The Occupation of the American Mind" has been repeatedly attacked and misrepresented by right-wing pressure groups and outright ignored by virtually all mainstream media outlets and North American film festivals. Editor's Note: A version of "The Occupation of the American Mind" will be shown on a large screen by the Women Against Military More
The collective retribution against innocents is a familiar tactic employed by colonial rulers....Death for death. Atrocity for atrocity. But it is always the occupier who initiates this macabre dance and trades piles of corpses for higher piles of corpses.
From Ukraine’s independence in 1991 until the U.S.-backed overthrow of Ukraine’s elected government in 2014, Russia didn’t show any interest in taking Ukrainian territory.
The corruption so often “talked about in Niger is not about petty bribes by government officials, but about an entire structure—developed during French colonial rule—that prevents Niger from establishing sovereignty over its raw materials and over its development,”
We can see the demise of the U.S. Empire happening in real time. According to Alexander Mercouris, host of The Duran, “the great period of danger in any international system is when the overarching empire declines, when it starts to lose control.
The webinar goes beyond analysis, offering creative ideas on what can be done to avert a major disaster and move the Asia Pacific region from confrontation to cooperative existence.
How can we countenance the decision by the U.S and its Western allies to block negotiations with Russia to end the war, despite Kyiv and Moscow apparently being on the verge of negotiating a peace treaty?
Greenwald: I want to ask...about the cost beyond just the financial cost, in particular the reaction of the rest of the world to America and what it is doing to American standing. John Mearsheimer On US Power & the Darkness Ahead for Ukraine Glenn Greenwald / System Update / July 1, 2023 https://youtu.be/rCLPxJ0wNhU Greenwald: More
Cluster bombs have caused over 20.000 casualties since 1960. Although banned under the Convention on Cluster Munitions, companies still produce these weapons. Still, some financial institutions invest in cluster bomb producers.
Threats to international peace and security - Security Council, 9364th meeting. Max Blumenthal: Threats to International Peace and Security, Talk at UN Security Council https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ddc1ix_9MII A gift to Rise Up Times of any amount makes it possible to continue to bring you thoughtful analyses and reflections on current issues as well as events, stories, and opportunities More
The Surprising Pervasiveness of Pro-War Propaganda, Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J.S. Davies, Marcy Winograd
The war in Ukraine has divided progressives like few other foreign policy issues in recent years. A Foreign Policy in Focus commentary by John Feffer posted on Portside criticized CODEPINK'S position on the war in Ukraine. Here is our response. Antiwar protestors demonstrate against Russia's invasion of Ukraine outside the Russian embassy in Warsaw, Poland, More