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  • Daily Chronicles

    Daily Chronicles presents snippets of the most important news across the world for this and each day as it rolls in. Check back frequently. To find the previous Daily Chronicles, use the search function on the top line and search for Daily Chronicles.

    Feel free to use it as an open thread.

    I’m pulling together initial comments…

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  • Sergei Lavrov: UNGA speech and press conference

    Speech and press conference

    The press conference is here:

    https://media.un.org/en/asset/k1p/k1phnl09wf

    Point summary of speech:

    “The Future of the World Order Being Decided Today” – Russian FM Lavrov

    Foreign Minister Lavrov has stressed it’s either one dominant nation, or the route Moscow is taking to end a world of blackmail, intimidation and undesirables.

    📍Instead of dialogue & compromise, there is disinformation, crude…

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  • Michael Hudson: Ralph Nader interview

    The Federal Reserve and Debt

     

    RALPH NADER RADIO HOUR EP 465 TRANSCRIPT, September 17, 2022. https://www.ralphnaderradiohour.com/the-federal-reserve-and-debt/

    Tom Morello: I’m Tom Morello and you’re listening to the Ralph Nader Radio Hour.

    Steve Skrovan: Welcome to the Ralph Nader Radio Hour. My name is Steve Skrovan, along with my co-host, David Feldman. Hello, David.

    David Feldman: Hello, Steve.
    Steve Skrovan: And of…

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  • Thunder heard from downunder

    Our own Col .. the farmer from New Zealand testifies that there is not enough space in the commenting section for his writings and he is doing the right thing, and putting them in posts!   You are welcome Col.

    A view from the Antipodes of an existential war with monumental implications

    While I have been languishing…

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  • In a nutshell: Lavrov, UNSC, Ukraine

    Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks at a meeting of the UN Security Council on Ukraine, New York, September 22, 2022
    Brief Summary
    We have no doubt that Ukraine has finally turned into a Nazi-style totalitarian state where standards of international humanitarian law are trampled underfoot with impunity.
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    The position of the states that are pumping Ukraine with weapons…

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  • Daily Chronicles: Theme, the wider view

    Daily Chronicles presents snippets of the most important news across the world for this and each day as it rolls in. Check back frequently. To find the previous Daily Chronicles, use the search function on the top line and search for Daily Chronicles.

    Feel free to use it as an open thread.

    Lavrov is pulling all the…

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  • Partial Mobilization, UNGA, Noise vs Serious

    By this time we all know that President Putin announced partial mobilization in Russia, China has put their military troops on a higher level of readiness, four areas in Ukraine will start voting to join Russia as soon as tomorrow.

    We should remember, mobilization in Russia was announced only three times in history. July 18, 1914,…

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  • Pepe Escobar talks with RT International

    Pepe states:  I was live on RT talking about US on Africa, connected to my latest column on The Cradle, plus AFRICOM, YALI and all those American rackets. Response has been great. It has reached some diplomats at the UNGA.

    This is not released yet, but Pepe published the Yandex link:

    https://disk.yandex.ru/d/iKRdooc5qqyeug

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  • The real US agenda in Africa is hegemony

    Forget development. Washington’s primary interest in Africa today is keeping the Chinese and Russians out.
    By Pepe Escobar, posted with permission and first posted at The Cradle (This has been specially timed to the UN General Assembly)

    In a rational environment, the 77th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) would discuss alleviating the trials and tribulations…

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  • Address by the President of the Russian Federation – September 21, 2022

    Complete transcript:

    President of Russia Vladimir Putin:

    Friends,

    The subject of this address is the situation in Donbass and the course of the special military operation to liberate it from the neo-Nazi regime, which seized power in Ukraine in 2014 as the result of an armed state coup.

    Today I am addressing you – all citizens of our country, people of different generations, ages and ethnicities, the people of our great Motherland, all who are united by the great historical Russia, soldiers, officers…

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  • Stalin’s Jews

    By Larry Romanoff and posted with the author’s permission

     

    This topic is important not only for its own sake but because it provides linkages that help us to put other historical events in perspective, and even more because it is an astonishing, even astounding, example of how history is spun, of how the omission of only…

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