Undermining the WHO is just another example of the boiling frog strategy that corporations, their media and politicians have applied since Saint Ronny ascended the throne in 1981.
Ronny was the tub of lukewarm water they put murkins in that felt so comfortable. With Bush 41 and the Clinton/Newt tag team the water started getting warmer but still tolerable. With Dubya, Cheney and Obama the water temperature reached the limit of what we could tolerate, but hey, it can’t get any worse, right ?..until we found ourselves in Trump & Moscow Mitch’s tub of scalding water.
Had they thrown us into the Trump/Moscow Mitch scalding water in 1981, like the metaphotical frog, we would have jumped out post haste rather than being boiled to death as we now are.
It is high time we give pwesident twump a “You silly wabbit” retirement parade.
He deserves a going away present as a send off recognition token.
Any ideas? Hmmm, this should be fun.
The author’s experience working with the WHO four decades ago is irrelevant. Bill Gates embarked on his mission, in 2001, to co-opt the organization and re-brand its primary mission as its being a vehicle to reduce the world’s population by disseminating vaccines worldwide. With the recent removal of United States funding, Dr. William Gates now provides more of its funds than any other single source. In other words, no single country has as much influence as the former Microsoft founder and CEO, who was convicted in 1999 of unlawful monopolization, forming his “philanthropic” foundation immediately afterwards. When anyone has the power (as he apparently does), as well as the vehicle, to force vaccines on every single person on the planet–with no exceptions–I’d say the author’s WHO is not the one that exists today.
He tweeted that “every scientist, every health worker, every citizen must resist and rebel against this appalling betrayal of global solidarity.”
Yes! The global community must make one large alliance to curb US American Empire and we, dissidents in US America must fight the Empire of Evil from within. Easy? Hell no! With 130+ out of 190 UN Nations hosting Military bases for this Empire, many with multiple bases as Germany with the most, this will require some real courage. For those of us in US America we also know what we face in terms of state violence but there has to come a time when the “machine” does indeed become recognized for just how odious it really is that we must be willing to place our selves in its path.
Some more on COVID-19 in the news:
From The Washington Post: Missed opportunity, US Turned down millions of American-made masks earlier this year
It was Jan. 22, a day after the first case ~https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2020/p0121-novel-coronavirus-travel-case.html of covid-19 was detected in the United States, and orders were pouring into Michael Bowen’s company outside Fort Worth, some from as far away as Hong Kong.
Bowen’s medical supply company, Prestige Ameritech, could ramp up production to make an additional 1.7 million N95 masks a week. He viewed the shrinking domestic production of medical masks as a national security issue, though, and he wanted to give the federal government first dibs.
“We still have four like-new N95 manufacturing lines,” Bowen wrote that day in an email to top administrators in the Department of Health and Human Services. “Reactivating these machines would be very difficult and very expensive but could be achieved in a dire situation.”
For more: ~https://www.washingtonpost.com
Public Health Experts Say Many States Are Opening Too Soon To Do So Safely
From National Geographic:
They don’t struggle to breathe—but COVID-19 is starving them of oxygen
One alarming symptom robs many patients of blood oxygen well before they notice. Doctors are racing to understand it.
Coronavirus flares as states ease social distancing
Easing of social distancing guidelines — whether by government edict or individual decision — has led to new coronavirusflare-ups in the United States and abroad, even as pressure builds to loosen restrictions that have kept millions isolated and decimated economies.
Officials in Pasadena, Calif., warned Saturday against Mother’s Day gatherings after a cluster of new covid-19 cases was identified therearty, despite a stay-at-home order in effect.
Through contact tracing, investigators discovered more than five confirmed cases and “many more ill individuals” linked to the party, the local public health department said.
The controversy over when, and how much, to open up has taken on sharp political overtones, with protests and occasional violence against those trying to keep the rules in place.