'Living people': who are the sovereign citizens, or SovCits, and why do they believe they have immunity from the law? You might have seen articles or comments on social media lately alluding to “sovereign citizens”, or “SovCits” for short, with some reports suggesting COVID-19 government restrictions have driven a surge of interest in this movement.
So, who are these self-styled sovereign citizens, and what do they believe? Sovereign citizens are concerned with the legal framework of society. They believe all people are born free with rights — but that these natural rights are being constrained by corporations (and they see governments as artificial corporations). They believe citizens are in an oppressive contract with the government. SovCits reportedly believe that by declaring themselves “living people” or “natural people”, they can break this oppressive contract and avoid restrictions such as certain rates, taxes, and fines — or particular government rules on mandatory mask-wearing.
Pulitzer winner Chris Hedges: These "are the good times — compared to what's coming next" Empires fall a little bit at a time and then all at once.
Over the last two decades, America has proven itself to be well along on that journey. The coronavirus pandemic has simply pushed our nation further along that downward spiral. Ultimately, the pandemic has further exposed and exacerbated — for those still somehow in denial about the decades-long reality of America as a decaying empire — deep political, social, economic, cultural and other societal problems.
The country's infrastructure is rotting. Germany's Covid-19 expert: 'For many, I'm the evil guy crippling the economy' Christian Drosten, who directs the Institute of Virology at the Charité Hospital in Berlin, was one of those who identified the Sars virus in 2003.
As the head of the German public health institute’s reference lab on coronaviruses, he has become the government’s go-to expert on the related virus causing the current pandemic. Stream 80 Indigenous Films from Latin America & the Caribbean for Free on YouTube. The culture and history associated with indigenous language speakers is vast, and yet when an indigenous speaker enters popular culture it reminds us how little we know about them.
Last year, Roma star Yalitza Aparicio broke barriers for indigenous women and the Guatemalan drama José looked at the world of indigenous men in the LGBTQ community. With Latin American and the Caribbean Week happening June 3 – 7 at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, the international organization is working with several Latin American and Caribbean countries to put on an Online Indigenous Film Festival in collaboration with the International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019. Ten to fifteen films a day will be released, from shorts to features, around a specific theme such as education, cultural heritage, and women.
UNESCO hopes the online film festival will allow for a greater understanding of indigenous languages “and their associated thought systems” and how valuable a source of information they are. Venerable Master Hsing Yun – FGS Melbourne. UFO fans in Indonesia on why extraterrestrial life should be taken seriously in a country wedded to the occult. Members report mysterious sightings in the night sky and discuss extraterrestrial-related topics, such as foo fighters (not the rock band, but a second world war term for mysterious aerial phenomena) and plans by the American space agency Nasa and its associates, including the Artemis programme’s aim to send 13 astronauts to Mars.
Beta-UFO members believe it is time to take the possibility of extraterrestrial life seriously. “We live in a time where many countries, such as China and India, are focused on exploration, including the possibility of life out there,” says Michael, who thinks Indonesia needs to play a part too. Post Magazine Newsletter. Racism, Indigenous People, and the Australian Armed Forces in the Post-Second World War era: History Australia: Vol 10, No 2.
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One Twitter commenter likened it to apartheid by postcode, while a woman from Leichhardt, who asked to be anonymous, was worried that her children could be fined while visiting their father in Bondi. But others thought it was reasonable because of the pandemic, since everyone is meant to stay home or near home as much as possible. Masselos told The Sun-Herald this was the context for her comments, especially since Bondi was a virus hot spot. Flightradar24: Live Flight Tracker - Real-Time Flight Tracker Map.
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The appropriate interventions – public health, government spending, and freedom of movement – all depend on the endgame we choose. The differences between endgames amount to tens of thousands of avoidable deaths, hundreds of thousands of avoidable hospital admissions, and deep and systemic impacts on Australia’s economy and society. Many discussions are underestimating the likely political reactions when death counts rise.
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Fake news is more likely to be shared by older people — but we don't know why - Science News - ABC News. It's an internet cliché: Grandma or grandpa posting dodgy articles about mobile phones emitting gamma rays or wild political conspiracies in their Facebook feed.
Key points: Older people were more likely to share links from misleading news sites during the 2016 US presidential election, two studies suggestOverall, they also found few people shared or saw 'fake news' on social mediaExperts suggest we need to boost digital literacy among people of all ages Two new reports support such anecdotes, finding that older people were more likely to share articles from bogus news websites on social media during the 2016 US presidential election, although the phenomenon was rare overall. "This was certainly one of those times when the research backed up what a lot of people may have suspected already," Dr Andrew Guess said.
Another study published in Science this week came up with largely similar results using Twitter data. Who knows what's fake? Trapped in a hoax: survivors of conspiracy theories speak out. Conspiracy theories used to be seen as bizarre expressions of harmless eccentrics.
Not any more. Gone are the days of outlandish theories about Roswell’s UFOs, the “hoax” moon landings or grassy knolls. Instead, today’s iterations have morphed into political weapons. Turbocharged by social media, they spread with astonishing speed, using death threats as currency. Together with their first cousins, fake news, they are challenging society’s trust in facts. Families of Sandy Hook Shooting Victims Score Legal Victory Against Conspiracy Shock Jock, Alex Jones – The Credible Hulk.
Six families of victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting won a legal victory against internet and radio personality, Alex Jones, the conspiracy shock jock host of Infowars: the platform on which Jones alleged that the shooting at Sandy Hook was staged by crisis actors as a ploy to motivate stricter gun control laws. The plaintiffs include the parents of five children who were attending the school when they were killed in the shooting, as well as family members of 1st grade teacher, Victoria Leigh Soto and Principal Dawn Hochsprung, according to a statement from the plaintiff’s attorneys.
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Many atheists think that their atheism is the product of rational thinking. They use arguments such as “I don’t believe in God, I believe in science” to explain that evidence and logic, rather than supernatural belief and dogma, underpin their thinking. But just because you believe in evidence-based, scientific research – which is subject to strict checks and procedures – doesn’t mean that your mind works in the same way. When you ask atheists about why they became atheists (as I do for a living), they often point to eureka moments when they came to realise that religion simply doesn’t make sense. Oddly perhaps, many religious people actually take a similar view of atheism.
Beyoncé, the latest female singer to be accused of Witchcraft: an analysis. TWH – Singer and songwriter Beyoncé is the latest star to be accused of Witchcraft. News stories published by online media sources and tabloids explain that former drummer Kimberly Thompson is suing the singer for using “extreme Witchcraft” to control her and her finances. The reports also state that the ex-band member claims that Beyoncé used dark magic to stage a campaign of harassment against her. Beyoncé at Super Bowl half-time show [Pete Sekesan]. Beyoncé has not made a public statement in response, and Thompson was denied the requested restraining order.
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