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OffG had its sixth birthday this February. Our readership has grown massively since we launched, and especially over the last 18 months. We now have an audience comparable to some longstanding major names in the alternate media, which is pretty amazing. We publish content every day, as most of you know, we are just completing …
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Colin Todhunter It is now one year since controversial farm bills were passed into law in India in September 2020. The three bills and the subsequent legislation have triggered a massive 15-month farmers’ protest that has attracted worldwide attention and support. Farmers, farmers’ unions and their representatives demand that the laws be repealed and state …
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Cizik School of Nursing has created a REMI Platinum Award-winning documentary film that tells the grim cautionary tale of nurses who participated in the Holocaust and abandoned their professional ethics during the Nazi era. The 56-minute film, Caring Corrupted: the Killing Nurses of the Third Reich, casts a harsh light on nurses who used their …
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COVID19/11: Narratives Intertwined is OffG’s new series of short interviews with prominent voices in the alternate media, vocal Covid sceptics and leading figures in the 9/11 truth movement. The series is intended to both mark the 20th anniversary of the World Trade Center collapse, and discuss how that event helped shape the modern world and, …
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Whitney Webb The 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001 is a particularly somber one, not just because of the horrific nature of events of that day reaching its second-decade milestone, but because of how little we seem to have learned in that amount of time. The fear and trauma generated by the events of 9/11 …
This is a list of individuals currently serving in the United States House of Representatives as of the 117th Congress
The world has seen QAnon before. It was called Nazism.
On January 6, 2021, white insurrectionists stormed the U.S. Capitol, proudly displayed the confederate flag, and set up gallows on the Capitol grounds.
It's 2022 vision time. The U.S. Senate elections will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2020. Thirty-four of the 100 Senators are up for reelection and will serve a six-year term from January 3, 2023, until January 3, 2029. The time to start organizing is now.
The runaway-growth in the cannabis industry, fueled by rolling de-regulation and a high demand forecast, is bringing with it a growing carbon footprint.
- Lauren Gill
Federal Prisons' Switch to Scanning Mail Is a Surveillance Nightmare

The Bureau of Prisons has piloted a program that can give authorities “huge secret intelligence into the public sender of postal mail.”

The post Federal Prisons’ Switch to Scanning Mail Is a Surveillance Nightmare appeared first on The Intercept.

- Jon Schwarz
$3.5 Trillion for the Build Back Better Agenda Is Much, Much Less Money Than You Think

This big, scary-sounding number represents just 1.2 percent of U.S. GDP over the next 10 years.

The post $3.5 Trillion for the Build Back Better Agenda Is Much, Much Less Money Than You Think appeared first on The Intercept.

- Alleen Brown
One Bill in Texas Legislature Would Ease Extreme Heat in Texas Prisons. Another Makes It Worse.

With the climate crisis at hand, one bill requires air conditioning in prisons, while another would take it away from detained immigrants.

The post One Bill in Texas Legislature Would Ease Extreme Heat in Texas Prisons. Another Makes It Worse. appeared first on The Intercept.

- Mara Hvistendahl
Termination of Scientists Sparks Concerns About Possible China-Related Probe

Colleagues fear the two scientists may have been targeted in fallout from the Justice Department’s controversial China Initiative.

The post Termination of Scientists Sparks Concerns About Possible China-Related Probe appeared first on The Intercept.

- Akela Lacy
How Moderate Democrats Derailed Police Reform

Centrists demanded a police reform bill that didn’t go too far. Now they don’t get one at all.

The post How Moderate Democrats Derailed Police Reform appeared first on The Intercept.

California fights fire with fire to protect giant sequoias
The so-far successful battle this month in California to save the world's biggest trees from ever-worsening forest blazes seems to offer an important lesson: You can fight fire with fire.
Volcanic ash cloud closes La Palma airport; new vent emerges
The airport on the Spanish island of La Palma shut down Saturday because of an ash cloud spewing out of a volcano that has been erupting for a week, and scientists said another volcanic vent opened up, exposing islanders to possible new dangers.
Zoo Miami: Orangutan dies following dental surgery
An orangutan has died at Zoo Miami following a dental surgery, officials said.
Flights scrapped as new  volcanic eruptions hit Canaries
Fresh volcanic eruptions in Spain's Canary Islands prompted the cancellation of flights, airport authorities said Friday, the first since the Cumbre Vieja volcano came to life again.
Guatemala's Fuego volcano quiets after eruption
Guatemala's Fuego volcano on Friday has quieted after a 32-hour long eruption, authorities said Friday.