Ukraine News Links 12-13 March 2022

Sunday, 13 March 2022 • 22:00 — 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.


Military Situation In Eastern Ukraine On March 13, 2022 (Map Update)

BREAKING UPDATE: At Least 66 Ukrainian Army Servicemen And Foreigners Were Killed And Wounded Near Lviv

Ilan Pappé On The Four Lessons From Ukraine

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This Ain’t Putin’s Price Hike: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix

Sunday, 13 March 2022 — Caitlin Johnson

by Caitlin Johnstone

Listen to a reading of this article:

Higher fuel and food prices are a sacrifice I’m prepared to make in exchange for a greatly increased likelihood of nuclear armageddon.

Let’s be clear: you’re not paying more for necessities to punish Putin and save Ukraine, you’re paying more for necessities to fund an economic war of unprecedented scale geared toward collapsing Russia to help secure US unipolar domination of this planet.

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Breaking News from the All-Powerful Oligarchs of Oz

Thursday, 11 March 2022 — New Eastern Outlook

Author: Phil Butler


The crisis in Ukraine has spun the world backward on its axis. Russian President Vladimir Putin’s atypical military campaign, or denazification as some refer to it, has most western nations frantic for solutions. Unfortunately, the NATO and EU states don’t bother to ask the right questions, let alone propose the correct answers. Now, with Russia flexing to escape complete encirclement, borderlands like wealthy Azerbaijan are now being pulled into this orbit of conflict. The all-powerful geniuses from out west in Oz, have really made a mess this time.

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Just Beyond the Pale

Sunday, 13 March 2022 – The New Dark Age

By Supratim Barman

In a Globalised World, when we see images of the conflict that is currently occurring in Ukraine on our News Feeds, Whatsapp Groups, Telegram Twitter and Instagram; as well as of course on our TeleVision sets; we tend to lose sight of the human element and how close it could have been us instead. We sit far away and analyse it, show our support for the Corporation side by posting stickers and flags on our social media profiles and we feel good; as if we have done something worthwhile with our day. As if we have somehow “helped”.

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Business As Usual: Facebook, Russia And Hate Speech

Written by Binoy KAMPMARK

Seedy, compromised and creepy, the surveillance machine of Facebook, now operating under the broader fold of its parent company Meta Platforms, is currently giving out the very signals that it was condemned for doing before: encourage discussions on hating a group and certain figures, while spreading the bad word to everyone else to do so.

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‘This Is What Liberal War Fever Looks Like’

Ukraine may be many things … but a ‘gospel of democracy’?

We all know that the western media’s Ukraine coverage has been highly charged, playing on western feelings of sympathy for (some) underdog ‘victims’, and directing feelings towards a moral outrage that insists – even demands – retribution and punishment for the perceived perpetrators.

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