Ukraine News Links 20-21 May 2022

Saturday, 21 May 2022 — 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 reader has some idea of the scale of censorship now operating in the ‘democratic’ West.

New World Health Organization/Order?

Pepe’s Excellent Take.

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No, The Ukraine War Has Not Stoked A Global Food Crisis.

Saturday, 21 May 2022 — Moon of Alabama

Russia is falsely accused of blocking Ukraine’s sea ports and thereby increasing a global food shortage:

The United Nations has warned that the war in Ukraine has helped to stoke a global food crisis that could last years if it goes unchecked, as the World Bank announced an additional $12bn in funding to mitigate its “devastating effects”.

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Western Media Run Blatant Atrocity Propaganda For The Ukrainian Government

Saturday, 21 May 2022 — Caitlin Johnson

Caitlin Johnstone

(This article contains reports about child rape which might be intense for some people.)

Listen to a reading of this article:

The Ukrainian government is quickly learning that it can say anything, literally anything at all, about what’s happening on the ground there and get it uncritically reported as an actual news story by the mainstream western press.

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Australia: turning for the worse

Saturday, 21 May 2022 — Michael Roberts Blog

michael roberts

If you agree that there is an imperialist bloc of countries that dominates and controls the world, then Australia should be included.  It may be a new and smaller entrant to the bloc, and it may be just a satellite of US imperialism in the Asia-Pacific, but it still fits the bill as part of the bloc.

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Russia Rewrites the Art of Hybrid War

Friday, 20 May 2022 — Strategic Culture Foundation

Pepe Escobar

Hybrid War is being fought predominantly in the economic/financial battleground – and the pain dial for the collective West will only go up.

The ironclad fictional “narrative” imposed all across NATOstan is that Ukraine is “winning”.

So why would weapons peddler retrofitted as Pentagon head Lloyd “Raytheon” Austin literally beg since late February to have his phone calls answered by Russian Defense Minister Shoigu, only to have his wish finally granted?

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Statewatch News 20 May (Issue 08/22)

Friday, 20 May 2022 — Statewatch News

(also available as a PDF)

Welcome to our latest edition, featuring:

  • AI technology and migration: regulation required
  • Frontex’s disappearing documents
  • Italy denies rights to Tunisian deportees
  • “On the spot” biometric ID checks, more police data

Don’t forget to check out our extensive roundup of news from across Europe from the last fortnight, now categorised by theme.


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