Ukraine Hunts Down “Traitors Helping Russia”

Jeremy Kuzmarov State terror operations that follow from CIA playbook contradict saintly image of Zelensky promoted in the U.S. media. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s saintly image in the media is contradicted by state terror operations being conducted under his orders against political dissidents and Ukrainian civilians accused of collaboration with Russia. The Associated Press reported last week…

Ukrainian Strike on Donetsk Market Was a Terrorist Act

Eva Bartlett When artillery hit a busy public space in Donetsk, it brought flashbacks of attacks in Gaza and Syria If the Donetsk marketplace that was hit by rocket artillery on Thursday had been in a city controlled by Kiev, the names and faces of the five civilians killed would be on all major news sites….

Was the Bombing of Mariupol Theater Staged by Ukrainian Azov Extremists to Trigger NATO Intervention?

Max Blumenthal Testimony by evacuated Mariupol residents and warnings of a false flag attack undermine the Ukrainian government’s claims about a Russian bombing of a local theater sheltering civilians. Western media have reported that Russia’s military deliberately attacked the Donetsk Academic Regional Drama theater in Mariupol, Ukraine, claiming that it was filled with civilians and…

Persecuted Leader of South Africa’s Shack Dweller Movement Assassinated

Pavan Kulkarni Ayanda Ngila, the twice imprisoned deputy chairperson of eKhenana occupation of Abahlali baseMjondolo (AbM), was shot dead on March 8. Photo: Abahlali baseMjondolo The 29-year-old deputy chairperson of Abahlali baseMjondolo’s eKhenana occupation was killed in Durban by four gunmen, allegedly led by the son of the local chief of the ruling ANC, against…

Colombia is Bleeding to Death

Alejandra Garcia Even though you wouldn’t know if you only followed the corporate media, in January violence continued to spiral in Colombia. Human rights movements recorded an increase of attacks against police stations, military bases, and civilians and reported assassinations and intimidation against social leaders in several departments. In February, the panorama has been no…

The Cover-up Begins: Philip Zelikow’s Questionable Role in Proposed Bipartisan COVID-19 Commission

Jeremy Kuzmarov Philip Zelikow’s Role in Proposed Bipartisan COVID-19 Commission Raises Serious Doubts About its Credibility Zelikow was Executive Director of the 9/11 Commission which suppressed evidence and misrepresented facts A bipartisan group of senators, led by Patty Murray (D-WA) and Richard Burr (R-NC), has developed legislation to create a commission to investigate the origins…

The Settler Blindness to the U.S. Empire’s Internal Violence

Rainer Shea Settler-colonialism creates a blindness among the colonizers. There’s a disconnect between what settlers see, and what’s actually happening in their surroundings. This can be the case even for settlers who consider themselves sufficiently educated on white supremacy. The colonial contradiction on this continent—and therefore the class contradiction that proletarians of all colors have…

Colombia: “In Arauca We Have Suffered Every Form of War”

Colombia Informa Colombia’s Arauca department is one of the most heavily militarized in the country, in addition to being home to several transnational oil extraction projects. Photo: Colombia Informa Amid an escalation in the armed conflict in the border region of Arauca, social leader and human rights defender Sonia López discusses the broader context of…

The Jakarta Method: The Project to Preserve Capitalism Through Terror

Rainer Shea  Late-stage capitalism began when capitalism ceased to be a revolutionary force, and started being a reactionary one. By the middle of the 19th century, when the bourgeoisie had overthrown feudalism throughout most of the globe, their new system became a force for regression, something that still existed not because of progress but despite…

A Force for Peace? The U.S. Drops an Average of 46 Bombs a Day!

MEDEA BENJAMIN – NICOLAS J.S. DAVIES Afghan residents and family members of the victims gather next to a damaged vehicle inside a house, day after a US drone airstrike in Kabul on August 30, 2021. (WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP via Getty Images) The U.S. has dropped at least 337,000 bombs and missiles in 20 years — and now clutches its…