Each day rolls into the next, and SNAFU remains the reality. We must all pull together.
The context for slave labor is a war – ostensibly between eastern Ukrainian separatists and the Kyiv government, but in reality fueled by huge quantities of weaponry and volunteers that have poured over the border from Russia – that has cheapened human life and made torture, murder and forced disappearances the norm.
All of the threats on our water, our sacred sites, and on the land are connected. It gives us hope to know that people care about the future, the water, and our children.
Many journalists apparently regard the reports of police spokespeople as a priori accurate and true descriptions of factual reality not to be questioned. Hmph.
People issued bounding orders are being criminalized and humiliated, receiving a punishment amounting essentially to indefinite detention.