Freeze or Starve? Sanctioning Russia Leaves Germans a Choice this Winter

C.J. ATKINS Freeze or starve: With energy costs driving up the price of everything, Germans will face a choice this winter. Here, a pedestrian walks through the freezing winter fog in Berlin. | Maurizio Gambarini / dpa via AP The biggest beneficiary in the whole affair, Pohl argues, has been U.S. imperialism. Its energy companies…

Ukraine: Zelensky Kidnaps Student Dissidents, Bans Opposition Parties, Shuts Down Independent Media, Commits Egregious War Crimes and Imposes Regressive Labor Laws

Dmitri Kovalevich More Ukrainian Soldiers Continue to Defect as Eastern Ukrainians See Better Future with Russian Federation For more than five months, full-scale hostilities have taken place on the territory of Ukraine. The number of victims is growing every day on both sides of the front line. From the signing of the “Minsk 2” peace…

India: Resist Neoliberal Offensive of New Labor Codes

Narender Thakur, C Saratchand Indian workers during a two-day general strike in March 2022. One of the key demands of the strike was the scrapping of the four labor codes. Photo: Centre of Indian Trade Unions Four labor codes are set to be operationalized by the government soon. These laws will benefit big corporates at the…

US HIMARS vs. Russia’s Tornado-S

The Western media continues singing the praises of US HIMARS multiple launch rocket systems as well as the arrival of M270s from US allies across Europe. However claims that these rocket launchers are “more accurate” and give Ukraine a “game changing” ability are not only false, it omits the fact that Russia has much more…

Ecuador in Revolt: Interview with Irene León

José Ernesto Nováez Guerrero The current situation in Ecuador has numerous interconnections with the country’s recent past and with what is happening on a regional scale. Once again, Latin America is the scene of a fierce dispute where, beyond the many nuances that can be attributed to any heterogeneous social process, the guiding framework is…

“Stay Safe”: The Whole World Is in Harms’ Way

Jim “Fergie” Chambers This house, a small homestead for a family of 6, in the Petrovsky district of Donetsk, was hit with a Ukrainian rocket last week. Shells continued to land nearby as we spoke with this family yesterday, as they have very day for 8 years In short, those of us who have any…

The CIA Were in Mariupol Since the Spring of 2014

Laurent Brayard This investigation was conducted by Laurent Brayard in December 2015, in Donetsk and was difficult to obtain from Anastasia. She and her husband were the victims of the political police of Ukraine, the terrifying SBU, which engaged and has since engaged in bloody repressions and numerous crimes and assassinations. Anastasia took a long…