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(2 comments) SHARE Friday, October 28, 2022 The Growing Chorus For Peace In Ukraine
This is an extremely dangerous moment in history. Americans are waking up to the reality that this war threatens us with the existential danger of nuclear war - a danger most Americans thought we had survived once and for all at the end of the First Cold War.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, September 6, 2022 Peace talks essential as war rages on in Ukraine
The only realistic alternative to this endless slaughter is a return to peace talks to bring the fighting to an end, find reasonable political solutions to Ukraine's political divisions and seek a peaceful framework for the underlying geopolitical competition between the United States, Russia, and China.
(4 comments) SHARE Tuesday, June 28, 2022 NATO and a War Foretold
This was indeed a war foretold. Thirty years of warnings and predictions turned out to be all too accurate.
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, May 17, 2022 Biden - The Summit of The Americas
The Biden administration announced new measures to "increase support for the Cuban people." They included easing travel restrictions and helping Cuban Americans support and connect with their families.
(4 comments) SHARE Tuesday, April 12, 2022 From Mosul to Raqqa to Mariupol, Killing Civilians is a Crime
Americans have been shocked by the death and destruction of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, filling our screens with bombed buildings and dead bodies lying in the street. But the United States and its allies have waged war in country after country for decades, carving swathes of destruction through cities, towns and villages on a far greater scale than has so far disfigured Ukraine.
(51 comments) SHARE Thursday, February 17, 2022 What Is Going to Happen in Ukraine?
Every day brings new noise and fury in the crisis over Ukraine, mostly from Washington. But what is really likely to happen?
There are three possible scenarios:
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, February 9, 2022 Memo to Congress - Diplomacy for Ukraine is spelled M-I-N-S-K
The Minsk II agreement was unanimously approved by the U.N. Security Council in Resolution 2202 on February 17, 2015. The United States voted in favor of the resolution and 57 Americans are currently serving as Ceasefire Monitors with the OSCE in Ukraine.
(3 comments) SHARE Wednesday, January 19, 2022 Biden has largely doubled down on Trump's most dangerous and destabilizing foreign policies.
President Biden and the Democrats were highly critical of President Trump's foreign policy, so it was reasonable to expect that Biden would quickly remedy its worst impacts.
Tragically for America and the world, Biden has failed to restore Obama's progressive initiatives, and has instead doubled down on many of Trump's most dangerous and destabilizing policies.
SHARE Thursday, December 9, 2021 Ten Contradictions That Plague Biden's Democracy Summit
President Biden's virtual Summit for Democracyon December 9-10 is part of a campaign to restore the United States' standing in the world, which took such a beating under President Trump's erratic foreign policies. The greater possible value of this gathering of 111 countries is that it could instead serve as an "intervention," or an opportunity for people and governments around the world to express their concerns
SHARE Thursday, November 4, 2021 COP 26: Can a Singing, Dancing Rebellion Save the World?
The greatest obstacle to action that we face is our dysfunctional, neoliberal political and economic system and its control by plutocratic and corporate interests, who are determined to keep profiting from fossil fuels even at the cost of destroying the Earth's uniquely livable climate.
(1 comments) SHARE Sunday, October 24, 2021 Our Future vs. Neoliberalism
the results of Reagan and Thatcher's neoliberal counter-revolution have led us into a crisis in which finding alternatives to neoliberalism has become a matter of survival for humanity.
(3 comments) SHARE Saturday, October 16, 2021 Despite Taliban Rule, Feminists Must Not Abandon Afghan Women
While we should all be outraged about the abuses and deterioration of rights that Afghan women are experiencing, the Taliban aren't the only cause of women's distress right now. The economy and public services are screeching to a halt.
SHARE Wednesday, September 22, 2021 U.S. Militarism's Toxic Impact on Climate Policy
President Biden addressed the UN General on September 21 with a warning that the climate crisis is fast approaching a "point of no return," and a promise that the United States would rally the world to action. "We will lead not just with the example of our power but, God willing, with the power of our example," he said.
But the U.S. is not a leader when it comes to saving our planet.