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COVIDsteria: Further Reading (Endnotes)
Excerpt from "COVIDsteria: An Oral History of America's Great Reset" - see https://covidsteria.substack.com/p/covidsteria-table-of-contents
Below are links to further reading material and sources used to write this satire (in addition, all “interviews” are footnoted). Feel free to add to drop links to additional references or reading materials in the comments section (or let me know of a bad/out-of-date link). For more useful resources:
NOTE: COVIDsteria: An Oral History of America’s Great Reset (Table of Contents) is a fictional satire along the lines of a Studs Terkel oral history or Max Brooks' World War Z being published as a serialized book on Substack...
Big City Politics, Crime, and the Homeless Industrial Complex
Barmann, Jay (March 4, 2021). “Insanely, It Is Costing San Francisco $5,000/Month for Each Homeless Tent.” SFist. (Archived 5 Mar 2021)
Cherney, Elyssa (August 05, 2019). “The Same Weekend as Massacres in El Paso and Dayton, 15 People Were Shot in 2 Chicago Incidents. Why Aren’t Those Called Mass Shootings Too?” Chicago Tribune. (Archived 6 Aug 2019)
Dogen, Sam (Updated Septemper 12, 2019). "It Now Costs $350,000 a Year to Live a Middle-class Lifestyle in a Big City—Here’s a Sad Breakdown of Why." CNBC. (Archived 13 Sept 2019)
Graff, Amy (Updated October 4, 2018). "'SnapCrap' App Invites San Francisco Residents to Report Poop on City Streets." SFGATE. (Archived 5 Oct 2018)
Greenfield, Daniel (July 23, 2021). "San Fran Can't Clean the Streets, But Will Order $20K Trash Cans." FrontPageMag.com.
Johnson, Benny (January 15, 2018). "San Francisco Is A Literal S***hole, Public Defecation Map Reveals." Daily Caller. (Archived 16 Jan 2018)
Kenney, Madeline; and Camarillo, Emmanuel (Updated July 6, 2021). “Chicago’s Most Violent Weekend of 2021: 104 Shot, 19 of Them Killed. 13 Kids Among the Wounded (By 5 p.m. Monday, Chicago had recorded 2,000 shootings this year, a Sun-Times’ database shows).” Chicago Sun-Times. (Archived 7 Jul 2021)
Knight, Heather (Updated: December 5, 2020). “S.F. City Hall Scandal: Why Were Lavishly Paid Public Servants Allegedly Bribed for so Little?” San Francisco Chronicle. (Archived 5 Dec 2020)
Martinez, Gina (June 26, 2021). “San Francisco is Paying $60,000 PER TENT for a Homeless Encampment and Now City Officials Want an Additional $20 Million to Extend the Program for Two Years.” Daily Mail. (Archived 26 Jun 2021)
Miller, Joshua Rhett (June 8, 2020). "18 Murders in 24 Hours: Inside Chicago’s Deadliest Day in 60 Years." New York Post. (Archived 9 Jun 2020)
Moran, Rick (July 23, 2021). "San Francisco Considers Spending $20K Per Can to Fix Garbage Issue." PJ Media. (Archived 23 Jul 2021)
Moran, Rick (March 5, 2021). "San Francisco Pays $16.1 Million to Shelter 300 Homeless in Tents." PJ Media. (Archived 5 Mar 2021)
Shaban, Bigad; Campos, Robert; Rutanooshedech, Tony; and Horn, Michael (Updated December 6, 2018). "Survey of Downtown San Francisco Reveals Trash on Every Block, 303 Piles of Feces and 100 Drug Needles (The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit surveyed 153 blocks of downtown San Francisco in search of trash, needles, and feces. The investigation revealed trash littered across every block. The survey also found 41 blocks dotted with needles and 96 blocks sullied with piles of feces)." NBC Bay Area. (Archived 13 Dec 2019)
Solon, Olivia (February 27, 2017). "Scraping by on six figures? Tech workers feel poor in Silicon Valley's wealth bubble (Big tech companies pay some of the country’s best salaries. But workers claim the high cost of living in the Bay Area has them feeling financially strained)." The Guardian. (Archived 27 Feb 2017)
Sun-Times Wire (Updated June 1, 2020). “85 Shot, 24 Fatally, Over Chicago’s Most Violent Weekend of 2020 (More than half of the weekend’s victims were shot on Sunday as the city reeled from violent protests Saturday night that led to hundreds of arrests and the implementation of a curfew).” Chicago Sun-Times. (Archived 2 Jun 2020)
Widburg, Andrea (March 29, 2021). “San Francisco’s Corrupt Politicians Exposed in a Twitter Thread.” American Thinker. (Archived 29 Mar 2021)
Big Government and Politics
Batallón de Inteligencia 601 (2021). In Everpedia.
Battalion 3-16 (Honduras) (2021). In Everpedia.
Caravan of Death (2021). In Everpedia.
Death Flights (2021). In Everpedia.
Death Squad (2021). In Everpedia.
Dirty War (2021). In Everpedia.
Extraordinary Rendition (2021). In Everpedia.
Gaslighting (2021). In Everpedia.
Greenwald, Glenn (July 15, 2013). "The Crux of the NSA Story in One Phrase: 'Collect It All' (The actual story that matters is not hard to see: the NSA is attempting to collect, monitor and store all forms of human communication)." The Guardian. (Archived 31 Jul 2013)
Greenwald, Glenn (June 3, 2021). "The New Domestic War on Terror is Coming (No speculation is needed. Those who wield power are demanding it. The only question is how much opposition they will encounter)." Greenwald.substack.com. (Archived 19 Jan 2021)
Laughtivism (2021). In Everpedia.
McCarthy, Andrew C. (September 8, 2015). “How the GOP Pretends Not to Authorize Obama’s Agenda.” National Review. (Archived 14 Sep 2018)
McDonough, Frank (Updated Septempber 29, 2015). “Careless Whispers: How the German Public Used and Abused the Gestapo (The Gestapo was a very small organisation reliant on informers to denounce enemies of the regime, but jealous spouses and neighbours often used it to settle scores).” Irish Times. (Archived 2 Oct 2015)
No-Knock Warrant (2021). In Everpedia.
Popovic, Srdja; and Joksic, Mladen (April 5, 2013). "Why Dictators Don’t Like Jokes (Pro-democracy activists around the world are discovering that humor is one of the most powerful weapons in the fight against authoritarianism)." FP. (Archived 19 Dec 2014)
Schweizer, Peter (2018). Secret Empires: How the American Political Class Hides Corruption and Enriches Family and Friends. Harper.
Sundance (December 29, 2020). “A Familiar Play – Mitch McConnell Blocks Attempt to Pass $2,000 COVID Relief Bill, Deflects Accountability to POTUS.” The Conservative Treehouse.
Sundance (November 26, 2020). "DC’s Corrupted Legislative Process and Why The Dem/Rep UniParty Dismisses Your Opinion of It…" Conservative Tree House.
Uniparty (2021). In The Conservative Treehouse.
Wannsee Conference (2021). In Everpedia.
Big Media and Big Publishing
Coppins, McKay (March 21, 2014). “Killing Conservative Books: The Shocking End Of A Publishing Gold Rush (A decade ago, mainstream publishers became convinced they could make millions by churning out books for the right — and now the bubble may be bursting. From Allan Bloom to Ann Coulter).” BuzzFeed News. (Archived 8 Aug 2018)
Eisinger, Jesse (April 8, 2021). “So I've Been Thinking About Some Rules for Reporting.” Twitter. (Thread)
Goldberg, Jeffrey (July 21, 2010). “Meet the New Journolist, Smaller Than the Old Journolist.” The Atlantic. (Archived 23 Jul 2010)
Greenwald, Glenn (February 8, 2021). "The Journalistic Tattletale and Censorship Industry Suffers Several Well-Deserved Blows (The NYT's Taylor Lorenz falsely accuses a tech investor of using a slur after spending months trying to infiltrate and monitor a new app that allows free conversation)." Greenwald.substack.com. (Archived 9 Feb 2021)
Houpt, Simon (September 12, 2012). “David Carr and Journalism: Old-media Grampypants vs. New-media Avatar.” The Globe and Mail. (Archived 13 Sep 2012)
Jeftovic, Mark E. (June 22, 2021). "Anything That Is Not Censored Is A Lie (Late Stage Globalism Is A Tale of Narratives vs Networks)." Bombthrower Media. (Archived 3 Jul 2021)
Media (2021). In ProjectVeritas.com.
Miller, Laura (July 12, 2021). “Inside the Conservative Book Publishing World (‘That doesn’t mean that I don’t have colleagues who secretly wish that none of my books were being published’).” Slate. (Archived 12 Jul 2021)
Romano, Carlin (June 4, 2006). "The Lonely Lives of Conservative Editors in the Liberal World of Book Publishing." Baltimore Sun. (Archived 22 Jun 2021)
Stein, Harry (Summer 2008). "The Future of Conservative Books (As mainstream publishers’ flirtation with the Right cools, smaller houses are stepping in)." City Journal. (Archived 10 Jan 2017)
Taranto, James (Updated July 20, 2010). “'Call Them Racists': How ‘Journolists’ Tried to Suppress the News.” Wall Street Journal. (Archived 19 Feb 2015)
Tracey, Michael (April 15, 2021). “‘Activist’ Journalists Have Completely Taken Over the Media Industry.” Mtracey.substack.com. (Archived 14 Apr 2021)
Goodley, Simon (March 4, 2011). "Wall Street's Secretive 'Expert Networks' (The trial of Galleon hedge fund founder Raj Rajaratnam on insider-dealing charges has exposed a little-known world)." The Guardian. (Archived 21 Sep 2013)
Hallman, Ben (November 27, 2012). "Doctors Who Advise Wall Street Investors Operate In Ethical Grey Zone." HuffPost. (Archived 30 Jun 2019)
Timmerman, Luke; and Heath, David (August 7, 2005). "Drug Researchers Leak Secrets to Wall St." The Seattle Times.
Big Pharma and Big Regulators
“15 U.S. Code § 3710c - Distribution of royalties received by Federal agencies.” Legal Information Institute (LII). (Archived 18 Jun 2012)
Chen, Caroline (June 26, 2018). "FDA Repays Industry by Rushing Risky Drugs to Market (As pharma companies underwrite three-fourths of the FDA’s budget for scientific reviews, the agency is increasingly fast-tracking expensive drugs with significant side effects and unproven health benefits)." ProPublica. (Archived 26 Jun 2018)
Howell, Kellan (April 28, 2015). “U.S. Government Patents Could be Affected by Innovation Act Legislation (Support for bill from China gives opponents ammunition).” Washington Times. (Archived 1 May 2015)
LaMattina, John (June 28, 2018). “The Biopharmaceutical Industry Provides 75% Of The FDA's Drug Review Budget. Is This A Problem?” Forbes. (Archived 4 May 2019)
Leaf, Clifton (September 19, 2005). "The Law of Unintended Consequences (Twenty-five years ago a law known as Bayh-Dole spawned the biotech industry. It made lots of university scientists fabulously rich. It was also supposed to usher in a new era of innovation. So why are medical miracles in such short supply?)." Fortune Magazine. (Archived 15 May 2006)
Taylor, Ginger (January 17th 2017). "Examining RFK Jr.'s Claim that the CDC “Owns Over 20 Vaccine Patents (Mr. Kennedy is in very safe territory by reporting that the CDC has over 20 patents that create vast, undisclosed conflicts of interests in vaccine safety).” GreenMedInfo. (Archived 23 Jan 2017)
Big Race, Wokeness, and Big Education
Airaksinen, Toni (October 23, 2017). “Prof: Algebra, Geometry Perpetuate White Privilege.” Campus Reform. (Archived 23 Oct 2017)
Bolyanatz, Alexander H. (February 7, 2017). “Please Don’t Call Me a ‘Teacher’ (The term carries a set of connotations that most college-level instructors would just as soon not have attributed to them, argues Alexander H. Bolyanatz).” Inside Higher Ed. (Archived 8 Mar 2019)
Brill, Steven (August 24, 2009). "The Rubber Room (The battle over New York City’s worst teachers)." The New Yorker. (Archived 5 Aug 2014)
Doc Holliday (February 10, 2021). "Behold the Woke Insanity That is a San Francisco Public School Board Meeting." Not The Bee. (Archived 10 Feb 2021)
Ford, Adam (August 10, 2020). “A College MATH Prof Claims ‘The Idea That Math is in Any Way Objective is a MYTH’ That ‘Reeks of White Supremacist Patriarchy.’” Not the Bee.
Ford, Adam (July 7, 2020). “Apparently 2 + 2 = 4 is Now Racist. We Are Officially Living in ‘1984.’” Not the Bee.
Hanson, Victor Davis (June 13, 2021). “Anatomy of the Woke Madness (How did such collective madness infect a once pragmatic and commonsensical America?)” American Greatness. (Archived 14 Jun 2021)
Hanson, Victor Davis (August 30, 2020). “Cultural Suicide Is Painless (The story of all Dark Ages is that when civilizations finally prefer suicide, they do it easily, and the remnants flock to the countryside to preserve what they can—allowing the cities go on with their ritual self-destruction).” American Greatness. (Archived 1 Sep 2020)
Hanson, Victor Davis (March 7, 2021). “Hitting Woke Herd Immunity? (We have become an absurd society obsessed with race but without any mechanism to develop a logical category of victimization and reparation).” American Greatness. (Archived 8 Mar 2021)
Hudnall, James (February 2010). "Teachers Unions: The Child Molester's Best Friend." Breitbart.
James, Jesse (July 7, 2021). “Another Mic Drop Moment as This Dad Schools His Kids' School Board About Critical Race Theory ‘Indoctrinating Kids to Hate Each Other.’” Not The Bee. (Archived 7 Jul 2021)
Jeftovic, Mark E. (February 22, 2021). "Deconstructing 'Wokethink' (It Bears a Striking Resemblance to Mental Illness)." Bombthrower Media. (Archived 22 Feb 2021)
Lendrum, Eric (April 23, 2021). “Virginia Department of Education to Eliminate All Accelerated Math Courses as Part of ‘Equity’ Plan.” American Greatness. (Archived 23 Apr 2021)
Lockett, Jon (June 19, 2021). “RACE RAGE: Radio Host Ty Smith Slams Critical Race Theory at School Meeting – ‘How do I Have Two Medical Degrees if I’m Oppressed?’” The Sun, US. (Archived 19 Jun 2021)
Lyons, Gene (September 1979). “Why Teachers Can’t Teach (Because they don’t know anything. Teacher education is a massive fraud. It drives out dedicated people, rewards incompetence, and wastes millions of dollars. Our taxes pay for it all, but our children pay the real price).” Texas Monthly.
Math (2021). In Campus Reform.
NTB Staff (April 22, 2021). “This is Padded-room-level Insane. What Are We Doing??” Not The Bee. (Archived 23 Apr 2021)
PlanetMoron (February 14, 2021). “Oregon Encouraging Teachers to Take Course Called ‘Dismantling Racism in Mathematics Instruction’ in Which Teachers are Encouraged to ‘Come Up With at Least Two Answers’ That Might Solve a Math Problem.” Not the Bee. (Archived 14 Feb 2021)
PlanetMoron (November 23, 2020). "Parents Accused of Furthering “Asian Supremacy” by Making Kids Work Hard. The Woke Left Wages War Against Success." Not the Bee. (Archived 23 Nov 2020)
Public Schools (2021). In Reason.
Rigby, Harris (November 20, 2020). “California School Replaces Math Class With Woke ‘Anti-Racist’ Curriculum. IN 3RD GRADE!” Not the Bee. (Archived 20 Nov 2020)
Showalter, Monica (February 19, 2021). “California School Board Mocks Parents Wanting Schools to Open as Pot-smokers 'Looking for Babysitters.'” American Thinker. (Archived 19 Feb 2021)
Soave, Robby (February 18, 2021). “School Board Mocks Parents Who Support Reopening: 'They Want Their Babysitters Back' (In a hot mic moment, school officials were caught belittling parents).” Reason. (Archived 18 Feb 2021)
Teachers Union (2021). In ProjectVeritas.com.
Whitlock, Jason (October 30, 2020). “Lil Wayne’s Endorsement of President Trump Another ‘Kick in the Nuts’ to White Liberals.” Outkick. (Archived 1 Nov 2020)
BabylonBee.com (May 24, 2017). "The Bee Explains: What Is The Prosperity Gospel?" BabylonBee.com. (Archived 27 May 2017)
Prosperity Gospel (2021). In BabylonBee.com.
Prosperity Theology (2021). In Everpedia.
Big Science, Big Medicine, and Vaccines
1976 Swine Flu Outbreak (2021). In Everpedia.
2017 Dengue Vaccine Controversy in the Philippines (2021). In Everpedia.
2019 Philippines Measles Outbreak (2021). In Everpedia.
Akst, Jef (October 21, 2014). “Moratorium on Gain-of-Function Research (In the wake of a handful of biosafety lapses at federal research facilities, the US government is temporarily halting funding for new studies aiming to give novel functions to influenza, SARS, and MERS viruses).” The Scientist. (Archived 26 Jul 2019)
Associated Press (April 16, 1987). “World War II Hepatitis Outbreak Was Biggest in History.” Associated Press. (Archived 13 Nov 2020)
Bebinger, Martha (November 26, 2017). "Should Hospitals Be Punished For Post-Surgical Patients' Opioid Addiction?" National Public Radio (NPR). (Archived 26 Nov 2017)
Berenson, Alex (2021). Substack Alexberenson.substack.com.
Berenson, Alex (2021). Twitter @AlexBerenson.
Berenson, Alex (December 19, 2020). “4/ It's not that they want to hurt people. But once companies commit to a new treatment, it is VERY hard to stop. Hundreds of millions of dollars have been invested. Billions or tens of billions in sales are at stake. The issue is generally less efficacy than side effects...” Twitter @AlexBerenson. (Archived 19 Dec 2020)
Berenson, Alex (Septempber 9, 2020). "And this may be especially true in the case of apparently rare but serious adverse events - they will be inclined to roll the dice and hope they can buy their way out of trouble later." Twitter @AlexBerenson. (Archived 9 Sep 2020)
Berenson, Alex (Septempber 9, 2020). “DRUG COMPANIES CANNOT BE TRUSTED TO RUN CLINICAL TRIALS FAIRLY WITHOUT SAFEGUARDS. This is not a conspiracy theory. I covered the industry @nytimes and saw the internal memos. Even the best companies will hide or try to explain away bad data.” Twitter @AlexBerenson. (Archived 9 Sep 2020)
Beyer, Alexa (May 31, 2021). “How the VA Is Pushing Vets Into the Opioid Abyss (Audits and interviews reveal failures to examine medical histories and perform tests before prescribing veterans opioids. The results are disastrous).” The Daily Beast. (Archived 1 Jun 2021)
Bookchin, Debbie; and Schumacher, Jim (2004). The Virus and the Vaccine: The True Story of a Cancer-Causing Monkey Virus, Contaminated Polio Vaccine, and the Millions of Americans Exposed. New York: St. Martin's Press (Archived 8 Aug 2013)
Children's Health Defense Team (July 12, 2021) “Vaccine Safety Advocate Tells RFK, Jr.: VAERS Protects Vaccine Makers, Not Kids (Eileen Iorio told RFK, Jr. on the ‘RFK Jr. The Defender Podcast’ that while VAERS was created to protect children from vaccine injury by reporting adverse events to Congress, the government-funded reporting system has never followed through on that mission).” Children's Health Defense. (Archived 12 Jul 2021)
Collins M.D. Ph.D., Francis S. (October 16, 2014). "Statement on Funding Pause on Certain Types of Gain-of-Function Research." National Institutes of Health (NIH). (Archived 21 Nov 2015)
Denninger, Karl (February 13, 2021). "The West's Obituary." The Market Ticker.
Denninger, Karl (February 8, 2021). "Serious (And Ignored) Vaccine Risk." The Market Ticker.
Doctors' Trial (2021), In Everpedia.
Evans, Melanie (July 19, 2010). "Don't Ask, Don't Tell (A third of physicians in a study don't feel obliged to report impaired docs)." Modern Healthcare.
Frequently Asked Questions (2021). In Children's Health Defense.
Geier, David; and Geier, Mark (2002). "The True Story of Pertussis Vaccination: A Sordid Legacy?" Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences. (Archived 18 Mar 2015)
Guatemala Syphilis Experiment (2021). In Everpedia.
Gulf War Syndrome (2021). In Everpedia.
HCVets.com (Revised June 02, 2016). “Jetgun (Airgun) Injections (AKA MUNJI or PCNFI).” HCVets.com. (Archived 4 Jun 2016)
Kuhn, Thomas (1962). The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. University of Chicago Press. (Archived 7 Aug 2016)
Leung, Lily (February 17, 2016). “Vietnam Vets Blame ‘Jet Guns’ for Their Hepatitis C.” Orange County Register. (Archived 12 May 2017)
Makary M.D., Marty (2012). Unaccountable: What Hospitals Won't Tell You and How Transparency Can Revolutionize Health Care. Bloomsbury Press United States.
Matsumoto, Gary (2004). Vaccine A: The Covert Government Experiment That’s Killing Our Soldiers — and Why GI’s Are Only the First Victims. Basic Books (Archived)
Maugh II, Thomas H (April 16, 1997). "Drug Firm Suppressed Test Data for Years, Doctors Say." Los Angeles Times.
Menachery, V. D. (November 12, 2015). "Engineered Bat Virus Stirs Debate Over Risky Research (Lab-made coronavirus related to SARS can infect human cells. An experiment that created a hybrid version of a bat coronavirus — one related to the virus that causes SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) — has triggered renewed debate over whether engineering lab variants of viruses with possible pandemic potential is worth the risks)." Nature. (Archived 19 Jun 2020)
National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act (2021). In Everpedia.
Nuremberg Code (2021). In Everpedia.
Park, Alice (March 24, 2015). "Your Doctor Likely Orders More Tests Than You Actually Need." Time Magazine. (Archived 24 Mar 2015)
Pavlich, Katie (July 16, 2020). "Top Biden Advisor: Yeah, We Really Screwed Up Swine Flu and are Lucky More Americans Didn't Die." Townhall. (Archived 17 Jul 2020)
The Scientist Staff (April 1, 2012). “Deliberating Over Danger (The creation of H5N1 bird flu strains that are transmissible between mammals has thrown the scientific community into a heated debate about whether such research should be allowed and how it should be regulated).” The Scientist. (Archived 23 Jan 2020)
Terhune, Chad (May 24, 2017). "The $200 Billion Perils of Unnecessary Medical Tests." PBS NewsHour. (Archived 20 Feb 2018)
Terre Haute Prison Experiments (2021). In Everpedia.
Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment (2021). In Everpedia.
Unethical Human Experimentation in the United States (2021). In Everpedia.
Unit 731 (2021). In Everpedia.
Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (2021). In Everpedia.
Vennema, H; de Groot, R J; Harbour, D A; Dalderup, M; Gruffydd-Jones, T; Horzinek, M C; and Spaan, W J (1990). “Early Death After Feline Infectious Peritonitis Virus Challenge Due to Recombinant Vaccinia Virus Immunization.” Journal of Virology.
Vokinger, K. N.; Kesselheim, A. S.; Avorn, J.; and et al. (September 18, 2017). “Strategies That Delay Market Entry of Generic Drugs.” JAMA Internal Medicine. (Archived 1 Nov 2017)
Weintraub, Pamela (April 8, 2010). “Discover Interview: The Dr. Who Drank Infectious Broth, Gave Himself an Ulcer, and Solved a Medical Mystery (The medical elite thought they knew what caused ulcers and stomach cancer. But they were wrong—and did not want to hear the answer that was right).” Discover Magazine. (Archived 11 Apr 2010)
Allen, Joe (March 12, 2021). “Artificial Intelligence Expert Explains How Big Tech Manipulates What You Think (An Oxford University-trained artificial intelligence expert explains the machinery behind Big Tech's thought suppression, AI speech police, and groupthink on campus).” The Federalist. (Archived 12 Mar 2021)
Clark, Ross (July 24, 2021). "We Need to Act Now to Block Britain’s Social Credit System." The Spectator. (Archived 24 Jul 2021)
Greenwald, Glenn (Nov 25, 2020). “Demanding Silicon Valley Suppress ‘Hyper-Partisan Sites’ in Favor of ‘Mainstream News’ (The NYT) is a Fraud (The corporate news organizations masquerading as reliable and non-partisan are, in fact, as hyper-partisan as any sites on the internet, and spread as much misinformation))." Greenwald.substack.com. (Archived 25 Nov 2020)
Greenwald, Glenn (January 12, 2021). "How Silicon Valley, in a Show of Monopolistic Force, Destroyed Parler (In the last three months, tech giants have censored political speech and journalism to manipulate U.S. politics, while liberals, with virtual unanimity, have cheered)." Greenwald.substack.com. (Archived 12 Jan 2021)
Samizdat (2021). In Everpedia.
Tate, Kristin (August 3, 2021). “Coming Soon: America's Own Social Credit System.” The Hill. (Archived 3 Aug 2021)
Torba, Andrew (October 16, 2020). "The ‘Repeal Section 230’ Narrative is Being Pushed by Silicon Valley, Don’t Fall For It." Gab. (Archived 20 Oct 2020)
Furmanski, Martin (Apr 11, 2014 / January 25, 2015). “A Brief, Terrifying History of Viruses Escaping from Labs: 70s Chinese Pandemic was a Lab Mistake (The danger of a manmade pandemic sparked by a laboratory escape is not hypothetical).” National Post. (Archived 2021)
Furmanski, Martin (February 17, 2014). “Laboratory Escapes and “Self-Fulfilling Prophecy” Epidemics.” Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation. (Archived 14 Apr 2020)
Furmanski, Martin (March 31, 2014). “Threatened Pandemics and Laboratory Escapes: Self-Fulfilling Prophecies.” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. (Archived 5 Jan 2019)
Krulwich, Robert (Updated July 18, 2012). “Five Men Agree To Stand Directly Under an Exploding Nuclear Bomb.” National Public Radio (NPR). (Archived 21 May 2015)
Marsh, Nina; Scheele, Dirk; Feinstein, Justin S.; Gerhardt, Holger; Strang, Sabrina; Maier, Wolfgang; and Hurlemann, René (August 29, 2017). “Oxytocin-enforced Norm Compliance Reduces Xenophobic Outgroup Rejection.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). (Archived 18 Aug 2017)
Montgomery, Jack (August 17, 2017). “German Scientists: Drug Public with Oxytocin to ‘Promote the Acceptance and Integration of Migrants.’” Breitbart. (Archived 22 Nov 2018)