Bye Bye Boris

Thursday, 7 July 2022 — The Van Says…

Benny bojoSpot the difference


Today sees the resignation of Boris Johnson, a British Prime Minister who has caused more problems than he has made progress. The world’s media will be covering this story in immense detail (and bias), yet there are matters concerned with both himself, his successor and the the western world as a whole that are being highlighted by this fiasco.
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The Rwanda deal & a war on refugees

Thursday, 7 July 2022 — Institute of Race Relations

With official accounts listing at least 27 wars currently raging across the world, including notably the first war in Europe since the Balkan Wars of the early 1990s, we must not forget that these wars have also spawned another overarching global war – namely the ‘war on refugees’. This is a theme taken up, in a guest post for IRR News, by Tim Naor Hilton, the CEO of Refugee Action, who reminds us of the cruelties unleashed against refugees by successive British governments and situates the resulting structural racism of our asylum system in the UK’s colonial past.

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The United States Wants to Prevent a Historical Fact – Eurasian Integration: The Twenty-Seventh Newsletter (2022)

Thursday, 7 July 2022 — The Tricontinental

Max Ernst German Europe After the Rain 1940 42 crop 768x280Max Ernst (Germany), Europe After the Rain, 1940–42.

Dear friends,

Greetings from the desk of Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research.

Over the course of the past fifteen years, European countries have found themselves with both great opportunities to seize and complex choices to make. Unsustainable reliance on the United States for trade and investment, as well as the curious distraction of Brexit, led to the steady integration of European countries with Russian energy markets and more uptake of Chinese investment opportunities and its manufacturing prowess.

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Ukraine News Links 6-7 July 2022

Thursday, 7 July 2022 • 19:00 — 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 reader has some idea of the scale of censorship now operating in the ‘democratic’ West.

Taiwan and the Making of an “Asian” NATO

The United States Wants to Prevent a Historical Fact: Eurasian Integration

Exorbitant Military Spending Sacrifices Public Well-being

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Japan’s Kishida steps on Russian oil slick

Thursday, 7 July 2022 — Indian Punchline


Maiden cargo: LNG tanker arrives in Chiba Prefecture, Japan, in 2009 with first shipment from Sakhalin 2 project in Russia

The simmering tensions between Moscow and Japan during the past 4-month period of the war in Ukraine surged when the Secretary of the Russian Security Council Nikolay Patrushev sounded the warning at a meeting on national security in Khabarovsk in the Russian Far East on Tuesday that Japan is ramping up its revanchist plans for the Kuril Islands.

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EU economies are down on their knees

Tuesday, 5 July 2022 — Indian Punchline

Russian President Vladimir Putin (L), at a meeting with Defence Minister Sergey Shoigu, revealed proposals of army commanders in Ukraine “for the development of offensive operations”, Moscow, July 4, 2022

On July 1 at the White House, US President Joe Biden made a startling disclosure that “the idea we’re going to be able to click a switch, bring down the cost of gasoline, is not likely in the near term.”

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Vile Violations

Thursday, 7 July 2022 — The van says…

Yesterday a ten year old girl became another casualty to the wholly illegal operations being carried out under orders from Kiev. Photo©️Azmilitary1


Recent weeks have seen intensive bombardments by Ukrainian Army units on the city of Donetsk, an increasing desperate Kiev attempting to hit back against Russian forces that are obliterating it elsewhere. With these attacks being aimed at centers of civilian population, there have been numerous deaths as well as tremendous destruction. This article will look at the actions taken, whilst also examining Kiev’s repeated violations of international law.
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Anatomy of a Coup: How CIA Front Laid Foundations for Ukraine War

1 July 2022 — Kit’s Newsletter

Kit Klarenberg

Obvious examples of Central Intelligence Agency covert action abroad are difficult to identify today, save for occasional acknowledged calamities, such as the long-running $1 billion effort to overthrow the government of Syria, via funding, training and arming barbarous jihadist groups.

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