Parliaments, courts, tribunals are suspended, government is by decree. The police determine whether our presence in a street, a park, is legitimate. The media ensures a state of fear. Surveillance is routine. Protest, if any, is virtual. How does history describe such a society? twitter.com/johnpilger/status/

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"Test, test, test," says the WHO. But why is the UK govt refusing mass testing? Why are people dying needlessly? The Dept of Health has become a revolving door of Thatcherite spivs: privatisers, corporate asset strippers, management consultants. This is Britain's deadly scandal. twitter.com/johnpilger/status/

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In New South Wales, Australia's most populous state, the number of virus cases have been falling. This real news, which should reassure the isolated, is buried in daily media scaremongering as an effective police state is declared. Beware the new virus of unleashed authority. twitter.com/johnpilger/status/

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UK minister, Michael Gove, has been caught out over the true number of Britons tested for CV. The govt is testing a mere fraction of Germany, South Korea, Taiwan, even impoverished Vietnam. In a pandemic, this is a crime. Don't let them get away with it. theguardian.com/world/2020/mar … twitter.com/johnpilger/status/

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In November, the NHS was down to its lowest bed capacity ever. The man responsible, 'Sir' Simon Stephens, the Tory-appointed head of NHS England, spent 10 years in America promoting private healthcare with the notorious United Health. He should be sacked. theguardian.com/politics/2019/ … twitter.com/johnpilger/status/

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The respected CEPR has said America's blockade of Venezuela may have cost 40,000 lives. In this time of pandemic, food, medicines, medical equipment are included. But the US will not crush Venezuela, because its criminals cannot control human solidarity.
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The greatest scandal in pandemic Britain is the destruction of the NHS. The iniquitous 2012 Health and Social Care Act, designed to Americanise health care, was rarely reported honestly. Like the invasion of Iraq, the BBC led the cover up. Read on ... opendemocracy.net/en/ourbeeb/h … twitter.com/johnpilger/status/

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Remember her name. In denying Julian bail, London magistrate Vanessa Baraitser achieves infamy for her wicked cruelty. A chronic lung condition makes Julian a prime target of coronavirus. Nineteen UK prisoners have tested positive. And she condemns him to suffer alone. twitter.com/johnpilger/status/

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Remember her name. In denying Julian bail, London magistrate Vanessa Baraitser achieves infamy for her wicked cruelty. A chronic lung condition makes Julian a prime target of coronavirus. Nineteen UK prisoners have tested positive. And she condemns him to suffer alone. twitter.com/johnpilger/status/

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Our state of fear is due to a virus but also to Thatcher's heirs: Blair, Cameron, Johnson. It's they who put the NHS up for sale speciously and destroyed its universal capacity. This "austerity", says Professor Danny Dorling, has cut short 120,000 lives. A pandemic and a crime. twitter.com/johnpilger/status/

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"A race to save him" -- that's driving the bail application for Julian , who is now at "extreme risk" from coronavirus in Belmarsh prison. The US, Spain, Iran have released non-violent prisoners, but not Boris Johnson. Demand freedom for Julian, convicted of nothing.

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Boris Johnson says the NHS must be 'protected' or it will be 'overwhelmed'. The filthy truth about this pandemic is the shredding of Britain's pioneering health service by Johnson's cronies for profit, leaving it scandalously short of doctors, nurses, beds, basics. Speak up.

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To mark the end of Israel Apartheid Week, I recommend Ramzy Baroud's remarkable new book, 'These Chains Will be Broken'. His painful, inspiring stories of resistance by Palestinians offer a perspective to our current state of fear and its scaremongering. ramzybaroud.net/these-chains-w …

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To mark Israel Apartheid Week, this piece by the Israeli journalist Gideon Levy points up a grotesque irony as Israel goes into 'lockdown' in fear of the coronavirus. For generations, Israel has locked down Palestine because of the virus of Israeli racism. haaretz.com/opinion/.premium-p …

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The "herd immunity" plan for Britain, equating people with cattle, is so extreme we must stand against it. Remember most of the coronavirus scare "news" derives from those who have supported the devastation of societies with wars and an extreme ideology known as "austerity".

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The source for the plan to force Britons over 70 into isolation for four months is ITV's Robert Peston, a regular channel for the government. My own NHS investigation shows a scandalous sell-off of care homes and elderly services to Tory pals. Wake up. This isolation is a killer.

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The Johnson govt is to launch a "wartime" attack on Britain's elderly by forcing people over 70 into isolation for four months. A 2012 study showed isolation killed the elderly. Having destroyed state social care, extremist UK governments are now culling the expendable. Fascism.

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Chelsea Manning has been freed, but only after trying to take her life again. The thug-judge who tried to intimidate her into lying about Julian failed. This may be the first significant crack in the case. Now demand this hero's freedom. theintercept.com/2020/03/12/ch …

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A pandemic is declared, but not for 24,600 dead every day from unnecessary starvation, or 3,000 children dead every day from preventable malaria, or the countless daily dead from America's blockade on Venezuela and Iran and its bombs on Yemen. Before you panic consider them.

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On International Women's Day, I celebrate my great-great grandmother, Mary Palmer, who was sent in chains to Australia for a crime of poverty. She was incarcerated in the Female Factory, where Australia's first strike took place in 1827. Read on ... smh.com.au/national/friends-of …

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