Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: Russia

Biden’s broken promise to avoid war with Russia may kill us...

On March 11, 2022, President Biden reassured the American public and the world that the United States and its NATO allies were...

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

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.
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Noam Chomsky & Vijay Prashad on Ukraine, why US must negotiate...

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

Peace activists hit the streets from DC to San Francisco

The Peace in Ukraine Coalition mobilized for negotiations, not escalation, in what CODEPINK describes as a proxy war threatening a direct war between the two most heavily armed nuclear nations; the United States and Russia.

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.

Unworthy victims?

Reminder: Most of the victims of the global problem of out-of-control militarism don’t get the same attention from the Western press.

‘A flame was lit in our hearts’ — How Ukrainians are...

Some Ukrainians are finding creative ways to resist Russia’s invasion and fight for their future.

As the war in Ukraine devastates the nation’s ecosystems, the world...

Just one bomb releases a slew of toxic heavy metals into Ukraine’s soil and groundwater. Now multiply this by thousands.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.