Ukraine News Links 13-14 August 2022

Sunday, 14 August 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 reader has some idea of the scale of censorship now operating in the ‘democratic’ West.

Will the West’s greed and hatred lead to the end of the world?

The New York Times Exposed Kiev’s Latest Lie: No Newly Exported Grain Is Going To Africa

Snubbed Ukrainian grain heading to Russia-friendly Syria – Reuters

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Will the West’s greed and hatred lead to the end of the world?

Friday, 12 August, 2022 — The Saker

By Aram Mirzaei for the Saker blog

It can certainly be said that the risk for nuclear war is far greater today than it was less a year ago. Ever since the conflict in Ukraine began, the collective West and its vassals, also known as the “international community” have been engaged in a hybrid war against Russia, stopping just short of direct confrontation. Although some EU leaders like Borrell seem to think that the West is an active combatant in the conflict. “We must explain to our citizens that this is not someone else’s war,” Borrell said in an interview published by newspaper El Pais on Thursday. “The public must be willing to pay the price of supporting Ukraine and for preserving the unity of the EU.” 

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Showing the Same Old Prejudices, U.S. Government Falsely Associates Monkeypox Outbreak with Gays, Bisexuals and Africans

Sunday, 14 August, 2022 — CovertAction Magazine

“Health officials have clearly and repeatedly stated that everyone can catch monkeypox and that it is not sexually transmitted”

By Morgan Artyukhina Gay men aren't the only ones at risk of monkeypox, by Naomi Ishisaka | Columnists |[Source:]

Misinformation Breeds More Fear of Minority Groups Along With Misunderstanding About Disease Itself

Careless messaging by global health agencies about the outbreak of monkeypox virus has created widespread public confusion, including associating the infectious disease with gay and bisexual men and with Africans.

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Europe Dries Up

Sunday 14 August 2022 — The New Dark Age

By Dr. Binoy Kampark

Scenes and pictures have been circulating of broken earth, lacking moisture, cracked and yearning.  But these are not from traditional drought-stricken parts of the planet, where the animal carcass assumes near totemic power amidst dry riverbeds or desert expanses.  Neither Australia nor Africa feature on these occasions – at least in a prominent way.  Europe, continent of historical arable sustainability, is drying up.

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Pandemania, Part 5

Monday, 8 August 2022 —

The Worship of Safety

Charles Eisenstein

I’m resuming my occasional series discussing the ground conditions that make society susceptible to pandemania. See my last pandemania post if you don’t know what I’m talking about. I’m moved to resume this series because of some conversations I’ve had over the last few days that reminded me of why I am not letting the issue drop.

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Iran at the crossroads of history

Sunday, 14 August 2022 — Indian Punchline

Iranian envoy to the IAEA in Vienna, Mohsen Naziri Asl, leaves Palais Coburg,  venue of closed-door nuclear talks, August 5, 2022

From the look of it, the US-Iran rapprochement is getting on to a bumpy start. The usage ‘rapprochement’ is deliberate — and will be disputed — because in the near term at least, what can be expected if an agreement is indeed reached in Vienna, which is an open question, can only be a state of cordial relations between the two countries, no longer hostile but not yet friendly either.

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How Britain Fueled Ukraine’s War Machine and Invited Direct Conflict with Russia

Saturday, 13 August 2022 —  Internationalist 360°

UK Chief of the General Staff Gen. Patrick Sanders visited Ukrainian soldiers training in the UK, July 2022

Britain has played a key role in NATO forward troop deployments and training exercises on Russia’s borders. With war underway, the UK sends billions in arms, special forces, and volunteers to ensure escalation.

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