Thursday, May 19, 2022

Tag: Ukraine

‘Poison for the people’—how an exiled activist is countering Russia’s propaganda...

Environmental activist Evgeniya Chirikova once helped save a forest in Moscow. Now she’s trying to give voice to Russian activists and journalists resisting Putin’s regime.

The war in Ukraine, diplomacy and the progressive left

Solidarity across borders could allow us to work together to find solutions to the problems we face in common like hunger in our own countries and the global south and the existential risk of climate change.

No victory day

Dealing with stalemates between Russia and Ukraine, environmentalists and climate change, and COVID and humanity.

The US nuked two cities in WWII and has threatened to...

The threats have indeed been made, and they could potentially be more than bluffs.  

US double standard: Russia sanctioned for Ukraine occupation, but 4,000 new...

Washington is attempting to reshape the entire world so as to get Putin back out of Ukraine, and we see exactly what it looks like when an illegal Occupation is genuinely unacceptable to the White House.

The economic consequences of the war

The war’s potential long-term economic effects in and beyond Ukraine haven’t attracted nearly as much attention, for understandable reasons.

Can U.S. Progressives work with the European left on Ukraine?

Those who condemn American imperialism must condemn Russian imperialism as well.

Could a European Union boycott of Putin’s Oil, with Qatari and...

Russia could end up paying an extremely high economic price, of a full-blown Great Depression, for its aggressive war on Ukraine.

War Secretary Austin comes clean: US wants a long war in...

Does the U.S. want to engage Russia a long war of attrition down to the last Ukrainian?

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Looks like another ‘bad blue’ just bit the dust

Jamie McLeod-Skinner, as the replacement for Bad Blue Kurt Schrader, would not be beholden to any of the many corporate PACs that supported him.

New documents show how drug companies targeted doctors to increase opioid prescriptions

A trove of recently released documents offers the public an unvarnished look inside those relationships from the perspective of drug companies themselves.

As the planet warms, let’s be clear: We are sacrificing lives for profits

Climate change is the result of a deadly calculus: human lives are worth risking and even losing over the profits of global corporations.

Ukraine

The significance of Ukraine’s struggle certainly doesn’t lie in educating Americans, but perhaps it is finally making us reckon with the costs of war, as we’ve needed to do for so long.