Two new radical measures are prompting fears of Ukrainians losing workplace rights permanently as the war puts huge pressure on the country’s economy, Thomas Rowley and Serhiy Guz report.
The Failure of Sanctions
Humberto Márquez says a visible demonstration of sanctions’ ineffectiveness are the imported products sold in hundreds of stores in Caracas and other cities and towns in Venezuela.
Caitlin Johnstone: This Proxy War Has No Exit Strategy
A committee of the Democratic Socialists of America’s statement urging a negotiated peace settlement is coming under the usual attacks for being Kremlin propaganda. That shows the shrunken spectrum of debate over this conflict.
Caitlin Johnstone: ‘Much Needed Clarity’ on Ukraine
Noam Chomsky, John Pilger and Chris Hedges made some comments recently that bring much needed clarity to the contentious subject.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: The Imaginary War
It began when the Biden regime and the press misrepresented Russian aims in Ukraine. All else has flowed from it.
WATCH: Joe Lauria on Democracy Now!: ‘More Than One Side of Story’
On the war in Ukraine, CN‘s editor addresses skewed Western coverage, the history of C.I.A. involvement in the country, CN founder Bob Parry’s pioneering reporting and rising threats to press freedom.
Chris Hedges: NATO — Most Dangerous Military Alliance on Planet
At no time, including the Cuban missile crisis, have we stood closer to the precipice of nuclear war.
The war in Ukraine has been catastrophic for world food prices, writes Vijay Prashad. But the problem didn’t start then.
Ukraine Is the Latest Neocon Disaster
If Europe has any insight, it will separate itself from these U.S. foreign policy debacles, writes Jeffrey D. Sachs.
SCOTT RITTER: Lithuania’s Brinkmanship
The restoration of Russia’s rail connection with Kaliningrad is urgently needed to avoid a conflict in the Baltics that has worried NATO for a long time.