Thirty named journalists at three major papers are covering “bombshell” revelations about Russian cyberattacks in a manner worth examining.
The Sound of the New War Drum Goes Tik-Tok
Privacy concerns are being used to wage war on China, say writers from CODEPINK. The U.S. should focus on passing federal data privacy laws instead of targeting one app.
China & the Developing World
As the U.S. pushes for a major power conflict in the Asia-Pacific, it is essential to develop lines of communication and build understanding among China, the West and the developing world, writes Vijay Prashad.
The New York Times: The Empire’s Paper of Record
Among the latest pieces of unforgivable militarist smut is an article that frames Washington’s military encirclement of China as a defensive move by the U.S., writes Caitlin Johnstone.
The Macron Decree That Ignited France
When it bypassed Parliament and forced through pension system changes, Macron’s government exposed the anti-democratic deterioration in the Fifth Republic’s dual-executive system, writes Muhammed Shabeer.
The ICC’s Selective Prosecution
The ICC’s double standard in the treatment of Ukraine and Palestine is largely due to political coercion by the U.S., which isn’t even a party to the court’s Rome Statute, writes Marjorie Cohn.
WATCH: UN Council Rejects Nord Stream Sabotage Probe
Only Brazil and China joined Russia at the U.N. Security Council in voting for Moscow’s resolution calling for a U.N. probe into the sabotage of the Nord Stream pipelines. The measure failed to garner the necessary nine votes for adoption.
US Occupiers Lash Out as Syria War Draws to an End
Washington is worried about a peace between Damascus and its estranged Arab neighbors — as well as Turkey — that is marginalizing the U.S. and its allies, writes M.K. Bhadrakumar.
Hope for Yemen Peace After Saudi-Iranian Rapprochement
Abdul Rahman reports on prospects for war ending in Yemen in the wake of the Chinese-mediated deal to restore diplomatic relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
Caitlin Johnstone: US is the Leader Because It Says So
The facts are in and the case is closed: U.S. unipolar hegemony is unsustainable. The problem is that the U.S. empire itself does not know this.