(2022-12-07). Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands: Right-wing propaganda disguised as historical scholarship — Conclusion. wsws.org The historical lies and falsifications of Bloodlands are not only part and parcel of the rehabilitation of fascism and preparations for a new imperialist world war. They also constitute a fundamental assault on historical consciousness and the very concept of history as a science.
(2022-12-07). Russia's war in the mirror of western international law nihilism and propaganda. indybay.org With Russia's war of aggression on Ukraine and the Western response, the world may be headed in leaps and bounds toward the nuclear abyss: The escalation dynamic is gaining speed. More and more conventional weapons with better and better effect are being moved by the West to Ukraine, while asserting that they are not a party to the war.
(2022-12-07). Amazon Labor Union calls out CEO Jassy. workers.org New York City Nov. 30 — In Manhattan today, Amazon Labor Union President Chris Smalls led a picket line outside the New York Times' DealBook Summit, where Amazon CEO Andy Jass was a scheduled speaker. President Chris Smalls leads Amazon Labor Union members and supporters in chants Nov. 30, Columbus . . . |
(2022-12-06). Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands: Right-wing propaganda disguised as historical scholarship — Part 4. wsws.org The perhaps most disturbing component of the relativization of the crimes of fascism in Bloodlands is Snyder's systematic distortions of the Nazi-led genocide of 6 million European Jews and his attempt to whitewash the crimes of Ukrainian fascists and collaborators.
(2022-12-06). Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands: Right-wing propaganda disguised as historical scholarship — Part Four. wsws.org The perhaps most disturbing component of the relativization of the crimes of fascism in Bloodlands is Snyder's systematic distortions of the Nazi-led genocide of 6 million European Jews and his attempt to whitewash the crimes of Ukrainian fascists and collaborators.
(2022-12-06). A More Equitable And Democratic World Order Is Underway. popularresistance.org We are holding this important Conference at the time when our world is going through fundamental transformations and, as a result, is witnessing dangerous military confrontations, as marked by the current crisis in Ukraine. This crisis, more than anything else, is a direct result of the U.S. and European imperialisms' effort to encircle Russia by the eastward expansion of NATO to the Russian borders, turning Ukraine into another military base for NATO, and thus causing an existential threat to the security of the Russian Federation. | Unfortunately, many have fallen for the imperialism's propaganda of one-sided c…
(2022-12-06). Rep. Adam Smith Says Calls for Ukraine Aid Oversight are 'Russian Propaganda'. scheerpost.com
(2022-12-06). Americans Dumbed Down On Russia. popularresistance.org Five years ago today, Congress learned from sworn, horse's-mouth testimony that there is no technical evidence that Russia (or anyone else) hacked the DNC emails showing how the DNC had stacked the deck against Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton's rival for the Democratic nomination. | I can almost hear readers new to this website cry out in disbelief: "That cannot be. Official Washington and the media assured us that the Russians hacked those emails in order to help Trump win. And didn't Obama throw out 35 Russian diplomats in reaction? And what about those 12 Russian intelligence agents indicted for hacking?" Were…
(2022-12-06). CUPE rams through sellout contract for 55,000 Ontario education workers after massive propaganda campaign. wsws.org The contract for caretakers, education assistants, administrative staff, and early childhood educators includes an annual wage "increase" of just 3.59 percent, with official inflation running at 7 percent.
(2022-12-06). South Korean unions prepare sell-out of striking truck drivers. wsws.org The unions are isolating striking workers, while mouthing empty militant rhetoric to cover up a future sell-out agreement union bureaucrats hope to impose.
(2022-12-06). Decolonization, Multipolarity, and the Demise of the Monroe Doctrine. libya360.wordpress.com William Camacaro and Frederick Mills Mapuche protest in Chile, using signs in their language, defending their right to cultural independence and land recovery. Credit photo: Pressenza International News Agency "It is no longer possible, in the case of America, to continue with the Monroe Doctrine nor with the slogan 'America for the Americans.'" Andrés…
(2022-12-06). Golden Harvest Ceremony – Growing food in Historic Negro Bar, Lake Natoma, California. indybay.org 1848 Negro Hill, Mormon Island and Negro Bar Gold Mining District on Ancient Indigenous Lands in California. "It's important to keep the focus squarely on the culprit that brought us to this point today. And that's the US government. Its subtle and overt expansion of White supremacy is to blame here. These are two incredibly aggrieved, hyper-marginalized groups,"
(2022-12-06). Workers Struggles: The Americas. wsws.org Newswriters at the New York Times have authorized a 24-hour strike set for December 8 over stalled contract talks while workers at the DIANCA shipyard continue a job action over a host of unresolved issues.
(2022-12-06). Trump's PAC Is Paying Legal Fees for Key Witnesses in the Mar-a-Lago Docs Case. truthout.org Donald Trump's political action committee is paying the legal fees for key witnesses in the Department of Justice (DOJ) inquiry into the former president's improper hoarding of government documents at his Mar-a-Lago estate — an action that many legal experts believe suggests he is trying to influence their responses to investigators. Public records obtained by The Washington Post indicate that… |
(2022-12-05). Nigerian President: Ukraine Weapons 'Filtering' to Lake Chad Region. libya360.wordpress.com Drago Bosnic Despite months of allegations that Western weapons being supplied to the Kiev regime are ending up in black markets around the world, the Neo-Nazi junta keeps insisting that this is not the case and that it's all just "Russian propaganda" aiming to cause a rift between Kiev and the political West. However, the…
(2022-12-05). An Under the Radar Religious Pogrom in Vibrantly Democratic Ukraine. strategic-culture.org What fool was it who said that the collective West, the fabled City on the Hill whose "values" are universal and binding on all, is amoral? A greater untruth was never uttered. | Of course, the West espouses and acts according to specific moral principles. But these principles need to be identified and their effects unequivocally recognized. | The moral doctrine which governs the conduct of the collective West will be sought in vain in the Bible or the Quran, in the ethical or political writings of Aristotle, or in the precepts of Confucius and the other sages of the East. That rather little known moral doctrine…
(2022-12-05). David Ray Griffin (8 Aug 1939 — 26 Nov 2022)The Man and His Work: A Synopsis. transcend.org 2 Dec 2022 – From a hopeful common-sense theology to the exposés of imperialist propaganda and false flag operations, to the full extent of the climate crisis, to our evolving perception of the nature of the divine, David Griffin stands with the greats; yet was quiet, humorous, down to earth, and unassuming. RIP…
(2022-12-05). Our Authentically Fake and Hypocritical Society of Copies. dissidentvoice.org "Ditto," said Tweedledum. "Ditto, ditto!" cried Tweedledee. — Lewis Carroll, Through The Looking-Glass, December 27, 1871 Sometimes a trifling contretemps can open a window onto significant issues. As a case in point, The New York Times, a newspaper that regularly publishes U.S. propaganda without a bit of shame or remorse, recently reported on a controversy …
(2022-12-05). German parliament supports far-right war propaganda with "Holodomor" vote. wsws.org November 30, 2022 will go down in history as the date on which the German parliament (Bundestag) sacrificed historical truth and freedom of opinion and scholarship on the altar of militarism.
(2022-12-05). Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands: Right-wing propaganda disguised as historical scholarship — Part Three. wsws.org This is the third part of a five-part review of Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands.
(2022-12-05). NATO Narratives and Corporate Media Are Leading to 'Doorstep of Doom'. mronline.org A popular cartoon aptly expresses the political angst provoked by media pundits today as they chatter on about nuclear war: Two people, both a little hunched over, burdened with the world, are walking down a city street. The woman says to the man, "My desire to be well-informed is currently at odds with my desire to remain sane."
(2022-12-05). NATO Narratives and Corporate Media Are Leading to the 'Doorstep of Doom'. libya360.wordpress.com Robin Andersen Wall Street Journal (The U.S. Should Show It Can Win a Nuclear War 4/27/22): "Unless the US prepares to win a nuclear war, it risks losing one." A popular cartoon aptly expresses the political angst provoked by media pundits today as they chatter on about nuclear war: Two people, both a little hunched over, burdened…
(2022-12-05). Health experts warn of impending public health crisis as China quickly adapts itself to herd immunity policy. wsws.org Published estimates suggest that the ending of Zero-COVID in China, now being demanded by the corporate media, could cost 1 to 2 million lives immediately.
(2022-12-05). Health experts warn of impending public health crisis as China quickly adapts itself to the herd immunity policy. wsws.org Published estimates suggest that the ending of Zero-COVID in China, now being demanded by the corporate media, could cost 1 to 2 million lives immediately.
(2022-12-05). Let's Take Up the Railroad Workers' Fight for Paid Sick Leave. We All Need It. truthout.org Paid sick leave policy was brought to the forefront of U.S. public discourse this past week after President Biden and congressional leaders moved to block a nationwide rail strike over union workers' objections to the lack of sick leave policies in their contract. Under the imposed deal, workers receive no paid sick days. Four unions had already voted against the contract. Congress's move to block… |
(2022-12-05). The Volatility of US Hegemony in Latin America (Part 2). transcend.org 3 Dec 2022 – The US has long considered Latin America and the Caribbean its "backyard" under the anachronistic 1823 Monroe Doctrine. Even though Biden mistakenly thinks that upgrading the region to "front yard" makes any difference, Yankee hemispheric hegemony is becoming increasingly volatile by a "Pink Tide" of left electoral victories.
(2022-12-05). The 2002 Bush Junior Doctrine and the Pandora Box of "Preemptive Warfare" globalresearch.ca
(2022-12-05). The Volatility of US Hegemony in Latin America Cuba, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Haiti, and China (Part 2). orinocotribune.com By Roger D. Harris Dec 1, 2022 | The US has long considered Latin America and the Caribbean to be its "backyard" under the anachronist 1823 Monroe Doctrine. And even though current US President Biden mistakenly thinks that upgrading the region to the "
(2022-12-05). (W.E. Talk) Karl-Heinz Pohl: Reflections on the methodology of a cross cultural dialogue. ecns.cn My talk is called "reflections on the methodology of a cross cultural dialogue". And I will propose ten methodological considerations, concerning how to proceed with a cross-cultural dialogue, what the influencing parameters are, what its limitations are, and what are favorable conditions for it.
(2022-12-05). "Publishing Is Not a Crime": The New York Times Joins the Fight to Free Assange. scheerpost.com
(2022-12-05). White Americans Eligible To Get Race-Neutral 'Reparations' in Rhode Island: Black America Speaks Out. moguldom.com Providence, Rhode Island, recently announced a "reparations" program to help atone for its history of racism and discrimination, but critics are blasting it for being race-neutral. According to a report by The Washington Post, Mayor Jorge Elorza signed a $10 million budget for the Providence Municipal Reparations program. "The radical thing that we did was we put …
(2022-12-05). The Guardian Could Help Assange By Retracting All The Lies It Published About Him. strategic-culture.org The Guardian has joined The New York Times, Le Monde, Der Spiegel and El País in signing a letter from the five papers which collaborated with WikiLeaks twelve years ago in the publication of the Chelsea Manning leaks to call for the Biden administration to drop all charges against Julian Assange. This sudden jolt of mainstream support comes as news breaks that Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has been personally pushing the US government to bring the Assange case to a close.
(2022-12-05). International Media Groups Urge US to Drop Julian Assange Charges in Letter. transcend.org Twelve years ago, on 28 Nov 2010, our five international media outlets–the New York Times, the Guardian, Le Monde, El País and Der Spiegel–published a series of revelations in cooperation with WikiLeaks that made the headlines around the globe. Our statement supporting the end of the US government's prosecution of Julian Assange.