VIDEO: “We’re not cattle”: Kiev protesters throw manure at US embassy

Life News reports:

About two and a half thousand Ukrainians surrounded the US embassy in Kiev on the first of April. People who disagree with the appointment of foreigners to the Ukrainian government, as well as the intervention of the Americans and Europeans in the public administration of the country, holding banners saying “We are not cattle!” And they made sounds imitating animals.

Besides the protesters braying and bleating, they were eating cabbage, which was distributed by the organizers of the protest. They also kept two-meter carrots with the symbols of the European Union. By the end of the demonstration of dissent Kiev residents pelted the US embassy with manure.

It is noteworthy that the video from the protest was removed from all the Ukrainian sites and users were blocked. Local journalists hardly covered the event.


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Yes! Finally something about phan mem.


Reblogged this on susannapanevin.


Whereas the U.S. ‘news’ media trumpet the Government’s line, that Russia is at war against the U.S., the truth is that the American aristocracy are at war against (or determined to dominate over) every other nation’s aristocracy, and also against the U.S. public. They’ve been winning their war, so far. But their war is against us, and not only against everyone else. This is the reason why the world is suffering far more than it would be if America’s aristocracy weren’t basically in control. The invasions of Iraq, Libya, Syria, etc., and coups or coup-attempts in Ukraine, Venezuela, etc., are due to them. The increasing inequality of wealth in the U.S. and in the world is due to them and to their influence among the aristocracies that are subservient to them. This is not purely natural, and it certainly isn’t supernatural; it is vile.


Making politics by selecting which news to run and which not was developed into a fine art in the Soviet Union, but the end came nonetheless.


Actually, Soviet propaganda was very clumsy and primitive, far from being a fine art 🙂 more like cartoonish :-). That’s why it wasn’t effective and didn’t last long.

The US corporate media on the other hand has a fine art propaganda based on the thorough psychological research which started back in 20-s by Edward Bernays, Freud’s nephew who discovered that people make decisions and form beliefs with their emotions, not their brains, and, therefore, if you can find and push their sensitive buttons, you can sell them anything you want from goods and services they don’t need to ideas that don’t serve them.

This discovery was immediately used in advertisement very successfully, and then in media and politics. There is a whole army of psychologists in the US who work on finding as many emotional “buttons” that can be pushed as possible. They also push buttons in very subtle and sophisticated ways so people don’t even notice they are being manipulated.

The Soviet Union never had a capacity of conducting such massive research on social psychology and to employ such massive number of experts. It never actually attempted to do so.

So, nope, sorry, but we Americans are the champions of propaganda! 🙂 Russians have never come even close 🙂


Whereas the Maidan protests were orchestrated by the U.S. Embassy in Kiev, this protest against the U.S. Embassy in Kiev was not orchestrated by any foreign government — nor by the Ukrainian government; it’s authentic grass-roots and against both the U.S. and its stooge Ukrainian regime, from which the entire Ukrainian public are suffering, though some oligarchs (Ukrainian and in both the U.S. and Europe) are benefiting.