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How to End the War in Ukraine

A wonderful piece from Tom Dispatch offering some much-needed ideas on how to actually end this war. Photo: End the War sign. Source: Lisa Norwood – CC BY 2.0…

Scahill and Chomsky talk about war, the media and propaganda

The Intercept’s Jeremy Scahill and Noam Chomsky in an unvarnished discussion about the current war Photo: Screenshot Noam Chomsky and Jeremy Scahill 19 April 2022 | James Porteous…

Russia: Oil, gas, nickel, palladium, copper, chromium…

Germany (and other countries) need Russian raw materials for automobiles, lithium-ion batteries, catalytic converters… Photo: Russian nickel is important to the German economy Russian gas and oil are…

Ukraine: Lethal Arms, Donbas and more (2014 – 2018)

A sampling of articles and videos talking about the origins of some of the issues facing Ukraine today Photo: Unidentified soldier holding Javelin anti-tank missile Commentary: Why the…

Updated: Chris Hedges and Abby Martin: The latest YouTube ‘Disappeared’ Victims

Don’t dare say that Hedges and Martin were ‘deplatformed.’ The entire archives of their RT programs were erased from YouTube. ADDED Below: The Progressive Misleadership Class (w/ Chris…

WSJ: Plans for Russian sanctions began long before invasion

Plans for sanctions were grounded on the understanding that the US refusal to entertain any diplomatic negotiations had backed Russia into a corner.  28 March 2022 | Nick…

The Russian Asset Tracker (OCCRP )

Introducing the Russian Asset Tracker, designed to track and catalogue the vast wealth held outside Russia by oligarchs and key figures close to Putin 21 March 2022 |…

Is Comrade Putin Really Worth $200 Billion?

“I am the wealthiest man, not just in Europe but in the whole world: I collect emotions…’ Photo: Russian President Vladimir Putin (Tass) 02 March 2022 | MAHNOOR…

Biden: US sent Ukraine $650 million in weapons – last year

The US has also committed $1 billion in new U.S. security assistance – in one week. See also below: German air force procures US nuclear bombers Photo: (AP…

Backstory: Ukraine’s ‘International Peacekeeping and Security Center’

The attack on the base in Western Ukraine was not ‘random,’ and it surely must have been considered a likely target Photo: Ukrainian soldiers and American National Guard…

Is Washington reprising the Soviet-Afghan playbook in the Russia-Ukraine war?

The response to Putin’s aggression evokes memories of the US strategy to bleed Moscow in Afghanistan Photo: A monument to Soviet soldiers killed in Afghanistan during the 1979-1989…

Google announces moves to censor RT and Sputnik (2017)

Congressional hearings on “extremist content” on the internet were replete with demands for social media companies to take decisive action in censoring “harmful content.” 21 NOVEMBER 2017 HAWKINS…

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