Saturday, August 17, 2019

Tag: Vladimir Putin

Meet the reporter dragged from Trump-Putin press conference for trying to...

“It wasn’t a protest,” he says. “It was just an attempt to do serious, aggressive journalism, which I think is what we need.”

Mass protests meet Trump-Putin summit in Helsinki over human rights, free...

As the two leaders drove from the airport to their summit, they were met by 300 billboards in English and Russian that were posted by the country’s leading newspaper, Helsingin Sanomat.

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Americans explode after Trump's summit with Putin, Justice Department arrests Russia national with ties to Trump and the NRA, all the people convicted of treason in the US, and more.

Peace is a good thing, whoever manages to achieve it

When two leaders, each with the ability to destroy the world, agree to get along, that's a good thing. Period.

Vlad’s man in the White House

Make America Fake Again.

Democracy in crisis: Cold War(s) in the cyber age

The Cyber Age has raised the potential for destabilizing democracies through dissemination of fake news and disinformation to new levels.

Stop saying, “Putin invaded Ukraine and annexed Crimea”

“If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it.”

From America with love

U.S. commandos are a “persistent presence” on Russia’s doorstep.

The Anti-Empire Report #150: I’m back

Read author William Blum’s views on recent events...

Russians suspected of burning evidence before vacating consulate

Given Trump’s sycophantic relationship with Vladimir Putin and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Trump’s critics adamantly suggest that the president was forced into expelling the Russians.

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EPA reverses approval of poison traps used to kill wildlife

Last week, Trump’s EPA had made the decision to reauthorize the use of deadly cyanide traps to kill the wild animals that...

Ideas from hell: The far right’s weaponized conspiracy theories

Since the end of April, there have been three mass shootings that can be directly tied to white nationalism. The victims of...

Blackwater mercenary sentenced to life in prison

Responsible for firing the first bullet in the Nisour Square massacre in 2007, former Blackwater security contractor Nicholas Slatten was sentenced Wednesday to life in federal prison. Last year, Slatten was convicted of first-degree murder...

Fighting back: Six states sue the EPA over its approval of pesticide linked to...

“The EPA is egregiously sacrificing our children’s health by refusing to make a determination on this dangerous pesticide.”

Looking backwards: 2020-1944

Perhaps you’ll recognize the reference in the title to this article to a novel published in 1888.  It was the third most...