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Triple Flipper In News Cycle

There was a flurry of breaking news on Friday that has many political pundits agreeing that something is shifting inside the halls of power.

Michael Adams, of Natural News, reports the FBI got the ball rolling by leaking to Reuters that the Jan. 6 siege on the Capitol wasn’t planned by anyone, also stating that President Trump, Alex Jones and Roger Stone were cleared of any wrongdoing. Then, in a shocking about-face, the mainstream media flipped on President Biden following the Afghanistan debacle, bashing him at every turn. Says Adams, “ABC called him a liar, but it’s not only that. They’re making Biden look bad now, showing photos and videos that are kind of sad, pathetic looking.  Obviously, the CIA owns the mainstream media and they have told the media to start trashing Biden.”

Finally, Facebook’s council on free speech issued a strong statement disavowing the United Kingdom’s Council for Digital Hate. The organization had previously released a list labeled “The Disinformation Dozen,” regarding the coronavirus vaccines. So what are the odds of these three stories breaking on the same day, less than a week after the Afghan chaos? Adams takes a deeper look with his analysis.

Colombia Pushed To Spray

Welcome to New World Next Week – the video series from Corbett Report and Media Monarchy that covers some of the most important developments in open source intelligence news. This week:

  • Story #1: Self-Driving Cars Will Stop For Police, Roll Down Your Windows, Unlock Your Doors
  • Story #2: Reuters, BBC Participated In Covert UK-Funded Programs to “Weaken Russia”
  • Story #3: Biden Pushes Colombia to Restart Glyphosate Spraying Program


Cities At Greatest Risk

The coronavirus continues its spread through China and surrounding Asian countries. The data increasingly show that this virus is wickedly contagious, especially in crowded environments where population density is high — like the densely-packed buildings in cities. As a frightening example: in Japan, a health worker was infected while inspecting a quarantined cruise ship, despite wearing a hazmat suit and taking standard precautions.

On the more positive side, we are hearing “success” stories from those who have now recovered from the virus. These are mostly folks who had less serious cases, which is around 80% of those infected. But, on the more concerning side, evidence is showing that those who recover may not have immunity from catching the virus again. And, that a second infection could potentially result in a much more serious threat to life.

As usual, we still need more detail before drawing hard conclusions. There are many elements still unknown about this virus — such as why the rate of spread appears much lower outside of China than within. We remain committed to scouring the news and science wires until we have the answers. More from Chris Martenson.

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The number of Coronavirus cases is rapidly escalating. There are now more than 60,000 confirmed cases and several new epicenters — the bulk of them still in China, but now quarantines are happening elsewhere as well. There’s a new case in California, meaning that state now has at least seven known patients. Styxhexenhammer666 provides his daily update.

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Patients in Wuhan, at the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, dance to stay positive. They are joined by medical staff to entertain themselves by dancing at a makeshift hospital to fight against the virus. More from Reuters.

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Award-winning author Rosemary Gibson discusses here new book China Rx, an investigative report into the dependence on China for the provision of crucial medications and the difficulties it creates for FDA oversight and more importantly for national security. This video is entitled What’s In Your Medicine Cabinet: Our Growing Dependence on China For Medicine. A Health Watch USA Presentation.

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Scientists Hijack Worm’s Brain

Researchers at Harvard University have taken over control of a roundworm’s brain. After genetically engineering the worm to make its neurons sensitive to light, the scientists found they could use lasers to stimulate the worm’s brain and control its movements. Ben Gruber reports for Reuters.

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Venezuela’s Chavez in Dogfight

Sunday’s Presidential election in Venezuela pits Socialist strongman Hugo Chavez against the most formidable opponent he has faced in his 14 years in office. Coalition opposition leader Henrique Capriles has gained ground by waging an aggressive door-to-door campaign. But even Capriles describes himself as a David facing a Goliath, and recent polls show him trailing by about 10 percent. Chavez enjoys clearcut advantages, including billions of dollars in oil-funded handouts to court key voter blocs. Al Jazeera reports from Venezuela on the run-up to the election.

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Richard Beales and Raul Gallegos with Reuters discuss how Chavez raids the treasury of PDVSA, the Venezuelan state oil company, to bankroll his political and social programs. As a result, PDVSA is now a debt-ridden enterprise, forced to pay its suppliers with IOUs.

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