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
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
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
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
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.