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China reportedly floods Twitter with porn to block news of widespread COVID protests

China is reportedly spamming Twitter with posts about porn and escorts in an apparent attempt to block news about the widespread protests across the country against COVID lockdowns.  Users searching for major Chinese cities that have seen mass demonstrations like Beijing and Shanghai will “mostly see ads for escorts/porn/gambling, drowning out legitimate search results,” Air-Moving … Read more

RTL Today – Pointing to end: Coronavirus under pressure due to widespread immunity, says expert

Luxembourgish infectious disease expert Dr Gerard Schockmel told RTL Radio he believes the Covid-19 situation is showing “reassuring” signs, nearly three years on. Earlier this week, German virologist Christian Drosten told “Die Zeit” newspaper that he has observed signs pointing to the imminent end of the pandemic. Dr. Gerard Schockmel concurred, in a live interview with RTL … Read more

Effects Of Climate Change In The U.S. Already Terrible And Widespread, Report Finds

The effects of climate change in the United States are already “far-reaching” and getting worse, but there remains hope that a rapid transition to a net zero economy can stave off the worst impacts of a warmer world, according to a sweeping new report. The findings are part of the draft version of the country’s … Read more

On The Cusp Of Midterm Elections, Get Ready For Widespread Voter Intimidation Efforts!

(Image via Getty) Judge Michael Liburdi is having himself a week! He’s found himself at the center of a series of legal challenges involving efforts by a conspiracy theory group — Clean Elections USA — staking out ballot boxes in Maricopa County. Curiously they don’t seem as worried about more rural areas of the state! … Read more

Ukraine suffers widespread power cuts after Russian strikes, more flee Kherson

In the southeastern city of Nikopol, which is regularly shelled from Russian positions across the Dnipro river, local authorities warned that air raid sirens would be switched off as a result of power cuts, and that instead emergency vehicles driving around the city would warn of incoming aerial threats. Presidential adviser Kyrylo Tymoshenko said that … Read more

China Claims Widespread Lockdowns Will Help Global Economy

China’s state-run Global Times on Thursday claimed outsiders misunderstand Beijing’s increasingly bizarre “dynamic zero-Covid” strategy, and fail to appreciate how China is somehow saving the global economy tomorrow by brutally locking down cities, shuttering factories, and snarling supply chains today. “As China battles its worst COVID-19 [Chinese coronavirus] outbreak since 2020, its zero-COVID strategy has … Read more

Dow Plunges 1,100 Points in Widespread Sell-Off Led by Tech Stocks

Stocks fell sharply in U.S. markets on Thursday morning, led by the technology and consumer discretionary sectors. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by 1,100 points, or around 3.2 percent, in morning trading. The S&P 500 dropped 3.7 percent. The tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite plunged five percent. The Russell 2000 index of smaller companies fell 4.38 … Read more