Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Tag: Russia

US follows Germany’s lead to send battle tanks to Ukraine

The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.

Can NATO and the Pentagon find a diplomatic off-ramp from the...

The precarious fine line the United States and NATO are walking in Ukraine, caught between their commitment to an open-ended, ever-escalating war and the existential danger of nuclear war that it may lead to.

The Ukraine crisis is a classic ‘security dilemma’

Looking at the conflict and its underlying causes may help to suggest a path to a mutually-acceptable diplomatic solution.

Russia’s Ukraine war and energy crisis have scared the world into...

By 2025, only about two years from now, renewable energy will surpass coal as a power source globally.

Eight reasons why now is a good time for a Ukraine...

People all over the world are calling for a Christmas truce, harkening back to the inspirational Christmas Truce of 1914.

Congressional amendment opens floodgates for war profiteers and a major ground...

After the catastrophic wars and ballooning U.S. military budgets of the past 25 years, we should be wise by now to the escalatory nature of the vicious spiral in which we are caught.

The growing chorus for peace in Ukraine

There is an alternative. We can and must resolve this conflict through peaceful diplomacy and negotiation, to end the killing and destruction and let the people of Ukraine live in peace.

Thirty progressive Democrats break rank, calling for a ceasefire in Ukraine

The letter reads “.... we urge you to pair the military and economic support the United States has provided to Ukraine with a proactive diplomatic push, redoubling efforts to seek a realistic framework for a ceasefire.”

Rehearsal for ‘Armageddon’ underway as NATO and Russia hold nuclear exercises

"All nuclear exercises imply willingness to mass murder civilians, wipe out entire cities, and risk all-out nuclear war," said ICAN. "They also risk accidents and escalation, and will legitimize Russia's dangerous nuclear rhetoric."

So, what about those other wars?

Here's why Ukraine dominates media coverage.

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11th Commandment from Jesus at the Super Bowl: “Thou shall have no other brands...

Right now, second only to Trump and his farcical election deniers, are there any greater hypocrites in the world than extremist American fundamentalists?

In New York Times op-ed, US physician blasts ‘lucrative system of for-profit medicine’

"Doctors' sense of our complicity in putting profits over people has grown more difficult to ignore."

Behold, the new GOP culture wars

The Republican Party’s latest wave of attacks against anyone who threatens the white supremacist patriarchy is couched in false concern for health and well-being.

How worker ownership builds community wealth and a more just society

Community wealth building initiatives are taking hold in cities across the world, strengthening worker pay, local economies and democracy.

54% of new electric-generating capacity in U.S. will be solar in 2023, EIA says

Texas will be home to the highest amount of new solar capacity at 7.7 gigawatts, followed by California at 4.2 gigawatts.