Jan Oberg: The Doomsday Clock – Deceptive and rather an indicator of US foreign policies

Jan Oberg: The Doomsday Clock – Deceptive and rather an indicator of US foreign policies

Jan Oberg January 26, 2023 Like the Nobel Prizes, the Doomsday Clock of the Bulletin of the Atom Scientists attracts enormous media attention. It simplifies a very complex issue into a time measure: How close is the world to global catastrophe? This year it is at 90 seconds to midnight. Between 2020 and 2022, it […]

A Russian Voice – Lev Voronkov: Democracy in theory and in practice. In search of an effective model of people’s power

A Russian Voice – Lev Voronkov: Democracy in theory and in practice. In search of an effective model of people’s power

Lev Voronkov January 25, 2023 In the modern lexicon of supporters of the liberal ideology, the word “democracy” means a certain positive phenomenon, to the triumph of which humanity must certainly strive in all spheres of public life. They declared despotism, authoritarianism, dictatorship, totalitarianism and other similar negative things as the antipodes of this phenomenon. […]

Edward Curtin: The New York Times is Orwell’s Ministry of Truth

Edward Curtin: The New York Times is Orwell’s Ministry of Truth

“Ingsoc. The sacred principles of ingsoc. Newspeak, double-speak, the mutability of the past.” – George Orwell, 1984 Edward Curtin January 24, 2023 As today dawned, I was looking out the window into the cold grayness with small patches of snow littering the frozen ground.  As light snow began to fall, I felt a deep mourning […]

Peter Oborne: When journalists act as state propagandists

Peter Oborne: When journalists act as state propagandists

In advance of the invasion of Iraq 20 years ago, the UK media parroted government lies and fabrications uncritically and became an enthusiastic part of the state’s propaganda machine. An inquiry into British reporting of the Iraq war is well past due. Peter Oborne January 24, 2023 Intro Peter Oborne’s article published by the very […]

Richard Wolff: The Economics of the Ukraine War

Richard Wolff: The Economics of the Ukraine War

January 24, 2023 Give yourself 38 min, and you’ll understand how extremely self-destructive the NATO/EU world’s response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has been and why all the assumption it made was wrong. Professor Emeritus of Economics (University of Massachusetts) and founder of Democracy at Work, Richard Wolff, talks with brilliant clarity about the economic […]

Baher Kamal: US Installs New Nukes in Europe: As Destructive as 83 Hiroshima Bombs

Baher Kamal: US Installs New Nukes in Europe: As Destructive as 83 Hiroshima Bombs

Baher Kamal, Human Wrongs Watch January 23, 2023 Or the perversities of the nuclear age priorities. We could help hundreds of millions of children with a fraction of the money that goes into warfare and nukes As if the 100 billion dollars that the United States has so far provided to Ukraine in both weapons […]

Jan Oberg: Why Europe won’t decouple from the United States – unless two things happen

Jan Oberg: Why Europe won’t decouple from the United States – unless two things happen

Jan Oberg January 6, 2023 This article was published on January 5, 2023, by the very important Chinese “Global Times” under the headline, Two reasons that Europe would be forced to decouple from the US. Please read it directly there and, when you are anyhow there, browse a bit, see various menus and articles – […]

Wang Wen: Beyond China, as more nations reject the US-led order, 2022 will go down as the year of ‘de-Westernisation’

Wang Wen: Beyond China, as more nations reject the US-led order, 2022 will go down as the year of ‘de-Westernisation’

• From China’s socialist path to Latin America’s left turn and Asean’s neutral stance, more countries are quietly but firmly spurning the Western world order • Instead, they seek to favour national interests, a more democratic form of international politics and mutual respect Wang Wen January 6, 2023 The global significance of 2022 has been […]

Amit Sengupta: On Merkel’s honesty, the Minsk role in the war in Ukraine and how the West cheated Russia

Amit Sengupta: On Merkel’s honesty, the Minsk role in the war in Ukraine and how the West cheated Russia

Amit Sengupta December 29, 2022 Editor’s note This is a rare piece of public education. It offers you a wider – in time and space – analysis of the background of what so tragically is going on in Ukraine now. Spend those intensive 16 minutes and you’ll see how much you are not told by […]

A Russian Voice – Andrey Kortunov: The OSCE remains a platform for dialogue

A Russian Voice – Andrey Kortunov: The OSCE remains a platform for dialogue

Andrei Kortunov December 28, 2022 Poland’s defiant refusal to allow the Russian foreign minister’s attendance at the OSCE Ministerial Council meeting in Lodz on December 1-2 provoked a boisterous diplomatic uproar. As might be expected, it gave a new impulse to the long-standing debate about the OSCE’s value to Russia. With less than a month […]