How the U.S. Started a Cold War with Russia and Left Ukraine to Fight It

by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, March 28, 2022 The defenders of Ukraine are bravely resisting Russian aggression, shaming the rest of the world and the UN Security Council for its failure to protect them. It is an encouraging sign that the Russians and Ukrainians are holding talks in Belarus that may lead to a ceasefire. All efforts[…]

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Ukraine: What Does It Have To Do With Black Folks

by Ajamu Baraka, published on Black Agenda Report, Jan 5, 2022 “…it is imperative that everyone, in particular Black and working-class people, understand that not having an awareness of the interconnections of the “grind” (the struggle to survive in the U.S.) and U.S. white supremacist, imperialist policies, and not being prepared to commit to altering those power relations, ensures that[…]

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The NATO Iron Curtain

by Simó Endre, published on Consortium News, July 14, 2021 DECLARATION OF THE HUNGARIAN COMMUNITY FOR PEACE  NATO and the European Union have launched a coordinated political attack on Hungary to end our cooperation with China and Russia. They want Hungary to terminate the agreement with Russia on the expansion of the Paks nuclear power plant, and with China on[…]

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NATO: Moving Ever Closer Toward Russia

This map of NATO members and allies from NATO.int  gives you an idea of what Phil is describing. By Phil Wilayto When the North American Treaty Organization, or NATO, was founded on April 4, 1949, it had 12 members: the U.S., Canada and 10 Western European countries. By then the wartime cooperation with the Soviet Union was long over and[…]

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