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Green New Deal in Action! ‘Businesses in Spain have to keep summer air conditioning above 80 degrees F under new govt rules’

13 August 2022 @ 1:00 am - Watts Up With That?

From August 9, businesses have to keep summer air conditioning above 80 degrees Fahrenheit under new government rules

Aussie Journalist Celebrates President Biden’s Climate Change Deception

12 August 2022 @ 9:00 pm - Watts Up With That?

"... brilliant piece of marketing – it’s called the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), but it’s in fact a climate bill ..."

Microsoft trumps Google for 2021-22 bug bounty payouts

12 August 2022 @ 6:00 pm - The Register

Another $13.7m handed out to researchers, but then again it does have an awful lot of attack surfaces Microsoft appears to have beat Google on the bug bounty front, with $13.7 million in rewards spread out over 335 researchers.…

Climate Change Weekly #443: Politically Connected Piggies at the Trough for ‘Inflation’ Bill

12 August 2022 @ 5:45 pm - Watts Up With That?

Politically Connected Piggies at the Trough for ‘Inflation’ Bill

Propaganda with Professor Hannah Fry – The BBC Pandemic – Part 3

12 August 2022 @ 5:36 pm - Iain Davis

In Part 1 we looked at the propaganda and manipulation techniques used throughout the BBC programme “Unvaccinated with

AWS takes a shot at the private 5G network

12 August 2022 @ 5:00 pm - The Register

Well, more like 4G LTE right now, and you'll probably need someone to put up the radio Amazon Web Services has waded into the private mobile network marketplace with AWS Private 5G.…

Breaking Down Biden’s Climate Bill – LIVE Climate Change Roundtable

12 August 2022 @ 4:45 pm - Watts Up With That?

Participate in the chat on the YouTube stream LIVE at Noon CT today and every Friday to get your questions answered.

BT union announces 48-hour strike action in protest over pay

12 August 2022 @ 4:41 pm - The Register

26,000 engineers and call center operators to down tools again this month The union representing upset BT workers has served notice on the one-time UK state owned telco that tens of thousands of engineers and call center operators will down tools for two more days of strikes this month.…

Ubuntu 22.04.1: Slightly late, but worth the upgrade

12 August 2022 @ 4:00 pm - The Register

Latest shine on the Jammy Jellyfish brings ton of fixes to keep you working smoothly The first point-release of the newest Ubuntu is here, which marks the stage it formally becomes the new long-term-support release.…

Intel ups protection against physical chip attacks in Alder Lake

12 August 2022 @ 3:00 pm - The Register

Repurposes logic originally used for spotting variations in voltage, timing in older circuits to help performance Black Hat  Intel has disclosed how it may be able to protect systems against some physical threats by repurposing circuitry originally designed to counter variations in voltage and timing that may occur as silicon circuits age.…

Google fined $42.5m over misleading Android location settings in Australia

12 August 2022 @ 2:00 pm - The Register

Ad behemoth committed to 'providing the most helpful products possible' Google is being ordered to pay A$60 million ($42.5 million) in penalties to Australia's competition and national consumer law regulator regarding the collection and use of location data on Android phones.…

Facebook’s “Fact-Check” Website Called LeadStories Punches Itself in the Face, Again—Twice!

12 August 2022 @ 1:25 pm - The Pulse

When you’re funded by Facebook and a Chinese company cited for national security concerns, is it any surprise… The post Facebook’s “Fact-Check” Website Called LeadStories Punches Itself in the Face, Again—Twice! appeared first on The Pulse.

Emergency services call-handling provider: Ransomware forced it to pull servers offline

12 August 2022 @ 1:06 pm - The Register

Advanced's infrastructure still down and out, recovery to take weeks or more Advanced, the MSP forced to shut down some of its servers last week after identifying an "issue" with its infrastructure hosting products, has confirmed a ransomware attack and says recovery will be in the order of weeks.…

Friday Funny – Clownfish Climate Science

12 August 2022 @ 1:00 pm - Watts Up With That?

Star marine ecologist committed misconduct, university says Finding against Danielle Dixson vindicates whistleblowers who questioned high-profile work on ocean acidification [due to rising atmospheric CO₂ levels] A major controversy in…

Burning Imported Wood in Drax Power Plant ‘Doesn’t Make Sense’, Says Kwarteng

12 August 2022 @ 1:00 pm - Watts Up With That?

The importing of wood to burn in Drax power station “is not sustainable” and “doesn’t make any sense”, the business and energy secretary, Kwasi Kwarteng, told a private meeting of MPs this week.

Microsoft: Outlook desktop app crashing due to missing identity setting

12 August 2022 @ 12:15 pm - The Register

A new Windows esport event: Opening Outlook Outlook sometimes goes wrong and even Microsoft occasionally can't work out why, judging by a freshly published Microsoft 365 support article.…

Our software is perfect. If something has gone wrong, it must be YOUR fault

12 August 2022 @ 10:13 am - The Register

Hello customer, can I help you? Ha ha, just kidding, of course I won’t Something for the Weekend  "That's it! I've had enough of this! I'm leaving!"…

Microsoft open-sources its emojis as part of new design philosophy

12 August 2022 @ 9:15 am - The Register

No Clippy, though, and that philosophy only seems to go so far Microsoft open-sourced most of its emoji library this week.…

Peter Ridd on Great Barrier Reef Recovery: Technical Details of Coral Cover Statistics, and Background

12 August 2022 @ 9:00 am - Watts Up With That?

We must then remember that this is almost certainly natural, and not allow the merchants of doom to depress the children.

'I wonder what this cable does': How to tell thicknet from a thickhead

12 August 2022 @ 8:30 am - The Register

Termin-what? Why can't I connect directly to the network On Call  Is a Loose Cannon worse than a Big Cheese? What happens when the two are combined? Stir in some overconfidence and you have today's entry in the On Call archives.…

Asteroids may shoot pebbles into shallow temporary orbits, boffins believe

12 August 2022 @ 7:45 am - The Register

OSIRIS-Rex saw this happening. An odd meteorite suggests why and how In 2019, scientists clocked something they'd never seen before: an asteroid named Bennu appeared to be popping off swarms of pebbles. Research published Thursday may go some way to explain why.…

US military fuels eVTOL research with $75m contract

12 August 2022 @ 6:58 am - The Register

The renewed agreement more than doubles the DoD's deal with Joby Aviation A flying taxi company with plans to take to the skies by 2024 has just received a $45 million cash infusion from the United States Department of Defense to explore military applications.…

After eleven-year wait, Atlassian customers promised custom domains in 2023

12 August 2022 @ 6:05 am - The Register

Some got so cranky waiting they made a t-shirt celebrating the 'CLOUD-6999' Jira ticket On July 8, 2011, Atlassian Cloud posted a Jira ticket titled "Allow custom domains for Cloud apps".…

Repression, Terror, Fear: The Government Wants to Silence the Opposition

12 August 2022 @ 5:00 am - OffGuardian

John W. Whitehead & Nisha Whitehead “Once a government is committed to the principle of silencing the voice of opposition, it has only one way to go, and that is down the path of increasingly repressive measures, until it becomes a source of terror to all its citizens and creates a country where everyone lives …

Claim: A Total Victory for Socialism Could Save us From Climate Change

12 August 2022 @ 5:00 am - Watts Up With That?

While the author admits that early 20th century socialism was not notably green, apparently the 21st century version could save us from climate catastrophe.

VMware offers cloudy upgrade lifeline to legacy vCenter users

12 August 2022 @ 4:59 am - The Register

But warns 'upcoming major release of vSphere' will break some plugins It's not often that a double dot release of a product adds significant functionality, but VMware did just that on Thursday with version 4.4.1 of its Cloud Director Availability product, which adds the ability to migrate aged and unsupported versions of vCenter to the cloud.…

Court voids 34,000 unfair Fuji Xerox contracts

12 August 2022 @ 2:58 am - The Register

Required customers to pay for software they did not receive, among other sins Australia's Federal Court has voided 34,000 contracts that Fuji Xerox's local outposts offered to local small business customers, after they were found to be unfair in many ways.…

Amazon’s Growth Limited by Lack of Phosphorus

12 August 2022 @ 1:00 am - Watts Up With That?

Growth of the Amazon rainforest in our increasingly carbon-rich atmosphere could be limited by a lack of phosphorus in the soil, new research shows.

FAANGs failing on keeping user data safe from bug hunters

12 August 2022 @ 12:58 am - The Register

Time to call in the legal team Black Hat  Dylan Ayrey, a bug hunter and CEO of Truffle Security, discovered a big data company credential dump containing personal information belonging to about 50,000 of its users, and still hasn't fixed it. …

FTC ponders proper punishment for commercial data 'surveillance' and shoddy security

11 August 2022 @ 11:53 pm - The Register

Got thoughts on the online panopticon? The FTC wants to hear The US Federal Trade Commission on Thursday announced an effort to formulate privacy rules to deter unwelcome online monitoring and shoddy data security.…

Higher risks and premiums are creating critical gap in cyber insurance

11 August 2022 @ 11:03 pm - The Register

Most organizations don’t have the financial resources necessary to address ransomware and other cyberattacks, BlackBerry says Black Hat  Many organizations are increasingly unprepared to deal with the skyrocketing costs of a ransomware attacks, at a time when the number of incidents and the payments demanded by cybercriminals are rising rapidly.…

Security needs to learn from the aviation biz to avoid crashing

11 August 2022 @ 10:30 pm - The Register

'Until someone has to go to jail for doing it wrong the teeth are not going to be the same' Black Hat video  The security industry needs to take a leaf from the manual of an industry where smart incident response is literally life and death, if it is to fix systemic problems.…

Scientists unveil a physics-defying curved space robot

11 August 2022 @ 10:00 pm - The Register

It can move without anything to push off from, but only via curved spacetime A team of scientists from Georgia Tech say they've built a robot that can move without anything to push against – a discovery that seems to violate the law of conservation momentum. …

Russian invasion has dangerously destabilized cyber security norms

11 August 2022 @ 9:30 pm - The Register

The inside scoop on the Ukrainian IT army, and what could happen next Black Hat  The hacktivist attacks that have occurred during the ongoing war in Ukraine are setting a dangerous precedent for cyber norms — and infrastructure security, according to journalist and author Kim Zetter.…

Resources for the Future: Retail Electricity Rates Under the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

11 August 2022 @ 9:00 pm - Watts Up With That?

In conclusion, the Texas data do not show that renewable energy deployment reduces costs. 

AWS and Splunk partner for faster cyberattack response

11 August 2022 @ 8:45 pm - The Register

OCSF initiative will give enterprise security teams an open standard for moving and analyzing threat data Black Hat  AWS and Splunk are leading an initiative aimed at creating an open standard for ingesting and analyzing data, enabling enterprise security teams to more quickly respond to cyberthreats.…

Google gets the green light to flood US Gmail inboxes with political spam

11 August 2022 @ 8:01 pm - The Register

Federal Election Commission votes to let Google allow campaign email through filters The US Federal Election Commission on Thursday voted 4-1 to allow Google to create a program exempting qualified political email from Gmail spam filtering, despite emphatic objections from email users.…

Ex-CIA security boss predicts coming crackdown on spyware

11 August 2022 @ 7:15 pm - The Register

Plus, spoiler alert: ransomware is gonna get a lot worse Black Hat video  It turns out that ex-CIA chief information security officers don't spill secrets at bars in Vegas. Or via Zoom, while pretending to be at a Black Hat cocktail party.…

Sonatype spots another PyPI package behaving badly

11 August 2022 @ 6:30 pm - The Register

Identity of a real person was used to lend credence to a package that dropped cryptominer in memory Sonatype has unearthed yet more malware lurking on PyPI, this time a fileless Linux nasty designed to mine Monero and using the identity of a real person to lend credibility to the package.…

General Motors charging mandatory $1,500 fee for three years of optional car features

11 August 2022 @ 5:45 pm - The Register

Don't want the services? You'll still have to pay for them, activated or not Drivers in the US and Canada are in for a bit of sticker shock as General Motors has made three years of its OnStar subscription service mandatory in many new vehicles at a cost of $1,500.…

SmartNICs to make up 38% of network market by 2026

11 August 2022 @ 5:00 pm - The Register

Dell'Oro sees traditional NICs being displaced for most hyperscale cloud infrastructure SmartNICs are expected to play a significant part in growing the Ethernet adapter market, which is forecast to reach $5 billion by 2026, according to research outfit Dell'Oro.…

Biden falsely links Kentucky floods to ‘climate change’ – Reality Check: Floods ‘have not increased in frequency or intensity’ – White House ignores peer-reviewed studies & IPCC & data

11 August 2022 @ 5:00 pm - Watts Up With That?

‘Changes in the frequency of major floods are dominated by multidecadal variability.’

Don't be surprised if your organization suffers multiple cyberattacks

11 August 2022 @ 4:15 pm - The Register

Failing to fix flaws, a crowded threat group scene, RaaS, and dependencies among crooks are fueling the trend Black Hat  Security experts spent years warning enterprises to expect cyberattacks and to plan their defenses accordingly, now Sophos researchers are saying organizations shouldn't be surprised if they get attacked multiple times.…

Dealing with legacy issues around Red Hat crypto versions? Here's a fix

11 August 2022 @ 3:30 pm - The Register

RHEL SHA-ll speak unto RHEL… except from 9 to 6 If you're running a mixture of new and old RHEL versions, you may have problems SSHing from new to old. Luckily, someone has worked out a handy way around it.…

There can be only one... Microsoft Excel Champion

11 August 2022 @ 2:30 pm - The Register

Welcome to the world of extreme modeling, techie style. How's your day going? Channel surfers seeking refuge from the world might have stumbled across an esport on ESPN2 that is as brilliant as it is horrifying.…

FCC rejects Starlink's bid for US rural internet access funds

11 August 2022 @ 1:45 pm - The Register

Even those within the agency puzzled by the SpaceX decision when 'we have the technology to improve lives now' The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has rejected Starlink's application for subsidies under the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund program.…

Four charged with tricking Qualcomm into buying $150m startup

11 August 2022 @ 1:00 pm - The Register

Technically the chip giant already owned the tech due to real inventor’s contract, according to DoJ Updated  The US Department of Justice has charged four people with conspiring to fraudulently sell a startup for $150 million to a San Diego based multinational tech company that The Reg has identified as Qualcomm.…

WSJ and Lomborg show just how useless the “Inflation Reduction Act” is at tackling climate

11 August 2022 @ 1:00 pm - Watts Up With That?

Orginally published on Climate Realism today. On August 8th , just a day after the passage of the so-called “Inflation Reduction Act,” containing  a suite of climate-related spending and tax credits,…

Want the very latest Windows Insider Dev Channel build? Check your disk space

11 August 2022 @ 12:15 pm - The Register

You might need to free up 24GB. A bug for now, but might be sign of way things are going Remember when you could run Windows from a floppy disk? The latest Windows 11 Dev Channel Insider build could need at least 24GB of free space to download and install.…

Ex-Twitter staffer convicted of spying for Saudi Arabia

11 August 2022 @ 11:30 am - The Register

Ahmad Abouammo is facing 10-20 years in prison for leaking PII from 6,000 Twitter accounts A former Twitter employee faces up to 20 years in prison after being convicted of spying for Saudi Arabia and its royal family.…

BT wins networking contract for UK nuclear site Sellafield

11 August 2022 @ 10:32 am - The Register

Paving the way for the role of AI in the future of nuclear waste processing UK telephony outfit British Telecom has won a five-year deal for networking at the Sellafield nuclear site in northwest England.…

Supermicro pulls in a strong quarter thanks to rack-scale demand

11 August 2022 @ 9:34 am - The Register

More customers also adopting the server maker's green computing products, CEO says Supermicro, server provider to the hyperscale cloud providers, has delivered better than expected figures for its fiscal Q4 2022, attributing it to a growing number of customers adopting its rack-scale solutions.…

Why Red Meat Negative Health Claims are False

11 August 2022 @ 9:00 am - Watts Up With That?

Red meat is not unhealthy. It is belief of deceptive statistical practices and false claims from academic food researchers that are unhealthy.

Rescuezilla 2.4 is here: Grab it before you need it

11 August 2022 @ 8:30 am - The Register

A fork of Redo Rescue that outdoes the original – and beats Clonezilla too Version 2.4 of Rescuezilla - which describes itself as the "Swiss Army Knife of System Recovery," - is here and based on Ubuntu 22.04.…

DoE digs up molten salt nuclear reactor tech, taps Los Alamos to lead the way back

11 August 2022 @ 7:30 am - The Register

The collaborative effort pits supercomputers against the agency's corrosive reactor research After more than 50 years, molten salt nuclear reactors might be making a comeback. The US Department of Energy (DoE) has tapped Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) to lead a $9.25 million study into the structural properties and materials necessary to build them at scale.…

Intel, Amazon, and SpaceX asked to tuck into DARPA's Space-BACN

11 August 2022 @ 7:06 am - The Register

Internetwork of satellite networks advances to 'actually building' stuff stage DARPA's attempt to build an internetwork of communications satellites – which operates under the fabulous name Space-BACN – has tapped Intel, SpaceX and others to build kit that will make its planned "Space-Based Adaptive Communications Node" a reality.…

Is the Bank of Russia buying gold?

11 August 2022 @ 7:00 am - OffGuardian

Riley Waggaman On March 25, the Bank of Russia announced it would buy gold at a fixed price of 5,000 rubles per gram. Less than two weeks later, on April 7, Russia’s central bank canceled its new gold-buying policy, opting instead for a negotiated price (at a discount). The logic behind this move, according to …

Cisco admits corporate network compromised by gang with links to Lapsus$

11 August 2022 @ 5:59 am - The Register

Voice-phished their way in, but Switchzilla claims no damage done Cisco disclosed on Wednesday that its corporate network was accessed by cyber-criminals in May after an employee's personal Google account was compromised – an act a ransomware gang named "Yanluowang" has now claimed as its work.…

Apocalyptic Versus Post-Apocalyptic Climate Politics

11 August 2022 @ 5:00 am - Watts Up With That?

Overall a more rapid transition will be facilitated if we don’t unduly focus on CO2 emissions and meeting near term emissions targets.

SoftBank offloads part of Alibaba stake to raise much-needed cash

11 August 2022 @ 4:58 am - The Register

Invested $20 million in 2000 and will pocket $34 billion and keep a slice worth more than that – for now Japan's SoftBank Group will offload almost half its holdings in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, netting over $20 billion to help it record a profit but casting doubts over Alibaba's prospects.…

Economic uncertainty can't stop cloud growth

11 August 2022 @ 4:01 am - The Register

You may have had your fill of chips – but AWS, GCP, and Azure are still hungry, analyst tells El Reg The hyperscalers and public cloud providers are barreling ahead, unfazed by a rapidly deteriorating economic outlook, according to a recent Dell'Oro Group report.…

Microsoft joins India's monopoly-busting e-commerce multi-mart

11 August 2022 @ 3:01 am - The Register

The Open Network for Digital Commerce could hardly ask for a more credible participant Microsoft has decided to open a store in India's Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) – an effort the nation hopes will make it harder for the likes of Amazon and Walmart-controlled Flipkart to dominate e-commerce in the world's second most populous nation.…

Meta privacy red team lead: Does your business know its privacy adversaries?

11 August 2022 @ 1:15 am - The Register

Ethical hackers, but for privacy programs Black Hat  Miscreants aren't only working to exploit flaws in an enterprise's security posture, they're also looking for holes in organizations' privacy programs to steal user data, according to Meta's Scott Tenaglia.…

Claim: Some People are Suffering Debilitating Eco-Anxiety – But their Fears are Justified

11 August 2022 @ 1:00 am - Watts Up With That?

If you wanted to help someone suffering debilitating eco-anxiety, would your starting point be reinforcing their delusions by agreeing with them?

Boffins rate npm and PyPI package security and it's not good

11 August 2022 @ 12:54 am - The Register

Guess what? Open source security still has gaps The Open Source Security Foundation (OpenSSF), as its name plainly states, aims to help make open source software more secure, but improvements flowing from its efforts are hard to find.…

Tech industry stuck over patent problems with AI algorithms

10 August 2022 @ 11:59 pm - The Register

Lawyers at Google are unsure if they can patent chip floorplans created by machines The question of whether AI-generated outputs can be patented is impacting how technology companies can protect their intellectual property.…

Ex-CISA chief Krebs calls for US to get serious on security

10 August 2022 @ 11:26 pm - The Register

Black Hat kicks off with call for single infosec agency with real clout and less confused crossover Black Hat  It's time to reorganize the US government and create a new agency focused solely on on digital risk management services, according to former CISA director Chris Krebs.…

Google tells Apple to 'fix text messaging' in bid to promote RCS protocol

10 August 2022 @ 10:00 pm - The Register

iMessage talks to Android users via outdated SMS/MMS, ad giant complains Google has launched a campaign to pressure Apple to adopt Rich Communications Services (RCS), a protocol used by most mobile industry vendors but not the iPhone maker.…

UK to reverse “accidental” ban on edible insect farming

10 August 2022 @ 10:00 pm - OffGuardian

Kit Knightly Good news guys, UK companies will soon be free to start producing and selling several species of “edible insects” again. Apparently, one effect of Brexit is that the UK no longer belonged to the European Union’s “novel foods” programme, which approved many varieties of insects for human consumption. Because of this the farming …

Latest Survey of ‘Coral Cover’ Fundamentally Unscientific

10 August 2022 @ 9:00 pm - Watts Up With That?

The relatively low percentage cover is because only the reef perimeter is surveyed by AIMS, which is the equivalent of reporting on the population of Sydney after skirting around the outer suburbs.

As Black Hat kicks off, the US government is getting the message on hiring security talent

10 August 2022 @ 8:58 pm - The Register

Katie Moussouris tells it like it is Black Hat  With the world's largest collection of security folk gathering in Las Vegas for the Black Hat conference there are encouraging signs that the US government might actually be getting smarter about hiring.…

Models, Climate Scientists Wrong Again…New Study Finds Jet Stream Strengthening, Not Weakening

10 August 2022 @ 5:00 pm - Watts Up With That?

...in fact found that the winter jet stream over the North Atlantic and Eurasia has increased in average speed by 8% to 132 mph.

Multiple Scientists Sue Biden Admin For Censoring COVID-19 Facts

10 August 2022 @ 2:19 pm - The Pulse

Several scientists have joined a lawsuit filed by the states of Louisiana and Missouri alleging that the Biden… The post Multiple Scientists Sue Biden Admin For Censoring COVID-19 Facts appeared first on The Pulse.

Star Marine Ecologist Committed Misconduct, University Says

10 August 2022 @ 1:00 pm - Watts Up With That?

Finding against Danielle Dixson vindicates whistleblowers who questioned high-profile work on ocean acidification

Claim: Reserve Banks Should Hire Climate Scientists

10 August 2022 @ 9:00 am - Watts Up With That?

Professor Andy Pitman wants central banks to hire climate scientists to help them build high resolution risk models, to properly evaluate regional climate risk. But the Aussie RBA disagrees their role is to evaluate climate risk.

The BBC’s “Unvaccinated”: Undisclosed Conflicts of Interest – Part 2

10 August 2022 @ 7:00 am - OffGuardian

Iain Davis Part II of Iain’s series breaking down the BBC’s “Unvaccinated” documentary – Read Part I here. I speculated in a previous article that the BBC would attempt to establish a narrative that would promote and support the UK government’s proposed Online Safety Act. And that is precisely what it did in its would-be documentary, “Unvaccinated …

About the Newly Approved Nuclear Microreactor

10 August 2022 @ 5:00 am - Watts Up With That?

While greens are clamoring for more unreliable wind and solar, nuclear is about to make a big leap forward with the recent Pentagon approval of the first microreactor. Here is…

Covid, Ukraine & the real “enemy”: an open letter to Vanessa Beeley

9 August 2022 @ 8:00 pm - OffGuardian

Catte Journalist Vanessa Beeley wrote this today on her Telegram channel “When are people going to realise we all face one enemy and that there is no time for “neutrality”? There is no time for division over the concepts created by the enemy to divide and distract. Focus on the enemy” This is my response… …

A ‘Spiritual Trap’ Many People Fall Into That Sabotages Their Growth

9 August 2022 @ 3:36 pm - The Pulse

What does it look like to live from your heart? What is the mind’s role in our experience?… The post A ‘Spiritual Trap’ Many People Fall Into That Sabotages Their Growth appeared first on The Pulse.

New Study Shows No Evidence That Depression Is Caused By A Chemical Imbalance

9 August 2022 @ 12:56 pm - The Pulse

Researchers and scientists have long questioned the widespread use of antidepressants. Not only for lack of efficacy, but… The post New Study Shows No Evidence That Depression Is Caused By A Chemical Imbalance appeared first on The Pulse.

The “Unvaccinated” Question – Revisited

9 August 2022 @ 6:00 am - OffGuardian

CJ Hopkins On 1 September, 1941, Chief of Reich Security Reinhard Heydrich, one of the most fanatical, mass-murdering Nazis, issued a now notorious decree ordering Jews above the age of six to wear an identifying badge in public. The Jewish Badge, a yellow Star of David with the word “Jew” inscribed inside the star, was meant …

WATCH: A Mass Media Reading List

8 August 2022 @ 9:00 pm - OffGuardian

On the latest Questions for Corbett, Jackie writes in to ask for another book list, so James obliges by going through the reading list for the new Mass Media: A History online course. You can see the full reading list, as well shownotes and other links, here.

12 Memes to Get You Through the Day – Part 19

8 August 2022 @ 10:00 am - OffGuardian

Well it’s Monday again and, for now at least, that means more memes. Yes, Meme Mondays two weeks in a row! Isn’t that a treat? Don’t get used to it. You just know there’s an unhealthy dose of reality out there ready to ruin the fun sometime soon. 1. Some of you may have noticed …

Native Elder – “I Was Told That There Are Four Violent Species In The Universe, Humans Were One of Them”

7 August 2022 @ 8:05 pm - The Pulse

Richard Wagamese, a well known Ojibway author and journalist from the Wabaseemoong Independent Nations in Northwestern Ontario, Canada… The post Native Elder – “I Was Told That There Are Four Violent Species In The Universe, Humans Were One of Them” appeared first on

This Week in the New Normal #41

7 August 2022 @ 3:00 pm - OffGuardian

Our successor to This Week in the Guardian, This Week in the New Normal is our weekly chart of the progress of autocracy, authoritarianism and economic restructuring around the world. 1. VISA TO be held liable for payments it processes? A California judge has ruled that VISA is potentially liable as a co-defendent in a …

Illinois Hospital System To Pay Millions In Settlement For Firing Unvaccinated Workers

6 August 2022 @ 4:03 pm - The Pulse

Liberty Counsel, a Christian ministry has announced that it has settled the nation’s first classwide lawsuit for health… The post Illinois Hospital System To Pay Millions In Settlement For Firing Unvaccinated Workers appeared first on The Pulse.

Propaganda with Professor Hannah Fry – Undisclosed Conflicts of Interest – Part 2

6 August 2022 @ 2:02 pm - Iain Davis

I speculated in a previous article that the BBC would attempt to establish a narrative that would promote and support the UK government's proposed Online Safety Act. And that is prec

The WHO’s Reckless Disregard for Truth

5 August 2022 @ 1:33 pm - The Pulse

Public health relies on trust. Advertising relies on twisting the truth, even deceiving people, to persuade them to… The post The WHO’s Reckless Disregard for Truth appeared first on The Pulse.

Court Documents Reveal Canada’s Travel Ban Had No Scientific Basis

3 August 2022 @ 4:47 pm - The Pulse

Newly-unsealed court documents have revealed that the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, and his government had no… The post Court Documents Reveal Canada’s Travel Ban Had No Scientific Basis appeared first on The Pulse.

Marc Dutroux: The ‘Jeffrey Epstein’ of Belgium

2 August 2022 @ 1:30 pm - The Pulse

Marc Dutroux is a Belgian convicted serial killer, rapist, and child molestor. He was convicted in 1989 for… The post Marc Dutroux: The ‘Jeffrey Epstein’ of Belgium appeared first on The Pulse.

6 Doctors Die In Canada Within 2 Weeks – What’s Going On?

31 July 2022 @ 11:31 am - The Pulse

During the month of July, 6 doctors have died in Canada. This fact has been generating social media… The post 6 Doctors Die In Canada Within 2 Weeks – What’s Going On? appeared first on The Pulse.

Propaganda with Professor Hannah Fry – Part 1

28 July 2022 @ 11:06 pm - Iain Davis

In my previous article I committed the journalistic sin of predicting the future. I anticipated that the BBC's proposed documentary, "Unvaccinated with Professor Hannah Fry," would be little more than propaganda.

The Farcical BBC Promise A Fake Documentary On A Topic They Won’t Touch With A Barge Pole

13 July 2022 @ 6:20 pm - Iain Davis

[ Correction: - I estimated the total number of UK unvaccinated adults to be 11M. This was an error. It is actually 7.6M ] The BBC is either the worst media organisation on Earth or the best, depending upon your perspective.

Putin’s False Flag

1 July 2022 @ 9:47 am - Iain Davis

The war in Ukraine, and Russia and China’s advocacy of a new multipolar world order, supposedly based upon national sovereignty, has led some to see Vladimir Putin, in particular, as a saviour of sort

Ukraine War! What Is It Good For? – Transformation – Part 6

3 June 2022 @ 11:34 am - Iain Davis

In Part 5, we discussed the true nature of sovereignty and considered how, when sovereignty is stolen from its only rightful possessor, the individual, the resultant hierarchical structur

Ukraine War! What Is It Good For? – Sovereignty – Part 5

23 April 2022 @ 5:13 am - Iain Davis

The reasons for Russia's military operation in Ukraine can be understood. To recognise the factors that have led to its military intervention is not to condone it or to in any way support Russia's actions. War is an obscenity and a crime for which all of humanity is guilty. We allow gov

Democracy Is Dead! Long Live Democracy

8 April 2022 @ 10:20 pm - Iain Davis

The word "democracy" (demokratia) derives from "demos" (people) and "kratos" (power).  Literally translated it means "people power." It is the the best model of governance ever devised. So it is a shame that no one alive on Earth lives in a democracy. Sadly, most people don't know

Ukraine War! What Is It Good For? Propaganda (Part 4)

5 April 2022 @ 11:00 pm - Iain Davis

Russia’s “special military operation” in Ukraine has been presented to us in the West as

Is It Joe Biden’s New World Order?

26 March 2022 @ 10:27 am - Iain Davis

Speaking at a White House business convention on 21st March 2022, the US President Joe Biden said: We are at an inflection point, I believe, in the world economy [. . .] it occurs every thr