Black Agenda Report 2 March 2022

Wednesday, 2 March 2022 — Black Agenda Report

Ukraine: Black Agenda Report Special Issue
This issue of Black Agenda Report gives special attention to events in Ukraine.

Ukraine Exposes White Supremacist Foreign Policy
White supremacy is at the heart of US war propaganda. The exhortation to “stand with Ukraine” is no exception to this rule.

DOCUMENT: Of the Culture of White Folk, W. E. B. Du Bois, 1917
As the European-initiated World War I raged, W. E. B. DuBois reminded us about the destructive nature of the “culture of white folk.” It is a reminder sorely needed today.

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Disarming Ukraine – Day 7

Wednesday, 2 March 2022 — Moon of Alabama

The crisis, and especially the reaction of the ‘west’ to it, is much worse than I had feared.

The U.S. government and ‘western’ media claim that the World condemns Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

That is however far from reality. It is only true if true if you believe ‘the world’ solely exists of the 5-eye spying cooperation (U.S., UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand), the European Union, Switzerland, Japan and Singapore.

The view differs when you zoom out.

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Ukraine News Links 1-2 March 2022

Wednesday, 2 March 2022 • 17:45 — 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.

Kherson Is Taken.

The Hypocrisy and Immorality of Sanctions

Russia-Ukraine War: Why Civil Resistance Doesn’t Work?

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The EU Eyes New Horizons

Wednesday, 2 March 2022 — Indian Punchline

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz announced in Bundestag a big leap in armament programme, Berlin, Feb 27, 2022

Germany’s military build-up is a poignant issue in European politics, and what trajectory it will take once the dust settles, only time can tell.

Three developments in the past week herald a profound shift in European politics. It is tempting, but ultimately futile, to contextually place this shift as a reaction to the Russian decision to launch military operations in Ukraine. The pretext only provides the alibi, while the shift is anchored on power play and has a dynamic of its own.

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Why Russian operation focuses on Donbass, Black Sea regions

Wednesday, 2 March 2022 — Indian Punchline

Firebombed German city of Dresden after horrific British- American aerial bombing in the closing phase of World War II

A veteran Indian journalist and world class war correspondent, recently wrote with a touch of humour that when BBC’s Lyse Doucet landed in Kiev a week ago, he was reminded of the howling cry of monkeys in the Corbett Park alerting the jungle that a tiger was on the prowl. “As soon as I saw Doucet I knew that “action” would begin (in Ukraine),” he wrote.

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