Dangers of moral equivalency
I’m not convinced it’s a great idea, at least PR-wise, to conflate the two bloody disasters. That said, we can all agree evil is bad and hate hypocrisy and lying at the same time.
We shall have to fight and die and pay and suffer with the grim knowledge that we are sacrificing ourselves in an insane cause, and that only by putting up a particularly good fight can we bring ourselves out of it with credit. […] For the present time there is only one thing to be done besides fighting … and that one thing is to set to work immediately to draft the inevitable Treaty of Peace which we must all sign when we have had our bellyful of murder and destruction. (Bernard Shaw, Michael Holroyd, 448).
Elon the X shitpost king is in trouble, again, this time with the EU.
On the Ukraine jacket, Yuriy has analyzed the successes and failures of our 4-month campaign to liberate Russia-occupied areas of the country.
A year ago, same, stuck in Phase 3.
Phillips Payson O’Brien @theatlantic points out some of Team USA’s fuck ups during what will certainly be at least a two-year effort to resist fascistic Russia’s genocidal campaign.
In other news, @verite has announced her new tour with LP on X. Buy the tickets, NFTs, merch, et cetera. Support independent artists.
Song of the Day: Wasteland