Washington’s Unmasked Imperialism Towards Europe And Russia

By Staff, Strategic-culture.org -

Washington must think the rest of the world is as stupid as many of its own politicians are. Its passing into law – signed by President Trump this week – of sanctions to halt the Nord Stream-2 [...]

Cold War Redux? U.S. To Hold Largest Europe Exercises In 25 Years

By Robin Emmott, News.trust.org -

MONS, Belgium, Dec 10 (Reuters) - The United States will send 20,000 troops to Europe next April and May in its biggest military exercises on European soil since the Cold War to underscore [...]

NATO Bitterly Divided As London Summit Begins

By Alex Lantier, Wsws.org -

As heads of state of the NATO military alliance arrived yesterday in London for a two-day summit beginning today, 70 years after NATO’s foundation in the aftermath of World War II in 1949, the [...]

30 Years Later: Another View Of The Fall Of The Berlin Wall

By Victor Grossman, Portside.org -

The defeat of the GDR, despite its serious problems, did not mean that the system it was trying to develop, strengthen and improve – socialism – was proven false by its defeat. Berlin - Media [...]

Ukraine For Dummies

By Ray McGovern, Consortiumnews.com -

At Wednesday’s debut of the impeachment hearings there was one issue upon which both sides of the aisle seemed to agree, and it was a comic-book caricature of reality. House Intelligence [...]

Another Europe Is Possible

By Yanis Varoufakis, Greattransition.org -

I went into politics because of the financial crisis of 2008. Had financial capitalism not imploded, I would have happily continued my quite obscure academic work at some university. The chain [...]

Europe’s Greed Is Fueling The Migration Crisis To Europe

By Vijay Prashad, Independent Media Institute, Globetrotter -

If you ask African migrants in Europe who came across the Mediterranean Sea in a boat if they would make the journey again, most of them would say “yes.” Many of them had been in vans and trucks [...]

The Egalitarian Promise Of 1989—And Its Betrayal

By Dimitrina Petrova, Dissentmagazine.org -

The ideological victory of liberal democracy over communism shaped the way in which historians, politicians, and social scientists made sense of the events of 1989. But there is a strong case [...]

The US/UK Trade Deal Is Truly Frightening – Here’s What’s Coming

By Staff, Truepublica.org.uk -

In the magical illusions of the smoke and mirrors ideology behind Brexit, we should be acutely aware of what a trade deal with America means. In our article this week – The MAGA Agenda – it seems [...]

The Global Left Can Learn A Lot From This Tiny Country

By Natasha Hakimi Zapata, Truthdig.com -

There’s a place in the West where a smattering of anti-austerity, pro-immigration, pro-public-spending left-wing parties are not only in power, but are actually popular. I’m talking about [...]

Britain After Brexit: Welcome To The Vulture Restaurant

By Adam Ramsay, Opendemocracy.net -

Britain has no leverage, Britain is desperate … it needs an agreement very soon. When you have a desperate partner, that’s when you strike the hardest bargain.” So warned former US treasury [...]

Fortress Europe And Climate Apocalypse

By Ruth London, Theecologist.org -

A good friend told me that however hopeless things feel we have to keep fighting, even if there is just one chance in a million of preventing runaway climate breakdown. I’ve known him since 2008, [...]

It’s All About The Maps – Trigger For War

By Bruce K. Gagnon, Space4peace.blogspot.com -

I am like a man possessed when it comes to the Ukraine story.  Not only do I suffer while watching the daily genocidal shelling by the US-backed government in Kiev of people living in the Donbass [...]

Trump Murdered The Iran Deal—And Europe Isn’t Too Happy About It

By Vijay Prashad, Independentmediainstitute.org/globetrotter -

Europe did not want Trump and the United States to walk out of the Obama-era Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). JCPOA was the deal negotiated with great effort by Iran and the P5+1 [...]

Iran Faces US Aggression And European Hypocrisy, But This Time It’s Ready

By Seyed Mohammad Marandi, Middleeasteye.net -

There is no reason to expect that a declining and desperate empire will conduct itself in a civilised manner. Iran is prepared for the worst. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani chairing a cabinet [...]