The Daily Populous

Wednesday March 9th, 2022 evening edition

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I will never forget his warning that when people are killed by trains, it's because they misjudge the distance.

When I think about America's democracy crisis and the rising tide of fascism, I think of that "sleeping" young woman.

They did not stop with Trump's coup attempt or the Capitol attack of Jan. 6, 2021.

These threats of right-wing violence and terrorism are not hyperbole; they are both promises and predictions.

This event serves as a bellwether or test market, gauging the state of the Republican Party and "conservative" movement.

The history of eliminationism in America and elsewhere shows that rhetoric plays a significant role in the travesties that follow.

This rhetoric is not simply dehumanizing — it also characterizes its subject as fit only for elimination, expurgation, exile or extermination. »

The Economy in Escape from Tarkov is Crashing due to Sanctions on Russia

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NATO and its allies have placed withering sanctions on the Russian economy after the developments in Ukraine.

The Russian economy was disconnected from SWIFT, and numerous Russian export and financial institutions have been targeted.

However, one of the surprising consequences of these sanctions is that in Escape from Tarkov the Rouble, and prices, in general, have crashed and economic fluctuations are widespread in-game. »

US rejects Poland’s offer to send MiG-29 fighter jets to Ukraine

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The United States has rejected Poland’s offer to send its MiG-29 fighter jets to Ukraine via a US airbase in Germany, saying the proposal raised “serious concerns” for the entire NATO alliance.

The Polish scheme proposed that the Russian made MiG-29 fighter jets be delivered to a US base in Ramstein, Germany, and then be deployed to Ukraine.

And while Ukraine has stepped up calls for Western allies to supply it with military jets, providing Kyiv with warplanes poses serious risks. »

Chernobyl ’48 hours away from radiation leak’ after Russia cuts power

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Ukraine has said Chernobyl could be 48 hours away from leaking radiation after it was disconnected from the national grid.

However, officials say there is no way to restore the power because the site has been seized by Putin’s troops, and fighting is underway.

Ukrenergo, Ukraine’s national nuclear energy company, said in a tweet: ‘Because of the military actions of the Russian occupiers, the nuclear power plant in Chernobyl was fully disconnected from the power grid. »

Smartmatic can pursue election-rigging claims against Fox News, Giuliani

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Cohen also said Smartmatic can pursue some claims against Giuliani, who worked as a lawyer for former Republican President Donald Trump.

He dismissed all claims against Fox host Jeanine Pirro and former Trump lawyer Sidney Powell.

In a statement on behalf of the Fox News defendants, the network said it planned to appeal the Smartmatic decision, calling the company's claims "baseless.". »