Ukraine News Links 11-14 November 2022

Monday, 14 November 2022 — The New Dark Age

The next economic crisis, liberal fascism, & America’s ever-closer revolutionary moment

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“On The Highway To Climate Hell”: The Climate Crisis, Activism And Broken Politics

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‘On The Highway To Climate Hell’ – The Climate Crisis, Activism And Broken Politics

Monday, 14 November 2022 — Media Lens

Last month, the United Nations environment agency issued arguably its starkest warning yet about the climate crisis. The failure by governments around the world to cut carbon emissions means there is ‘no credible pathway to 1.5C in place’. Limiting the rise of global warming to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels was the international agreement at COP21, the UN Climate Summit in Paris in 2015.

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UN expert: ‘Outrageous’ Western sanctions are ‘suffocating’ Syria, may be crimes against humanity

Monday, 14 November 2022 — Multipolarista

The UN special rapporteur said “outrageous” Western sanctions on Syria are “suffocating” millions of civilians and “may amount to crimes against humanity.” The Syrian economy has shrunk by 90%.

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Syrian children walk past ruins on their way home from school (Credit: UNOCHA/Ali Haj Suleiman)

The United Nations’ top expert on sanctions said the unilateral coercive measures that the United States and Europe have illegally imposed on Syria are “outrageous,” and she warned that they are “suffocating” millions of innocent civilians.

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Russia strategises with Iran for the long haul in Ukraine

Monday, 14 November 2022 — Indian Punchline


Ali Shamkhani (L), representative of Supreme Leader and  secretary of Supreme National Security Council, met Nikolai Patrushev, Secretary of  Russia’s Security Council, Tehran, Nov. 9, 2022

Ignoring the hype in the US media about White House National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan’s Kissingerian diplomacy over Ukraine, the secretary of Russia’s Security Council Nikolai Patrushev, former KGB counterintelligence officer and longstanding associate of President Putin, travelled to Tehran last Wednesday in the equivalent of a knockout punch in geopolitics.

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