‘They’ve got money for wars but can’t feed the poor’ – Tupac

Friday, 3 March 2023 — MintPress News

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Since the proxy war in Ukraine began, the Biden administration and Congress have directed more than $100 billion in assistance to their proxy forces fighting Russia in Ukraine. MintPress Senior Staff Writer Alan MacLeod asks why all of that money is going to Ukraine while Europe and the United States neglect their own populations.

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Ukraine News Links 2-3 March 2023

Friday, 3 March 2023 — The New Dark Age

Why Biden Snubbed China’s Ukraine Peace Plan

China’s Peace Plan for Ukraine

Seymour Hersh: US Blowing Up Nord Stream Was ‘Act of War’

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Reality Based People Can Fact Check The ‘Fact-Checkers’

Friday, 3 March 2023 — Moon of Alabama

Stavroula Pabst, a writer in Greece, has published an interesting piece on the nefarious purpose of fact-checking and ‘dis-information’ debunking.

Guy Debord’s Warning of “The Role of the Expert”: A Philosophical Perspective on the Rise of Fact-Checking

The piece explains this by going back to the writings of the French philosopher Guy Debord and his musings about ‘spectacles’.
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War party target lists expands from Crimea to China

Friday, 3 March 2023 — The Grayzone

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The Grayzone’s Max Blumenthal and Aaron Mate cover the growing pressure on the Biden administration to take its Ukraine proxy war to Crimea, while military leaders openly discuss plans for war with China over Taiwan, while acknowledging the inevitability of Taiwan’s destruction. The militaristic fever comes as antiwar rallies gain momentum across the Atlantic and Ukraine’s military appears bogged down in the Donbas.

Wayne Shorter 1933 – 2023

Friday, 3 March 2023 — WKCR

35 hours of Wayne’s music, everything from his work with Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, Miles Davis, Weather Report and of course his own music on Blue Note through to his later work like Atlantis and rebroadcast  of the late, great jazz broadcaster Phil Schapp’s marathon on WKCR on Wayne Shorter (who I had the pleasure of meeting in the 1980s in the WKCR studio). Great listening!

Wayne shorter rip

See the short Bio on Phil Schaap here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phil_Schaap

Entrenched Mentalities

Friday, 3 March 2023 — The van says…

A century has passed, but faraway leaders still leave the common soldier to face the consequences of their decisions.


It is always interesting to look back upon history if only to draw parallels with the present, and a review of British operations during the First World War caused the author to reflect upon mistakes made in the past and to compare them with the policies of today. This shorter article will examine the similarities between the trenches of the Somme and the truths of today. Before we examine the analogies between the past and present, we have to take a look at what went before.
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