As we approach the halfway mark of this president’s first term, it’s good to consider the top seven reasons why he is so much better than his predecessor.
Chris Hedges: Monarchs Belong in the Dustbin of History
No other institution helps obscure the crimes of empire and buttress class rule and white supremacy so effectively.
Caitlin Johnstone: Facebook Says It’s OK to Kill Russians
Normally when the U.S. and its allies are involved in a war they’ll at least pay lip service to the notion that they have nothing but good will for the people of the enemy nation.
FILM REVIEW: ‘War on the Dnieper’
The moral: nothing is as dangerous as a dim leader convinced of his cleverness by schemers selling nostrums that promise to etch his name in the history books forever, writes Michael Brenner.
Understanding What Happened in Ukraine in 2014
Completely reversing the roles of the United States and Russia might help Westerners understand how the Russians see 2014 events that reverberate today.