Ukraine News Links 27-28 October 2022

Friday, 28 October 2022 — The New Dark Age

Europe Self-Destructing For U.S. Proxy War In Ukraine, W/ Prabhat Patnaik

The Division Of The American Society Is In Ukraine

Will Ursula von der Leyen be forced to resign, and will her deeds be investigated?

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Statewatch News Issue 18/22: Join our Board; Refugee relocation scheme founders; Who benefits from EU security funding?

Friday, 28 October 2022 —

(Issue 18/22, also available as a PDF)

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Welcome to the latest edition of Statewatch News, featuring:

  • Join our Board of Trustees!
  • Refugee relocation scheme founders as states plan to “intensify police checks” across the EU
  • Who benefits from EU military and security funding?

As well as news on a fresh round of migration control funding from Spain for Morocco (to the tune of €30 million) and our usual roundup of news and reports from across Europe.

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Bolsonaro Implements Policies that are Completely Subservient to U.S. government, Says Director of Brazilian Data Privacy Group

Friday, 28 October, 2022 — CovertAction Magazine

By Julian Cola

Jair Bolsonaro in front of U.S. flag while, fittingly, celebrating U.S. Independence Day on July 4, 2020. [Source:]

Inauguration of a Fusion Center of Multinational Intelligence gathering located next to the pristine Iguaçu Falls—a long-held dream of the U.S. Embassy—is a case in point

“The U.S. has been a huge partner to Brazil in this project and others as well and we’re taking advantage of the model that has been built”

—Sergio Moro, Brazil’s ex-Minister of Justice and former federal judge speaking about the establishment of the Fusion Center, a high-tech intelligence hub located along the Triple Frontier in the city of Iguaçu Falls. Continue reading

Sound and Fury

Friday, 28 October 2022 — Big Serge Thoughts

On nukes, order of battle, and chariots

Big Green Tube of Death

It has been several weeks since I last posted in this space – while I could apologize for the hiatus, I actually believe that one should only write when they have something to say – I do not believe in content simply for the sake of content (call that the Disney model). Events on the ground in Ukraine have been subdued for the past few weeks. This, so far at least, is in keeping with the predictions I made in previous posts that the front would stabilize towards the end of October as Ukraine’s offensive capability degraded and Russian reserves began to enter the theater. We’ll talk on that more in a bit – the real impetus for writing now is to take stock of some of the agitation (both nuclear and conventional) that has occurred in recent weeks and discuss the risks of escalation, with some other minutia and tangential content thrown in.

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Glyphosate, GMOs and Pesticides – Weekly Global News Bulletin 28 October 2022

Friday, 28 October 2022 — Sustainable Pulse

Indian Government Restricts Use of Glyphosate in Massive Blow to Agrichemical Lobby

The Indian government has restricted the use of glyphosate-based herbicides due to the risks to human and animal health. On Tuesday the Agricultural Ministry stated in a notification that “the use of glyphosate is prohibited and no person, except Pest Control Operators (PCOs), shall use glyphosate.” The government statement added that all agrichemical companies have […]

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Justice for the Bristol protesters!

Friday, 28 October, 2022 — NetPol

Campaign statement by Justice for the Bristol Protesters

Justice for the Bristol Protesters (JBP) is a group of parents, friends and supporters of those charged with riot and given harsh prison sentences as a result of being involved with the protest against the Police Crime and Sentencing Bill in Bristol on 21 March 2021. Most of these protesters are young people, who had never been in trouble with the police before and were demonstrating legitimately against the Police Bill for the right to peaceful protest and freedom of expression.

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Wicked Leaks – Part 2: How The Media Quarantined Evidence On BP And Cancer In Iraq

Friday, 28 October 2022 — Media Lens

In Part 1, we described how state-corporate media non-reporting of evidence relating to the sabotage of the Nord Stream natural gas pipelines on September 26 was an example of how the truth on key issues is increasingly being quarantined from public awareness by ‘mainstream’ media.

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