while generally having a very high opinion of their own wisdom  and importance. Presently exemplified by Agent Orange who dwells in… Continue Reading →

World Experts Warn: Stop the Lockdowns

Panicked and irresponsible responses to Covid-19 are destroying the very societies they purport to protect, some of the world’s leading experts claim. The scientific community is increasingly coming out to condemn the societal wide shutdowns ordered by numerous, increasingly authoritarian… Continue Reading →

How Australia Got Covid-19 Completely and Totally Wrong

Experts Warn Against Authoritarian Madness None of it makes any sense. The streets are spookily quiet. The economy has been killed stone dead. People are being fined for going about their normal lives, even for being outside their homes without… Continue Reading →

Drones and the Police State Pandemic

By Ethan Nash with TOTT News It’s all Going Straight to a Totalitarian Hell As COVID-19 restrictions tighten across the world, governments are harnessing the potential of drones. From delivering medical supplies, to helping keep people indoors — drones can do a… Continue Reading →

Covid-19 Expands Power of the State

Australia’s Uber Surveillance Just Got Worse New reports have revealed authorities are incorporating smart phone tracking as a means to monitor and control COVID-19 ‘clusters’ in various locations. Agencies are requesting metadata reports from telecommunications giants, leading to growing concerns that… Continue Reading →

Covid-19: Australia’s Dismal Missteps and Mismanagement

By Jack Waterford It is too early for the official history of the impact of COVID-19 on Australia. We are not even at the end of the beginning, let alone the beginning of the end. Politicians and the independent experts… Continue Reading →

People’s Skepticism About Covid-19 Is The Fault Of The Lying Mass Media

By Caitlin Johnstone Propaganda is to Democracy, what violence is to Totalitarianism.” Noam Chomsky. You can’t blame people for being distrustful when you make them that way. The people screaming the loudest about disinformation right now are the ones most responsible… Continue Reading →

Australia’s Cufflink Comrades: The Victims of the Big Bail-out

By Michael West, Founder of Michael West Media Apart from the assorted state government stimulus initiatives, Australia’s Federal Government has been notching up stimulus at the rate of more than one per week. On March 12, a $17.6 billion stimulus — a $4.76… Continue Reading →

Deliberately Destroying the Australian Economy

Fiscal Stimulus on Steroids The government which brought the nation some of the most expensive electricity in the world, worst, read truly abysmal internet, plummeting educational outcomes, highest household debt and soaring costs of living is in the act of throwing… Continue Reading →

Covid-19 Plays Out in Australia

An Unfolding Catastrophe The coverage has been excoriating. And so it should be. Australians have been abandoned by the political establishment. In a time of crisis, they’ve been doubly abandoned. There has been a catastrophic loss of faith in democracy,… Continue Reading →

Covid-19: Pundits Queue to Criticise the Prime Minister

Australia’s Collapsing Democracy: A Deficit of Trust Experts have long warned that with the extremely poor quality of government which has characterised the last decade in Australia, the country was rapidly becoming ungovernable. Now the future has arrived. Normally in times… Continue Reading →

Australia: The Leaderless Country

By Allan Patience with Pearls & Irritations Australia has been leaderless since the federal election last May. The Morrison government has shown itself to be woefully unprepared for the policy challenges now facing the country. It is a government that… Continue Reading →

The Australian Government Response to Corona Crisis: A Massive Subsidy to Corporations

By Michael West, founder of Michael West Media The Morrison Government’s emergency measures to protect the economy in the midst of a pandemic are another massive subsidy from embattled taxpayers to Australia’s largest corporations. They are a failure of government to… Continue Reading →

Pandemic Projections Signal Profound Societal Disruption Over Many Months

By Melissa Sweet, Editor of Croakey Immense disruption to societies, and people’s lives and work will be necessary over many months if there is to be any hope of preventing large numbers of deaths from COVID-19. That is the suggestion from modelling by… Continue Reading →

COVID-19: Infection, Isolation and Action

By Dr Cathie Hull with Pearls & Irritations I was caught unawares by being exposed to COVID-19, despite thorough knowledge of the online medical research. I am now in home isolation. If I can be caught unawares, you can too…. Continue Reading →

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