How SAGE and the UK media created fear in the British public | Evidence Not Fear

COVID-19 started registering with most of the British public around late February and early March 2020.

Many were concerned but not particularly afraid. Only weeks later people were terrified to leave their homes or go near other human beings. How did such a dramatic shift in public perception happen so quickly?

In early March 2020, The Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) produced a document for the UK Government highlighting methods for rolling out new social distancing rules. There seemed to be some doubt as to whether the public would comply with the upcoming measures so SAGE outlined a methodology based on known psychological behavioural modification techniques.

Research and analysis: Options for increasing adherence to social distancing measures, 22 March 2020

SAGE, SPI-B and applied psychology

SAGE is an advisory group to the UK government responsible for making sure decision makers have access to scientific advice. We are told that the advice provided by SAGE does not represent official government policy.

SAGE also relies on expert sub-groups for COVID-19 specific advice. These sub-groups include:

  • NERVTAG: New and Emerging Respiratory Virus Threats Advisory Group
  • SPI-M: Scientific Pandemic Influenza Group on Modelling
  • SPI-B: Independent Scientific Pandemic Influenza Group on Behaviours

The identity of individual committee members themselves were initially kept secret, purportedly due to national security. Some names were eventually released, largely due to efforts by UK businessman Simon Dolan and his legal challenge campaign. Nevertheless, two members remain anonymous.

Psychological techniques for behavioural change

The document itself, titled Options for increasing adherence to social distancing measures, was drafted by SPI-B, the behavioural science sub-group for SAGE.

SPI-B highlighted nine broad ways of achieving behavioural change in the public:

  1. Education
  2. Persuasion
  3. Incentivisation
  4. Coercion
  5. Enablement
  6. Training
  7. Restriction
  8. Environmental restructuring
  9. Modelling

In the document, SPI-B focused on the methods most relevant to their stated goals and set out ten options that were evaluated on six criteria.

The six criteria, under the acronym APEASE, were:

  • Acceptability
  • Practicability
  • Effectiveness
  • Affordability
  • Spill-over effects
  • Equity


Source: Options for increasing adherence to social distancing measures, 22 March 2020

Government persuasion through fear

A key part of SPI-B’s behavioural change strategy that seems to have been adopted was to ‘persuade through fear.’ The Persuasion section of the document states:

A substantial number of people still do not feel sufficiently personally threatened.

Clearly, the psychologists felt that, as of late March, the public was still not afraid of COVID-19. It therefore suggested that the government increase the level of fear:

The perceived level of personal threat needs to be increased among those who are complacent, using hard-hitting emotional messaging.

Appendix B of the document lists ten options that can be used to increase social distancing in the public. Option 2 advises:

Use media to increase sense of personal threat.

Source: Options for increasing adherence to social distancing measures, 22 March 2020

In hindsight, this explains the tone of government sponsored social media and physical billboard advertising campaigns that started appearing around April.

SPI-B recommendations to increase personal threat and use hard-hitting emotional messaging are on display with eerie imagery coupled with taglines such as:

  • Anyone can get it. Anyone can spread it.
  • Don’t put your friends and family in danger.
  • Stay home for your family. Don’t put their lives in danger.
  • If you go out, you can spread it. People will die.


Source: Reuters, 8 April 2020

 


Source: Sky News, 18 April 2020

Hysterical news headlines

During the first week of April 2020, the InProportion2 project noticed a change in the BBC headlines and posted the article, BBC: Informing or scaring?


Source: BBC headlines in April 2020 compiled by InProportion2

 

The article compared hysterical BBC news headline from the first week of April 2020 with those from 2018, when mortality rates were peaking due to a bad flu season. It found no references to flu or excess mortality on the BBC home page during the 2018 peak. InProportion2 asked, “Do the headlines reflect the gravity of the situations in an equivalent way – or is additional fear being stirred up in 2020?

Persuasion through shame and approval: Covidiots and heroes

SPI-B psychologists knew that fear on its own would not persuade everyone. Messaging needed to be tailored to take into account different ‘motivational levers.’

Some people will be more persuaded by appeals to play by the rules, some by duty to the community, and some to personal risk.

It therefore suggested using both social approval and disapproval, with compulsion (legislation) as a backup:

  • Option 6: Use and promote social approval for desired behaviours
  • Option 7: Consider enacting legislation to compel required behaviours
  • Option 8: Consider use of social disapproval for failure to comply

We can see the obvious approval-disapproval dialectic with the ‘Heroes and Covidiots’ narrative that soon began to surface in the news. The term ‘Covidiot’ appeared around March with The Economist’s 1843 Magazine describing covidiots in this way:

Even in a pandemic, many of us are prone to judge others and find them wanting: the term “covidiot” describes any and every person behaving stupidly or irresponsibly as the epidemic spreads. Sometime in early March the word was born, and, almost as fast as the virus spread, so did instances of covidiotic behaviour.

Although it’s not clear how the term came about, it was quickly adopted in UK mainstream and social media. At the same time, we began seeing praise for heroes who ‘did the right thing’ by complying with the government measures.

The METRO article below shows all three options in play:

  • Social approval:These local heroes have been doing amazing things…”
  • Social disapproval: “Lake District closed…because covidiots won’t stay away…”
  • Compulsion:Matt Hancock threatens to close beaches…”

 


Source: METRO, 27 Mar 2020

An incentivised media

These psychological techniques would have been impossible to deploy on the public without a compliant media. How did the government convince the media to go along with the plan?

Increased UK government media spending

Digiday, a media and marketing industry publication, reported in April that the government is becoming UK news publishers’ most important client. In the 20 April 2020 article for Digiday, Lara O’Reilly wrote:

…the government is spending more than usual, judging by their bookings. The publishers also pointed out that the lack of activity from other advertisers in the current market means the government campaigns will have an outweighed share of voice compared with normal times.

 

Digiday Stay At Home campaign
Source: Digiday, 20 April 2020

During that period, the British public started seeing coverage across media outlets with the unified “In this together” messaging. O’Reilly pointed out that the campaign was worth £35 million over a three month period.

Last week, the government and newspaper industry launched a three-month advertising partnership dubbed “All in, all together.” The campaign — worth approximately £35 million ($44 million) for the full course, according to sources — kicked off on Apr. 17, with all the U.K.’s national and regional daily news brands running near-identical cover wraps and homepage takeovers, which carried the copy, “Stay at home for the NHS, your family, your neighbours, your nation the world and life itself.”

So, we ask again: how did the government convince the media to go along with the plan? The answer is simple and obvious: with lots of money.

Psychological techniques to change behaviour

We can see that the UK Government has a public document outlining psychological techniques to change the behaviour of the population. We see a unified mass-media campaign that falls in line with these techniques. We then see a dramatic shift in public perception and behaviour.

What else can we call this but ‘brainwashing’?

Despite the open nature of what has transpired, it seems to have gained little coverage in the media. This is of no surprise since it was clearly complicit in spreading fear in the public.

Download the document

The document is freely downloadable on the gov.uk website in a page titled, “Research and analysis – Options for increasing adherence to social distancing measures, 22 March 2020“.

We encourage you to read the document, compare it with your observations about how the government and media has acted, then make up your own mind.

 

Source: How SAGE and the UK media created fear in the British public – Evidence Not Fear

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Clap for Heroes: Nurses say they do not want return of applause | Nursing Times

The weekly round of applause for key workers is set to officially return tonight under the new name Clap for Heroes – however, nurses say they do not want the claps and are not heroes.

While recognising the good intentions behind the initiative, nurses told Nursing Times all they wanted was for the public to adhere to the Covid-19 rules and safety guidelines in place.

“We aren’t heroes, or brave. We are educated professionals with careers in nursing.”

Vicky Bintley

The weekly clapping for NHS staff and other key workers ran for 10 weeks during the first coronavirus lockdown, under the name Clap for Our Carers.

Those behind the initiative declared on Tuesday that they were bringing it back for the current lockdown, starting from 8pm tonight, in a bid to “lift the spirit of all of us”.

However, the announcement attracted backlash from some critics. Nursing Times reached out to nurses on social media today to ask for their views on the return of the applause and the new name Clap for Heroes.

 

Nearly all of those who responded said they did not support the event coming back.

Cate Mimi wrote:

“As an NHS nurse, I do not want to be clapped for. All I want is for people to stick to the guidelines and for the government to raise the wages for nurses.”

One respondent named only as Maria said they agreed with the clapping in the first lockdown but they “cannot feel the same way this time round”.

“I have seen too much Covid denial, general abuse and harshness towards the medical profession since then to fully believe the sentiment is real,”

added Maria.

A number of people who commented described the clapping as a “hollow gesture” and, instead, called on the public to campaign for fair pay for nurses.

In adition, several people raised concern about the use of the term “hero”.

“All I want is for people to stick to the guidelines and for the government to raise the wages for nurses”

Cate Mimi

Vicky Bintley wrote:

“We aren’t heroes, or brave. We are educated professionals with careers in nursing.”

Kirstie Hill said they believed hero was a “dangerous” term, because it “implied invincibility”. “We are not invincible and when we do say we’re struggling, we’re not believed,” added Kirstie.

Likewise, Kessi D wrote: “Heroes undergo their duties knowing there will be a risk to their life or their safety.

“When I became a nurse nine years ago, this is not something I had to consider. I’m no hero.”

Meanwhile, Becky Gibbs-Brown said the clapping was “insulting” if people did not also follow rules around social distancing and wearing a mask during their day to day.

However, Elaine Adams said she supported the clapping and that it should not be politicised.

While the response on social media has been generally negative, abuse targeted at those behind the initiative has now led them to distance themselves from it.

Founder Annemarie Plas released a statement today saying she felt she had been left with no choice but to step back from the event after facing personal abuse and threats on social media by a “hateful few”.

She added that the initiative was never intended to be political and the clapping was never intended to be a substitute for real renumeration.

However, Ms Plas said the event was not cancelled and those who wanted to clap on Thursday evenings should.

 

Source: Clap for Heroes: Nurses say they do not want return of applause | Nursing Times

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Seeing Through the Purple Haze | UK Column

UK Column News – 15th January 2021

Harking back to the golden age of the Newsroom

The UK Column have come into their own.

If The Washington Post came of age during Watergate, then the UK Column was born to cover the coronavirus scamdemic. Since day one of this carefully constructed and coordinated event, UK Column have been consistently bang on the money, catapulting them to absolutely essential viewing on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The coverage has been vast, culminating in Friday’s analysis of a population of test subjects.

From the initial Chinese leaks to the compulsory mask fiasco and dodgy vaccines, UK Column has been the voice of the silent majority and is our essential 3 times weekly independent news blast.

The_Void

 


UK Column News – 15th January 2021 | UK Column

Mike Robinson and Patrick Henningsen with today’s UK Column News.

00:23 – Drugs Called Vaccines Adverse Reactions Not Reported

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GB article: – https://bit.ly/3nIcP0V

Norwegian Study: – https://bit.ly/3qnK23f

UK Government Statement: – https://bit.ly/3qoUZBS

 

06:00 – MSM Selectively Broken Silence Silenced And The Complete Lack of the State Interest in T-Cells

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Toby Young Telegraph Article: – https://archive.vn/8HiE3

T-Cell Study 001: – https://bit.ly/3nQRhPr

T-Cell Study 002: – https://bit.ly/3ifidHD

Prof Sarah Gilbert and Sir John Bell Statement: – https://archive.is/t12oh

BBC Article: – https://bit.ly/38Fo1qQ

IPSO Ruling: – https://bit.ly/3nI2UIt

SIREN Study: – https://archive.is/M4Ub1

 

19:13 – Happy Clapping An Event That Only Exists in the Media

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Nursing Times Article: – https://bit.ly/3qp0Ln2

BBC Article: – https://archive.is/JGaHy

Thunder Clap For Carers On Twitter (but nowhere else): – https://twitter.com/BootstrapCook/status/1349819520844754944

 

24:26 – Russiagate Files Hopefully Declassified

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21stCenturyWire Article: – https://21stcenturywire.com/2021/01/15/ukc-news-new-vaccine-death-claims…

 

30:25 – U.S. Back Increased Israeli-Arab Cooperation Against Iran

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WSJ Article: – https://on.wsj.com/3nNo1cH

 

33:58 – Unchecked Censorship Begins

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21stCenturyWire Article: – https://21stcenturywire.com/2021/01/13/aclu-speaks-up-on-unchecked-power…

Jack Dorsey Tweet: – https://twitter.com/jack/status/1349510770992640001

 

43:58 – Social Media Share Prices

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JTN Article: – https://justthenews.com/nation/technology/after-trump-bans-facebook-and-…

 

45:37 – Normal COVID Variants Lead To the Biosecurity Rat’s Maze

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Trevor Bedford Tweet Thread: – https://twitter.com/trvrb/status/1349774271095062528

Mail Article: – https://bit.ly/2XPgajX

Ferguson Statement: – https://bit.ly/35JN9uz

Slaughtered On Suspicion: – https://www.ukcolumn.org/community/2016/06/30/insight-slaughtered-on-sus…

 

52:44 – Grandfather’s Hospital Message

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ITV Tweet (and responses): – https://twitter.com/itvnews/status/1349805122591879174

 

57:37 – Influenza and COVID 19 Surveillance

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WNFCSP Week 2: – https://bit.ly/3iiEjJ6

Week 2 Report 2019: – https://bit.ly/3qkI43N

Week 1 Report 2018: – https://bit.ly/3qmAHsz

WHO Surveillance 2020: – https://bit.ly/3ihrCP5

UK Surveillance 2019: – https://bit.ly/3ijJOaO

Euro Momo Surveillance 2020: – https://bit.ly/2LXf0jG

 

01:03:03 – Military Public Health Operations for Asymptomatic People

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UK Government Statement: – https://bit.ly/38JZ3GM

 

01:05:24 – Bill Gates Owns More Farmland Than Anyone

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Forbes Article: – https://bit.ly/3oIkXjb

Eats Article: – https://bit.ly/3qpiN8s

Guardian Article: – https://bit.ly/38MCOjx

 

Source: UK Column News – 15th January 2021 | UK Column

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Jack The Rat Gets Caught In A Trap | Opinion

Snared like Rattus norvegicus

King Rat gets cornered in his own lair | The_Void

Well done Project Veritas for their most recent and probably most important exposé yet. Their strategically placed insider released a bombshell conference call that was straight out of Naked Gun. The Prophet Jack, resplendent in sack clothed robes, and appearing ever more Jesus like (a classic disguise for Satanists) let rip his sinister plot to take down President Trump and RULE THE WORLD.

All that was missing was the over dramatic, machiavellian fist in the air…

 

“Nothing in the world can stop me now!!”

 

 

Jack Dorsey who effortlessly came across as just the type of man who would sell his sister to slave traders, blurted out his insidious plan, occasionally referencing he who cannot be named, babbling on about…

“ONE ACCOUNT – this one account – and to infinite and beyond one account!”

like some half-baked smack-head wizard. He went on to say,

“Ve have vays of silencing all decent…

Exterminate the QAnons!!

Take Poland!!”

Oops sorry, wrong tape, but you get the gist.

This absolute danger really should be sectioned.

What next for King Rat, now that he has solipsistically rid the world of Trump?

Buy Greenland before?

Rebuild The Fatherland?

A final solution for cats and Jack Russell Terriers?

 

The_Void’s hopes are stacked on him fulfilling his lifelong ambition to travel in space.

Fingers crossed he’ll be on the first mission to Mars. Stored in a jar.

The_Void

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Old Holborn® on Twitter: “GET BACK IN YOUR HOUSE, GRANDAD”

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Twitter CEO Says Censorship Will Be ‘Much Bigger’ Than The Trump Ban | The Federalist

In a secret recording from Jan. 8, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey admitted that the big tech company is exploring a long-term political censorship campaign to purge and ban users the company deems unacceptable.

“The focus is certainly on this account, and how it ties to real-world violence, but also we need to think much longer-term around how these dynamics play out over time,”

Dorsey said, referring in context to President Donald Trump’s account.

“I don’t believe this is going away any time soon.”

In the short video, obtained and published by Project Veritas, Dorsey reportedly addressed his employees about the Silicon Valley giant’s efforts to censor, ban, and de-platform certain users such as President Donald Trump and other conservatives. In the recording, Dorsey pledged to expand Twitter’s purge in the days following President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.

“We know we are focused on one account right now, but this is going to be much bigger than just one account, and it’s going to go on for much longer than just this day, this week, the next few weeks, going on beyond inauguration,”

Dorsey said.

“We have to expect that. We have to be ready for that.”

In addition to banning the sitting president and removing more than 70,000 accounts that Twitter claimed were linked to or amplified QAnon conspiracy theories, Dorsey said the heads of the company are exploring banning more users.

“The moves that we’re making today, around, you know, QAnon, for instance, is one such example of a much broader approach that we should be looking at and going deeper on,”

Dorsey said.

“The team has a lot of work and a lot of focus on this particular issue, but we also need to give them the space and the support to focus on the much bigger picture because it is, it is not going away.”

“The U.S. is extremely divided. Our platform is showing up every single day. And our role is to protect the integrity of that conversation and do what we can to make sure that no one is being harmed based off that,”

Dorsey concluded.

Jordan Davidson is a staff writer at The Federalist. She graduated from Baylor University where she majored in political science and minored in journalism.

Source: Twitter CEO Says Censorship Will Be ‘Much Bigger’ Than The Trump Ban

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“When you analyse what’s happening with Covid it’s a SCAM” | UK Column

UK Column News – 11th January 2021

Brian Gerrish, Mike Robinson and David Scott with today’s UK Column News.

 

00:54 – Rewarding The UK Stasi State

03:31 – Fancy A SMART COVID 19 Vaccine “Barr Code” Tattoos Anybody?

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Swansea University Statement: – https://bit.ly/3nyIG3Z

 

06:26 – Compulsory Vaccination By The Corporate Backdoor

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Eden Recruitment Add (Job Add “expired” No archive) Social Media Share: – https://bit.ly/2XwZ7TG

 

08:36 – COVID “cases”?

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LFD National Testing Statement: – https://bit.ly/3i3FSut

 

11:17 – Dormant Assets Belong To The State So There!

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Dormant Assets Statement: – https://bit.ly/38yFst3

 

14:37 – Time To Pretend You Have COVID 19, Ignore The Statistics and Live in Fear!

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Government Campaign: – https://twitter.com/DHSCgovuk/status/1347596430547050496

BBC Article: – https://archive.is/O4oLu

Emergency Mortuary Procurement: – https://bit.ly/3i3NehN

NHS Statement: – https://bit.ly/3oy9T88

NHS Data Paused Statement: – https://archive.is/JuvvA

BBC Reality Check: – https://bit.ly/2K7qiS8

Belfast HSC Shut’s Down Cancer Operations: – https://archive.is/fqOgw

Dr Chaand Nagpaul Statement: – https://bit.ly/3bv7OpU

 

30:00 – BBC Alarm At People Realising The Great Reset Exists.

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BBC Great Reset Debunk Article: – https://bit.ly/2XsHKDJ

BBC Promotion Of The Great Reset in 2011: – https://bit.ly/3i4wYg9

BBC Promote The COVID 19 Opportunity To Reset The World: – https://bit.ly/35tHZmr

BBC Rethink Initiative: – https://bit.ly/2K3g2u0

Flora Carmichael Twitter: – https://twitter.com/FloraCarmichael

Flora Carmichael LinkedIn Profile: – https://uk.linkedin.com/in/flora-carmichael-86474119

Frontline Club: – https://twitter.com/FrontlineClub

Frontline’s International Partners: – https://www.frontlineclub.com/partners/

Wilton Park German British Forum: – https://bit.ly/3buFqEc

 

41:15 – Censorship in 2021 Get’s off To a Flyer on Twitter

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Bloomberg Article: – https://bit.ly/39qbxlS

Twitter Statement: – https://bit.ly/2Le5ngU

Business Insider Article: – https://bit.ly/3nB1r6I

Axios Article: – https://bit.ly/38yYI9R

John Matze Statement: – https://twitter.com/RMac18/status/1348538702037803011

Gab Statement: – https://twitter.com/getongab/status/1348140708285222913

BBC Article: – https://bit.ly/39mV1mH

House of Lords Library Briefing: – https://bit.ly/3sesA2R

SocialMedia HQ Article: – https://bit.ly/3q7etKY

FR Article: – https://bit.ly/3ieV6x3

NAOC Article: – https://bit.ly/3nvfACF

 

51:52 – The Observations Of Joseph P. Farrell

55:14 – March for Freedom in Scotland And Lockdown Crack Downs By The Police State

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Mail Article 1: – https://bit.ly/35vTolB

Mail Article 2: – https://bit.ly/35xBTBl

UK Column Article: – https://www.ukcolumn.org/article/lockdown-police-constables-perspective

Eva Bartlet Tweet: – https://twitter.com/EvaKBartlett/status/1348201652701036545

BBC Article: – https://bbc.in/2K5Craf

Daily Echo Article: – https://bit.ly/2Lm1F4I

 

01:06:00 – Update On Aberdeen Incident

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Friday UK Column (Go to 36:35): – https://www.ukcolumn.org/ukcolumn-news/uk-column-news-8th-january-2021

Mail article: – https://bit.ly/2XIN06p

STV Article: – https://bit.ly/3nzjKJF

 

01:11:00 – Creating Fake BBC Reality

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Byline News Article: – https://bit.ly/38DPEk9

Haaretz Article: – https://bit.ly/3qbmsa4

 

Source: UK Column News – 11th January 2021 | UK Column

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The_Void on Twitter: “It doesn’t take a genius to work out where we go from here.”

Source: The_Void on Twitter

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Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate | The White House

Pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.) (IEEPA), the National Emergencies Act (50 U.S.C. 1601 et seq.), and section 301 of title 3, United States Code, I hereby report that I have issued an Executive Order taking further steps to deal with the threat posed by the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) increasing exploitation of United States capital to resource and to enable the development and modernization of its military, intelligence, and other security apparatuses which continue to allow the PRC to directly threaten the United States homeland and United States forces overseas, including by developing and deploying weapons of mass destruction, advanced conventional weapons, and malicious cyber-enabled actions against the United States and its people.

Through the national strategy of Military-Civil Fusion, the PRC increases the size of the country’s military-industrial complex by compelling civilian Chinese companies to support its military and intelligence activities.  Those companies, though remaining ostensibly private and civilian, directly support the PRC’s military, intelligence, and security apparatuses and aid in their development and modernization.  At the same time, they raise capital by selling securities to United States investors that trade on public exchanges both here and abroad, lobbying United States index providers and funds to include these securities in market offerings, and engaging in other acts to ensure access to United States capital.  In that way, the PRC exploits United States investors to finance the development and modernization of its military.

To deal with that threat, I signed Executive Order 13959 on November 12, 2020.  Executive Order 13959 prohibits certain purchases involving publicly traded securities, or any securities that are derivative of, or are designed to provide investment exposure to such securities, of any Communist Chinese military company.  Those companies are ones the Department of Defense has listed, or will list, pursuant to section 1237 of Public Law 105-261, as amended, or are identified as Communist Chinese military companies or their subsidiaries by the Secretary of the Treasury using similar criteria.

Today, I signed an Executive Order amending Executive Order 13959.  The amendments prohibit certain sales as well as purchases of publicly traded securities, or any securities that are derivative of, or are designed to provide investment exposure to such securities, of any Communist Chinese military company.  They also prohibit possession of such securities by United States persons 1 year after a company is determined to be a Communist Chinese military company.  And, finally, they allow the Secretary of Defense publicly to list whether a company is a Communist Chinese military company using the criteria in section 1237(b)(4)(B) of Public Law 105-261, as amended by section 1233 of Public Law 106-398 and section 1222 of Public Law 108‑375, regardless of whether the Secretary must report that determination under section 1237(b)(2).

I am enclosing a copy of the Executive Order I have issued.

Sincerely,

DONALD J. TRUMP

 

Source: Text of a Letter to the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate | The White House

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Jack Dorsey, the CIA and Twitter Censorship in the Age of Covid-19 | unlimitedhangout

In Part 1 of this series on the emergence of the “celebrity humanitarianism” complex of the 21st century and its role in the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, I covered the evolution of Hollywood actor Sean Penn from anti-Iraq-war activist to establishment narrative endorser and advocate for the predator class factions dominated by the Clinton family cabal and globalism.

Penn was one of the three men together on a beach holiday that was featured in a Daily Mail article in November 2020. Another of the three global influencers strolling on the beach with Penn was “technology entrepreneur” and the CEO and co-founder of Twitter, Jack Dorsey. Dorsey’s meteoric rise to fame as a leading innovator in the world of data technology began to falter in 2016/17 when 247 Wall Street listed Dorsey among the twenty worst CEOs in America. In this article, I will investigate Dorsey’s involvement in the narrative management of Covid-19 and his potential contribution to the roll out of the World Economic Forum’s Great Reset that has been accelerated by the Coronavirus “pandemic” exercise.

Like Penn, Dorsey is a supporter of the Democratic Party. Dorsey broke ranks with the billionaire bloc to donate $ 5600 to Tulsi Gabbard’s campaign after the June 2019 Democratic debates. Dorsey cites Gabbard’s anti-war stance as the reason for his support. Dorsey also contributed to the campaigns of Andrew Yang and Jay Inslee. Dorsey commends Yang for his “focus on artificial intelligence and automation” (emphasis added). Dorsey has also endorsed the philanthrocapitalist “climate change” portfolio – in a tweet Dorsey says that Gabbard and Yang’s “voices are important to surface in debates”, adding:

“Along with systemically addressing climate change and economic injustice, these are the key issues of global consequence I want to see considered and discussed more.” 

Dorsey as well as the CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, were subpoenaed to a US Senate hearing in November 2020, where their platforms were accused of anti-conservative bias after their effective suppression of the Hunter Biden China scandal. Of the two social media platforms, Twitter was deemed to be the most aggressive in its censorship of the New York Post article.

US conservatives were outraged that a story critical of Joe Biden, with potential to turn the election in favour of Donald Trump, was being buried by platforms as influential as Twitter and Facebook. Dorsey’s rationale for this unprecedented censorship had been that Twitter policies prohibit “directly distributing content obtained through hacking that contains private information”. Dorsey later back-pedalled but by then, the story had effectively been “disappeared” and damage to the Biden campaign had been successfully limited.

Dorsey’s apparent absorption into the transnational billionaire complex controlling the global response to the Covid-19 “pandemic” and orchestrating the Fourth Industrial Revolution, will be explored throughout this article.

From Square to Covid-19 – Dorsey transfers $ 1 billion to “disarm the pandemic”

In addition to Twitter, Dorsey is also the CEO of Square, a digital payments platform. In April 2020, Dorsey transferred an alleged 28% of his wealth from Square to his Start Small LLC (SS) to fund Covid-19 relief globally. The $1 billion donation represents the most significant “philanthropic” donation made by the tech-billionaire during his entire career.

One month after the launch of SS, Dorsey announced on Twitter the disbursement of $87.8 million to a number of initiatives apparently responding to fall-out from Covid-19 response measures. The disbursements included $600,000 to help develop “high impact digital learning tools to support special needs students and English language learners who are most affected by the crisis and will experience the most learning loss during school closures”.

The reality is that none of these measures would be necessary if scientists, doctors, epidemiologists, medical staff and experts opposing the disproportionate response to a virus [seemingly] less deadly than seasonal flu had been taken into consideration by the institutions and governments rolling out the draconian “lockdown” of global populations in preparation for the Great Reset. Dorsey’s and Twitter’s role in ensuring the censorship and de-platforming of dissenting voices is also examined in this article.

Let us not forget that “a report from the Institute for Policy Studies found that, while tens of millions of Americans have lost their jobs during the coronavirus ‘pandemic’, America’s ultra-wealthy elite have seen their net worth surge by $ 82 billion in just 23 days” as picked up by journalist, Cory Morningstar, who is also cited below.

In May 2020, Dorsey donated $10 million to Sean Penn’s CORE response which supported CORE’s national expansion of Covid-19 drive-through test sites “into Atlanta, Detroit, New Orleans and the Navajo Nation”. The origins of the CORE initiative are examined in detail in Part 1 of this series. Dorsey is also credited with persuading Penn to join Twitter in May 2020.

As Dorsey stated in his April 2020 tweet (above):

“After we disarm this pandemic, the focus will shift to girl’s health and education, and [Universal Basic Income] or UBI.”

Dorsey’s involvement in the promotion of UBI demonstrates his endorsement of measures which are designed to shore up economic privilege for members of the global billionaire cartels while asset-stripping and disenfranchising the working classes and what remains of an already decimated middle class in the West.

Cory Morningstar, one of the foremost voices speaking out about the unprecedented power grab being facilitated by the Covid-19 narratives, gave me this statement with regards to the covert threat of UBI:

Covid-19 is the catalyst for the Great Reset, in which universal basic income plays a securing role. Universal Basic Income (UBI) is the strategic solution to protect the ruling classes from Molotov cocktails and global civil unrest by those being methodically dispossessed of their occupations, dignity and self-preservation – the working class, much middle class, peasantry, artisans, and those that comprise the informal economy that presides in the Global South. Disclosures on coming “disbanding of existing safety-net programs” are not included in the foundation-funded marketing campaigns. 

When UBI begins to be rolled out globally, one can expect public healthcare to slowly disappear, replaced by privatized services (largely Telehealth). Further, UBI payments will be linked to benefits via blockchain – ensuring full spectrum compliance and servitude of whole societies. Billionaires are supporting/financing UBI marketing campaigns for good reason: it is preferable to pay a pittance to the citizenry than to risk losing the social license that allows for the continued decimation of the Earth, coupled with the continued exploitation of those most oppressed and vulnerable.

The real motive behind Jack Dorsey’s interest in Africa

Dorsey’s focus on UBI and girl’s health and education is mirrored, coincidentally, by the interests of the Clinton Foundation in Africa. Dorsey had been planning to relocate to Africa for six months in 2020, plans that were apparently derailed by the Coronavirus crisis although a more likely obstacle was investor concern that his pivot to Square and the opportunities presented for digital payment remodeling in Africa’s cash-based society would lead to his neglect of Twitter.

In 2015, Bill and Chelsea Clinton led an entourage of powerful elite sponsors of the Clinton Foundation to Africa for Bill Clinton’s 12th visit to the resource-plundered continent. Dorsey joined the Clintons, Microsoft (via Bill Gates), Facebook and Google in a bid to ensnare the developing market sector into their accelerator programmes and debt enslavement campaigns. Visa, Mastercard and Salesforce are also establishing venture investments in African start-ups.

According to “Witney Schneidman, a Brookings fellow with the Africa Growth Initiative and former deputy secretary of state Clinton administration”, Dorsey was in the right place at the right time. In November 2019, Dorsey tweeted that Africa “will define the future (especially the bitcoin one)” The African continent comprises 54 countries with a combined population of 1.3 billion people with the highest population growth rate in the world. The world’s largest population of people without banks, trading in cash. Ripe for exploitation by the world’s robber barons and financial-tech-carpet-baggers.

In November 2020, Dorsey was the closing keynote speaker for the Africa Fintech Summit sponsored by Dedalus Global and Ibex Frontier. Dorsey is described as a “futurist”, a “visionary”, and one of the “biggest influencers in tech ecosystems worldwide”. “With an unbanked population of 66% and a credit card penetration rate that averages 1.5%, the applications for crypto in sub-Saharan Africa can only help solidify Dorsey’s interest in the continent” (Africa News)

Dorsey is investing in the reinvention of colonialism as smart growth, the new-age digital colonialism. The Facebook’s internet footprint in Africa and its Orwellian ambitions for that continent are covered in detail in this article by investigative journalist, Cory Morningstar. Morningstar has showed in her recent and past work how the billionaire class seeks to facilitate the absorption of the Global South into a paternalistic, inherently racist, Global North power structure that will suck the lifeblood out of these nations via “philanthropic” channels that have been constructed to mine data, resources, livelihoods and cultural infrastructure until it is an overpopulated, micro-managed colony with no access to development unless it is plugged into the predator class mothership.

As Africa meets the 4IR Fourth Industrial Revolution], its youth will be one of its most important assets” – August 2020, World Economic Forum: How can Africa succeed in the Fourth Industrial Revolution?

Dorsey, the Clintons and the technological “disruption” of Haiti

Dorsey’s history of rubbing shoulders with the Clinton clan goes way back. Just as Sean Penn was heavily involved with the Clinton’s rapacious policies in Haiti, Dorsey was a keynote speaker at the Haiti Tech Summit in 2018, an event that is also described as the “Davos of the Caribbean”. The summit was organised by the Global Startup Ecosystem which, according to their website, “hosts the world’s first and largest digital accelerator- supporting 1000 companies from 90 countries every year”. Target regions are Africa, America, Asia, Europe, Caribbean, Latin America and the Middle East.

Taken from their website, in 2017, GSE launched a 13 year initiative to accelerate emerging market ecosystems every year until 2030 in alignment with the Sustainable Development Goals.

The “iconic” Haiti Tech Summit was the pilot launch. The company was projecting 54 tech summits in 2020, to be held virtually and “across all major hubs globally”. Alongside Dorsey at the 2018 Haiti Tech summit were representatives from other Silicon Valley giants — Google, Facebook and YouTube. The end of summit message from the summit’s founder and GSE’s co-founder, Christine Souffrant Ntim, informed the audience that Haiti “was ready for disruption”. This is an unfortunate choice of words considering the decades of “disruption” that have been inflicted upon the semi-colonised island by a series of US administrations, dominated by the Clintons’ exploitation policies targeting Haiti.

Screenshot from Haitian Times video report on the Tech Summit 2018.

This is nothing less than implementation of UN Agenda 2030, an agenda that aims to privatise and seize control of land, resources, energy, education and to digitalise the world we live in, to bring us all into city-based data colonies that can be easily controlled and manipulated for the benefit of the vulture class – the billionaire elites who perceive this world to be their exclusive bread basket and the “little people” as the “useless” expendables.

GSE’s website lists Dorsey as a member of their speaker network that includes Ben Horowitz and Sophia, the world’s celebrity robot. Horowitz is co-founder of Andreessen Horowitz, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm that invests in technology start-ups, and their better-known investments include GitHub, Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter. GSE partners include LinkedIn, Google Cloud, IBM Cloud and Forbes. GSE’s mission is to “prepare individuals and organisations for the digital age” according to Einstein Ntim, managing partner at GSE – a goal completely in line with the Fourth Industrial Revolution and the Covid-19-facilitated Great Reset.

Dorsey and the Transition Integrity Project – Berggruen Institute

Dorsey’s involvement with the Berggruen Institute (BI) is an indication of his collaboration with some of the most powerful neoconservative influencers in US politics. BI is another transformational future-shaping conglomerate “promoting long term answers to the biggest challenges of the 21st Century”. Nicolas Berggruen is the co-founder and chairman of BI. Berggruen has been pivotal in the restructuring and reinventing of “democracy” for the new digital age. Berggruen used the institute as a launch pad for a number of government reform projects. These include the 21st Century Council which brought together former heads of state – with Tony Blair, Gerhard Schroder, Helle Thorning Schmidt and Nicolas Sarkozybeing just a few of names on the list. Dorsey was a member of the 21st Century Council and is one of Berggruen’s “people”.

Berggruen established the “Think Long Committee for California” in 2010. The committee included such neoconservative and “progressive” luminaries as Condoleeza Rice and Eric Schmidt (Google CEO) and its purpose was to effectively create a new set of rules for governance, using Agenda 21 Sustainable Development grants to impose regional governance.

Soros/Berggruen/von der Leyen

In 2012, Berggruen’s Council for the Future of Europe met in Berlin to discuss Europe Beyond the Crisis. Speeches were given by former UK Labour Party leader and criminal globalist, Tony Blair, billionaire influencer and transnational interventionist, George Soros and George Papandreou, former PM of Greece and last in a long line of corrupt imperialist sycophants. Dorsey has effectively embedded himself into one of the most influential and predatory of the neocon cartels. Dorsey is a minor in the billionaire circle but a major in identifying the foremost power hubs.

Berggruen is also behind the Transition Integrity Project (TIP), recently covered by investigative journalist, Whitney Webb, for Unlimited Hangout who described the TIP as:

“A group of Democratic Party insiders and former Obama and Clinton era officials as well as a cadre of “Never Trump” neoconservative Republicans have spent the past few months conducting simulations and “war games” regarding different 2020 election “doomsday” scenarios.”

Another sinister Berggruen programme is the “Transformations of the Human” which has all the hallmarks of a transhumanism agenda. The concept involves the placing of philosophers and artists in key research sites “to foster dialogue with technologists”. The “aim of the program is to render AI and Biotech visible as unusually potent experimental sites for reformulating our vocabulary for thinking about ourselves” which could be interpreted as reprogramming humanity. The findings will be fed back into the “production of both AI and biotech and to thereby contribute to both human and non-human flourishing” or perhaps to merge the two?

As investigative journalist, James Corbett, warns “are we ready to give up our humanity” to succumb to the “ethical use of technology to extend human capabilities?”. The redesigning or genetic modification of the human condition is not science fiction, it is the bedrock of the ideology of those who rule this world behind the facade of government.

As Julian Huxley, an influential English evolutionary biologist, eugenicist, and internationalist wrote, in the last century:

 “…unless [civilised societies] invent and enforce adequate measures for regulating human reproduction, for controlling the quantity of population, and at least preventing the deterioration of quality of racial stock, they are doomed to decay …”

Huxley invented the term “transhumanism” just before he became President of the British Eugenics Society, 1959-62. Huxley was also the first Director General of UNESCO.

Author, Dean Koontz, described the age of Transhumanism and the Fourth Industrial Revolution very succinctly:

“We live in hubristic age, when politicians imagine themselves to be messiahs and when many in the sciences frankly discuss their dreams of creating a “post-human” civilization of genetically engineered supermen, ignorant of the fact that like minds have often come before them and have left no legacy but death, destruction, and despair.”

Dorsey’s close ties to those whose purpose is to reinstate a Silicon Valley-backed Democrat as US President and to oust President Trump who, to some degree, slowed down the global military interventionism of the neocon camp in Washington as well as Twitter’s record of protectionism of the Biden election campaign are perhaps what, currently, make Dorsey an accepted member of the overclass.

It should be no surprise, therefore, that Nicholas Pacilio, senior communications manager at Twitter, who deleted Trump tweets claiming (correctly) children are almost immune from Covid-19, was formerly the press secretary for Kamala Harris, Biden’s pick for vice president. Twitter’s proclaimed neutrality is rendered nonsensical by all the above and by their collaboration across the board with global influencers whose futurist agenda is reliant upon the acceptance of official Covid-19 narratives.

Dorsey’s anti-conservative Twitter censorship policy is also supported by online petition giant, Avaaz, who were instrumental in the fomenting of conflict in Syria from the outset in 2011 and well versed in the art of selling hate for Empire.

Bill Gates and Jack Dorsey – investing in civil unrest?

Dorsey and Covid-19 impresario, Bill Gates, are alleged indirect funders of the BAIL Project (BP). The project was established to bail out protestors who participated in the George Floyd demonstrations and riots. BAIL is reported to have connections to Antifa, an organisation associated with stoking civil unrest and being “primary instigators of violence at public rallies” according to declassified Department of Homeland Security and FBI studies from 2016, the first year of Trump’s presidency. While many of the reports linking Dorsey to BAIL and BAIL to Antifa can be described as “conservative”, Dorsey’s Start Small initiative has donated to Black Lives Matter, suspected to be another of the billionaire co-opted organisations designed to harness and control black power globally.

The Audacious Project (housed at TED) was seed-funded $ 250 million by Gates, Skoll and Dalio Foundations. The BAIL Project was one of the five recipients of $ 50 million funding from the Audacious Project and is partnered by TED directly according to their own website.  The Audacious Project, “a new model to inspire change”, is yet another node in the philanthrocapitalist complex wreaking havoc globally under the pretext of building a better future for all. In reality, such groups are building a system that will make the world’s wealthiest class even wealthier and will give ever increasing control over the global resource inventory.

When the connection is made to the Transition Integrity Project and Gates and Dorsey’s suspected involvement in BAIL and potentially Antifa, it makes sense that these narrative builders of the Covid-19 paradigm would be behind the scenes of the planned civil unrest in the US.

Further evidence of Twitter’s role as a surveillance tool for US intelligence agencies and influencers on Covid-19 response came when The Intercept exposed the AI start-up Dataminr and that company’s involvement in the monitoring of the Floyd protests and provision of that data to police and security forces nationwide. While both Twitter and Dataminr deny any engagement in domestic surveillance, these accusations followed on from the 2016 controversies that aligned Twitter with the CIA as investors in, or partners of Dataminr. The Twitter-Dataminr collaboration permitted Dataminr to scan every public tweet as soon as it was published, giving them advance warning of any incoming protests or dissident action.

Despite the denial of surveillance activity by both Twitter and Dataminr, “monitoring activities and forwarding information to the police is clearly surveillance” explained Andrew Ferguson, author of “The Rise of Big Data Policing: Surveillance, Race, and the Future of Law Enforcement.”

In 2016, Twitter allegedly asked that Dataminr stop providing intelligence agencies with Twitter tools and content but as TechCrunch reported:

“.. Dataminr  isn’t ending its relationship with the government altogether: Dataminir still counts In-Q-Tel, the non-profit investment arm of the CIA, as an investor. Dataminr has taken investment from Twitter, too, highlighting some of the conflicts that remain as tech companies fight for more transparency and autonomy from government control.”

Dataminr’s Yale leadership is believed to still have a $ 255,000 contract with the Department of Homeland Security. The protestations of Twitter and apparent withdrawal from US intelligence blood-hounding by Dataminr appear to be nothing more than smoke and mirrors designed to put the public off the scent.

However, perhaps even more relevant to the Twitter censorship of Covid-19 dissident media, scientists and medical experts, and famously, David Icke, all of whom were challenging establishment “science”, is perhaps also related to its partnership with Dataminr. In late 2016, Twitter told TechCrunch that Dataminr “uses public Tweets to sell breaking news alerts to […] government agencies such as the World Health Organisation” although the “not for surveillance” caveat was thrown in.

The billionaire complex apprentices, managing narratives for their mentors

Penn and Dorsey are not in the upper echelons of the ruling elite circles. They are the keen instruments of power, eager to please and to do the bidding of those in positions of power they perhaps aspire to one day. The wealthiest people in the world are providing funding for the Covid-19 response, with good reason. It is the portal to the world vision they have been working towards for decades, perhaps even centuries.

At the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, January 2020, historian and philosopher, Yuval Harari, gave talks on the future of humanity. Harari talks about the “useless class”, he describes the data colonies that will be formed under some projected “dictator.” In the world, Harari envision, if a dissident’s mind can be read by a centralised AI data hub, he can be arrested for non-compliance with the dictatorship.

Of course, the global dictatorship is already here with the Covid-19 measures, the obligatory masking, martial law, the Army deployed to roll out testing and vaccines, mandatory vaccines (you will not be able to function in society without one), the incarceration of the elderly, the destitution and isolation of children in schools and distance learning, digitalised education systems. The future according to this totalitarian, neo-feudalist system is bleak for humanity unless we collectively wake up.

Penn and Dorsey are just two of a collection of useful pathways to the Great Reset. They are the fear-stokers and narrative managers, ensuring that people fear death, fear their own powerlessness against a “virus” that stalks them even in their own home.

As journalist, Peter Koenig, described earlier this year:

“The virus is just a clever idea to use an invisible enemy for instilling fear, worldwide, by this minuscule, insanely rich and psychotically power-hungry elite to put the entire world population to its knees. FEAR that obliterates the human immune system and may bring about a range of illnesses far worse than covid-19, including cancer, coronary diseases, diabetes – and much more.”

It is time to recognise that death is an inevitable part of our existence as human beings, that visions of immortality offered by those who will distort and twist humanity out of shape to create a dystopian future for all but the very privileged few, are nothing but the erosion of all that is human. Being human is what will enable us to fight back. When we remember what we cherish as human beings, a smile, a hug, the comfort of touch and the warmth of human interaction perhaps we will start fighting before we lose what makes us who we are to the vision of those who see us as ultimately expendable.

Source: Jack Dorsey, the CIA and Twitter Censorship in the Age of Covid-19 – unlimitedhangout.com

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