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'It's Only Getting Worse': IMF Chief Says Global Recession Risk Rising

"It is going to be a tough 2022—and possibly an even tougher 2023," warned Kristalina Georgieva, who heads the neoliberal financial institution.

Brett Wilkins ·


Just How Much Bigger Is the US-NATO Military Force Than Russia's?

The Atlantic Alliance has called Moscow its 'most significant and direct threat,' but how do both sides' militaries actually compare?

Anatol Lieven ·


The Global NATO Alliance, the European Left, and the Crack in Everything

The Democratic Party is unquestioningly supporting an endless proxy war and has been reluctant to press President Biden to prioritize a negotiated settlement to the war.

Joseph Gerson ·


Corporate Media Continue Double-Standard on When 'Self-Determination' Is a Good Thing

An American public that the corporate media have given only part of the story is more likely to acquiesce to a war with no end in sight.

Gregory Shupak ·


Model Shows Nuclear War Would Cause Millennia-Long 'Little Ice Age'

"We hope that this new study will encourage more nations to ratify the ban treaty," one of the paper's co-authors said, referring to the landmark Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

Brett Wilkins ·


Surging Prices Amid Ukraine War Have Pushed 71 Million People Worldwide Into Poverty

As the cost-of-living crisis intensifies, said one U.N. official, "the threat of increased social unrest grows by the day."

Julia Conley ·


Russian Official Makes Nuclear Threat Over US Support for Ukraine War Crimes Probe

Another official responded to Western sanctions by suggesting that Russia could reclaim Alaska.

Brett Wilkins ·


What If? A Speech for President Biden in These Dark Times

Could Biden lift the shadow of a world darkened by war, suffering and the looming threat of nuclear annihilation?

Jeff Vogel ·


We Must End the Illusion of Military Dominance

We have simply not dedicated the resources to wage peace in the same determined, relentless way we have waged war. This must change.

Kevin Martin ·


We Must End the Dangerous Downplaying of a Possible Nuclear War With Russia

Teaching a schoolyard bully like Putin a lesson can be satisfying, but it’s a crazy idea when the bully has nuclear arms and humiliating him could set off World War III.

Linda McQuaig ·

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