Stop the Wars at Home and Abroad!

Chronicle of a War Foretold

by Chris Hedges, published on ScheerPost, February 24, 2022 I was in Eastern Europe in 1989, reporting on the revolutions that overthrew the ossified communist dictatorships that led to the collapse of the Soviet Union. It was a time of hope. NATO, with the breakup of the Soviet empire, became obsolete. President Mikhail Gorbachev reached out to Washington and Europe[…]

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Capitalist Russia: a Target, Not a Superpower

by Sara Flounders, published on Workers World, January 30, 2022 This article, originally published July 12, 2017, by Workers World, remains timely in January 2022 as the U.S. threatens war at the Russian border with Ukraine and ramps up China-baiting in an attempt to break up agreements being forged between nations seeking to remain independent of U.S. imperialism. See also[…]

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Why is NATO going global?

by Bruce Gagnon, published on Organizing Notes, December 29, 2020 One of the pre-conditions for Soviet support for the reunification of East & West Germany was the promise from the US that NATO would not expand ‘one centimeter’ toward the Russian borders.  The Soviet Union’s Warsaw Pact alliance folded after its collapse thus making no need for NATO. Instead since[…]

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