Suspicions of State Security Set-Up in Germany’s Far-Right ‘Coup’

Kit Klarenberg A massive police raid foiled extremist plans to topple Germany’s government. But the timing of the plot and its absurdity raised questions about a state security role in instigating it – something seen many times in Germany’s past. On the morning of December 7th, 2022, Germany’s security services conducted the largest police raid…

Black Alliance for Peace: Bulletin on U.S. Domestic Militarization

The “Bulletin on U.S. Domestic Militarization” replaces “The 1033 Monthly.” This iteration aims to provide a broader look at militarization in the United States, of which the U.S. Department of Defense’s 1033 program plays a role. The internal war in the United States continues on the working class and on people outside the point of…

Lula Proposes BRICS Currency, but Makes Unfriendly Comments Towards Russia and China

Editorial Comment: The Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) praised Lula’s public condemnation of Russia’s “invasion and occupation of Ukraine” – something they claim Jair Bolsonaro would not do.  Just prior to Lula’s trip to Argentina, “the Ukrainian World Congress (UWC) and the Ukrainian-Brazilian Central Representation (UBCR) appealed to the president to increase support for Ukraine in 2023.”…

Never Forget the Soviet Heroes Who Liberated Auschwitz

Scott Ritter The SS guards abandoned the guard posts surrounding Auschwitz during the night of 20-21 January 1945. At its height, in the summer of 1944, the Auschwitz complex, which comprised three basic camps — the main camp, Birkenau and Monowitz — and another 40 sub-camps, housed over 105,000 registered prisoners, mostly Jews, and around…

How NATO Exploits the Crises it Creates

Rainer Shea Maidan The North Atlantic Treaty Organization represents the stage of capitalism where the imperialists, after making nuclear annihilation a possibility, have taken advantage of this horrific reality that they themselves engineered. The equivalent has happened with Covid-19, in which the IMF has used the pandemic as a pretext for imposing further austerity measures onto 81…

Ukraine: Constructing the Fourth Reich “White Europe is Our Goal”

Red Street Media Collective Azov Battalion A brief overview of the Nazism on display in Ukraine as presented by the Western press One of the largest fictions of the Western press after the Russian Federation launched their Special Military Operation in February 2022 is that claims of Nazis in Ukraine are exaggerated by the Russian Federation. Screenshots…

White Supremacy

Jemima Pierre, Aisha M. Beliso-De Jesús White supremacy should not be identified solely with self-proclaimed white nationalists. It is a centuries old, international, economic, and political system that cannot be eradicated with slogans and wishful thinking. In recent years, the concept of white supremacy has been associated with extreme racist groups and ultranationalists, as well as…

Operation Belladonna: CIA Involvement in Ukranian Nationalism

Red Street Media Collective OPERATION BELLADONNA NOTE: To decode CIA Terms & Cryptonyms, use a Research Aid. If we analyze publicly available declassified documents from the Central Intelligence Agency, we can learn quite a bit about the United States and its role in the historical development of Ukrainian Nationalism. To view the February 2022 Russia-Ukraine conflict, in isolation,…

Atilio Boron: Judicial-Media Tyranny Strangles Latin America

Renowned Argentine sociologist and author Atilio Boron joins The Grayzone to discuss the legal assault on his country’s former president, Cristina Kirchner, the attempts to sabotage leaders from Brazil’s Lula da Silva to Peru’s Pedro Castillo, and the elite forces behind what he considers a continent-wide program akin to the notoriously bloody Cold War-era Plan…

Human Trafficking in Ukraine: Illegal Organ Harvest

Deborah L. Armstrong Col. Vitaly Kiselev of Lugansk Police speaks to media about black-market organ harvesting in Bakhmut. Photo: Voice of Sevastopol “Every Day We Were Working Like Frankenstein’s Slaves” Few things in our world are so horrifying as human trafficking. It’s a worldwide scourge, and according to some reports, Ukraine is one of the worst…

The Birth of International Fascism via CIA Cutouts

Cynthia Chung I was invited onto the Convo Couch recently to talk with Fiorella Isabel and Craig Pasta Jardula about my newly released book, you can check out our conversation below. For more on my book “The Empire on Which the Black Sun Never Set: The Birth of International Fascism and Anglo-American Foreign Policy” see…

Ukraine’s Glorification of Stepan Bandera Draws Criticism Even from Key Ally

Peoples Dispatch A collage of a photo of a right-wing rally in honor of Stepan Bandera and the tweet from the Ukrainian parliament on January 1, 2023. (Photo: via Labor Heartlands) Since 2014, the post-Maidan regime in Ukraine and its far-right militias have been glorifying the far-right, hyper-nationalist legacy of World War II Nazi collaborator…

On the Influence of Neo-Nazism in Ukraine

Joe Lauria Torchlight parade behind portrait of Bandera on his birthday, Jan. 1, 2015. (Wikimedia Commons) A short history of neo-Nazism in Ukraine in response to NewsGuard’s charge that Consortium News published false content about its extent. The U.S. relationship with Ukrainian fascists began after the Second World War. During the war, units of the Organization…

Marketing the ‘Resistance Movement’

Moss Robeson OUN-B and the ‘Capitulation Resistance Movement’ (Part II) INTRODUCTION An obscure Ukrainian band made international headlines in March after receiving the blessings of The Clash to rewrite the song “London Calling.” Left-wing English singer Billy Bragg at first shared “Kyiv Calling” on social media, but deleted the post and made a new one…

‘Pro-Nazi’ Germany and Japan Have No Place at the UNSC

Ambassador Oleg Stepanov to Sputnik news agency: Germany and Japan – no UNSC. Forever. Every year, the UN General Assembly considers a regular draft resolution on combating the glorification of Nazism, neo-Nazism and other relevant practices. Usually with no surprise. However, this time the vote was mind breaking, indeed. Especially, in terms of who and…