Ukraine News Links 10-12 January 2023

Thursday, 12 January 2023 — The New Dark Age

Gerald Horne: promoting British empire apologia to divert radicals into the Democratic Party

2023 Outlook For Ukraine

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The Winds of the New Cold War Are Howling in the Arctic Circle: The Second Newsletter (2023)

Thursday, 12 January 2023 — The Tricontinental

Spiridonov Yuri Vasilyevich Sakha Landlord of the Moma mountains 2006Spiridonov Yuri Vasilyevich (Sakha), Landlord of the Moma Mountains, 2006.

Dear friends,

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

In 1996, the eight countries on the Arctic rim – Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden, and the United States – formed the Arctic Council, a journey that began in 1989 when Finland approached the other countries to hold a discussion about the Arctic environment. The Finnish initiative led to the Rovaniemi Declaration (1991), which established the council’s precursor, the Arctic Environmental Protection Strategy.

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Biden stoops to conquer Brazil’s Lula

Thursday, 12 January 2023 — Indian Punchline


Brazil’s president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva returns to power as left-leaning leaders are in control of six of the region’s seven largest economies

The tragicomic “insurrection” in Brasilia on Sunday was destined to meet a sudden death. The universal condemnation and, in particular,  the brusqueness with which the Biden Administration distanced itself from the protestors, sealed their fate. Certainly, this revolt is no  “civil war,” although it is difficult to make predictions about new protests in the country.

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Statewatch: Join us in Brussels on 25 January at Privacy Camp 2023

Thursday, 12 January 2023 — Statewatch

Workshop: Policing the crisis, policing as crisis: the problem(s) with Europol

Register for Privacy Camp 2023 here (our workshop is in-person attendance only). For more information on Privacy Camp, see the website.

In June 2022 EU policing agency Europol received substantial new powers. Legal changes mean the agency can now process data on entirely innocent people, more easily receive and transmit personal data from non-EU states, and is responsible for developing algorithms and other new technologies for police forces across the EU.

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