Ukraine News Links 13-14 May 2022

Saturday, 14 May 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 and some links may not work, depending on your location but I’ve kept them anyway, so at least the readers has some idea of the scale of censorship now operating in the ‘democratic’ West.

The Chris Hedges Report: Ukraine And The Resurgence Of American Militarism
https://popularresistance.org/the-chris-hedges-report-ukraine-and-the-resurgence-of-american-militarism/

The Bizarre, Unanimous Democratic Support For The $40b War Package
https://popularresistance.org/the-bizarre-unanimous-dem-support-for-the-40b-war-package-to-raytheon-and-cia-for-ukraine/

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Israel’s PR Problem, And Other Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix

Saturday, 14 May 2022 — Caitlin Johnson

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Listen to a reading of this article:

Israel’s mounting PR crisis boils down to the fact that its violence and oppression isn’t happening in some far off land as in the case with US wars, it’s happening right at home surrounded by video cameras and enforced by police and soldiers who are not adept PR spinmeisters.

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The Subtleties of Anti-Russia Leftist Rhetoric

Friday, 13 May, 2022 — Edward Curtin

While the so-called liberal and conservative corporate mainstream media – all stenographers for the intelligence agencies – pour forth the most blatant propaganda about Russia and Ukraine that is so conspicuous that it is comedic if it weren’t so dangerous, the self-depicted cognoscenti also ingest subtler messages, often from the alternative media.

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Inflation: wages versus profits

Monday, 9 May 2022 — Michael Roberts Blog

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The Governor of the Bank of England, Andrew Bailey set the attitude of the mainstream view on the impact of inflation in February, when he said that “I’m not saying nobody gets a pay rise, don’t get me wrong. But what I am saying is, we do need to see restraint in pay bargaining, otherwise it will get out of control”.

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Decriminalized Marijuana Reinvents Racism and Poisoning

Saturday, 14 May 2022 — The New Dark Age

by Don Fitz and Susan Armstrong

The change in marijuana laws across the US raises issues far beyond, “Hey, dude, we can blow a joint now without getting busted.” The racism that permeated the age of criminalization now lurks throughout the phase of decriminalization. The burgeoning business of growing pot raises the specter of corporate agriculture with its threats to human health and natural ecosystems. Are there ways to enjoy weed while challenging racism and corporate domination over the environment?
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