Some Small Corrections To Seymour Hersh’s New Nord Stream Revelations

Thursday, 9 February 2023 — Moon of Alabama

Seymour Hersh is a legendary investigative reported who has revealed dozens of crimes the U.S. government committed at home and abroad.

In his latest piece Hersh describes the destruction of the North Stream pipelines in the Baltic Sea by U.S. government forces. The destruction released an enormous amount of methane, a global warming gas. It destroyed Germany’s gas lifeline with Russia and thereby heavily damaged Germany’s industry. It was ecological and economic terrorism by the U.S. government targeted at an ‘ally’.

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Air Partner: the Home Office’s little-known deportation fixer

6 February 2023 — 

Air Partner and Carlson Wagonlit are the grease spinning the wheels of the UK deportation machine, organising logistics for mass-deportation flights for years.

International travel megacorp Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) holds a £5.7 million, seven-year contract with the Home Office for the “provision of travel services for immigration purposes”, as it has done for nearly two decades. However, a key part of its work – the chartering of aircraft and crew to carry out the deportations – has been subcontracted to a little-known aviation charter outfit called Air Partner.
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Profiteering from Death

Monday, 6 February 2023 — Craig Murray

How much of Shell’s record US $40 billion profit was due to the Ukraine war and freezing Russia out of the market?

If you apply the “excess deaths” methodology we became familiar with during covid, comparing profit against a running average of the previous five years, we get a figure of about $25 billion “excess profit”.

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Ukraine News Links 8-9 February 2023

Thursday, 9 February 2023 — The New Dark Age

Northern Iraq and Syria have turned into a trap for the United States and Turkey

The United States Wants to Make Taiwan the Ukraine of the East

Waiting For Biden’s Definition Of Victory In Ukraine

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Waiting for Biden’s definition of victory in Ukraine

Thursday, 9 February 2023 — Indian Punchline


A Ukrainian soldier adds wood to a fire to stave off the bitter cold, Bakhmut, Donbass (File photo)

There was an air of magical realism in the daylong visit to Kiev last Friday by the EU’s policy commissioners comprising the executive branch of the group — the so-called College — led by the European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen.

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Watch: The Most Censored Stories of The Year!

Thursday, 9 February 2023 — MintPress News

Every year Project Censored publishes a report on the biggest stories ignored by the media in the last year.

Project Censored’s Executive Director Andy Lee Roth joins Lee Camp for a live interview to discuss this year’s list including massive cover-ups by Big Oil, NATO’s plans for mind control, dark money in US politics, and much more.

The United States Wants to Make Taiwan the Ukraine of the East: The Sixth Newsletter (2023)

Thursday, 9 February 2023 — The Tricontinental

Kawayan De Guia Philippines Nature of Currency 2017Kawayan De Guia (Philippines), Nature of Currency, 2017.

Dear friends,

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

On 2 February 2023, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. of the Philippines met with US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin at Malacañang Palace in Manila, where they agreed to expand the US military presence in the country. In a joint statement, the two governments agreed to ‘announce their plans to accelerate the full implementation of the Enhanced Defence Cooperation Agreement (EDCA)’ and ‘designate four new Agreed Locations in strategic areas of the country’. The EDCA, which was agreed upon in 2014, allows the US to use land in the Philippines for its military activities. It was formulated almost a quarter of a century after US troops vacated their bases in the Philippines – including a massive base at Subic Bay – during the collapse of the USSR.

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Ecosocialist Bookshelf, February 2023

Wednesday, 8 February 2023 — Origin: Climate & Capitalism

Reading matter that really matters. Seven new books on how the world works, from cells to imperialism

Ecosocialist Bookshelf is a monthly column, hosted by Ian Angus. Books described here may be reviewed at length in future. Inclusion of a book does not imply endorsement, or that C&C agrees with everything (or even anything!) these books say.

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