It’s not just a man who is imprisoned for the crime of good journalism, but also the idea that anyone should be permitted to expose the criminality of the world’s most powerful and tyrannical people, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
Demanding Russia end its aggressions without the west agreeing to end its own aggressions that led to this conflict is demanding Russia submit to being ruled and dominated by the western empire, says Caitlin Johnstone.
In the U.S., the strongest collective memory of America’s wars of choice is the desirability – and ease – of forgetting them. So it will be when we look at a ruined Ukraine in the rear-view mirror, writes Michael Brenner.
The grandson of Salvador Allende, the democratically-elected president of Chile who was overthrown by a U.S.-backed, fascist junta 50 years ago on Sept. 11, 1973, spoke with CN at a conference in Australia remembering the coup. (w/Spanish transcript).