Month: December 2022

Shelters, backpacks, and FM radios: Kyiv prepares for nuclear war

WP Washington Post Story by Liz Sly, Kostiantyn Khudov  To varying degrees, residents of Kyiv are contemplating the once unthinkable possibility that their city could be targeted by a nuclear bomb. Ominous references by Russian President Vladimir Putin that he is prepared to use “all necessary means” to win in Ukraine and frequent chatter on […]

Jack Dorsey responds to Twitter Files

RT The platform’s co-founder says Twitter gained “too much power” over the “public conversation” Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has issued a response to the recently leaked ‘Twitter Files’, admitting to a host of major mistakes during his time as chief executive, while warning against “centralized control” of the internet by governments and corporations. The tech […]

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good Run of Bad Luck Continues

BY STACEY LENNOX 5:46 PM ON DECEMBER 13, 2022 It has been a bad couple of months for BlackRock and its CEO, Larry Fink. Earlier this quarter, one analyst downgraded its stock due to the risk posed by Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investing. Several states have announced they will remove pensions and other state treasury funds from the […]

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried arrested in the Bahamas after U.S. files criminal charges

MacKenzie Sigalos@KENZIESIGALOS Rohan Goswami @ROGOSWAMI KEY POINTS The cofounder and former CEO of bankrupt crypto trading firm FTX was arrested in the Bahamas after the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York shared a sealed indictment with the Bahamian government. His arrest is the first concrete move by regulators to hold individuals […]

How the U.S. is planning a full-scale war with Russia

Essay by Victoria Nikiforova (columnist at RIA Novosti), Dec 12, 2022. (Translated and published into English here on A Socialist In Canada, Dec 12, 2022. The original in Russian is here. You can read the essay here in pdf format: The US is planning a full-scale war with Russia. The influential and well-informed U.S. publication Foreign Policy has recently revealed a […]

US greenlights Ukrainian attacks inside Russia – The Times

RT Washington now reportedly believes such strikes are less likely to trigger a direct clash between Moscow and NATO The US has quietly given Ukraine the go-ahead to launch long-range strikes against targets inside Russian territory, The Times reported on Friday, citing sources. The Pentagon has apparently changed its stance on the matter as it […]

‘Minsk II Was Agreed On To Arm Ukraine’ – Did Merkel Really Say That?

Moon of Alabama (MoA) Helmholtz Smith, Andrew Korybko and Andrei Martyanov have some thoughts about a recent interview the former German chancellor Angela Merkel gave to the German weekly broadsheet Die Zeit. Smith says it shows that the ‘West’ is not trustworthy. Korybko thinks it the interview will prolong the conflict in Ukraine. Martyanov says that Merkel is stupid. She isn’t. In […]

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