Even neighboring Poland, a staunch ally of Kiev in the ongoing war with Russia, has criticized the Verkhovna Rada’s Jan. 1 celebration of the birthday of Stepan Bandera.
Month: January 2023
An Achievable Necessity
“It is easier to imagine the end of the earth than to imagine the end of capitalism.” Vijay Prashad reflects on the work of the Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research in developing a necessary worldview.
Who Determines What’s ‘Disinformation’?
The powerful have reasons for wanting to combat what they consider to be “disinformation” — they want their version of the truth to become ours, writes Stavroula Pabst.
A Case for Nationalizing US Airlines
Outside the United States, in countries ranging from Argentina and Malaysia to Finland and Fiji, airlines essentially operate as a public utility, not an opportunity for big CEO paydays, writes Sam Pizzigati.
A World Without Nuclear Weapons
The U.N. treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons bolsters the hope that the nine nuclear powers will grow into pragmatic, if not ethical, adult governments, writes H. Patricia Hynes.
3,000+ Yemenis Killed or Injured in 2022
The Saudi Arabia-led international coalition also destroyed over 14,300 residences, 12 hospitals, 64 schools and 22 power stations in Yemen last year, according to the Eye for Humanity Centre for Rights and Development.
The Murder of Nature
The popularity of both William Wordsworth, the Romantic English poet, and the Avatar franchise — in their respective eras — indicates a steady decline to destruction, writes Jonathan Cook.
CN’s Top Ten 2022 Assange Stories
Consortium News has been providing comprehensive coverage of the Julian Assange case since 2010. Here are our top ten Assange stories of 2022.
Portuguese & British Nurses Fight Destruction of Health Systems
The health system in Portugal, like the NHS, has been an object of interest for the private sector for a very long time, reports Ana Vracar.
A History of Dissent
The Western establishment doesn’t appear to understand how Western journalists could exercise their own agency and judgment to critique U.S. foreign policy without them being agents of a foreign power, writes Joe Lauria.