“Western powers routinely accuse the Russian military of committing terrorist acts and targeting civilians in the Ukraine war. And many of the accusations are no doubt true. But as members of the European Parliament Mick Wallace and Clare Daly point out, the West is far from innocent of these very same crimes, and to a far greater degree. That was the gist of the fiery speeches recently delivered by the two Irish MPs, leading to the predictable denunciations of using “whataboutism” and that the two are useful idiots for the Russian government.
Jimmy and Pushback host Aaron Maté (https://mate.substack.com) discuss whether Jimmy should be critical of Wallace’s appearance considering he’s apparently a fan of The Jimmy Dore Show.”
“Jeffrey Sachs has a tendency to go on mainstream outlets and in front of mainstream groups and utter truths that run counter to the dominant narrative — and then get told to shut up. Most recently Sachs appeared at the Athens Democracy Forum, sponsored by the New York Times, and noted, truthfully, that since 1950 the United States has been the greatest purveyor of violence around the globe, bar none. At which point the moderator stepped in and demanded Sachs stop talking.
Jimmy and Pushback host Aaron Maté (https://mate.substack.com) discuss Sach’s track record and wonder how on earth he gets asked back when he keeps insisting on sharing inconvenient truths?”
In a small village in Provence an old man packs up a selection of terrifying torture instruments. This is M. Meysonnier, chief executioner until the guillotine was axed by the government in 1977. He performed his first execution at 14 and never looked back.”
They allowed him to help execute people by cutting off their heads, when he was at the age of fourteen?
“Back in 1989, two companies had an excellent idea; To create a CD full of games, that could then load on 8 bit machines like the ZX Spectrum and Commodore 64. Rainbow Arts was first up, with the 1st CD-Edition, swiftly followed by the Codemasters CD Games Pack. So let’s look at the history of both and find out why we weren’t flooded with 8 bit CD Gaming.
02:27 Knight Rider Promo
03:25 The Concept
07:45 The CD Games Pack
19:22 Why did it fail?
“Supposedly Disney is planning on doing a sequel to the Star Wars sequel trilogy with Damon Lindelof at the helm. Or something. This after it was rumored that Kathleen Kennedy wasn’t allowed to announce projects. But, uh, does anyone WANT more Rey and friends after the massive box office drop off from Episodes VII through IX?”
“The Grayzone’s Max Blumenthal and Aaron Mate are joined by journalists Wyatt Reed and Alex Rubinstein to discuss the pathetic capitulation of the Congressional Progressive Caucus to pro-proxy war pressure just hours after releasing a letter calling for direction negotiations between Ukraine and Russia.”
“Marian Tupy is the editor of HumanProgress.org and a senior fellow at the Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity. He specialises in globalisation and global well‐being and politics and economics of Europe and Southern Africa. He is the co-author of ‘Superabundance:
The Story of Population Growth, Innovation, and Human Flourishing on an Infinitely Bountiful Planet’.
03:08 Is Population Growth Bad for the Earth?
13:07 The Religion of Extreme Environmentalism
22:31 Future Problems from Depopulation & China
27:30 Why Freedom is Necessary for Prosperity
32:20 Can We Be Optimistic About the Future?
37:23 Fears Around Using Nuclear Energy
45:20 The Unfairness of Environmentalism
49:47 Data Behind Marian’s Optimism
1:04:14 What’s the One Thing We’re Not Talking About?”