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Europe sucked into a war against Russia

Ukraines war against Russia has developed during the previous months such that the contributions made by other countries in defence of Ukraine ended up involving all of Eorpa in this war.

Governments, media and people clashing over gender issues

For parents, thefeeling of their children that they are in the wrong body is much harder to grasp and to deal with than for outsiders, who are even less able to understand parents when they want to deal with their children’s feelings, circumspectly.

Say Hello to 2023, Wave Goodbye to 2022

  So, we’ve finally reached the end of 2022 and we can honestly say that it didn’t come soon enough. The past 12 months has been one of the most newsworthy in quite some time as it often felt that there was never a dull moment and most of it wasn’t for good reasons either.Continue reading “Say Hello to 2023, Wave Goodbye to 2022”

Madrid 1936: Spanish Workers Fought Back the Fascists

Originally posted on Red October Goth:
The banner reads “They Shall Not Pass! Fascism wants to conquer Madrid! Madrid will be the tomb of Fascism!” November 1936, Madrid workers erecting a barricade to keep Franco’s fascist army out of the city. Original Facebook Note #17 published 4 February 2017 “At the present time, while this…

The Telegraph looking at the world 2022 December 29

Good morning. A landmark review by William Shawcross, pictured above, into the Government’s flagship Prevent programme has found that taxpayers’ money has been handed to groups promoting Islamist extremism. Meanwhile, teachers’ unions fear that ballots for national strike action in 2023 have been put at risk by postal strikes.   Headlines: Today’s essential news ChinaContinue reading “The Telegraph looking at the world 2022 December 29”

The Century Foundation: Corruption Is Strangling Iraq

Originally posted on Levant's Agora:
By Sajad Jiyad.  It sounds like a Hollywood script: a network of thieves forge documents to withdraw $2.5 billion in cash from an idle government account. The money disappears into shadowy real estate purchases and foreign banks. A ringleader is apprehended as he is about to board his private…

The Associated Press: Biden warns Saudi Arabia of ‘consequences’ after OPEC+ cuts oil production

Originally posted on Levant's Agora:
By Aamer Madhani. President Joe Biden said Tuesday there will be “consequences” for Saudi Arabia as the Riyadh-led OPEC+ alliance moves to cut oil production and Democratic lawmakers call for a freeze on cooperation with the Saudis. Biden suggested he would soon take action, as aides announced that the…

Americans need to end their indifference concerning the war in Yemen

Originally posted on The Peace Pirate:
America And It’s Military Industrial Complex Have Facilitated A Destructive War In Yemen That’s Already Claimed 400,000 Lives. Interest in the war that has been ongoing in Yemen since 2015 has been persistently limited, whether among diplomats, the media, or the general public. This is surprising when one thinks…

Yemen: A country in crisis, what the world governments should practice and advocate to bring an end to the conflict

Originally posted on Sadiq's Blog:
Sadiq Salawudeen Yemen has been a country in crisis since 2015. The resignation of the former President Ali Abdullah Saleh, and the rising to power of President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi. He was forced to leave the office by the revolt from the Houthi resistance force. Since Mansur became overthrown,…

Russia War Crimes document circulating in EU, opposed by ICC chief prosecutor

Originally posted on The Snapper:
Recently, a draft has been going around a United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York for a Nuremberg-like tribunal to hold Russia responsible for all the war crimes it has committed in its war on Ukraine. Ever since the invasion of Ukraine began on February 24th this year under the…