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Amid New Cold War, US Playing With Fire in Ukraine

The geopolitical struggle over Eurasia has proven to be a relentless affair, one that, in the years to come, will likely contribute both to Beijing's rise and to the ongoing erosion of Washington's once formidable global hegemony.

Alfred W. McCoy ·

As a Former Refugee, I Want Safety for Everyone—No Matter Where They Are Fleeing From

Protecting people forced to flee their homes, no matter where they are from, is our shared responsibility.

Diane Bahati ·

As Death Toll Climbs, NATO Chief Warns Russian War on Ukraine Could 'Last for Years'

While Western powers continue to pour weapons into the region, critics argue that "there's only one way to bring it to an end. That's diplomacy."

Jessica Corbett ·

Diplomacy Ruled Out in Ukraine War

How George Orwell's doublethink became the way of the world.

David Barsamian ·

Amid 'Heightened' Fears of Nuclear War, Dem Lawmakers Urge US to Join Arms Summit

"The United States has a—sadly—unique perspective on the human consequences of the production, testing, and use of nuclear weapons," the four lawmakers assert.

Brett Wilkins ·

'War Crimes': Amnesty Probe Details Hundreds Killed by Russia's Indiscriminate Bombing of Kharkiv

Amnesty International researchers found evidence of widespread use of cluster bombs, which can kill and injure people even after they are dropped.

Julia Conley ·

Lack of Debate Most Worrying Aspect of Congressional Approval of Ukraine Arms Package

Bay State reps and senators support providing $40 billion in mostly military aid on the quiet—risking nuclear war alongside accelerating economic crises at home and abroad.

Jason Pramas ·

LNG Boom Could Add Over 90 Million Tons of Annual Emissions

If pollution from extraction and the eventual burning of gas are accounted for, a new report notes, "the true climate footprint of LNG would be several times higher."

Brett Wilkins ·

Media and Congress Enable Biden's Silence on Increasing Risk of Nuclear War

Refusing to talk about the dangers of thermonuclear destruction makes it more likely, not less.

Norman Solomon ·

Russia's Oil Dependency Pushed Putin's Rush to War

Oil dependence is Putin's bane, and ours.

Sandy Smith-Nonini ·

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