As plutocratic philanthropist Bill Gates urges Americans to reject government regulators and embrace private-sector vaccine developers – which he both funds and profits from – it’s worth asking why people still trust this man.
Sputnik V, the Russian vaccine against COVID-19, has been under relentless attacks by Western corporate media. Instead of rallying behind a potentially life-saving shot, some are willing to put the whole of humanity at stake.
A democratic society of fearful citizens who dare not speak about what is on their minds — often important issues of their time – is doomed to succumb to the will of those who bully the hardest and shout the loudest.
Sweden took the right path in response to the virus. “I expect that when we count the number of deaths from COVID-19 in each country in one year from now, the figures will be similar, regardless of measures taken.”
The introduction in Britain of controversial new Covid restrictions has been followed by an official call for people to sound the alert to the authorities if they spot any wrongdoing. But this entire concept is toxic.
Just as in the early part of the 20th century, we have a communist uprising as well as global pandemic that the public is growing increasingly suspicious of. How the government treats each problem is obviously different.