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John Fetter: China Will Decide the Outcome of Russia v. the West

Is Putin the Face of the Future or the Final Gasp of the Past?

June 27, 2022 · 2 Comments

Tom Engelhardt: A Duck-and-Cover World?

Welcome to the Ukraine Moment.

April 25, 2022 · 2 Comments

Bill McKibben: Putin’s Aggression Shows Why Defeating Autocracy Is Key to Combating Climate Crisis

Climate activists have arguably been a little too focused on politics as a source of change, and paid not quite enough attention to the other power center in our civilization: money. Efforts to punish Russia economically for its attack on Ukraine may hold valuable lessons.

April 13, 2022 · 2 Comments

Tom Engelhardt: Ukraine in Perspective

A Historical Feast of Death and Destruction from the Peloponnesian Wars to Late Tomorrow Night.

April 8, 2022 · 4 Comments

Tom Engelhardt: Cold War II or World War III?

Given our world, we should all probably be in the streets now. I mean, here we are heading into Cold War II, while facing the possibility of World War III on a planet that, thanks to the way we live and produce energy, is heading for hell.

March 18, 2022 · 2 Comments

Michael Simms: No

No is not nothing. When everything has been taken from you, no is all you have left.

March 5, 2022 · 12 Comments

Daniel Hunter: Ukraine’s secret weapon may prove to be civilian resistance

Unarmed Ukrainians changing road signs, blocking tanks and confronting the Russian military are showing their bravery and strategic brilliance.

March 1, 2022 · 3 Comments

Jessica Corbett: Over 1,000 Russians Arrested for Protesting Putin’s Ukraine Invasion

“This is an unprecedented atrocity, for which there is no and cannot be any justification,” said nearly 200 officials from cities across Russia.

February 25, 2022 · 10 Comments

Norman Solomon: Bob Dylan and the Ukraine Crisis

I’ve learned to hate the Russians
All through my whole life
If another war comes
It’s them we must fight

February 23, 2022 · 7 Comments

Jake Johnson: ‘Is Pelosi Insane?’ Dems Rebuked Over $500 Million in Military Aid to Ukraine

“We can think of a lot better uses of $500 million than weapons to Ukraine that only intensify the conflict.”

January 26, 2022 · 2 Comments

Video: Stephen Colbert — Hey, Russia, keep your crab claws off our internet

Undersea cables that carry 95% of our internet communications are in danger of being attacked by Russia. Finally, an armageddon that will affect all of us. Aired November 3, 2015

November 8, 2015 · 1 Comment

Winslow Myers: Who Speaks for Earth?

Why are efforts to prevent collective destruction so rare? Few people remember them today, but there were significant global leadership initiatives in the 1980s against the proliferation of nuclear weapons. … Continue reading

August 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

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