The Putin Interviews—Oliver Stone’s Greatest Contribution (Videos)

In four hours extracted from encounters spanning two years (2015—2017), Putin emerges as an articulate, intelligent, eloquent and highly knowledgeable person. Informal and unassuming to a fault, he mixes freely with people, plays hockey, practices judo, does his morning exercisesREAD ON

Oliver Stone Undresses Putin, Shows the Man Behind the Legend: US media snarls, frowns and yawns.

Typically these days, American TV news personalities use interviews with a demonized foreign leader, like Putin, to demonstrate their own “toughness” on air, hurling insulting questions at the target and pretending that this preening behavior proves their courage. In reality, itREAD ON

Plutocrats – a review.

Miles Report No. 87 – Plutocrats – a review. Plutocrats – The Rise of the New Global Super-rich and the Fall of Everyone Else.  Chrystia Freeland.  Anchor Canada (Penguin Random House), Toronto. 2012/2014.   The  scope of Plutocrats is quite broad,READ ON

Freedom and Dignity

For anyone that says the Palestinian Prisoner hunger strike was not a complete success, they should try not eating for 40 days and 40 nights.  After 20 days the fat is gone.  After 30 days the body is surviving onREAD ON

Resistance: The Essence of the Islamist Revolution

“Who would have thought that a religion supposedly stuck in the Middle Ages could be echoing the growing number of contemporaries who are disaffected with Western society?” THIS IS A REPOST A Review, published on Otherjones and Opednews on JulyREAD ON

From Truman to Trump (Extra War, Hold the Peace)

We might also posit that America’s compulsive need to have an enemy has incurred humanity’s greatest opportunity costs: In everything from security itself, to individual and collective freedom, economic prosperity, international relations, financial stability, political effectiveness, human rights, social harmonyREAD ON

Beyond Neoliberal Identity Politics

Never mind the many millions, nay billions of people of color who were harmed and menaced by the neoliberal and imperial agenda that Obama advanced no less fervently and viciously than the Clintons.  Never mind your warnings and observations onREAD ON

Human rights propaganda in support of imperialist war

By Roger Jordan, Welsh lends further credence to the anti-Russia campaign in the US by embracing wholesale the allegations of mass Russian spying on Western countries. On the other hand, the vast global spying network led by the AmericanREAD ON