Monthly Archives: January 2022

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Ukraine: US offers Putin summit with Biden in effort to stop slide to war

Guardian: Ukraine: US offers Putin summit with Biden in effort to stop slide to war Move comes amid ‘frank and substantive’ talks in Geneva and announcement by Russia of new military exercises FAZ: SZ:

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A sanctioned parking site for unhoused people

San Francisco Chronicle: San Francisco quietly opened a large sanctioned parking site for unhoused people this week, providing dozens of spots in the Bayview for those who live in RVs and cars. Despite fierce opposition, including a lawsuit from some … Continue reading

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See because there’s Antifa Westberlin, but then for that little something extra, there’s Antifa+ – you know, for when Antifa alone isn’t quite enough.

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Apple und Google sollen Telegram verbannen

FAZ: Bundesinnenministerin Nancy Faeser (SPD) will Apple und Google wegen Gewaltaufrufen und Hetze auffordern, die Telegram-App aus ihrem Angebot zu verbannen. Sie wolle die beiden Anbieter für Apps auf mobilen Endgeräten an ihre „gesellschaftliche Verantwortung“ erinnern, sagte die Ministerin am … Continue reading

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Norman Solomon, CounterPunch: While outsized profits keep benefiting the upper class and enriching the already obscenely rich, the cascading effects of extreme income inequality are drowning the hopes of the many. Corporate power constrains just about everything, whether healthcare or … Continue reading

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Good lives

Ian Sample, Guardian: It is hard to imagine humans spending their lives in virtual reality when the experience amounts to waving your arms about in the middle of the lounge with a device the size of a house brick strapped … Continue reading

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Another January, a long time ago and far away

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