The winners are the opportunists and war profiteers, and the losers are the people of Ukraine, working and poor people everywhere, but especially in the Global South, and our fading hopes of halting the climate crisis.
The U.S. agreed to send 31 tanks, and Germany agreed to 14.
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.
Looking at the conflict and its underlying causes may help to suggest a path to a mutually-acceptable diplomatic solution.
By 2025, only about two years from now, renewable energy will surpass coal as a power source globally.
People all over the world are calling for a Christmas truce, harkening back to the inspirational Christmas Truce of 1914.
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 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.”
"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."