Western media has not much evolved from the era of the yellow peril in its routine China-bashing / by Felix Abt

[Source: yahoo.com] Originally published in CovertAction Magazine on November 27, 2022 It is common for Western media to automatically imply or label everything that happens in China as “evil.” The most recent case concerns the events surrounding former Communist Party Chairman Hu Jintao at the 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party in Beijing. [Source: jpost.com]Continue reading “Western media has not much evolved from the era of the yellow peril in its routine China-bashing / by Felix Abt”

Haiti in the Caribbean: A political economy perspective on the urgent crisis of imperialism / by Tamanisha J. John

Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State, and former president Bill Clinton at opening of garment factory in Haiti on October 22, 2012 (Photo: Getty Pool) Originally published in Black Agenda Report on November 23, 2022 Often, when you mention Haiti in conversation and the anti-imperial struggle that has consistently been waged by the Haitian people againstContinue reading “Haiti in the Caribbean: A political economy perspective on the urgent crisis of imperialism / by Tamanisha J. John”

The Russian Winter offensive / by Gordon M. Hahn

Originally published in Russian and Eurasian Politics on November 22, 2022 The only way Ukrainians will see anything approximating a holiday season is if a ceasefire can be arranged by New Year’s Day, and it just might happen, regardless of President Volodomyr Zelenskiy’s repeated assertions that there will be no negotiations with Russia until itContinue reading “The Russian Winter offensive / by Gordon M. Hahn”

Review: Being Aware is First Step to Resisting US Militarization / by W.T. Whitney Jr.

Photograph Source: Jason Eppink – CC BY 2.0 The military draft in the United States has disappeared. There’s no major U.S. war and military affairs rate little attention in the media. The U.S. public embraces the pervasive influence of the military-industrial complex across U.S. society. The U.S. Congress seems never to hold back on wildly exorbitantContinue reading “Review: Being Aware is First Step to Resisting US Militarization / by W.T. Whitney Jr.”

French ambassador: U.S. ‘rules-based order’ means Western domination, violating international law / by Ben Norton

France’s Ambassador to the US Gérard Araud with President Barack Obama in the White House in 2016 Originally published in Multipolarista on November 21, 2022 France’s former ambassador to the United States, Gérard Araud, has publicly criticized Washington, saying it frequently violates international law and that its so-called “rules-based order” is actually an unfair “WesternContinue reading “French ambassador: U.S. ‘rules-based order’ means Western domination, violating international law / by Ben Norton”

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”

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”

U.S. media searched for crisis at China Party Congress / by Eric Horowitz

The New York Times (10/27/22) invited readers to scrutinize video of a 79-year-old retiree being escorted from a meeting for signs that he was “purged”—a conjecture that the Times otherwise provides no evidence for. For the Western press, the 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party offered a number of signals which—if read inContinue reading “U.S. media searched for crisis at China Party Congress / by Eric Horowitz”

No to U.S. intervention in Haiti! / by CPUSA Peace & Solidarity Commission

Image:  U.S. Marines patrol Port-au-Prince after 2004 coup, U.S. Airforce, Wikimedia Once again the major corporate media, including the New York Times and Washington Post, call for military intervention in Haiti. Yet one would have to search painstakingly to find when these bastions of the “free press” last opposed sending the U.S. war machine or its proxies intoContinue reading “No to U.S. intervention in Haiti! / by CPUSA Peace & Solidarity Commission”

UN Condemns US Blockade as Crisis Builds in Cuba / by W. T. Whitney Jr

Cuba thanks universal support against the US blockade | Image: Prensa Latina A long-running show played out in the United Nations General Assembly once more on November 3 as nations of the world for the thirtieth year voted overwhelming to approve a Cuban resolution calling for an end to the U.S. economic blockade of Cuba.Continue reading “UN Condemns US Blockade as Crisis Builds in Cuba / by W. T. Whitney Jr”