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US And Russia Climb Escalation Ladder

PLUS: Yemen, Assange, Haiti and NY’s Shinnecock Nation.

The corporate media in the United States are breathlessly covering Russia’s every move right now while U.S. politicians are aggressively pushing new sanctions and arms shipments to Ukraine.

But how is the conflict viewed from the other side? Dr. Oleg Barabanov, Academic Director of the European Studies Institute at MGIMO University, joins the show to bring light to the issues from the Russian perspective.

Ben Chacko, editor of the Morning Star in Britain, explains why people in the West should be paying close attention to the conflict.

Also on the show:

Dr. Jemima Pierre, Haiti and Americas Coordinator for Black Alliance for Peace & Associate Professor of African American Studies and Anthropology at UCLA, describes the social situation in Haiti and the new twist in the investigation into the assassination of former Haitian President Jovenel Moïse.

Kevin Gosztola, managing editor of, analyzes the recent court ruling giving Julian Assange the right to appeal his extradition and what it means for his case.

Professor Shireen Al-Adeimi, Yemeni-born anti-war activist & Assistant Professor at Michigan State University, on the massacre in Yemen last week, the destruction of major internet infrastructure, and the role of the United States.

Journalist Zoe Alexandra, co-editor of People’s Dispatch, discusses the swearing in of progressive Honduran President Xiomara Castro amid right-wing political attacks attempting to destabilize her victory.

Tela Troge, Shinnecock Nation Attorney and activist, joins to explain the intense struggle against the treaty rights violations on Shinnecock Island, more commonly known as Long Island, New York.

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