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Europe Self-Destructing for U.S. Proxy War In Ukraine, with Prabhat Patnaik

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When the war in Ukraine began, Western officials bragged that they were going to “turn the ruble into rubble” and bring Russia to its knees. Seven months later, as the war and sanctions drag on with no end in sight, it’s the Euro that is turning to rubble and Europe...

South African Observer to Donbass Referenda: We Won’t Let West Dictate What Is Democracy

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The Youth League of the African National Congress (ANCYL), South Africa’s ruling party, sent a delegation to observe the referenda in four regions of the Donbass last month, which voted in favor of leaving Ukraine and joining Russia. Among the delegation was Chairperson of ANCYL International Relations & Solidarity Khulekani...

Ukraine War Widens: Crimea Attack, Pipeline Sabotage, Kiev Bombing & NATO’s Endless Weapons

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Russia has been hit by multiple major attacks, including sabotage in their Nordstream energy pipelines and the explosion on the Crimean Bridge. The bridge is a vital supply route to and from the peninsula with military supplies. Russia responded with missiles hitting Kiev. As NATO and Europe send further weapons...

The China-Russia Alliance: Will It Endure? Will It Grow?

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Two of the biggest world powers, Russia and China, have formed an alliance based on common interest, despite a very complex history. Seven months into the Russian military intervention in Ukraine, what is the state of the relationship? Brian is joined by Marco Fernandes, researcher with Tricontinental: Institute for Social...

Ukraine War Escalates—And Nuclear War Threats Grow

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The Ukraine war is escalating—dramatically. Russian President Putin & U.S. President Biden both made major and dramatic speeches in the last day, after a successful and U.S.-backed Ukrainian counter-offensive earlier in the week. What did Putin and Biden reveal in their addresses and where is this headed? Brian is joined...

China Reaffirms Closer Relations with Russia as Ukraine War Continues

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Key international relationships are being profoundly tested by the war in Ukraine, especially the alliance between China and Russia – the two countries at the top of the U.S. empire’s hit list. How does China’s government view Russia’s decision to invade Ukraine? Will the relationship between the two countries grow...

How Are Geopolitical Relationships Changing Due to the War in Ukraine?

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India isn’t often discussed in the context of the Ukraine war, but India is the second largest country in the world by population, and has a relationship with both Russia and the U.S. Russia and India have a strong economic relationship, while the U.S. has been eager to have India...

Why a Ukraine “No-Fly Zone” is a One-Way Ticket to Nuclear War

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Ukrainian President Zelenskyy gave a high-profile address to Congress calling for stepped up US involvement in the war — especially through the imposition of a “no-fly zone”. While this idea is presented as a humanitarian move, the reality is that such an action would mean that the two largest nuclear-armed...

Ukraine War: Russia, the United States, and the Nature of Imperialism

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As the world enters a new phase of major power conflict, it is crucial to understand the character of the Russian government and the role it plays on the world stage. Is Russia an imperialist power, equivalent to countries like the United States, France or the UK? How has the...

Journalist: ‘Anonymous U.S. Intelligence Officials’ the Only ‘So-Called Evidence’

Eugene Puryear
Russia announced a pull-back of troops from the border with Ukraine, but U.S. officials have accused Russia of lying and continuing their build-up. All the while U.S. media coverage has parroted the official U.S. spin. Ben Norton, journalist & editor of the new outlet and podcast Multipolarista, goes over the...
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