This escalation of U.S. hostility comes just days after the Biden administration released a Nuclear Posture Review that nonproliferation advocates said makes catastrophe more, rather than less, likely.
Month: October 2022
JOHN KIRIAKOU: American Gulag
Western journalists are providing breathless depictions of the harsh conditions facing U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner in Russia. Have none of them been inside a U.S. prison?
UK Think Tank Behind Truss’ Program Lives On
Sunak has installed several of the Institute of Economic Affairs’ biggest supporters in his cabinet and made one of its former staff members his chief spin doctor, writes Adam Bychawski.
Britons Face More Austerity, Weaker Rights Under Sunak
Rishi Sunak’s policy history and cabinet appointments have raised fears of even more benefits cuts and a drastic curtailing of basic rights, says Tanupriya Singh.
All at Once Mainstream Pundits Push for WW III
Caitlin Johnstone says it should disturb everyone in the nuclear age that writers at influential publications frame the rise of a multipolar world as something that must inevitably bring on unspeakable violence and human suffering.
Exxon, Chevron Rake in Massive Profits
Despite the evidence of price gouging, Joe Biden has so far declined to endorse a windfall profits tax, opting instead to demand voluntary action from fossil fuel executives.
The Geopolitics of Inequality
The geopolitics of inequality persist, writes Vijay Prashad, even though industrial production has moved from the Global North to the Global South.
US Labor’s Fortress of Finance
Unions have the resources to deploy to new organizing and growth, writes Chris Bohner. But they are pursuing a defensive financial strategy instead.
Biden’s Disastrous LNG Export Goal
An environmental watchdog group assesses the climate damage implied by the White House’s plan to send billions of cubic meters of fracked gas to Europe annually until 2030.
How UK Backed Panama Invasion
Thatcher understood Washington’s 1989 invasion was illegal but supported it anyway, recently declassified documents show, John McEvoy reports.