All Articles on Russia

"A loud and clear message from the Democrats’ 2016 election debacle is that hoping for working-class votes while refusing to do battle against corporate exploiters of the working class is a political dead end." (Photo: acidpolly/flickr/cc) Views
Why the DNC Is Fighting WikiLeaks and Not Wall Street
Willingness to challenge Wall Street would alienate some of the Democratic Party’s big donors.
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Can Trump Fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller?
Yes. But the costs would be tremendous.
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Blaming Russia and WikiLeaks For 2016 Loss to Trump, DNC Files Lawsuit Riddled With 'Crazy' and 'Dangerous' Theories
Press freedom advocates denounced the claims advanced in the suit, arguing they would implicate journalists and newspapers that report on or publish classified information
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"How Changa or Puryear discussing racism and war furthers an effort to “create chaos” is never made clear, unless stating facts about the world that are unflattering to US centers of power is now per se destructive." (Photo: Screenshot) Views
Public Radio’s McCarthyite Smear of Black Activists Shows Danger of Russia Panic
If assumptions about “Country X–backed media” are used to smear those who take a check—or even come close to those who take a check—from Russia, there should be a consistent standard for everyone.
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Arms Control Experts Demand "Urgent Steps" to Constrain New Nuclear Arms Race
"Leaders in Washington and Moscow cannot afford to ignore their legal and political commitments on nuclear arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament."
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"Trump is damned either way."(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Views
Trump’s Impotent Rage
The window for firing Rosenstein or Mueller, and getting away with it, has closed.
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Robert Fisk’s Douma Report Rips Away Excuses for Air Strike on Syria
This report shows that there is a highly credible alternative explanation for what happened in Douma – one that needs to be investigated.
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Mob Rule at the White House
But while we may not be at the extraction point yet, increasingly there are those who think the endgame for this administration is nigh—and indeed, that would be the righteous outcome.
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7 Questions About the Syria Airstrikes That Aren’t Being Asked
The national security establishment and the corporate media have been promoting a confrontational approach, but they’ve been unable to explain how that would lead to a better outcome for the US or the world
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Iraq on Syria Strikes: We've Seen This Movie and It Doesn't End Well
Iraq’s foreign ministry came out strongly against the US, British and French missile strikes on Syria. In a statement issued Saturday, the ministry called the attacks “an extremely dangerous step”that could result in a weakening of regional security. Spokesman Ahmad Mahjub said, “The ministry...
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