One day after imposing a 5-day ultra-strict lockdown set to take effect over Easter weekend (presumably to head off any holiday-inspired spread), German Chancellor Angela Merkel has abandoned the plan, though Germany is still planning to extend its current restrictions through April 18.
Back in the day, when I was managing editor at the Daily Inter Lake in Kalispell, Mont., I enjoyed the end-of-year ritual of voting in the Associated Press’s poll of the Top 10 news stories.
For the first time, millions of Americans waited in food bank lines this year, unlike anything seen since the Great Depression of the 1930s.
According to AP, as the pandemic rages on, with more than 20 million still claiming unemployment benefits, food banks are dishing out more meals than ever.
The one place millions of Americans found themselves this year, as readers may recall, really starting in mid-March, have been food bank lines. We highlighted this phenomenon sweeping across the country as the pandemic wrecked the working poor as they grappled with food insecurity.
Soaring coronavirus cases, a slumping economy, and continued social unrest plague France at the moment.
According to RT News, thousands of protesters flooded the street of Paris Saturday to denounce President Emmanuel Macron’s “Global Security” bill.
Read more & videos: Paris Plunges Into Chaos As Protesters Denounce New Security Law — Activist Post
Over 60 protesters were arrested in anti-lockdown demonstrations on Saturday, as activists clashed with police who sought to break it up.
If only it was a BLM demonstration.
Health Impact News – November 24, 2020
by Tyler Durden
This video provides one of the most erudite and informative looks at Covid-19 and the consequences of lockdowns. As AIER notes, it was remarkable this week to watch as it appeared on YouTube and was forcibly taken down only 2 hours after posting.
(There are several copies on Bitchute, and we have included one below.)
In a year of fantastic educational content, this is one of the best we’ve seen.
Consider the presenter’s bio:
Health Impact News – November 21, 2020
by Tyler Durden
On Wednesday, scientists in Demark published a “revolutionary” study that demonstrates mask-wearing does very little to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. By Friday, an Oxford University professor, citing the study in an article published on The Spectator, reported that he was flagged by Facebook for “false information” as he attempted to repost the article on the social media platform.
England started its second covid lockdown on Thursday amid concerns of the virus pandemic’s reemergence over September and October has resulted in soaring hospital admissions across the country. Nearly three days into the lockdown, on Sunday, anti-lockdown protesters flooded the streets in several cities, denouncing the latest round of restrictions.
Read more & videos: Thousands Gather Across UK To Denounce National Lockdown — Activist Post
PFC – Oct 14, 2020 | By TBL staff
“You know all those lockdowns you were doing? You know, the ones that caused all that harm and suffering? Well, relax – we’ve changed our minds …”
(Please note we don’t subscribe to the propagandistic ‘Chinese Communist Party’ virus mantra. The issue of virus origins is much more complicated than that.)
The WHO could already see what was happening as a result of the lockdowns globally. Poverty-as-a-result-of-lockdown (not to mention the destruction of our civil liberties) has been evident for several months. Independent economists like Prof. Michel Chossudovsky have been saying this for some time. Why wait until now?
Great Barrington Declaration: https://gbdeclaration.org/
If readers want more evidence that the current economic system is rigged against the working-poor, well, look no further: New Federal Reserve data shows how these monetary wizards exacerbated the wealth gap during the virus pandemic via unprecedented quantitative easing programs.