COVID has radically altered my view of academic science. The institution I was practically born into and believed worth saving now seems irrevocably compromised. The heads of health science funding suppressed research to support policies that caused 20 million people to starve.
I recently heard an interview you gave in the run up to Christmas (2021) in which you said you couldn’t understand people who don’t want the COVID 19 vaccine and that people declining the vaccine are “immoral.” I couldn’t agree more.
By Jonathan Cook When did parts of the left get so contemptuous of the principle of “bodily autonomy”? Answer: Just about the time they started fetishising vaccines as the only route out of the current pandemic. Only two years ago most people understood “bodily autonomy” to be a fundamental, unquestionable human right. Now it is…
Raise your hand if you’ve heard of Ervin Schrodinger’s famous cat-in-the-box experiment. Is the cat alive or dead? You can never know until you open the box.
We talk about the cross-over between the narrative managers for Covid and Syria and how the hybrid war waged against target nations like Syria, Iran and Iraq are now being waged against domestic populations and the “little people”, the most vulnerable in society.
“For Planet Lockdown we spoke to some of the brightest minds in the world including epidemiologists, scientists, doctors, lawyers, protesters, a statesman and a prince. These brave souls had the courage to speak truth against all odds and inspire us to do the same. We must have the courage to overcome our fears. And once we do, it gets easier every time.”
There is another, major trap, which is the urge to draw ourselves into tribes. Then attack and attempt destroy anyone who does not agree with us. Humiliate and silence. Turn the ‘other’ into someone with evil intent. I am not getting into this in any depth here. We have all seen too much of it. The terrible seductive pleasure of righteous anger. Which so easily flips into hatred.
Mark Crispin Miller is a Professor of Media, Culture and Communication at New York University. Propaganda is a key focus of Mark’s work.
Why are media dialling back on the Covid hysteria? Is it because the “pandemic” is really over? Or is it an important part of the gaslighting process?
Joining me today is Vanessa Beeley, here to discuss an important BBC Panorama entitled ‘Jihadis You Pay For’ and how the BBC is trying to keep this from your view. As well as some new leaked information around the White Helmets, James Le Mesurier, MI6, and Syria in general.