Before reflexively labeling Russia a new Nazi Germany or calling it an aggressor in Ukraine, stop and consider the actions of the US over the years in the Caribbean or in Central America, and imagine how the US would respond to a Russian-sponsored coup in Mexico, followed by a pro-Russian Mexican government's military shelling American vacation spots in Tijuana or Encinada.
by: Dave Lindorff
The US corporate media are awash in fevered articles and news stories about a Russian “invasion” of Ukraine, as though it was 1938, with German troops marching into Sedetenland and Austria. But let’s step back and look at what’s going on, calmly and rationally.
Ukraine, the eastern half of which nation has historically been a part of Russia (the western part having in the past been a part of Poland), is in truth an ethnically and geographically divided “nation,” composed of Ukrainians, the majority of whom live in the western part of the country, and ethnic Russians who, while a minority within the whole of Ukraine, are a majority in the eastern part of the country.
Barbaric doesn't describe a policy that okays killing over a hundred civilian men, women and children in order to eliminate a captured soldier a government doesn't want being used as a bargaining chip in future truce negotiations. Let's try criminally insane.
by: Dave Lindorff
The sickness of present-day Israel, on display over the past horrible month of the one-sided slaughter of over 2000 Palestinians (including over 400 children) in the fenced-in ghetto of Gaza, has finally reached its nadir with the ugly case of the deliberate Israeli Defense Force murder of captured IDF 2nd Lt. Hadar Goldin.
FarOutRadio Program. Reprise. Listen HERE. Investigative Reporter Dave Lindorff joins the program for his perspective on today's recent headlines from the Bradley Manning verdict to the heat up of the crisis in Syria and more.
This program, Dave and I talk about the recent Bradley Manning verdict.
Investigative Reporter Dave Lindorff joins the program for his perspective on today’s recent headlines from the Bradley Manning verdict to the heat up of the crisis in Syria and more.
This program, Dave and I talk about the recent Bradley Manning verdict. Dave starts a recent article on the subject with these words,”The military judge in Pvt. Bradley Manning’s kangaroo trial has announced his sentence, but right now I’m thinking about another soldier: William Laws Calley.” We also touch on the crisis in Syria and all the power parties that are in play. These headlines and more as we dig deep into the insightful, informed, wisened mind of the one and only Dave Lindorff.