If the US Wanted Peace in Ukraine

by Caitlin Johnstone, published on CaitlinJohnstone.com, May 10, 2022 As we hydroplane toward the brink of nuclear armageddon while Bono and the Edge play U2 songs in Kiev, it’s probably worth taking a moment to highlight how this war could have been avoided. The U.S. could have simply pledged military protection for Volodymyr Zelensky against the far-right extremists who were threatening to lynch[…]

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Political Repression in Ukraine

by Phil Wilayto, March 29, 2020 The U.S. media is full of stories about what it calls political repression in other countries, but it’s strangely silent when it comes to Ukraine. Here’s one example: In the early morning of March 19, 2022, agents from the federal Security Service of Ukraine, the SBU, showed up at the apartment of Yuri Tkachev,[…]

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On Russia’s Military Intervention in Ukraine

Statement from U.S. Peace Council, March 24, 2022 What we all hoped would not happen has happened. The Russian Federation sent troops into Ukraine on February 24 in response to decades of relentless US-led NATO provocation. The present situation puts many serious, fundamental questions before the global peace movement. A fierce propaganda campaign, long simmering with Russiagate and the onset[…]

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Crisis or Confusion? A Brief Guide for Black Folks (And Other AntiRacist People) On the Situation in Ukraine

by Ajamu Baraka, published on Black Agenda Report, February 2, 2022 African people are already battling against U.S. rightist forces – from the Trump/Republican supporters to the warmongering neoliberal democrats. It would be an affront to our history and people to enter this struggle on the side of empire and NATO. Within large sectors of the U.S. left, including many[…]

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Behind the forced resignation of Peru’s Foreign Minister Héctor Béjar

By  Carlos Aznárez, published on Workers World, August 27, 2021 Source: Resumen Latinoamericano, Aug. 19, translated by Resumen English and edited by Workers World. The government of Pedro Castillo has suffered its first defeat, by yielding to the pressures of the right-wing coup and the most reactionary sectors of the Armed Forces. The imposition of the resignation of Foreign Minister[…]

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Four Members of a Muslim Family Killed in London, Ontario Terrorist Atrocity

by Roger Jordan, published on WSWS, June 8, 2021 The mainstream media has not covered this horrific hate crime for the most part.    The government response is hypocrisy.  Another tragic outgrowth of western foreign policy. [jb] Four members of a Muslim family in London, Ontario were brutally slain Sunday night in a hit-and-run attack that police have described as “premeditated”[…]

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