The Computer Emergency Response Team of Ukraine (CERT-UA) warned today of a spearphishing campaign targeting private email accounts belonging to Ukrainian armed forces personnel.
— Read on www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/ukraine-links-phishing-targeting-military-to-belarusian-hackers/
“Between Tucker Carlson and Pam and Tommy, this really is the golden age of talking d—s on television,” Kimmel jokes
— Read on www.thewrap.com/kimmel-calls-out-people-like-tucker-carlson-for-supporting-putin-video/
A new report estimates how much governments spend on environmentally harmful industries.
— Read on qz.com/2129539/governments-subsidize-more-harm-than-good-for-the-environment/
While some in Washington DC and US media decry Amnesty’s conclusions, it’s a different story among some Israeli leaders
— Read on www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/feb/05/amnesty-israel-apartheid-israeli-politicians-agree
First, you start calling food, medicine, armor and such “non-lethal aid”. Then you start calling guns and other weapons “lethal aid”. The phrase grows slowly in news coverage, normalizing itself as jargon among military-watchers and foreign policy geeks. Then it suddenly bursts into widespread use because of intensive use in military and government press releases…
— Read on boingboing.net/2022/01/24/lethal-aid-a-euphemism-for-u-s-arms-shipments-slowly-loses-its-quotes.html
Jane Mayer, chief Washington correspondent for the New Yorker, talks about her new reporting on the activism and paid affiliations and lobbying of Ginni Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, that Justice Thomas does not acknowledge conflict with cases before the Supreme Court from which he should recuse himself.
— Read on www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/justice-thomas-ignores-basic-ethics-where-wife-s-activism-lobbying-conflict-with-cases-131445829777
If 2020 renewed calls for racial equality as Black Lives Matter protests exploded throughout Europe, 2021 brought in the backlash as parts of the political establishment waged a so-called “war against woke.”
— Read on edition.cnn.com/2022/01/07/europe/war-on-woke-europe-cmd-intl/
By Dan Christensen, FloridaBulldog.org – Recently declassified FBI records connect the dots about Saudi government involvement in 9/11 plot.
— Read on www.floridabulldog.org/2021/12/declassified-fbi-records-connect-dots-about-saudi-government-ties-9-11/
Rasmy Hassouna, a Palestinian American, is suing the state over a provision that bans him or his company from protesting Israel or its products
— Read on www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/dec/07/texas-ban-boycotting-israel
The silence of the night in a Hebron neighborhood was broken by a dozen young Jews running down the street bashing cars in front of the soldiers protecting them. It’s not a rare event
— Read on www.haaretz.com/israel-news/.premium.MAGAZINE-settlers-attack-palestinians-the-israeli-army-punishes-the-palestinians-repeat-1.10439219
The US government’s China Initiative sought to protect national security. In the most comprehensive analysis of cases to date, MIT Technology Review reveals how far it has strayed from its goals.
— Read on www.technologyreview.com/2021/12/02/1040656/china-initative-us-justice-department/
Since the 1980s, fossil fuel firms have run ads touting climate denial messages – many of which they’d now like us to forget. Here’s our visual guide
— Read on www.theguardian.com/environment/2021/nov/18/the-forgotten-oil-ads-that-told-us-climate-change-was-nothing
The world’s largest oil companies will answer questions before Congress on their alleged efforts to obscure the role of fossil fuels in global warming.
— Read on www.newsweek.com/big-oil-testify-climate-change-disinformationwhat-this-could-mean-green-economy-1642807
The company won’t change until it understands the grave damage it has done with its ugly legacy of denialist reporting
— Read on www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/oct/12/news-corps-turnaround-on-climate-is-a-greenwash
‘Rather than introducing new laws, what you need to do is enforce the existing laws’
— Read on www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/boris-johnson-women-violence-police-crime-b1932431.html
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) on Monday blocked a quick vote of a House-passed bill to provide $1 billion for Israel’s Iron Dome defense system.
— Read on thehill.com/homenews/senate/575281-rand-paul-blocks-quick-vote-on-house-passed-1b-iron-dome-funding
Millions of documents reveal offshore deals and assets of more than 100 billionaires, 30 world leaders and 300 public officials
— Read on www.theguardian.com/news/2021/oct/03/pandora-papers-biggest-ever-leak-of-offshore-data-exposes-financial-secrets-of-rich-and-powerful
Moscow promises retaliatory measures after video-sharing platform takes action over alleged COVID-19 misinformation.
— Read on www.aljazeera.com/amp/news/2021/9/29/youtube-shuts-german-channels-of-russian-broadcaster-rt