Tag Archives: Russia

The Anti-Empire Report #160

September 20, 2018 William Blum takes on the Washington Post again, in the person of columnist Max Boot, formerly of the Wall Street Journal Dear Mr. Boot, You write: “Every administration since Franklin D. Roosevelt’s has tried to improve relations … Continue reading

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American Crypto-politics

Here are some more thoughts about the ongoing political circus going on in the United States. I use the term crypto-politics, not to suggest a hidden ideology, but rather, hidden political action – what people are annoyingly calling the “deep … Continue reading

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President of Syria Bashar Assad Interview with RT (5-31-18)

“We [Syrians] all don’t trust the Americans for decades, not because of the war, but [because] they say [one] thing and do the opposite. They tell daily lies.” – President Assad

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Past a point of no return: “Russiagate” and the reorientation of U.S. imperialism – Liberation News

This is an illuminating speech by Brian Becker of the Party for Socialism and Liberation, but I have a hard time accepting his claim (and that of many others) that Trump was a surprise to the ruling class. If he … Continue reading

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The Anti-Empire Report #156 – March 15th, 2018 – William Blum

via The Anti-Empire Report #156 – March 15th, 2018 – William Blum

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CrossTalk: Imagining Russia (Extended Version)

I don’t like this show, or RT in general, as much as I used to, but I thought this was a very interesting and enlightening conversation. I do wish Peter Lavelle would shut the hell up and let his guests … Continue reading

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The Myth of “Russian Imperialism”: in defence of Lenin’s analyses | Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal

February 29, 2016 — Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal — A sharp controversy within the international left in recent times has concerned the place occupied by Russia in today’s capitalist world-system. Is Russia an imperialist power, part of the … Continue reading

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Behind the designation of Russia and China as “imperialist”: A case study in theoretical charlatanry – World Socialist Web Site

Despite a swipe at Stalin, which Trotskyists can never resist, and a call for the overthrow of the Russian and Chinese governments (which I would in no way support!) this is a good article debunking the idea that Russia and … Continue reading

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Blood in the Water: the Trump Revolution Ends in a Whimper

The Flynn fiasco is not about national security advisor Michael Flynn’s conversations with the Russian ambassador. It’s much deeper than that. It’s about Russia. Source: Blood in the Water: the Trump Revolution Ends in a Whimper

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Democrats seek to channel opposition to Trump behind anti-Russia offensive – The Greanville Post

Source: Democrats seek to channel opposition to Trump behind anti-Russia offensive – The Greanville Post

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