Swedish Society Polarized Over Joining NATO

by Lucas Leiroz, published on BRICS Information Portal, January 21, 2022 This is a kind of scary follow on to Bruce’s piece below. Apparently Western (U.S.) propaganda is succeeding in Sweden.  [jb] Western anti-Russian propaganda is having effects. In Swedish society, fear is spreading about the “risks” of a Russian invasion. As a result, the possibility of the Scandinavian country[…]

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‘Hands off the Arctic,’ says U.S. archaeologist

by Paddy Colligan, published on Workers World, September 22, 2021 This article is an interview with Workers World contributor, archaeologist Paddy Colligan, from a series on the Arctic, from The Worker, Danish Workers Party publication, Sept. 6, 2021, translated by Workers World. I say to Washington: “Hands off the area!” Any conflict over resources in the Arctic has a serious[…]

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U.S. Wargames in Nordic Region Aimed at Moscow

by Agneta Norberg, published on Organizing Notes, July 3, 2021 Suddenly the Arctic Sea is a critical area of dispute.  U.S. forces are there to put in their marker because the arctic waters are no longer frozen for most of the year.  It used to be that only Russia, with a long arctic coastline, built ships to navigate the frozen[…]

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