In Ukraine, it’s Patriot vs. Iskander for now

Thursday, 22 December 2022 – Indian Punchline

by M. K. BHADRAKUMAR

Ukraine President Vladimir Zelensky addressed a joint session of the US Congress, Washington, DC, December 21, 2022

With the Republicans poised to take narrow control of the House of Representatives in the US Congress in January, the Biden Administration is hoping to extract as much funding as possible for the proxy war in Ukraine against Russia before the locus of legislative business shifts on the Hill. The White House is requesting nearly $45 billion in new funding. Who else could canvass better than an accomplished actor-politician?

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Ukraine News Links 21-22 December 2022

Thursday, 22 December 2022 — The New Dark Age

U.S. Congress Prepares To Declare War Against Russia
https://orientalreview.org/2022/12/22/u-s-congress-prepares-to-declare-war-against-russia/

America’s 2022 Allocations to Ukraine Total $112 Billion
https://dissidentvoice.org/2022/12/americas-2022-allocations-to-ukraine-total-112-billion/

On the first results of the US-Africa Leaders Summit
https://journal-neo.org/2022/12/22/on-the-first-results-of-the-us-africa-leaders-summit/

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The Perils of Pious Neoliberalism in the Austerity State: The Fifty-First Newsletter (2022)

Thursday, 22 December 2022 — The Tricontinental

2 molotovReference photograph: Sandinistas at the Walls of the National Guard Headquarters: ‘Molotov Man, Estelí, Nicaragua, July 16th, 1979, by Susan Meiselas/Magnum Photos

Dear friends,

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

The International Labour Organisation’s Global Wage Report 2022–23 tracks the horrendous collapse of real wages for billions of people around the planet. The gaping distance between the incomes and wealth of 99% of the world’s population from the incomes and wealth of the billionaires and near-trillionaires who make up the richest 1% is appalling. During the pandemic, when most of the world has experienced a dramatic loss in their livelihoods, the ten richest men in the world have doubled their fortunes. This extreme wealth inequality, now entirely normal in our world, has produced immense and dangerous social consequences.

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