The Ukrainian panhandler known as Vladimir Zelensky is beginning to lose some of his polish and veneer. Western elites still adore him; after all, Zelensky is their creation. However, the Western public is showing signs of doubt. Who in the West voted for this forever war? [...]
Jeffrey David Sachs, born November 5, 1954 is an American economist, academic and public policy analyst. He is the former director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University. He is known as one of the world's leading experts on economic development and the fight against poverty. Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Jeffrey Sachs Interview - The US and Ukraine - A Deeper Look [...]
There’s an iconic scene in the 1990's cult classic movie, Reality Bites, where Leilaina, played by Winona Ryder, delivers the valedictory address. "What are we going to do now?" she asks, before following up with an even more pertinent question: "How can we repair all the damage we inherited?" [...]
Introduction: My long-standing commitment is to “the value of human life”, “the criminalization of war”, “peaceful co-existence” between nation states and “the future of humanity” which is currently threatened by nuclear war. [...]
“Zelensky relaunches the war on corruption. “Zero tolerance against corrupts and against those who get rich with war”: this is the title of the daily newspaper L’Avvenire giving the image of a simple and honest President who renounces any privilege and fights corruption. This image, conveyed by the entire political mainstream media coverage, is demolished … [...]
Former US Ambassador to Russia William J. Burns, who is now CIA director, admitted in a classified 2008 embassy cable that NATO expansion to Ukraine crosses Moscow’s security “redlines” and “could potentially split the country in two, leading to violence or even, some claim, civil war, which would force Russia to decide whether to intervene.” [...]
Douglas Macgregor: Unexpected Counteroffensive! Analysis of breaking news and in-depth discussion of current geopolitical events in the United States of America and the world. Douglas Macgregor is back on the show to talk about the war in Ukraine.
Macgregor gives his assessment of where things stand on the ground. They talk about the astounding casualty numbers and the horrifying nature of the ba [...]
Perhaps the leading two veteran critics of US policy in Ukraine, Colonel Douglas MacGregor USA and Major Scott Ritter USMC, have said loud and clear that at least from a military standpoint the Ukrainian armed forces have lost the war against Russia.
There have been numerous voices calling for an end to the conflict, not least because the more than USD 46 billion and counting in military aid alon [...]
Colonel Douglas Macgregor is a decorated combat veteran, retired US Army Colonel, author and foreign policy expert who is widely recognised for his leadership in the Battle of 73 Easting during the Gulf War – the US Army’s largest tank battle since World War II. [...]
Most people in Germany and France blame the United States and NATO for the war in Ukraine, according to a poll conducted not by a pro-Russian group but rather by anti-Putin activists. [...]
The U.S. has prevented earnest negotiations and prolonged the war in Ukraine.
In the early weeks that followed the Russian invasion, Russia and Ukraine engaged in three separate attempts to negotiate a peaceful settlement. Those negotiations had several important things in common. All three could have ended the war before the devastation of Ukraine’s infrastructure, the massive Ukrainian loss o [...]
While some estimates of Ukrainian dead vary between 300,000 and 400,000 Ukrainians sources admit to 310,000 deaths and the WSJ estimates between 20,000 and 50,000 have lost one or more limbs. Other estimates are that several hundred thousand are severely wounded. [...]
The Conference debate centers on Ukraine NATO membership as well as US-NATO’s “commitment” to waging a long war against Russia which would eventually lead to an “official” deployment of US-NATO forces in the Ukraine battlefield. Victoria Nuland’s three Statements are recorded. “we are here for the long-term”, “as long as it takes” in a war against Russia. “It’s about the l [...]
Mainstream media coverage of the war in Ukraine has sought to erase the U.S. and NATO role in setting the stage for the conflict, the Western history of attacking Russia, and Europe’s violent and racist past and present. Joseph Massad, Professor of Modern Arab Politics and Intellectual History at Columbia University, joins Dispatches with Rania Khalek to remind us of the hypocrisy and history th [...]
'In the middle of a crowd you can be the worlds loneliest man' . I imagine Scott (even with all his courage) might feel like this...that's why he needs all the support he can get from fair open-minded people, like we who listen to him believe ourselves to be. And Scott isn't 'cheerleading for Russia' he's desperately trying to tell the collective headlong-marauding west that they've gone so wrong [...]
The mainstream media wants you to believe that the Russia/Ukraine conflict is the result of an unprovoked invasion by Russia. This fundamental lie about the conflict clearly stands in the way of understanding the war and of finding a peaceful end to the conflict. Jeffrey D. Sachs is a world-renowned economics professor, bestselling author, innovative educator, and global leader in sustainable deve [...]
NATO expansion might have provoked the war in Ukraine, but surrounding Russia isn’t the organization’s only pursuit. NATO participated in the US “war on terror” in Afghanistan, NATO destroyed Libya and today NATO is expanding into Africa. To help break it all down, Rania Khalek was joined by Vijay Prashad, Executive Director of the Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research and author o [...]
Tulsi Gabbard reveals the sobering truth about the existential threat of facing a nuclear apocalypse. The former Hawaii Congresswoman who served on the House Armed Services and Foreign Affairs Committees exposes America's role in escalating this new Cold War with Russia.
Tulsi is joined by world-renowned economics professor and foreign policy expert, Jeffrey Sachs, to discuss how we arrived at th [...]
Prior to the unfortunate dismantling of the Soviet Union, Ukraine was one of its most prominent republics, even rivaling Russia itself in numerous aspects. In many ways, it was a sort of “Soviet California”, as approximately 30% of the USSR’s massive industrial and scientific might was situated precisely in Ukraine. Much of Soviet shipbuilding, advanced electronics, rocketry, chemical indust [...]