More than 5 million children worldwide have lost a parent or caregiver to COVID-19, according to a study published today in The Lancet. Children aged 10 to 17 accounted for two-thirds of the grim total, the researchers reported. “We estimate that for every person reported to have died as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, one child is left orphaned or loses a caregiver,” lead author Dr. Susan Hillis said. “That is the equivalent of one child every six seconds facing a heightened risk of lifelong adversity unless given appropriate support in time.” They said the data did not include deaths from the recent Omicron wave.
A Brief Guide On The Situation In Ukraine Black Alliance for Peace
Within large sectors of the U.S. left, including many elements of the Black left, there is widespread confusion related to the Ukraine “crisis.” Years of anti-Russia propaganda from the U.S. and its NATO allies, and the tendency to abstract the current Ukrainian situation from its historical and geo-strategic context, have created a climate of confusion. This climate has played into the hands of state propagandists and Democratic Party activists eager to use the Ukraine situation to deflect attention from Biden’s disastrous domestic agenda.
How the US instigated the Ukraine crisis Rick Sterling
Biden advisor: U.S. sanctions against Russia are 'designed' to impact Venezuela, Nicaragua and Cuba. pic.twitter.com/Zbqg3mgB2N
— Kawsachun News (@KawsachunNews) February 26, 2022
The CIA is overseeing a secret intensive training program in the U.S. for elite Ukrainian special operations forces and other intelligence personnel, according to five former intelligence and national security officials familiar with the initiative. The program, which started in 2015, is based at an undisclosed facility in the Southern U.S.
US-armed Ukrainian forces just slaughtered schoolteachers in Donbas, but these innocent victims contradict the pre-determined ‘Putin bad/neo-Nazis good’ narrative, so US media will ignore it. Thankfully, independent journalists are documenting these crimes. https://t.co/nAdx3qImUM
— Dan Cohen (@dancohen3000) February 25, 2022
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