Sunday, December 4, 2022

So, what about those other wars?

Here's why Ukraine dominates media coverage.

The world’s other nuclear flashpoint

Ukraine isn’t the only place on the planet where a nuclear conflagration could erupt in the near future. Sad to say, around the island of Taiwan there is also an increasing risk.

Don’t just worry about nuclear war—do something to help prevent it

The silences and muted statements on Capitol Hill are evading the reality of what’s hanging in the balance—the destruction of almost all human life on Earth.

Russia bombs Kyiv and other major cities in massive attack on Ukraine

The assault was seen as retaliation for a deadly blast that damaged a key bridge linking Russia with Crimea, an explosion that Russian President Vladimir Putin called an "act of terrorism" by Ukraine.

Despite calls for diplomacy to end war, US confirms more weapons headed to Ukraine

"The chances of a nuclear war increase significantly every day that passes."
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Noam Chomsky & Vijay Prashad on Ukraine, why US must negotiate with Russia &...

When it comes to continuing the war rather than negotiating a peace settlement, “the United States and Britain are pretty isolated on this.”

Choosing life in a pro-violence society

Post-Dobbs abortion access for military dependents is in question.

As falls Russia, so falls the world

Can the heroine of this story, true internationalism, survive the onslaught of lawless maniacs bent on reviving a world of unaccountable sovereigns and promoting a war of all against all?

Russia’s underperforming military (and ours)

Putin’s plunge into Ukraine confirms that he learned nothing from the folly of post-9/11 U.S. military policy.

Peace talks essential as war rages on in Ukraine

The only realistic alternative to this endless slaughter is a return to peace talks to bring the fighting to an end, find reasonable political solutions to Ukraine’s political divisions, and seek a peaceful framework for the underlying geopolitical competition.