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McGill Joins Team Moderna
but fails to acknowledge its massive conflict of interest
A pair of older pupils following the science rather uncertainly while faithfully following the money, like their tutor.
Young people who combine common sense, critical thinking, and courage are much to be prized. So when Students Against Mandates (SAM the Canadian, not SAM the American) asked me for an interview, I gladly gave it and was honoured to give it. I hope you'll find time to watch it and to offer these students what support you can, for the contest in which they are engaged promises to be a long and difficult one.
One of the things I spoke about with SAM is the fact that the universities themselves are in this for the long haul—and for a big haul. Take McGill, for example. With the University of Toronto, it was among the premier Canadian institutions to cash in on the mRNA bonanza, announcing on 24 March a lucrative deal with Moderna that is backed by federal and provincial governments.
Never mind the fact that Moderna's injections inflame the hearts of young people in ways universities don't normally brag of. Never mind new data suggesting that there is no age bracket in which the risk/benefit ratio of covid shots is clearly favourable. Never mind the consequences of becoming still more deeply enmeshed with an industry that suppresses sound science and the free enquiry that makes for sound science. It’s the old game—profits over people, in the people’s name. And McGill, like Toronto, is all in, myocarditis or no myocarditis.
Students who seek a career in the Global Health bureaucracy will surely benefit. There will be lots more funding for whatever interests them, so long as it also interests the major shareholders. Whoops, that should read “stakeholders.” Major shareholders are just the noble few who take up the burden of deciding who the stakeholders are and what they really want. You can be a stakeholder too, if you want what they want you to want. (A tip to the undecided careerist: They don’t want to be challenged or contradicted, so do visit the table at the Global Health bazaar that introduces disinformation control; that’s a great way to support the noble work.)
For the rest of the student body, the benefits are more doubtful. There will be a trickle-down effect of some sort, but that will only increase the dependence of the many on the few. It would be a mistake to suppose that the interests of the many matter much. As I pointed out to SAM, the universities—while loudly bombarding their students and staff with vaccination propaganda and manipulating them through punitive mandates— were quietly pursuing formal partnerships with the very companies that make and market the mandated products. That tells you most of what you need to know about whose interests they really have in view.
A more glaring conflict of interest would be difficult to imagine, as others are noticing. Yet the universities won’t acknowledge it. Money is progress and progress is money. Betraying their own, if that’s the price, is not too high a price.
I note in passing that MAUT also betrayed its own, motivated more by fear than by greed or glory, when it pushed the administration to enact even harsher pandemic measures, including denial of access to campus for anyone failing to show proof of vaccination. Despite the failure of the vaccines, I detect not the slightest hint of chagrin, only a determination to succeed next time. Perhaps little should be expected of those who haven’t the sense to see that, if a vaccine works, there is no need to ban the unvaccinated; and that, if it doesn’t work, it can hardly be mandated. But MAUT’s studied ignorance of what has actually transpired over the past two years, coupled with its complete failure of self-examination, deeply disappoints. The Association is angling for automatic membership, with an opt-out provision. I shan’t wait for it to catch that fish. Opting out now seems the only honourable thing to do.
It will be very interesting to discover whether the propaganda barrage resumes in the autumn and whether coercive mandates return, perhaps with a company label this time. But one needn’t wait for that either. Anyone who has suffered vaccine damage in the peculiar zoo that is today's university, and unlike Martha has lived to tell about it, should consult a lawyer about the appropriate legal action. So should those whose livelihoods or whose studies have suffered. In places now proudly partnered with those who have injured them, the chances of litigation success have just gone up, or so I’d like to think.
While they're at it, they might get tested to see how much plastic is in their lungs as a result of forced masking—a ploy as psychologically effective as medically defective, which may explain why the universities have been so keen on it. One almost wonders whether keenness was deemed germane to their negotiations. How keen is this, for example, from the University of Toronto?
Closing the deal in Hogtown
The photo appears under a header that speaks of partnering with Moderna “to advance research in RNA science and technology.” That leaves the perceptive viewer with a small dilemma. Does one merely remark the optics of obedience or does one query whether an institution so obviously ignorant of the facts about masking is really up for the mRNA challenge? I suppose one could escape the horns of that dilemma by venturing the more analytical observation that, in view of the dismal failure of the current technology and its increasingly obvious dangers, it is evident that either an advance or a retreat is necessary. But if advance it’s to be, I prefer the feistier banner under which McGill’s announcement was made: “McGill University joins Moderna in Battle against Global Health Threats.”
Now, I’m not sure which institution was the number-one draft pick—both claim to have reached the podium first—but, to judge by this headline, McGill has donned the Moderna jersey with more flare. It wants everyone to know that it’s ready to play in the big league, not on some second-tier pharma club. When those Global Health Threats are back in town, McModerna will be sure to give them a damn good drubbing!
Some advance scouting has been done on their opponents, I believe, and the report is encouraging once you cut through all the disinformation. The people in the GHT jerseys appear rather puny—a few burly truckers, to be sure, and the odd surly prof, but mostly little guys, like SAM, who naively suppose that health decisions, given the personal risks, should be personal decisions, not decisions taken in a Bancel or Bourla boardroom. Not surprisingly, it turns out that these little guys have no corporate sponsorship of their own, despite playing in a league with no salary cap. Even the generous Mr. Gates, who is concerned for everyone in the whole world, doesn’t seem to understand them. Nor are government subsidies an option. Apparently Mr. Trudeau, who showed up for McGill’s draft party, has already given those away to the media who are to cover the drubbing.
But forget the Fraudster/Murderna League, as I fondly refer to it, and its scouting reports. Let’s get serious again for a moment. Sundry studies suggest that the immune system is significantly impaired or misdirected by the jabs, that cancers and autoimmune disease threaten; even the brain is thought to be at risk, to say no more of the heart. Most of us little guys know people to whom such disasters have already happened, or did know them before they passed away. We also know that the big boys who are profiting from this have been messing with our heads and with our lives for a good while now. We know that they are trying to redefine “health” and “human flourishing” so as to remove a great many things we regard as matters of personal or communal decision from what they regard as the requisite global calculus. We are not altogether ignorant of their designs or of their pedigree. Their methods are no longer quite so obscure to us, or their trajectory. Their hubris no longer surprises us. (Who knew that the sclerotic Vatican could be turned into “a human flourishing accelerator”?) We are not even shocked by their affinity to the Chinese communists, who have turned cities the size of Canada into giant zoos.
WHO’s really in charge?
Against this backdrop, McGill selling out to Moderna seems altogether predictable. The spectacle of the whole university sector eagerly prostituting itself only confirms suspicions that have been building for years. Why was there no pushback, none at all, on the pandemic of fear or on the denial of rights or on the corruption of medical science? Why indeed was there whole-hearted cooperation in the use of covid to transmit fear, and punishment devised for those who remained calm? Why are universities like McGill now openly partnering with predatory corporations and profiteers? Perhaps Principal Fortin’s friends at Davos can supply a more detailed answer, but it is tedious to listen to them again. Instead, I send my readers back to SAM and, if they don’t find their present scribe too tedious, to the aforementioned interview. SAM, as I’ve said, is the good news. We can use some.