The Israeli leader made a major miscalculation by turning against the Democratic Party and allying his country entirely with Republicans, writes Ramzy Baroud.
G7 Should Be Shut Down
This is an undemocratic body that uses its historical power to impose its narrow interests on a world that is in the grip of a range of more pressing dilemmas. writes Vijay Prashad.
Caitlin Johnstone: 60 Minutes Australia Churning Out War-with-China Propaganda
Australians are particularly vulnerable to propaganda because the country has the most concentrated media ownership in the Western world, dominated by Nine Entertainment and the Murdoch-owned News Corp.
After Clearing MI5 of Torture, Keir Starmer Attended its Chief’s Farewell Party
The year after he protected Jonathan Evans from possible prosecution, the U.K. Labour leader — then senior public prosecutor — went to the spymaster’s farewell drinks, paid for by the security agency, Matt Kennard reports.
Patrick Lawrence: John Durham & Burying History
Witness the obliteration of a highly significant passage in U.S. history. To be deprived in this way of the past — of the facts of our time — is a kind of condemnation.
Britain’s Perilous Escalation in Ukraine
From lobbying for fighter jets to supplying depleted uranium, the U.K. is making sure escalation is the only way forward, writes Jonathan Cook.
Two Decades That Boosted the US Middle Class
Sam Pizzigati considers new research on the U.S. mid-century home ownership boom in the context of today’s record levels of inequality.
Chinese Immigrants Sue Florida Over Law That Would Limit Them, Russians, Cubans, Venezuelans & Others from Buying Property
Plaintiffs say a law set to take effect in July will cast suspicion on any property buyers whose name sounds remotely Asian, Russian, Iranian, Cuban, Venezuelan or Syrian.
The War in Ukraine Was Provoked
The Biden administration’s insistence on NATO enlargement has made Ukraine a victim of misconceived and unachievable U.S. military aspirations, writes Jeffrey D. Sachs.
Caitlin Johnstone: US Weapons to Attack Crimea
The West’s pattern of continually escalating nuclear brinkmanship in Ukraine has built-in incentives for Russia to ramp up its own aggressions directly against NATO.