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 […]

Thalif Deen: US in Proxy War with Russia Doles out 100 Billion Dollars in Aid & Arms to Ukraine

Thalif Deen: US in Proxy War with Russia Doles out 100 Billion Dollars in Aid & Arms to Ukraine

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy (on screen) of Ukraine, addresses the Security Council meeting on the situation in Ukraine. “We are dealing with a State that is turning the veto of the United Nations Security Council into the right to die”, President Zelynskyy warned. If it continues, countries will rely not on international law or global institutions to ensure […]

Li Xing: Why the global democratic alliance is nothing more than a Western fantasy

Li Xing: Why the global democratic alliance is nothing more than a Western fantasy

Illustration: Craig Stephens Li Xing 19 January 2023 – The West likes to argue that market capitalism and political liberalism go hand in hand; in reality, the former has proved far more powerful than the latter – Having made countries around the world economically interdependent, the West should not expect them to jeopardise their global […]

Researchers Find Massive Anti-Russian ‘Bot Army’

Researchers Find Massive Anti-Russian ‘Bot Army’

Peter Cronau – Declassified Australia January 11, 2023 An Australian university has unearthed millions of Tweets by fake accounts pushing disinformation on the Ukraine war, Peter Cronau reports. The sample size dwarfs other studies of covert propaganda about the war on social media.  Originally published at Consortium News on November 6, 2022 A team of researchers at the University of […]

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 – […]

Glenn Diesen: OSCE and the collapse of pan-European security system

Glenn Diesen: OSCE and the collapse of pan-European security system

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov attending a meeting in Yerevan, Armenia, November 23, 2022. /CFP Glenn Diesen January 3, 2022 The 29th Ministerial Council of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) took place from December 1-2 in Poland. Established in 1994 to develop a common peace in an inclusive Europe, the OSCE has […]

Paul Krugman: Fall of the American Empire

Paul Krugman: Fall of the American Empire

Paul Krugman June 19, 2018 – published here on December 15, 2022 Committing atrocities at the border, attacking the domestic rule of law, insulting democratic leaders while praising thugs and breaking up trade agreements are all about turning our back on the ideals that made us different from other powerful nations. The U.S. government is, […]

A Russian Voice: Ukraine, Russia, and the New World Order

A Russian Voice: Ukraine, Russia, and the New World Order

Institut Montaigne’s broad-spectrum interview, on October 13, 2022, with Fyodor A. Lukyanov, Chairman of the Russian Presidium of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy and editor-in-chief of the “Russia in Global Affairs” journal. Note to our readers We intend in the future to publish more materials by Russian scholars and intellectuals because the de […]

Caitlin Johnstone: Ukraine as weapons testing site

Caitlin Johnstone: Ukraine as weapons testing site

U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin welcoming Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky to a meeting at the Pentagon, Aug. 31, 2021. (DoD, Jack Sanders) In addition to advancing longstanding U.S. geo-strategic aims, it seems the proxy war in Ukraine is also being used to sharpen the imperial war machine’s claws for a looming hot war with China […]

Jan Oberg at RT CrossTalk about NATO’s increased military supplies to Ukraine

Jan Oberg at RT CrossTalk about NATO’s increased military supplies to Ukraine

Three experts on warfare, weapons and underlying conflicts – and even some views on peace-making – after NATO foreign ministers’ summit in Bucharest. December 1, 2022 Today I participated in CrossTalk, edited and performed by Peter Lavelle on RT, formerly Russia Today. It was a delightful preparation process that made clear what it would be […]

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