Posts Tagged ‘Zelenskyy’

Opening Bell

By mike flugennockFriday - September 16th, 2022Categories: Bidenism, Ukrainamania, media, war and peace

“…freedom has many manifestations but the most important for many is the ability to work for your benefit, for the benefit of your children and the want of your country. Ukraine is a story of a future victory and a chance for you to invest now in projects worth hundreds of billions of dollars to share the victory of us… This will be your victory and a new success story for your companies.”
—Volodymyr Zelensky, President of Ukraine, 09.06.2022

I’ve seen some pretty goddamn unctous fotos in the news in my time, but none quite as revulsive lately as this tableau featuring US stooge and Neo-Nazi Volodymyr Zelensky “virtually” ringing the opening bell via remote video link at the New York Stock Exchange — and none quite as apropos, given that shares in US “defense” industries are hitting the stratosphere, and Ford and IBM’s infamous collaboration with the Nazis.

As reported at Grayzone and Multipolarista, Zelensky’s economic “victory” is being won through the abolition of labor protection in a program not unlike that instituted by Pinochet in Chile in the 1970s, combined with some of that good old-fashioned globalized IMF/WorldBank “shock treatment”. Ukraine is “open for business”, the sonofabitch says — I don’t know about you, but when I hear one of these bastards talk about how his country is “open for business”, it’s time to look the hell OUT.

This crass stunt — along with Zelensky’s suppression of Left opposition parties and his repeated foto ops with Nazis — would actually indicate that this is pretty much par for the course on Wall Street, which never met a war (or a fascist) it didn’t like.

“We are pleased to welcome President Zelensky virtually to the NYSE bell podium, a symbol of the freedom and opportunity our U.S. capital markets have enabled around the globe. We are honored the President has chosen the NYSE to mark the kickoff of Advantage Ukraine and engage with the world’s business community.”
—Lynn Martin, president, NYSE Group, 09.06.2022


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New Ukrainian Flag

By mike flugennockMonday - April 18th, 2022Categories: Bidenism, Economy, media, war and peace

Take a look at this graph. Go on, kiddos — take a big, long, steamy gawk.
Same shit, different day: They can never afford housing, healthcare or education, but there’s always money for war.

Getting a single, lousy-ass $1400 “stimulus check” out of those geezers on Capitol Hill was like pulling teeth. They never would extend unemployment or rent relief for the people still out of work because they were still in quarantine, or because the companies they worked for went under during the pandemic — and the bastards’n'bitches still refuse to discuss national healthcare despite this country being ravaged by a worldwide pandemic.

Whenever it comes to funding national healthcare, or free college, or subsidized housing, we have to have a “national conversation” about it, we can’t afford it, we have to “make some hard choices”. But, when it’s time to fund the Pentagon? No prob, guys, here’s $800bn. Wait, y’sure that’s enough? How about an extra hundred billion big boys just in case?

Don’t let anybody tell you whose war this is. It’s not for the Ukrainian people, or Democracy, or freedom, or Western values, or any of that horseshit. It’s Joe Biden’s war, it’s NATO’s war, it’s the EU’s war, Boris Johnson’s war, Emmanuel Macron’s war, Olaf Scholz’s war, the IMF’s war, Wall Street’s war, Boeing and Raytheon and Lockheed Martin’s war.

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