Thursday, September 28, 2023

Russia’s agricultural warfare

The decision to work with Ukraine on such a summit is likely more about Saudi anger over Putin’s recent decision to destroy the grain deal that facilitated the delivery of Ukrainian agricultural products to global markets.

Can the nuclear weapons genie be put back in the bottle?

The vehicle today for eliminating nuclear weapons is the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, passed at the United Nations by a vote of 122 nations in 2017 - and it's not supported by the U.S., Russia, or China.

That other war

This conflict will not be televised.

Ukraine and the world order

Is the war in Ukraine all about the future of global governance?

Secret doc exposes flaws in Pentagon claim that no civilians were killed in al-Baghdadi...

"Over the past 20 years, the U.S. military has struggled with escalation of force and many civilians were killed when they were falsely viewed as a threat. This incident appears to be one of many such cases," said one expert.

Migration and the shadow of war

How did the real story of a migrant boat disaster escaped our attention.

How volunteers in Ukraine are helping civilians reach safety

Amid deportations, floods and shelling, grassroots groups have formed to help Ukrainians evacuate the frontlines and occupied territories.

Making madness normal in wartime

All the talk about “heroism” and “duty” greased the wheels for slaughter.

Report shows how military industrial complex sets media narrative on Ukraine

A recent report from the Quincy Institute (6/1/23) demonstrates just how much influence war profiteers have on the national discourse.

The USA’s systemic racism includes its wars

Hidden in plain sight is the fact that virtually all the people killed by U.S. firepower in the “war on terror” for more than two decades have been people of color.