Western coverage of the war in Ukraine is making people accept the continuous escalations toward world war. We must wake each other up from this propaganda-induced sleep.
Caitlin Johnstone: The Zelensky-Bush War Rally
The way the U.S. provoked and now sustains its Ukraine proxy war is no more ethical than its invasion of Iraq. If people can’t see this, it’s because the propaganda around the latest war hasn’t cleared from the air yet.
COP27: The Debt Crisis Hanging Over Global Climate Meeting
Global South countries that are least responsible for the climate crisis are being forced to take on the devastating costs, writes Jerome Phelps.
JOHN KIRIAKOU: The Arms-Swapper
Antony Blinken has been foraging around for Russian weapons for Ukraine. He even asked Cyprus.
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.
SCOTT RITTER: Getting it Wrong on Ukraine
Newsweek’s William Arkin is a prisoner of his sources, a problem that pervades Western reporting on the conflict in Ukraine.
The Dangerous US Opposition to Eurasian Integration
Washington and its allies seek either to remain hegemonic and weaken China and Russia or to erect a new Iron Curtain around these two countries, writes Vijay Prashad. Both approaches could lead to a suicidal military conflict.
Caitlin Johnstone: If the US Wanted Peace in Ukraine
Washington could have helped Zelensky pursue peacemaking with Russia — as he was elected to do — and prevented this war. But of course, that didn’t happen.
UKRAINE: Czech Progressives Oppose US Military Base
With the escalation of the Russia-Ukraine conflict, militarists have been on a roll, especially in Eastern Europe, People’s Dispatch reports.
The Madeleine Albright I Knew
The Consortium News editor-in-chief covered Madeleine Albright, who died on March 23, on a daily basis between 1993 and 1997 when she was the U.S. ambassador to the U.N. Here are some of his recollections.