Oh, great — just what we need — the nazis are coming to sow fear and doubt. Wonderful.
The COVID19 global pandemic is being used by far right networks to try and pull people into their movements. Several far right groups and actors in Ireland are making explicit attempts to use this crisis for personal and political benefit. The Irish far right are emulating a global far right movement in what the World Health Organisation (WHO) are calling the Covid infodemic Conspiracy theories have always been used to create a radicalising pathway by far right movements globally. We are seeing these narrative tactics being used in Ireland in past few months One Facebook page in Ireland pushing 5G conspiracy theories has had over 73,000 direct interactions with over 1000 posts in the last 4 weeks Far right actors are using the COVID19 pandemic to undermine trust and solidarity in communities by targetting migrant and minority communities and pushing explicit ethno-nationalist/white supremacist narratives.(via Andrew Flood)
“Stockholm Syndrome” […] is basically just a “myth invented to discredit women victims of violence by a psychiatrist with an obvious conflict of interest, whose first instinct was to silence the woman questioning his authority” — this is astonishing
‘Let’s talk about what happens if you get COVID19 and recover. Are you immune to the disease? How long does the immunity last? And what does that mean for your life and for the public health and economy of our society?’
Really nicely done — pick a satellite, tell it your (Google Maps) address, and it’ll show you what the satellite will look like when it next flies overhead