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2022 Apr 11, 8:33am   1,288 views  49 comments

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A brutal COVID-19 lockdown in Shanghai has left many scrambling for food.
People aren't allowed to visit stores, and delivery services are often sold out there.
So people have been trying to by bulk straight from suppliers, then bartering with neighbors.

People in Shanghai took desperate measures to avoid going hungry as a sweeping lockdown confined millions of people to their homes amid dwindling supplies.

The Chinese city of 26 million has been hit by intermittent shortages during the lockdown, which began on March 28 but has been extended.

The lockdown, much harsher than those seen in Europe or North America, precluded people from leaving their homes to buy groceries, and left delivery services unable to cope.

The government in Shanghai made some efforts to give people food directly, but many found the deliveries were unreliable or insufficient.

Officials said the lockdown would ease on April 5, but it was then extended indefinitely, exacerbating food supply problems, The Guardian reported.

The city has seen record numbers of cases in its latest Omicron wave, after having largely avoided the pandemic through most of 2020 and 2021. Monday was the 10th straight day of record new case numbers, according to the South China Morning Post.

https://www.businessinsider.com/shanghai-covid-lockdown-bulk-buy-censorship-china-2022-4?source=patrick.net

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29   Patrick   2022 Apr 13, 6:56pm  

https://www.eugyppius.com/p/michael-sengers-snake-oil-a-review?s=r&source=patrick.net


Lockdown was never about a virus. It was about sending a message: That stripped of all disguise, the illusion of virtue, competence, and commitment to human rights among the western political class was nothing but conformity with easily-subvertible norms and institutions passed down by prior generations. Since the original egalitarian propagaganda of communism no longer fooled most people, the system had to be rebooted with a new lie that would justify the indefinite suspension of the rule of law. Xi had found it in the form of a “virus.” ...

By late February, after western media outlets had spent weeks chiding China for their harsh authoritarian measures, their officials had figured out that SARS-2 wasn’t that bad. The risk at that point was that no other countries would do very much about SARS-2, and they’d be none the worse for it. So, to save face, China needed the WHO to endorse their lockdown at the very least; ideally, some Western nations would even imitate their approach. The Chinese pulled what strings they had, even providing secret advice to western public health officials and social media cover for their politicians.


Maybe the goal is to stifle certain political organizations in Shanghai.
30   Ceffer   2022 Apr 13, 8:08pm  

It's not a 'Zero Covid' policy, it's a 'Zero Human Rights' policy. They can starve, beat, murder, rob you at will. It's a test of the powerlessness of the subject population.
31   PeopleUnited   2022 Apr 13, 8:21pm  

Patrick says
By late February, after western media outlets had spent weeks chiding China for their harsh authoritarian measures, their officials had figured out that SARS-2 wasn’t that bad.


This was in 2020 and China, WHO and globalists cowed the world into self destruction of human rights and supply chains.
32   Patrick   2022 Apr 18, 10:23pm  

https://dossier.substack.com/p/lockdown-ideology-remains-a-widespread?s=r&source=patrick.net


Lockdown ideology remains a widespread global plague upon humanity
Faucism infects Shanghai


A Chinese friend confirmed to me that the situation is very bad in Shanghai right now:


I have been speaking to my colleagues in Shanghai. It’s definitely bad over there. They have to get PCR test everyday, not allowed to leave, one of the guys had their front door taped shut, one guy was forced to a field hospital where the condition was very bad.

Yes, pets are killed, and all the bad stuff you are reading about. Still I think 99.9% of 25M in SH are surviving. Most are able to get food delivered at a high cost.

In summary, China is a tough place to live. Somehow it’s all tied to politics.
34   Patrick   2022 Apr 26, 9:51am  

https://nitter.net/aginnt/status/1518977444635586562?source=patrick.net#m


Aaron Ginn
@aginnt
52m
As new lockdowns are announced, the Chinese people try to flee before the COVID police arrive.
37   Patrick   2022 May 17, 6:55pm  

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/nearly-400-million-people-are-under-covid-lockdown-in-china/ar-AAX7V1V


bout 373 million people in 45 cities were living under some form of lockdown in China last month, according to an estimate from the Japanese financial services conglomerate Nomura Holdings. That’s more than three-quarters of the entire EU population (448 million) and the entire US population (330 million). A quarter of the Chinese population now lives in locked-down cities in response to China’s worst covid outbreak since the start of the pandemic.
38   Patrick   2022 Jul 25, 7:39pm  

https://dailycaller.com/2022/07/23/zero-covid-policy-chinas-wealthiest-leaving-country/


China’s Wealthy Elite Are Fleeing The Country Thanks To CCP’s ‘Zero-COVID’ Policy

Many of China’s wealthiest citizens have increasingly sought to emigrate from the country in recent months as the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has instituted some of the world’s strictest lockdowns as part of its “Zero-COVID” policy.

Roughly 13,000 high net worth individuals plan to leave China and Hong Kong within the next year and are poised to bring roughly $60 billion in total assets with them, according to a report from investment migration consultancy firm Henley & Partners. The large-scale exodus comes partly as a result of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s particularly aggressive “zero-COVID” policy, according to Fortune, in which regions with elevated positivity rates have been placed under strict lockdowns that have led to food shortages and riots and COVID patients have been forced to wear electronic monitoring ankle bracelets.
39   HeadSet   2022 Jul 26, 7:40am  

Patrick says

Roughly 13,000 high net worth individuals plan to leave China and Hong Kong within the next year and are poised to bring roughly $60 billion in total assets with them,

I smell a rat. More likely that $60 is a diaspora to buy up assets in the West for future control. If the CCP did not want high net worth people to leave, it would confiscate their assets.
40   1337irr   2022 Jul 26, 7:46am  

HeadSet says

Patrick says


Roughly 13,000 high net worth individuals plan to leave China and Hong Kong within the next year and are poised to bring roughly $60 billion in total assets with them,

I smell a rat. More likely that $60 is a diaspora to buy up assets in the West for future control. If the CCP did not want high net worth people to leave, it would confiscate their assets.

They are going to have a VERY hard time getting their assets out of the country.
42   Hircus   2022 Aug 17, 11:41am  

HeadSet says


Patrick says


Roughly 13,000 high net worth individuals plan to leave China and Hong Kong within the next year and are poised to bring roughly $60 billion in total assets with them,

I smell a rat. More likely that $60 is a diaspora to buy up assets in the West for future control. If the CCP did not want high net worth people to leave, it would confiscate their assets.



I agree, although I imagine one could play clever games to get most of their wealth out. Like, start a business that contracts americans to do certain expensive work, so you can pay that american company big bucks for "products and services" but in reality its a shell company meant to hold your transfers. Or "sell" chinese products far below cost to an american company that will deposit the difference into an account for you. i.e. a product that normally sells for $10, they publicly pay $4 to china, and also secretly pay $6 into your american account.

I imagine americans also do these kinda games to get big bucks / big returns into self directed IRA accounts too.
43   Patrick   2022 Aug 27, 9:47am  

https://nitter.pussthecat.org/JohnLeFevre/status/1562810664158363648#m


John LeFevre
@JohnLeFevre
Aug 25
Tencent employees in Shenzhen fleeing after an employee tests positive for Covid and a full lockdown is announced.

This is why I don’t worry about China taking over the world. They are < a decade away from total unrest - 1 billion have-nots storming the streets.


44   Ceffer   2022 Aug 27, 10:30am  

Ongoing Covid fraud in China is allegedly a political purge under cover of Covid name. Covid is the religious training imbued in the populace to induce the appropriate herding behaviors.

Will the mainland Chinese ever achieve 'Covid Propaganda Attenuation and Exhaustion' where the Covid pretense and fraud stop working?
45   Ceffer   2022 Aug 27, 10:37am  

I read there were several instances in the past since 1940's where the CCP (Globalist Khazarian implants?) had their go bags and foreign bank accounts ready to flee the country.

Three Gorges Dam will likely fail catastrophically at some point in the near future. I wonder if that will be the CCP death nell, or some other economic situation.
46   HeadSet   2022 Aug 27, 5:46pm  

Ceffer says

Three Gorges Dam will likely fail catastrophically at some point in the near future. I wonder if that will be the CCP death nell

China's Chernobyl?
47   GNL   2022 Aug 27, 6:19pm  

Ceffer says

Three Gorges Dam will likely fail catastrophically at some point in the near future.

What makes you say that?
48   HeadSet   2022 Aug 27, 6:54pm  

GNL says

Ceffer says


Three Gorges Dam will likely fail catastrophically at some point in the near future.

What makes you say that?

'cause he is the one who will light the fuse.....
49   Patrick   2022 Sep 9, 2:21pm  

https://nitter.pussthecat.org/BernieSpofforth/status/1567133984198369281#m


Bernie's Tweets
@BernieSpofforth
Sep 6
CHINA - Numerous reports coming through of citizens having to sleep on the streets in Shenzhen because they missed PCR tests and QR codes showing red, prevented them from entering their apartment.

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