Nordic NATO Expansion – Or NATO Implosion?

by Peter Koenig, published on Global Research, May 19, 2022 This may amount to wishful thinking but it would be nice if NATO’s destructive force were eroded by the unacknowledged instabilities in the U.S. global system of dominance.  Few countries really want to be 100% on the U.S. or opposing teams.   Turkey and India are both dancing on the edge.  […]

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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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Notes From Wartorn Ethiopia

by Ann Garrison, published on Black Agenda Report, April 13, 2022 Ann is writing from Ethiopia where she is investigating the ongoing war between the US backed Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) against the elected government of Ethiopia.  [jb] I’m writing from Ethiopia, where the war that began in November 2020 continues, with the US backing their former puppet, the[…]

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The War in Ukraine Is Really About U.S. Pursuing Regime Change in Russia

Finian Cunningham interviews Bruce Gagnon, published on Strategic Culture, April 14, 2022 The corporate-dominated media (that lied us into the 2003 “shock and awe” attack on Iraq over non-existent WMD) is trotting out the same strategy again to sell war and deceive the public American peace activist, documentary filmmaker and author Bruce Gagnon analyses the current war in Ukraine with[…]

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Where We Stand

by Jeff Mackler, published on Socialist Action, April 11, 2022 Ukraine: No to the U.S.-orchestrated fascist coup! Editor: The statement below was approved by the April 9, 2022 meeting of Socialist Action’s National Committee. Serious political analysis on the left always begins with the facts. Substituting abstract theory not based on facts is always a dead end for the socialist[…]

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Ukraine Crisis Risks Escalating Amid Stalled Talks, Rising Hostility

by Yang Sheng and Xu Yelu, published on Global Times, April 13, 2022 The Chinese draw attention to an inherent schism in the understanding of the two forces in Ukraine, a dangerous misunderstanding that prevents successful negotiation. [jb] Russian President Vladimir Putin called the situation in Ukraine “a tragedy” and peace talks had reached a “dead end” in his meeting[…]

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