NED’s history should lead to it being renamed the “National Endowment for Attacking Democracy,” as journalist Stephen Kinzer suggests.If the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) Is Subverting Democracy—Why Aren’t Some of the Left Media Calling It Out?
The Russian military is not the Red Army, but the forces opposing it areinclusive of a revanchist army of Hitlerian fascism. The principal actors in this conflict are, on the one side, a rising oligarchic capitalist state trying to create a multipolar world in which it and other rising, (including self-identified socialist) countries can act and grow unconstrained by the hegemon, and, on the other, an oligarchic capitalist and hegemonic imperialist state, plus Nazis. I’m not a fan of either of them, but I know whom I don’t want to win.
And so does China. And Venezuela. And Nicaragua. And Cuba.
If there’s a way out, it’s with them.
In general, much remains to be done to strengthen national sovereignty in the economy. American sanctions are the agony of the outgoing imperial world economic system based on the use of force. In order to minimize the dangers associated with it, it is necessary to accelerate the formation of a new – integral – world economic order which restores international law, national sovereignty, equality of countries, diversity of national economic models, principles of mutual benefit and voluntariness in international economic cooperation.”
At the Grayzone Alexander Rubinstein and Max Blumenthal have published a piece about Zelensky’s turn from the peacemaker he had promised to be before his election to an active supporter of the fascist ‘ultranational’ militia. They pin that turn to a frontline meeting between Zelensky and militia fighters in the fall of 2019:
That is all correct. But let me point out that death threats from the fascists to Zelensky were already made much earlier.Zelensky And The Fascists: “He will hang on some tree on Khreshchatyk”
Translated article that B couldn’t access:
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The Southeast Asian country of Cambodia continues taking steps in its battle against US interference within its internal political affairs. More recently it has begun implementing an Internet gateway to secure the nation’s information space from abuse, manipulation, and infiltration by Western interests.Cambodia Internet Gateway: Securing National Information Space
Such chirping from the former secretary of state, who has obvious political ambitions, is reckless and irresponsible.Pompeo tweets, risks war with China over Taiwan