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Celebrating the art of different story (from outside the tent)

Last weekend Castlemaine Free University (CFU) hosted an event featuring two new books: Terry Leahy’s The Politics of Permaculture and Pam Nilan’s Young People and the Far Right. The day before the event we had spoken to the organiser to ask if CFU would be willing to host the event in a way where it was possible for everyone to attend. After our request was declined a small group of us, including permaculture elders David Holmgren and Su Dennett, decided to hold a peaceful protest outside the venue.

There were a dozen or so of us who brought deck chairs and sat outside on the footpath, and another small cohort of people who could have gone inside but chose to show solidarity by staying outside with us.

A huge thank you to Maggie from The Northern Arts Hotel who installed a speaker on the street so we could listen in, and who arranged for jugs of water to be brought out in the heat of the afternoon. Thank you for your compassion, Maggie, and thank you to community elder Nikki Marshall for always lighting a path of love, for helping to bring people together and stating the case for our inclusion.

Many thanks to Miles from Ideas Agency for filming on the day, and to Ian Lillington for the additional photos and footage.

We hope your week has been full of compassionate and generative conversations, and that you find this video useful for your current thinking.

Signing off for now from us here,
Artist as Family x

The shadow world of Jab the kids (six months on)

In this week’s video we tell the origin story of our provocative rap-opera, Jab the kids, six months on. When we first published it this video-song received a tremendous reception – everywhere along the spectrum of human emotions, from outrage to praise. So with all that has passed since, with more vaccinated people being infected with Omicron (as is attested by the countries who actually release these figures),

where are we now? These mandated inoculants have eroded civil, democratic and human rights. They have attacked peoples’ sovereignty. The engineered virus, its shapeshifting variants, and the novel inoculants that have attempted to control them are emotionally and biologically fatiguing the world. Why are governments still on an unstoppable one-way, ‘stick to one message’ track to jab the kids? Is it just ideological bloody-mindedness or is it more nefarious? While it’s been decades of manipulation to gear people up, especially children, for ever-increasing numbers of vaccines, should we really accept this next-level colonisation of our human terra, our sovereign bodies? Children (under 18), as you can see in the graph above, have 100% more chance of contracting Covid if they are vaccinated, and yet children’s survival rate is even higher than your average adult, which is ridiculously high. So what is the gain? Welcome to the shadow world of Jab the kids.

You can download the MP3 version of the song here.

We hope you’ve enjoyed our offering this week.

Sending love to you all,
Artist as Family


AFP fact-check shows Pfizer jab more harm than good

Boy oh boy are we living in interesting times!

This week we examine an Agence France-Presse fact-check that explicitly attacks the Canadian Covid Care Alliance’s video we featured last week, More harm than good? Level 1 evidence against Pfizer, which was taken down from our YouTube channel. Despite the attempts to silence this argument, and considering the attacks on the CCCA have been furious and unrelenting, we still haven’t heard a strong argument to refute it. This morning we uploaded our new video to Youtube as unlisted (meaning it was live, but not yet public), but before we had a chance to set it to public, it was taken down. This is a serious attack on free speech and the right to debate. Is it possible to have informed consent when only one side of the conversation is allowed?

We have noticed that while the numbers of subscribers have been growing on our YouTube channel our video’s views have been going down each week, as we continue to dive deeper into the story the official gatekeepers don’t want us to know. YouTube, like other Big Tech platforms, shadow ban undesirable content – hiding it from being seen – as well as outright censoring and de-platforming channels. They are effectively squeezing us out from having a voice, which is giving us even more focus to contribute to a bully-free internet that understands science and culture are debate-able things and the health of these things depends on such debate. In response we opened our Odysee account.

Google, who owns YouTube, were part of the censoring regime that canceled the Great Barrington Declaration. Google, other Big Tech platforms and Legacy Media, worked with key American health officials to shut it down last year. The very same officials Australian governments and health officials borrow from in forming their Covid policy. This piece reveals yet another level of corruption at the very top of the American health establishment. A year ago, if you did a search for the Great Barrington Declaration, Google would not show it. It purposely hid it from view. There is growing speculation, as the official American story falls apart, how many lives were unnecessarily lost because of such censorship of experts around the world calling for focussed protection and early treatment. The same censorship occurred regarding the lab leak hypothesis, which looks to be the most likely origin story of the pandemic, and which so problematically places science, or at least scientists who pursue the tragic building of the Tower of Babel, as the culprits not the saviours.

In our latest video we scrutinise the Agence France-Presse (AFP) fact-check and find… well, watch for yourself and see what you think. Is the fact-check an example of good faith journalism, propaganda or somewhere in the middle? We look forward to your comments and engagement.

Here are the references (in order of appearance). Please note, we only quote a reference the first time it is used in the video.

Signing off from here for now – it’s time for some kayak fishing at the lake!