Putin Has Already Revealed That Russia Can Not Afford Not to Act

In early 1979 the Soviet politburo sat down and listed all the reasons why going into Afghanistan was an extremely bad, terrible idea. Then in late 1979, that very same politburo ordered the Soviet military into Afghanistan. The 2003 neocons went into Iraq with enthusiasm expecting a cakewalk, convinced that soon they would be overseeing … Continue reading “Putin Has Already Revealed That Russia Can Not Afford Not to Act”

Does Your Family Believe You are “Out of Your Mind”? You’re in Good Company Because Jesus Faced the Same Thing with His Family

by Brian ShilhavyEditor, Health Impact News Does your family think you are “out of your mind” because you disagree with them on things like COVID-19 measures such as the wearing of masks, and taking COVID-19 vaccines? If you are being accused of being “out of your mind,” please take comfort from the fact that people … Continue reading “Does Your Family Believe You are “Out of Your Mind”? You’re in Good Company Because Jesus Faced the Same Thing with His Family”

An upcoming British edition of ‘Capitalism and Slavery’ makes news, but the Caribbean has always known the book’s worth

Pinning abolition to anything but humanitarianism challenged Britain’s playbookOriginally published on Global VoicesPhoto of Eric Williams’ ‘Capitalism and Slavery,’ the ninth printing of the British, Andre Deutsch, edition (dated 1990), by Nicholas Laughlin, used with permission. “Capitalism and Slavery,” the published form of Eric Williams’ doctoral dissertation, famously argues that the decline of the transatlantic … Continue reading “An upcoming British edition of ‘Capitalism and Slavery’ makes news, but the Caribbean has always known the book’s worth”

‘Rebel’ candidates risk it all: Elections in Bangladesh

Explore the narratives of Bangladesh’s local electionsOriginally published on Global VoicesIllustration by Giovana Fleck Welcome to Undertones, the Civic Media Observatory newsletter! In each edition we’ll analyze an event, emerging trend, or a complex story, identifying key narratives of urgent public interest, delving deep into the context and subtext of local, vernacular and multilingual media. … Continue reading “‘Rebel’ candidates risk it all: Elections in Bangladesh”

The State of the World (and a Few Predictions)

Most of the time, most people seem to be able to ignore most of what’s happening in the world, and focus on certain parts, most relevant to themselves and their immediate circles of friends, family, and neighbors.  At times like these — that is, times of deep crisis — a lot more people feel compelled … Continue reading “The State of the World (and a Few Predictions)”

It’s Time to Expand the COVID-19 Exception to All American Health Care

There has been a Jekyll-and-Hyde quality to American health care over the past two years. The federal government under the previous administration of Donald Trump, as well as the current one of Joe Biden, has carved out what can be characterized as the “COVID-19 exception,” inconsistently intervening to help people avoid the virus or recover … Continue reading “It’s Time to Expand the COVID-19 Exception to All American Health Care”

You Don’t Have to Read ‘Em, But You Can’t Ban ‘Em

It looks like the self-appointed morality police are at it again.  Two articles in the Daily Montanan discuss the book banning wars in Kalispell and in Billings.[1] The books at issue are about LGBTQ+ children, and, by some, are considered to be, in part, child pornography.  If, in fact, that were true federal authorities would … Continue reading “You Don’t Have to Read ‘Em, But You Can’t Ban ‘Em”

“For the Children”: The Last Refuge of Anti-Encryption Scoundrels

The UK’s Home Office, Rolling Stone reports, is ramping up for a new offensive against end-to-end encryption, starting with a $750,000 payment to advertising agency M&C Saatchi for a publicity campaign aimed at scaring the bejabbers out of parents. “Patriotism,” Samuel Johnson said in 1775, “is the last refuge of a scoundrel.” These days, it … Continue reading ““For the Children”: The Last Refuge of Anti-Encryption Scoundrels”

To Send Weapons and Troops to Ukraine You’d Have to Be a Stupid Son of a Biden

Have yall learned absolutely nothing? The U.S. government’s internal memos said that the only way to get Iraq to use its weapons if it even had any would be to attack it. The U.S. government’s public statements were that Iraq certainly had weapons and therefore must be attacked. The U.S. government itself had every single … Continue reading “To Send Weapons and Troops to Ukraine You’d Have to Be a Stupid Son of a Biden”

New Hampshire Republicans Are Throwing Voting Restrictions at the Wall and Seeing What Sticks

In 2020, New Hampshire Republicans took the state by surprise. Even as the majority of voters in New Hampshire cast their ballots for Joe Biden to become president, Republicans flipped both chambers in the statehouse, gaining a trifecta in the state. New Hampshire was the only state legislature that flipped party control — and the … Continue reading “New Hampshire Republicans Are Throwing Voting Restrictions at the Wall and Seeing What Sticks”

Russia Welcome To Invade If They Guarantee Functioning Child Mental Health Services

THE IRISH public, initially weary of Russia performing naval drills off the southwest of the country have become open to the idea of a full on invasion provided an invading force can meet one simple demand. “We’ll hold the door open for you if you can improve upon the 17th century era mental health service… … Continue reading “Russia Welcome To Invade If They Guarantee Functioning Child Mental Health Services”

Washington’s Rejection of Russia’s Security Proposal Is a Bad Decision, by Paul Craig Roberts

As expected, Washington and its NATO arm have rejected the Kremlin’s joint security proposal, preferring dire consequences to peace. By rejecting the Kremlin’s proposal, Washington and the Europeans have told the Kremlin that Washington intends to continue its aggressive policy of placing NATO and US missile bases on Russia’s borders and arming Ukraine for attack…

Washington’s Rejection of Russia’s Security Proposal Is a Bad Decision, by Paul Craig Roberts

As expected, Washington and its NATO arm have rejected the Kremlin’s joint security proposal, preferring dire consequences to peace. By rejecting the Kremlin’s proposal, Washington and the Europeans have told the Kremlin that Washington intends to continue its aggressive policy of placing NATO and US missile bases on Russia’s borders and arming Ukraine for attack…

Serbia Stomps on Rio Tinto’s Lithium Mining Project

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Serbia Stomps on Rio Tinto’s Lithium Mining Project

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Serbia Stomps on Rio Tinto’s Lithium Mining Project

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Serbia Stomps on Rio Tinto’s Lithium Mining Project

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Dusty Can Of Bamboo Shoots In Back Of Cabinet Last Remaining Trace Of Woman’s Withered Cooking Ambitions

SEATTLE—Digging deep in the back of her kitchen cabinet, local woman Brenna White reportedly uncovered Wednesday a dusty can of bamboo shoots, the last remaining trace of her withered cooking ambitions. “A relic of a lost period,” said the 32-year-old, carefully extricating the item from the far reaches of the pantry,…Read more…

Trans men lose legal bid to change gender on Hong Kong ID without undergoing full surgery

The Hong Kong Court of Appeal ruled on Wednesday that transgender people in the city cannot change the gender on their identity cards without undergoing full sex reassignment surgery (SRS). Chief Judge of the High Court Jeremy Poon, Vice President Susan Kwan, and Justice of Appeal Aarif Barma rejected the appeal filed by Q and … Continue reading “Trans men lose legal bid to change gender on Hong Kong ID without undergoing full surgery”

Trans men lose legal bid to change gender on Hong Kong ID without undergoing full surgery

The Hong Kong Court of Appeal ruled on Wednesday that transgender people in the city cannot change the gender on their identity cards without undergoing full sex reassignment surgery (SRS). Chief Judge of the High Court Jeremy Poon, Vice President Susan Kwan, and Justice of Appeal Aarif Barma rejected the appeal filed by Q and … Continue reading “Trans men lose legal bid to change gender on Hong Kong ID without undergoing full surgery”

Trans men lose legal bid to change gender on Hong Kong ID without undergoing full surgery

The Hong Kong Court of Appeal ruled on Wednesday that transgender people in the city cannot change the gender on their identity cards without undergoing full sex reassignment surgery (SRS). Chief Judge of the High Court Jeremy Poon, Vice President Susan Kwan, and Justice of Appeal Aarif Barma rejected the appeal filed by Q and … Continue reading “Trans men lose legal bid to change gender on Hong Kong ID without undergoing full surgery”

Hong Kong to ‘enhance’ spy law to prevent acts of ‘espionage and theft of state secrets,’ security chief says

Hong Kong will expand the scope of its anti-espionage ordinance to tackle activities that present a “threat” to national security. Security Secretary Chris Tang said in a Legislative Council meeting on Wednesday that an amended ordinance would prepare Hong Kong to face “the kinds of things we have seen since 2019.” Secretary for Security Chris … Continue reading “Hong Kong to ‘enhance’ spy law to prevent acts of ‘espionage and theft of state secrets,’ security chief says”

Russia and the West: Piercing the Fog of Hysteria

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Russia and the West: Piercing the Fog of Hysteria

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