Ukraine News Links 7-8 September 2022

Thursday, 8 September 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 at least you have some idea of the scale of censorship now operating in the ‘democratic’ West.

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On Completion of the Ulchi Freedom Shield Exercises

PSL Editorial – U.S. pours more weapons into spiraling Ukraine conflict

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PSL Editorial – U.S. pours more weapons into spiraling Ukraine conflict

Thursday, 8 September, 2022 — Liberation News

BlinkenPhoto: Blinken at the U.S. embassy in Ukraine, Sept. 8. Credit — @SecBlinken

Liberation Staff

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Kiev on a surprise visit with a clear mission: make the spiraling crisis even worse. Arriving this morning, Blinken met with the Ukrainian president Zelenskyy and vowed that U.S. backing for his country’s war effort will continue “for as long as it takes.”

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Asia’s future takes shape in Vladivostok, the Russian Pacific

Thursday, 8 September 2022 — The Cradle

Sixty-eight countries gathered on Russia’s far eastern coast to listen to Moscow’s economic and political vision for the Asia-Pacific

By Pepe Escobar

Photo Credit: The Cradle

The Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in Vladivostok is one of the indispensable annual milestones for keeping up not only with the complex development process of the Russian Far East but major plays for Eurasia integration.

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Open Letter to the Met

Thursday, 8 September 2022 — NetPol

Extinction Rebellion protests: we need clarity about what to expect from the Metropolitan Police

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Actions planned in London in the coming months on the unprecedented global climate emergency, by Extinction Rebellion and other environmental campaigners, will represent the first real test of new police powers to impose aggressive protest restrictions that came into effect in June.

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Our Entire Civilization Is Fake And Stupid

Thursday, 8 September 2022 — Caitlin Johnstone

Listen to a reading of this article:

You’re not jaded; everything really is just as phony and vapid as it looks.

I say this because if you are reading this it’s likely the result of a personal quest for truth which has led to a gradual peeling away of the lies our society is made of. Your eyes probably found this text because you’re the sort of person who’s been trying to make sense of the world in a sea of propaganda and deception, which often results in a growing disgust not just with the power structures which oppress and tyrannize humanity, but with our entire civilization.

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We Will March, Even If We Have to Wade through the Pakistani Floodwaters: The Thirty-Sixth Newsletter (2022)

Thursday, 8 September 2022 — The Tricontinental

Ali Imam Pakistan Untitled 1956Ali Imam (Pakistan), Untitled (Deserted Town with a Black Sun), 1956.

Dear friends,

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

Calamities are familiar to the people of Pakistan who have struggled through several catastrophic earthquakes, including those in 2005, 2013, and 2015 (to name the most damaging), as well as the horrendous floods of 2010. However, nothing could prepare the fifth most populated country in the world for this summer’s devastating events, which began with high temperatures and political chaos followed by unimaginable flooding.

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Black Agenda Report, 8 September, 2022

Thursday, 8 September 2022 — — Black Agenda Report

Biden’s MAGA Obsession Won’t Help Democrats
Margaret Kimberley
Because Joe Biden and democrats act on behalf of the oligarchy instead of the people, they now risk a mid-term election loss. His solution to this political problem is to speak endlessly about Donald Trump and shout the word MAGA at every opportunity.

INTERVIEW: To the Point of Production: An Interview with John Watson of the League of Revolutionary Black Workers, 1969
Editors, Black Agenda Review
A 1969 interview with a founder of Detroit’s League of Revolutionary Black Workers reminds us of the radical genius and hope of Black labor.

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