Category: WORLD DESK

How radicals are offering realistic solutions to our spiraling political problems

It’s hard to imagine a decent human future — perhaps any human future at all — if these radical ideas are not part of the mix. “Radical” is often used as a political insult, suggesting people who focus on violenceREAD ON

War and Peace in the Lugansk People’s Republic: Dr. Eduard Popov visits Donbass frontline

The lion’s share of UAF soldiers and officers do not understand the point of this war against their yesterday compatriots and some Ukrainian troops consider the war to be altogether criminal. This can also be seen in the mutual hatredREAD ON

Jim Kavanagh on Unlearned Lessons: The Wages of Our Sordid Libyan Crimes

Parting thought: “War on ISIS alway a pretext & sham. Could have [easily] beat ISIS by partnering with its strongest opponents-Syria, Russia, Iran & Hezbollah…” Ignoring or putting aside what the U.S. does in Libya, or Iraq, or Syria, orREAD ON

Resist This: the United States is at War With Syria

Americans, and certainly self-identified “progressives,” have to be crystal clear about this: American armed forces have no right to be in Syria, have no right to restrict the Syrian government from using any of its airspace, or to prevent itREAD ON

The US escalation in Syria and the threat of world war

The supposed rationality of capitalist ruling classes has again and again proven no deterrent to the outbreak of catastrophic wars. As former defense secretary Robert McNamara recalled in the documentary “Fog of War,” during the Cuban missile crisis, “Rational individuals”—Kennedy,READ ON

The Syrian Nightmare: No End in Sight

This latest move by the Syria Army has only added to Washington’s frustration. Ever since Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the creation of four “de-escalation zones”  on May 5, the so called Axis of Resistance (Russia, Syria, Iran and Hezbollah)READ ON