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Дэвид Кох: Смерть и Разрушение

Death and destruction: this is David Koch’s sad legacy Alex Kotch Anarcho-capitalism was the real cancer plaguing the billionaire libertarian. And it spread across universities, halls of Congress and the White House ‘This is the tragic mindset of many a rightwing oligarch: the toils, the woes, the maladies of humankind are irrelevant — unless they happen to me, or perhaps my close family members’ Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA/Shutterstock In 1992, billionaire industrialist David Koch was diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer and given just a few years to live. Thanks to hisRead More

Семен Розенфельд из лагеря Собибор

By Palko Karasz June 5, 2010 Semyon Rozenfeld first escaped death in the gas chambers by inventing a trade for himself when he arrived at Sobibor, a Nazi death camp in occupied Poland, in the fall of 1943. Questioned by a German officer, he said he was a glazier and was taken aside for work detail. About a month later he was among about 600 prisoners who staged a historic uprising against their captors and tried to escape. Only about 300 made it to the fences, and most of the restRead More

Рапорт польской акушерки из Освенцима

Рапорт польской акушерки из Освенцима.  Станислава Лещинска, акушерка из Польши, в течение двух лет до 26 января 1945 года оставалась в лагере Освенцим и лишь в 1965 году написала этот рапорт.  «Из тридцати пяти лет работы акушеркой два года я провела как узница женского концентрационного лагеря Освенцим-Бжезинка, продолжая выполнять свой профессиональный долг. Среди огромного количества женщин, доставлявшихся туда, было много беременных.  Функции акушерки я выполняла там поочередно в трех бараках, которые были построены из досок со множеством щелей, прогрызенных крысами. Внутри барака с обеих сторон возвышались трехэтажные койки. На каждой изRead More

Facebook банит расистов, антисемитов, и провокаторов

Facebook Bars Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan and Others From Its Services Facebook said on Thursday that it banned the conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and others from its social media services.CreditJose Luis Magana/Associated Press By Mike Isaacand Kevin Roose May 2, 2019 SAN FRANCISCO — After years of wavering about how to handle the extreme voices populating its platform, Facebook on Thursday evicted seven of its most controversial users — many of whom are conservatives — immediately inflaming the debate about the power and accountability of large technology companies. The social network saidRead More

НЙ Таймс: Длинные Очереди к Статуе Свободы

Everyone’s Welcome at the Statue of Liberty. Except Tour Guides.  Officials with the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island are banning commercial tour guides from many areas, saying they clog the sites and behave badly.The ban will take effect on May 16, the same day a new museum will open at the Statue of Liberty. CreditNatalie Keyssar for The New York Times By Corey KilgannonMay 1, 2019 The familiar words etched on the Statue of Liberty read, “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretchedRead More

80 лет назад в пересыльном лагере умер Осип Мандельштам

Борис Херсонский сонет сонет петрарки осип мандельштамчитал своим несчастным побратимами лагерным костром со смертным дымомтела страдальцев согревались там но и в темнице есть простор мечтами есть тропа в лесу непроходимомвесной холодною холодным старым крымомпотерянным покинутым местам как дух лауры как прекрасный ликпокойной беатриче как касаньеархангельского легкого крыла как солнечный закатный тусклый бликнавеки покидая мирозданьекак жизнь поэта до конца дотла

Facebook & Telegram Будут Выпускать Биткоины

Facebook and Telegram Are Hoping to Succeed Where Bitcoin Failed By Nathaniel Popperand Mike Isaac CreditEden Weingart SAN FRANCISCO — Some of the world’s biggest internet messaging companies are hoping to succeed where cryptocurrency start-ups have failed by introducing mainstream consumers to the alternative world of digital coins. The internet outfits, including Facebook, Telegram and Signal, are planning to roll out new cryptocurrencies over the next year that are meant to allow users to send money to contacts on their messaging systems, like a Venmo or PayPal that can move across internationalRead More

Музей Выпивки в Нью Йорке

Drink Up at the Booze History Museum of Staten Island Lev Mezhburd, behind the bar. Mark Abramson for The New York Times By Alex Traub Upon arrival at the Booze History Museum in Staten Island, visitors are treated to what Lev Mezhburd, the museum’s founder, director, curator and tour guide, calls a “disinfection.” “The items in the museum are very sensitive,” Mr. Mezhburd said. “To go in there, you have to get rid of the microbes that live on us.” This is how Mr. Mezhburd’s cleansing process works: Wielding a fireRead More


Музей Выпивки в Нью Йорке

Manafort was threatened in jail not to testify against Trump

GRU paid to silence Manafort. Several inmates talked to Manafort to persuade him from testifying before the Muller commission. President Putin is taking a close look at the Manafort / Trump saga.