Tag Archives: Russia and Ukraine

Mike Madden | Challenging Klobuchar on Ukraine War

If Russia’s actions are to be considered “aggression” or an “invasion”, one must find a whole new word to describe what the United States did to Iraq in 2003.

Interview with Diana Johnstone, Paris-based American Journalist

Diana Johnstone’s many articles, including the recent, “France Under the Influence: The ambiguity of Charlie Hebdo,” have been featured in numerous international magazines and on news sites. A distinguished researcher and commentator on global politics, Diana holds a PhD from the University of Minnesota and was active in the movement against the Vietnam War, organizing the first international contacts between American citizens and Vietnamese representatives. She is a member of Women Against Military Madness (WAMM).

▶ Dick Gaughan – Think Again, from A Different Kind of Love Song

Sunday Song, Bruce Gagnon’s Organizing Notes  May 11, 2014 Published on Dec 29, 2012 Dick Gaughan – Think Again, from the album A Different Kind Of Love Song.       Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is also on Facebook!  Check the Rise Up Times page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our […]

Secretary of Bloviation

 John Kerry and the “last resort” rule as a cause for optimism  From:  The Vineyard of the Saker OrganizingNotes  Posted by Bruce Gagnon  April 26, 2014 Listening to Kerry today I went through a series of rather contradictory emotions.  First, I felt disgusted, then my disgust turned to anger, then to outright amazement and, by the […]

Robert Parry: Ukraine’s Neo-Nazi Imperative

Exclusive: The mainstream U.S. news media is flooding the American people with one-sided propaganda on Ukraine, rewriting the narrative to leave out the key role of neo-Nazis and insisting on a “group think” that exceeds even the misguided consensus on Iraq’s WMD, reports Robert Parry. By Robert Parry  April 20, 2014  ConsortiumNews.com  After the Feb. 22 coup in […]

William Pfaff. The Obama Method: Combine Threats With Accommodation

From the start it has been difficult to interpret foreign policy as Barack Obama envisages it. The reason, so far as I can see, is that he has always been a man of American domestic affairs and of law, his profession. By William Pfaff  truthdig.com  Feb 25, 2014 White House/Pete Souza The Obama government has taken a Cold […]