Ukraine Targets Civilians for Retribution: Tens of Thousands of Residents of Kharkov Region May Become Victims of Kiev’s “Justice”

Vladislav Ugolny A woman on the street during the distribution of humanitarian aid by the Donbass branch of the Night Wolves motorcycle club in Rubezhnoye. © Sputnik / Valery Melnikov The Ukrainian offensive in Kharkov Region, launched earlier this month, led to Russia’s armed forces losing control of a number of settlements. These include the towns…

Western Media Continues to Ignore Ukraine is Using NATO Weapons to Kill Civilians in the Donbass

Eva Bartlett On Monday, Ukraine slaughtered 16 civilians, including two children, with 155mm NATO shells, according to the head of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR), Denis Pushilin. The projectiles hit two adjacent neighborhoods, decimating residential and commercial areas – including a market that had previously suffered fatal attacks. Scenes of death are nothing new for residents and reporters here in Donetsk,…

The US Response to the World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis: Seize and Privatize

Andrés Arauz On August 10, more than 70 economists, including Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz, former economy minister for Argentina Martín Guzmán, and myself, sent a letter to President Biden with a simple ask: return Afghanistan’s central bank assets, deposited at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, to Afghanistan’s central bank, Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB). In the…

Canada: Violence Against Indigenous Women Grows Amid ‘Apathy and Injustice’

Tanupriya Singh Indigenous women in Canada protesting (Image via: Red Women Rising) Indigenous women and girls in Canada continue to face disproportionate levels of violence and insecurity rooted in colonialism. Violence against Indigenous women is “escalating like never before,” the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs (UBCIC) has warned. A series of tragedies have rocked the city of Vancouver…

Canada and the Glorification of Nazism

2022 Russian MFA Report regarding: Situation with the Glorification of Nazism, Spread of Neo-Nazism, Other Practices that Contribute to Fuelling Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance CANADA  Canada is at the forefront of countries that continue attempts to falsify the history of the Second World War. Ottawa has not outlawed the…

13-Year-Old on Ukrainian Government Kill List Speaks Out

The Grayzone’s Max Blumenthal speaks to Faina Savenkova, a 13-year-old resident of the Lugansk Republic who was placed on the Myrotvorets (Peacemaker) “kill list” of the Ukrainian government after she issued a call to the United Nations for an end to the war she has lived through since 2014. Meera Terada also joins to provide…

Jackson Water Crisis: A Legacy of Environmental Racism

Chi Chi Izundu, Mohamed Madi, Chelsea Bailey, Cooperation Jackson Community water distribution in Jackson, Mississippi (AP Photo/Steve Helber) The city of Jackson is suffering from years of neglect by the state of Mississippi. Residents of the majority Black city need a new water system, but a legacy of racism and antipathy towards their Black led city…

Ukraine: The International War Crimes Tribunal

Stephen Karganovic The forthcoming Ukrainian War Crimes Tribunal is an exciting experiment in dispassionate justice in a still ongoing conflict that from the beginning has been mired in deliberate lies and deceptive hyperbole. As we approach the official convening of the International Tribunal for the (are we now allowed to say: Former?) Ukraine, or perhaps…

The US Legal System is at War with the Working Class and Marginalized

Natalia Marques Protesters against police brutality in the Bronx, New York during the 2020 George Floyd uprisings (Photo: Vincent Tsai) Incarcerations, brutality, and torture are common in the US. Activists claim that this amounts to a war waged against racially marginalized, poor, and working-class people. The very laws and government agencies created to protect the…