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Digging into the government report on UFOs

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In a Q&A, historian of science Kate Dorsch illuminates the history behind reporting and investigating UFO sightings and contextualizes the new government report on such phenomena. Tucked in the $2.3 trillion COVID-19 relief package that passed in December was a stipulation initially overlooked by many. As part of the Intelligence Authorization Act, the government was required to publicly release the findings of its investigations of unidentified aerial phenomena (UAP), commonly referred to as unidentified flying objects (UFOs). Now that the report is out, folks are paying attention. With headlines like “The Pentagon won’t rule out aliens,” and “Are skies alive with…

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Digging into the government report on UFOs

15 mins read

In a Q&A, historian of science Kate Dorsch illuminates the history behind reporting and investigating UFO sightings and contextualizes the new government report on such phenomena. Tucked in the $2.3 trillion COVID-19 relief package that passed in December was a stipulation initially overlooked by many. As part of the Intelligence Authorization Act, the government was required…

WHO calls for further studies, data on origin of SARS-CoV-2 virus, reiterates that all hypotheses remain open

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The FINANCIAL -- The report of the international team on their Wuhan field visit, from 14 January -10 February 2021, was published today as WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called for further studies.…

Social media manipulation by political actors an industrial scale problem – Oxford report

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The FINANCIAL -- Social media manipulation of public opinion is a growing threat to democracies around the world, according to the 2020 media manipulation survey from the Oxford Internet Institute, which found evidence in every one of the 80+ countries surveyed.…

European Parliament salutes the strengthening of EU-Georgia relations

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The FINANCIAL — The European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee adopted its new report taking stock of the implementation of the EU Association Agreement with Georgia on Monday evening. Members of the European Parliament welcome the continuous deepening of EU-Georgia relations. They underline the importance of editorial independence and non-discriminatory coverage of political views in programmes by private and, in…

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UPDATE: Russian Airlines will be Worst Impacted by the Ban Imposed by Putin, report

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The FINANCIAL — The ban on Russia-Georgia fligts imposed by Russian president will harm both countries, Veritas Global , Geneva based company said. Russian airlines, which offer 76% of the capacity, will be worst impacted and stand to lose $225 million in revenue per year. Georgian airlines will face revenue losses of $61.3 million. “The proposed ban will have negative…