Betty Davis, a nasty gal to the end

Monday, 21 February 2022 — New Frame

[If you’ve not listened to Betty Davis and you’re into the funk and into truly liberated women, then Betty Davis is for you. Read on… B]

The American funk pioneer ruffled feathers in the 1970s, creating a feminist message spanning three albums that still resonates today.

During a 2005 interview with journalist James Maycock, 1970s funk pioneer Betty Davis said she’d never felt ahead of her time. That she recorded three astounding albums in the early part of that decade that only got their due when reissued early in the new millennium suggests that she was, but Davis made an important distinction: “I don’t think I was ahead of my time, I think I was just testing the time.”

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Ukraine News Links 24-25 February 2022

Friday, 25 February 2022 • 19:30 — The New Dark Age

There may be some duplication due to cross-posting and may be updated throughout the day, so please check back. If it gets updated, I usually insert the time on the line above. A lot of cross-posting usually indicates that the article is popular.

Putin Suggests Ukrainian Military Seize Power From ‘Gang of Junkies, Neo-Nazis in Kiev’

Stop Pretending the Left Is on Putin’s Side

New Cold War Conflict over Ukraine

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Watch: Lavrov gives news conference after talks with LPR, DPR officials in Moscow English

Friday, 25 February, 2022 — The Saker

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov gives a news conference after a meeting with the Lugansk and Donetsk People’s Republic (LPR, DPR) officials, LPR Foreign Minister Vladislav Deinego, and DPR First Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Peresada, in Moscow, on Friday, February 25.

Ukraine’s hybrid war is mutating

Friday, 25 February 2022 — Indian Punchline

Ukraine president Zelensky gave a video address after midnight on February 25, 2022 disclosing a Russian offer of talks

The first signs of the dual track in Russia’s hybrid war in Ukraine have surfaced. By Thursday evening, the Kremlin held out an olive branch to the Ukraine president Volodymyr Zelensky.

Succinctly put, President Vladimir Putin expressed his preparedness to engage in discussions with his Ukrainian counterpart with a focus on obtaining a guarantee of neutral status for Ukraine and the promise of no offensive weapons on its territory.

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