There are hungry people. There are hungry people / by Vijay Prashad

Saloua Raouda Choucair (Lebanon), Chores, 1948. Originally published: Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research on June 30, 2022 Dear friends, Greetings from the desk of  Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. Uzo Egonu (Nigeria), Stateless People, An Assembly, 1982. The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) reports that, every minute, a child is pushed into hunger in fifteen countries mostContinue reading “There are hungry people. There are hungry people / by Vijay Prashad”

Progressives march in Bavaria, Germany, denouncing 48th G7 summit / by People’s Dispatch

Protest against the G7 meeting at Garmisch-Partenkirchen on June 26. (Photo: via Junge Welt) The three-day summit of the Group-7 (G7) countries is being held from June 26-28 in Krunvin the Bavarian Alps with around 20,000 security personnel present in the region Various groups ranging from anti-imperialists to climate justice activists protested in various partsContinue reading “Progressives march in Bavaria, Germany, denouncing 48th G7 summit / by People’s Dispatch”

Berlin – Munich – Kyiv: Berlin Bulletin, No. 202 / by Victor Grossman,

The tide of public opinion in Germany is as overpowering–and changeable–as elsewhere: “Stop the Russian invasion!“–“Defend Ukraine!”–“Send money”–“More, bigger, further–reaching weapons!”–“Defeat Russia!” Sustaining this tide is an all–encompassing media campaign. No politician is exempt; even President Frank–Walter Steinmeier and ex–Chancellor Angela Merkel are pressured to make excuses for long–past efforts to achieve detente and decreaseContinue reading “Berlin – Munich – Kyiv: Berlin Bulletin, No. 202 / by Victor Grossman,”

What is the US strategy in Ukraine? / by People’s Dispatch

U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken speaks at NATO headquarters in Brussels | Olivier Matthys / AP Eugene Puryear of BreakThrough News talks about the US strategy as the war in Ukraine crosses 100 days. He talks about the nature of US aid to Ukraine, its reluctance to encourage diplomacy and the prevailing viewsContinue reading “What is the US strategy in Ukraine? / by People’s Dispatch”

American weapons will ensure more deaths in Ukraine, but won’t change the conflict’s eventual outcome / by Scott Ritter

FILE PHOTO. High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS). © Tony Overman/The Olympian via AP The US is willing to sacrifice countless lives to weaken Russia The US is doing everything possible to extend the suffering of the Ukrainian people by creating conditions that appear to mandate an expansion of Russia’s military effort, and the subsequentContinue reading “American weapons will ensure more deaths in Ukraine, but won’t change the conflict’s eventual outcome / by Scott Ritter”

Food, famine and war / by Michael Roberts

Wheat (Photo: Shariot Sharif / Flickr) If anything proves that famine and food insecurity are man-made rather than due to vagaries of nature and the weather, it is the current food crisis that is putting millions globally close to starvation. The Russia-Ukraine war has highlighted the global food supply disaster but this was brewing wellContinue reading “Food, famine and war / by Michael Roberts”

Russian ‘left’ split over Ukraine war / by Ilya Budraitkis

Remembering Lenin’s birthday: CPRF chair Gennady Zyuganov (centre left) at a rally, 4/22 | Credit: Konstantin Zavrazhin · Getty Under Vladimir Putin, Russia’s Communist Party has been a tame opposition kept on a tight leash. With a few brave exceptions, the party has eagerly supported the war in Ukraine. In his address on 22 February,Continue reading “Russian ‘left’ split over Ukraine war / by Ilya Budraitkis”

On Bush’s Freudian Confession / by Caitlin A. Johnstone

Oh my God. It happened. I can’t believe it really happened. During a speech in Dallas at Southern Methodist University’s George W Bush Presidential Center on Wednesday, the man himself, George W Bush, did the best thing ever. I am pretty sure it is the single best thing that has ever happened. I do not believeContinue reading “On Bush’s Freudian Confession / by Caitlin A. Johnstone”

$40 Billion more the Ukraine war: a wakeup call for those who still believe in lesser-evilism / by Ryan Costello

U.S. Administration to deliver military aid to Ukraine, 2019. (Photo: Petition) The U.S. House of Representatives just approved another massive military “aid” package for the Ukraine War. The Biden administration had initially requested $33 billion in new money for the war, but leaders of both parties in Congress, eager to support the war, quickly saidContinue reading “$40 Billion more the Ukraine war: a wakeup call for those who still believe in lesser-evilism / by Ryan Costello”

Pope suggests NATO facilitated war by ‘barking at Russia’s door’ / by John Wojcik

Pope Francis waves to the crowds that gathered in St.Peter’s Square at the Vatican as he recites the Regina Coeli noon prayer from the window of his studio, April 24, 2022. Andrew Medichini | AP Pope Francis appears to be at least partially blaming the West for the war in Ukraine. In an interview publishedContinue reading “Pope suggests NATO facilitated war by ‘barking at Russia’s door’ / by John Wojcik”