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Afghanistan, Where Did the Truth Go?

By Ubaldo Daverro  Here we are, almost five months after the last American solider hastily departed Afghanistan, the ‘graveyard of empires’ and wondering where did the truth go?  Aside from the utter failure of Washington’s 20-year invasion and occupation in ‘fighting terrorism,’ what has the world learned about the Afghan debacle? The world has learned

By |2022-01-26T07:16:29+00:00January 26th, 2022|Categories: International|Comments Off on Afghanistan, Where Did the Truth Go?

How to ‘Hide’ a War—Fight it in the Open!

By Ubaldo Daverro To hide a war, fight it in the open.  First, be sure the principal protagonist is an invaluable friend of the United States with loyal, regional allies.  Second, make sure the principal victims are part of a much-maligned ethno-religious group and finally have western governments and the mainstream press support the United

By |2021-10-22T00:00:50+00:00October 22nd, 2021|Categories: International|Comments Off on How to ‘Hide’ a War—Fight it in the Open!

The Latest “War” on Gaza and the Palestinian People: The facts on The Ground

  At 2am local time Friday, May 20, 2021, a ceasefire was finally implemented ending Israel’s 11 day military assault on Gaza and its Palestinian inhabitants.  During these 11 days, Israel inflicted unthinkable destruction on a defenceless Gazan population: 200 Gazan residential blocks were destroyed, 50 damaged schools, 9 power lines cut, 24 health facilities

By |2021-07-15T08:22:12+00:00July 15th, 2021|Categories: International|Comments Off on The Latest “War” on Gaza and the Palestinian People: The facts on The Ground

Here Come The Cuts

By Ubaldo Daverro, Columnist As countries continue to rack-up deficits dealing with pandemic recovery, the evil specter of 'austerity’ has slowly, but surely, found its way into the news. What is ‘austerity,’ and despite overwhelming evidence that it doesn’t work, why is it the elite’s preferred method of dealing with government deficits and promoting overall

By |2021-04-15T18:07:39+00:00April 12th, 2021|Categories: International|Comments Off on Here Come The Cuts

China: Today’s ‘Bogeyman’

By Ubaldo Daverro, International Columnist for The Progressive Column Former president Donald Trump put the demonization of China on steroids. Fear is the currency, while the goal is and always has been to mask imperial dominance and the accompanying accumulation of wealth.   The ‘bogeyman theory of history’ is the belief that imperial powers fabricate

By |2021-01-15T06:42:07+00:00January 13th, 2021|Categories: International|Comments Off on China: Today’s ‘Bogeyman’
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