Peter Scott Interviews Michael Hudson on the Devastating Affects of U.S. Economic Warfare on U.S. Hegemony

by Peter Scott and Michael Hudson, published on The Saker of the Vinyard, May 21, 2022 Peter Scott, RT anchor: Joining us now is Michael Hudson, economist and author of “Super-Imperialism” and the recently-published “Destiny of Civilization”. Welcome to the programme, Michael. Michael Hudson: It’s good to be back. PS: Let’s say all these European programmes like the REPOWER Programme[…]

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Sanctions – Wrecking Ball in a Global Economy

by Sara Flounders, published on Workers World, May 23, 2022 U.S. government strategists are using sanctions as a wrecking ball to demolish the globalized economy. It is a desperate struggle to preserve their global hegemony and a unipolar world. The policy of consciously demolishing supply chains of essential products amounts to a reckless war on defenseless civilian populations. Sanctions disrupt[…]

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Washington Moves to Annex Northeast Syria by Proxy

by Vanessa Beeley, published on Organizing Notes, May 17, 2022 Under cover of media focus on the NATO proxy war in Ukraine and the Zionist assassination of Al Jazeera senior correspondent Shireen AbuAkleh, Washington is making moves to annex Syrian territory. On May 11th during the meeting of the “global coalition against Islamic State” in Marrakech, Morocco the U.S acting[…]

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Argentines on the Debt: “It Should Be Paid By Those Who Wasted It”

by Gustavo Maranges, published on Resumen Latinoamericano, May 15, 2022 The history between Argentine and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is more than troublesome. Last week, the Argentine Senate passed a bill aimed to settle the last chapter, which was opened after former President Mauricio Macri (2015-2019) borrowed US$44 billion (90% of the country’s Gross Domestic Product). Both the bill[…]

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For Biden’s Summit of the Americas, Obama’s Handshake With Raúl Castro Shows the Way

by Medea Benjamin, May 18, 2022 On May 16, the Biden administration announced new measures to “increase support for the Cuban people.” They included easing travel restrictions and helping Cuban-Americans support and connect with their families. They mark a step forward but a baby step, given that most U.S. sanctions on Cuba remain in place. Also in place is a[…]

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A Case for Unfreezing Afghanistan’s Assets

by Kate Alexander, published on Inkstick Media, April 30, 2022 It seems unlikely that the US government is going to amend it’s policies on behalf of Afghan women or Afghan people.   If the awareness that Afghan children are starving has not moved them then concerns about a woman’s ability manage her assets to free herself from oppression seems unlikely to[…]

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May Day: Worker’s Struggle Celebration is Well-Deserved After a Momentous Year

by People’s Dispatch, April 30, 2022 May 1 is Global Labor Day.  Only in the US was this important celebration of workers moved to a different day. Working people across the globe are gearing up celebrate International Worker’s Day this May 1. Workers have been participating in monumental struggles since the previous year’s May Day, making this year’s celebration well-deserved.[…]

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Why Nonalignment Is an Urgent Imperative for the Global South

by Nontobeko Hlela, distributed by Globetrotter, May 2, 2022 South Africa and other countries that have abstained from voting against Russia at the United Nations General Assembly in response to the war in Ukraine face intense international criticism. In South Africa, the domestic criticism has been extraordinarily shrill, and often clearly racialized. It is frequently assumed that abstention means that[…]

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A Monetary Reset Where the Rich Don’t Own Everything

by Ellen Brown,  published on Scheerpost, May 4, 2022 In ancient Mesopotamia, it was called a Jubilee. When debts at interest grew too high to be repaid, the slate was wiped clean. Debts were forgiven, the debtors’ prisons were opened, and the serfs returned to work their plots of land. This could be done because the king was the representative[…]

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The War in Ukraine and its Effects on Latin America and the Caribbean

by Carlos Mauricio Ferolla and Marcelo Depieri , published on Resumen,  March 23, 2022 On February 24, war broke out in Ukraine after the invasion of the Russian army. The war has a global impact on a multipolar international system, hyperconnected and in a critical state, undergoing a process of hegemonic transition from the West to the East. The military[…]

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