Talking Russia-Ukraine with Ben Norton of Multipolarista

Wednesday, 9 March 2022 — TheAltWorld

Ben Norton of Multipolarista joins us to discuss Russian military operations in Ukraine including the role Nazism plays in Ukraine’s current regime, how it was cultivated deliberately by the US and its allies since 2014, and how the Western media is attempting to deflect away from just how serious this threat is to both the Ukrainian people and Ukraine’s neighbors.

Ukraine News Links 8-9 March 2022

Wednesday, 9 March 2022 • 21:00 — The New Dark Age

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Talking Russia-Ukraine with Ben Norton of Multipolarista

Germany Gets a Big Share of the Blame for the Disaster in Ukraine

Russia arranges final payments to “hostile states”

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The Danger of a World Ruled by NATO: Interview with Ángeles Maestro

Carlos Aznarez

Ángeles Maestro is a leading figure in Spain when it comes to internationalist and solidarity activism. A former communist deputy, today she is not only highly critical of the positions of that party but also denounces its permanent ideological retreats.

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Black Agenda Report 9 March 2022

Wednesday, 9 March 2022 — Black Agenda Report

In Praise of “Whataboutism”
The word “whataboutism” is used to silence and insult opponents of U.S. imperialism. It should be embraced as a means of revealing what is too often kept hidden.

Musings from the Margins
U.S. determination to be the world’s hegemon created the crisis in Ukraine. The impacts are felt by working people in this country, who must look outside for solidarity and leadership as they struggle in a political system that offers them no representation.

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Zelensky rubbishes Biden’s war on Russia

Wednesday, 9 March 2022 — Indian Punchline

Happy hour: US President Biden (R) meets with Ukraine President  Zelensky in the Oval Office, Washington, September 2011

What was the need for all that happened in the period since mid-December when Russia transmitted to Washington its demands for security guarantee? This question will haunt US president Joe Biden long after he retires from public life. The foreign policy legacy of his presidency and the reputation of this much-vaunted 80-year old politician with a half-century’s record in public life, much of it supposedly in the domain of American foreign policy are in tatters — irreparable.

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China’s signposts post-Ukraine

Wednesday, 9 March 2022 — Indian Punchline

China’s Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi gave a press conference for the Fifth session of China’s 13th National People’s Congress on foreign policy issues, Beijing, August 7, 2022

Traditionally, the Chinese foreign minister holds press conferences on the margins of the sessions of the National People’s Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The press conference by State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Sunday marking the fifth session of the 13th NPC had added significance due to the confrontation between the US and Russia, an epochal event.

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The US Chose This Conflict: Notes From The Edge Of The Narrative Matrix

Wednesday, 9 March 2022 — Caitlin Johnson

by Caitlin Johnstone

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Just your regular reminder that the US empire (A) had solid intelligence that this war was coming, (B) knew they could prevent it by making very reasonable, low-cost concessions like promising not to add a nation to NATO that they didn’t want to add anyway, and (C) chose not to.
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Ukraine Crisis and Outlook: Culmination points in the East-West struggle

Saturday, 5 March 2022 — Wipokuli

Following the words of the first Secretary General of NATO, Hastings_Ismay, regarding NATO´s purpose “to keep the Russians out, the Americans in, and the Germans down”, one could say that the aim of the Ukraine conflict purposefully brought about by the USA is: to keep the Russians and Chinese out, the USA in, and the Europeans down and in line!

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