The new Great (Threat) Game in Eurasia

By Pepe Escobar – Asia Times In Ukraine, the West supported an unconstitutional putsch against an elected government perpetrated, among others, by fascist/neo-nazi storm troopers (Svoboda, Right Sector) instrumentalized by US intelligence. After a Russian counterpunch, US President Barack Obama… Continue Reading

By the Way, Your Home Is On Fire

Rebecca Solnit – The Nation This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com [1]. To stay on top of important articles like these, sign up to receive the latest updates from TomDispatch.com [2]. As the San Francisco bureaucrats on the dais murmured… Continue Reading

NATO and Russia Caught in New Nuclear Arms Race

By Julio Godoy* – IDN-InDepth NewsAnalysis BERLIN (IDN) – The U.S. government is unofficially accusing Russia of violating the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, by flight testing two-stage ground-based cruise missile RS-26.

Ilargi: Big Oil and Gas Wars

By Ra?l Ilargi Meijer, editor-in-chief of The Automatic Earth Forests and trees. We live in a world built on such an overkill of 24/7 propaganda and misinformation that some of it easily slips by. At that point you need to… Continue Reading

Unchecked in Kunar

Khaled Ahmed* – Indian Express The Afghan province is emerging as the future capital of the Taliban?s envisioned ?emirate?. On February 23, the Afghan Taliban attacked an Afghan National Army (ANA) military outpost in the northeastern province of Kunar, killed… Continue Reading

How the Ukraine crisis ends

By Henry A. Kissinger* Public discussion on Ukraine is all about confrontation. But do we know where we are going? In my life, I have seen four wars begun with great enthusiasm and public support, all of which we did… Continue Reading

How Economic Inequality Kills

Kathleen Geier – The Nation Economic inequality?as a political cause, as an issue of social and moral concern, as a subject of academic research?is at long last, having its moment. World leaders from President Obama to Pope Francis are giving… Continue Reading