Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Links — 21 June 2022 Part 1

Asia Times
Biden loses the inflation blame game (not MMT-compliant but useful anyway)
David P. Goldman

One World
Debunking The Disinformation About Putin’s Comparison Of Himself With Peter The Great ("The disinformation dimension of the MSM’s “reporting” was to decontextualize this, twist it around, and then misportray his words as some supposedly shameless admission of blatant imperialism in the 21st century." This is a commonly used tactic, in not only politics but also sham "scholarship.")

Interpreting The Associated Press’ Admission That Kiev Is Massively Outgunned
Andrew Korybko, American geopolitical analyst and independent journalist based in Moscow, and member of the expert council for the Institute of Strategic Studies and Predictions at the People’s Friendship University of Russia

Naked Capitalism
A Political Earthquake Just Took Place in the US’s Most Important Client State in Latin America, Colombia
Nick Corbishley

Zero Hedge
Ukraine Bans Main Opposition Party, Seizes All Its Assets
Tyler Durden

Sputnik International (Russian state-sponsored media)
EU Firms Find Doing Business in PRC More Costly as West Puts Screws on Xinjiang Imports

Europe Can Replace Russian Gas by Turning Thermostat Down a Couple Degrees, Von der Leyen Says

The Unz Review
Explain It to Me, Please (ignore the economics and finance)
Philip Giraldi, former CIA counter-terrorism specialist and military intelligence officer, now Executive Director of the Council for the National Interest and founding member of the Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity

Assange Alerted 12 Yrs Ago re Russian Invasion of Ukraine
Ray McGovern, co-founder of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity, and retired 27-year career CIA whose tasks included preparing and briefing The President’s Daily Brief and leading the Soviet Foreign Policy Branch

British “Watchdog” Journalists Unmasked as Lap Dogs for the Security State
Jonathan Cook

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