Tag Archives: Putin
Matt Taibbi: Meet the Censored — Chris Hedges
“Biden is a classic example of the traditional elites, who now are completely out of touch. Remember, he’s built an alliance with the traditional establishment of the Republican party, the old Liz Cheneys, and Bill Kristol, and all these people, who are appalled by the kind of cult-like Republican party that’s built up around Trump.”
VIDEO: Former top Pentagon advisor Col. Doug Macgregor on Russia-Ukraine war
Macgregor blasted the “uniparty” that drove the war from Washington and heaped criticism on NATO.
A Conversation with Mairead McGuire, Irish Nobel Prize Winner
Don’t give in to the fear-mongering; stand up and tell the truth to end militarism.
Chris Hedges: Chronicle of a War Foretold
“The war industry did not intend to shrink its power or its profits. It set out almost immediately to recruit the former Communist Bloc countries into the European Union and NATO. Countries that joined NATO, which now include Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Albania, Croatia, Montenegro, and North Macedonia were forced to reconfigure their militaries, often through hefty loans, to become compatible with NATO military hardware.”
Hedges: The Greatest Evil Is War
The merchants of death are Satanic.
Hedges: Democrats, the More Effective Evil
“That the rage of the dispossessed is legitimate, even if it is expressed in inappropriate ways, is never acknowledged by the Democrats, who were instrumental in pushing through the trade deals, deindustrialization, tax loopholes for the rich, deficit spending, endless wars and austerity programs that have created crisis.”
Diana Johnstone: Washington’s Green Branches in Europe
“The Greens are in perfect harmony with the Biden administration’s new ideological crusade to remake the world on the American model. Echoing Russiagate, and with no evidence, the Greens accuse Russia of malevolent interference in Europe, while advocating their own beneficent interference in Russian domestic policy on behalf of some theoretical ‘democratic opposition.'”
This week in Venezuela, Snapshots
The following are links to activities in Venezuela this week from TelesurEnglish. December 29, 2019 News > Brazil Brazil to Grant Refuge to Attackers of Venezuelan Military Base teleSUR / MP The “unusual decision confirms the pattern of protection and complicity of U.S. satellite states to attack Venezuela’s peace,”… +++ December 29, 2019 News > Venezuela Venezuelan […]
Impeachment Hearings Expose Current State of US Militarism/Meddling, by Mike Madden
“When a nation is guilty of military aggression, it is not those who prosecuted the war who should be honored, it is those who tried to stop it.”
The Russia “National Security Crisis” is a U.S. Creation, an interview with Stephen F. Cohen
U.S. intelligence community claims endorse a fake crisis that hides the real one.
US Deep State: Sabotaging Putin-Trump Ceasefire Agreement In Syria
The meeting between Trump and Putin at the G20 in Hamburg injects new hope into the complicated relationship between the United States and Russia. Only time can confirm whether there is any basis for this hope.
Glenn Greenwald | The Spoils of War: Trump Lavished With Media and Bipartisan Praise For Bombing Syria
In wartime, US television instantly converts into state media.
Trump and the Deep State
As we know now, the real power is exercised by the deep states that have the upper hand on the press, the judiciary, the army and the intelligence services. The French deep state is also closely connected with its US counterpart. This cartoon came to Rise Up Times via Linked In from France. Arnaud […]
Congress Is Missing in Action as Trump Escalates War in Syria Amid Russia Probe
A handful of progressive Democrats and one Republican in Congress are demanding a halt to the military escalation in Syria. They introduced legislation this week that would prohibit the Defense Department from putting more boots on the ground without congressional approval. By Mike Ludwig Truthout | News Analysis March 25, 2017 President Donald Trump speaking […]
Glenn Greenwald | The New Yorker’s Big Cover Story Reveals Five Uncomfortable Truths About U.S. and Russia
Democratic media outlets have … predictably cheered this opus for exposing “Russian President Vladimir Putin’s influence on the presidential election.”
Michel Chossudovsky | U.S. Foreign Policy and the Campaign to Destabilize the Trump Presidency
Political Insanity prevails. And insanity could potentially unleash World War III.