Month: March 2022Page 1 of 7

Updated: Chris Hedges and Abby Martin: The latest YouTube ‘Disappeared’ Victims

Don’t dare say that Hedges and Martin were ‘deplatformed.’ The entire archives of their RT programs were erased from YouTube. ADDED Below: The Progressive Misleadership Class (w/ Chris…

‘The hijab is not a symbol of gender oppression’

Wearing a form of head covering is the most visible symbol of Islam in the west – and the most misunderstood. 31 March 2022 | James Porteous | Clipper…

Germany: US fracked ‘freedom oil’ to replace Russian oil

Hydraulic fracturing is banned across most of Europe, but Russian Nord Stream 2 oil will be replaced with fracked LNG ‘freedom oil’ from the US. Photo: Unconventional drilling…

Backstory: Lenny Bruce at Carnegie Hall

Some people are critical of the Lenny Bruce ‘character’ on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and I have to admit that it is a bit odd that the lead…

Biden requests $773 billion for Pentagon budget

The Pentagon plan includes new money for Ukraine, money for military aircraft and nuclear deterrence systems, and funding to counter other ‘persistent threats’ Photo: Aviation Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class…

WSJ: Plans for Russian sanctions began long before invasion

Plans for sanctions were grounded on the understanding that the US refusal to entertain any diplomatic negotiations had backed Russia into a corner.  28 March 2022 | Nick…

The Wars for Oil: When you Live by the Sword…

Putin, Biden and Zelenskyy are all actors in the latest installment of the massive, inhumane pissing match universally known as The War for Oil 28 March 2022 |…

Mavis Staples Announces New Album with Levon Helm

The set is said to be ‘an album that’s at once a time capsule and a memorial, a blissful homecoming and a fond farewell’ Photo: Mavis Staples and…

Why Africa prints its money in Europe

At least 40 African countries print their money in the UK, France and Germany — decades after independence Photo: Only a handful of African countries print their own…

New Orleans rescinds rule prohibiting jazz in schools

The law, passed 100 years ago, deemed that ‘jazz music and jazz dancing in schools should be stopped at once’ but it was never enforced Photo: American jazzman…

Backstory: A Short History of Faces

Faces: Kenney Jones | Ronnie Wood  |Ian McLagan  | Rod Stewart | Ronnie Lane | Say no more The Faces perform in Detroit, Michigan, September 6, 1972. Faces were an English…

Music: Emily Jane White (Alluvion)

Emily Jane White says ‘there is a bit of somber variety’ on her latest album and she ‘hopes it will speak to you.’ It will. 25 March 2022…

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