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Google data sheds some light on how coronavirus lockdowns are working

The Google logo is pictured in London, on Jan. 18, 2019. HANNAH MCKAY/REUTERS Google data sheds some light on how coronavirus lockdowns are working. https://www.theglobeandmail.com/world/article-google-data-sheds-light-on-whether-coronavirus-lockdowns-are-working/ — Interesting how movement of people in South Korea only dropped 19% but they did … Continue reading

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Qanon Deploys ‘Information Warfare’ to Influence the 2020 Election | WIRED

ILLUSTRATION: ELENA LACEY; GETTY IMAGES https://www.wired.com/story/qanon-deploys-information-warfare-influence-2020-election/

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The coronavirus pandemic is the breakthrough Xi Jinping has been waiting for

Chinese President Xi Jinping visits an industrial park, which produces high-end auto parts and molds, in Ningbo, east China’s Zhejiang Pr Opinion https://www.macleans.ca/opinion/the-coronavirus-pandemic-is-the-breakthrough-xi-jinping-has-been-waiting-for-and-hes-making-his-move/ … What’s new is that the Chinese state is committing vast resources to a hybrid strategy of … Continue reading

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Options for exercise, museums and food packs during COVID-19

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Alberta asking Feds for more funds to deal with orphaned well cleanup

Old, unproductive oil and gas wells could cost up to $70B to clean up, says new report ‘The mess continues to grow,’ says landowner stuck with abandoned well Kyle Bakx – CBC News — Hustle in the oil patch: Inside … Continue reading

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TC Energy to proceed with Keystone XL pipeline after US$1.1 billion investment from Alberta government | Financial Post

https://business.financialpost.com/commodities/energy/tc-energy-to-proceed-with-keystone-xl-pipeline-after-1-5b-investment-from-alberta-government — the Government of Alberta has agreed to invest US$1.1 billion as equity in the 830,000-barrels-per-day pipeline project. This going towards construction costs through the end of 2020. The remaining investment of US$6.9 billion is expected to be made … Continue reading

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Tin foil hat types loving current global conditions

Mar 28 2020 – concerned citizen There sure is a lot of tin foil hat types jumping all over the current global covid-19 pandemic and related conditions. Be careful they try and use repetition to wear down your common sense. … Continue reading

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