LeftTimes - Top Links 💎 October 2022
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LeftTimes Top Links - October 2022
When Spyware Turns Phones into Weapons - How spyware, particularly the Pegasus product from Israeli firm NSO group, has been used by governments, corporations, and agencies of all varieties to violate the rights of citizens around the world - using zero-click malware to spy on everything occurring on the phone.
The Wealth of the Bottom 50% Has Doubled During the Pandemic Years - The Intercept discusses how stimulus packages, inflation, and high employment have contributed to the growing wealth of the lower and middle classes.
Biden State Department Embraces Flawed Logic in Bolivian Coup in Leaked Report - “Adopting debunked claims of election fraud, the report reflects Trump-era support of the far-right coup regime of Jeanine Áñez.”
Energy price shock, the dead bond market & the military industrial complex - Tooze compiles a variety of excellent charts illustrating the ongoing polycrisis and the merging of the military industrial complex.
So What About Those Other Wars? - Why Ukraine is dominating the headlines while other horrific violence goes relatively unmentioned.
Katie Halper Violated Media Taboo on Israeli Criticism - FAIR discusses the consequences for respected journalists and the double standards when it comes to freedom of speech and cancel culture discourse in the USA.
NASA’s James Webb Telescope Captures Astounding Photos
Visual Capitalist - Comparing the Speed of U.S. Interest Rate Hikes
Fall of Civilizations - 16. Bagan, City of Temples
That’s it now folks, enjoy!
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