Georgii Sandul surveys the anti-labor effects of laws passed in the last year and notes that they do not bring the country any closer to joining the E.U.
Scott Ritter: The Best Speech I Never Gave
“I once was corrupted by the hatred that comes from fear generated by ignorance.” The author offers a text of a speech he wrote, but will not be giving at the Feb. 19 antiwar rally in Washington.
Viewpoint: The Problem With the Feb. 19 Anti-War Rally
People must decide who they align with based on their principles of unity and shared interests, but they should also consider that their alliances do not bring harm to the most marginalized people, writes Jacquie Luqman.
DIANA JOHNSTONE: Demonstrate Together
If the Feb. 19 rally to end the war in Ukraine fails it will not be a success for other antiwar organizations that disagree with the Libertarian Party. It will only show that internal divisions can unravel every hope.
Chris Hedges: Building a Left-Right Coalition Against War
To those who suffer directly from U.S. and NATO aggression, the demands of the Feb. 19 Rage Against the War Machine rally in Washington are not theoretical issues. For them, it is a matter of life or death. They welcome…
Caitlin Johnstone: The West’s Sabotage of Peace in Ukraine
Former Israeli Prime Minister Bennett’s recent comments about getting his mediation efforts squashed in the early days of the war adds more to the growing pile of evidence that Western powers are intent on regime change in Russia.
LISTEN: Nord Stream Attack an ‘Act of War’
Ray McGovern discusses Seymour Hersh’s story, “How America Took Out The Nord Stream Pipeline” on Garland Nixon and Wilmer Leon’s radio show, The Critical Hour. (With transcript).
Craig Murray: Sy Hersh & The Way We Live Now
Coverage of the sabotage of the Nordstream pipelines helped Murray realize something important about how the Big Lie works.
On the Legal Question of Russia’s Military Intervention
UPDATED: According to the U.N. Charter Russia’s military action was illegal, but the Kosovo case raises questions about Donbass’ right to independence, writes Joe Lauria.
Making Taiwan the Ukraine of the East
To understand the contemporary geopolitical significance of the Republic of China, Vijay Prashad says it is necessary to examine Cold War history.