Activists reject escalation in Ukraine, even when it’s unpopular / by People’s Dispatch

Manolo De Los Santos of the People’s Forum addresses the event Originally published in Peoples Dispatch on November 21, 2022 On November 19, 300 activists, organizers, and working people gathered in New York City to listen to seven anti-war leaders speak out against U.S. and NATO involvement in the war in Ukraine. The event hostedContinue reading “Activists reject escalation in Ukraine, even when it’s unpopular / by People’s Dispatch”

Is the Russia-Ukraine war at a crossroads? / by Gilbert Doctorow

Peace March – The Banner Reads ‘Together against the War’—the Message of the Combined Russian and Ukrainian Flags, Moscow, September 21, 2014 | Photo by E. Razumnyi/Vedomosti Originally published on the Gilbert Doctorow Blog on November 21, 2022 In a new 25-minute live broadcast devoted to the war, Iran’s Press TV showcases key issues fromContinue reading “Is the Russia-Ukraine war at a crossroads? / by Gilbert Doctorow”

Burning of Odessas House of Trade Unions Building on May 2, 2014 / By Jeremy Kuzmarov

Burning of Odessa’s House of Trade Unions Building on May 2, 2014. “The once bright city became gloomy and sad:” survivor of 2014 Odessa Massacre reflects back on tragedy. On May 2, 2014, at least 48 people were killed when right-wing Ukrainian forces burned down the Trade Unions Building in Odessa. The victims had takenContinue reading “Burning of Odessas House of Trade Unions Building on May 2, 2014 / By Jeremy Kuzmarov”

Another Ukrainian missile stunt / by B.

UK media – The Metro Originally published: Moon of Alabama  on November 16, 2022 by B (more by Moon of Alabama) A factual assessment: OSINTtechnical @Osinttechnical – 19:41 UTC · Nov 15, 2022The missile(s) that impacted Polish territory near the Ukrainian border very much looks like a 5V55K from the S-300. The 5V55K is an old Soviet produced missile (1978/82) for the S-300Continue reading “Another Ukrainian missile stunt / by B.”

Imperative that rapid worsening of Ukraine crisis is promptly arrested / China Daily editorial

A photo taken on Sept 28, 2022 from an aircraft of the Swedish Coast Guard (Kustbevakningen) shows the release of gas emanating from a leak on the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, in the Swedish economic zone in the Baltic Sea. [Photo/Agencies] Another leak has been detected in the undersea pipelines running from Russia toContinue reading “Imperative that rapid worsening of Ukraine crisis is promptly arrested / China Daily editorial”

Decolonizing the mind / by Margaret Kimberley

Queen Elizabeth II in Barbados on November 1, 1977. (Photo by Anwar Hussein/Getty Images/Black Agenda Report) Originally published in Black Agenda Report, 09.14.2022 It is vital to free ourselves from belief in the systems of white supremacy and imperialism that are inculcated in the educational system and are affirmed and amplified by the media andContinue reading “Decolonizing the mind / by Margaret Kimberley”

Veteran’s Letter to Biden—Negotiate Don’t Escalate in Ukraine / by Gerry Condon

Members of Veterans for Peace rally in front of the Lincoln Memorial on May 30, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) Letter to President Biden from Gerry Condon, former president of Veterans For Peace. Dear President Biden, I am writing you as a proud member of Veterans For Peace and its former president.Continue reading “Veteran’s Letter to Biden—Negotiate Don’t Escalate in Ukraine / by Gerry Condon”

The Italian road to fascism / by Luca Tavan

Giorgia Meloni, leader of the fascist Brothers of Italy party. Originally published in Red Flag, 09.04.2022 At the end of 2021, Italy was crowned “country of the year” by the Economist magazine. The new “national unity” government of former Goldman Sachs investor and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi was lauded. For once, Italy had “acquired aContinue reading “The Italian road to fascism / by Luca Tavan”

On Marxism and decolonisation / by Vijay Prashad

Karl Marx Originally published: Peoples Democracy on July 10, 2022 IN 1959, one of the revolutionary leaders in Cuba, Haydée Santamaria, a hundred years old this year, arrived at a cultural centre in the heart of Havana, Cuba. This building, the revolutionaries decided, would be committed to the promotion of Latin American art and cultureContinue reading “On Marxism and decolonisation / by Vijay Prashad”

Russia and the Ukraine crisis: The Eurasian Project in conflict with the triad imperialist policies / by Samir Amin

State flag of Ukraine behind a wall of anonymous protesters in Kyiv Ukraine (February 18, 2014). | MR Online | By Mstyslav Chernov/Unframe – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, Link. We [MR Online Eds.] wanted to draw readers attention to this piece by Samir Amin, which was written at the time of the Maidan CoupContinue reading “Russia and the Ukraine crisis: The Eurasian Project in conflict with the triad imperialist policies / by Samir Amin”