Russiagate

Open Letter From the American Committee for US-Russia Accord

The American Committee for US-Russia Accord A call for a new era of diplomacy and engagement between the U.S. and Russia Introduction The dangerous and in many ways unprecedented deterioration in relations between the United States and the Russian Federation…

Russia Takes its Information War with United States to Africa

By Kester Kenn Klomegah In her weekly media briefing July 23, Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova criticized United States support for educational programs, media and NGOs in Africa. In addition, Zakharova said “the allocation of grants fits into the White…

West Point Professor Builds a Case Against the U.S. Army

West Point Professor Tim Bakken’s new book The Cost of Loyalty: Dishonesty, Hubris, and Failure in the U.S. Military traces a path of corruption, barbarism, violence, and unaccountability that makes its way from the United States’ military academies (West Point, Annapolis, Colorado…

Ukrainegate’s Failures

By David Swanson The weaknesses of Ukrainegate are on display in a new book by Neal Katyal (“with Sam Koppelman”) making the case for Ukrainegate, but titled “Impeach: The Case Against Donald Trump.” It’s not, of course, the case against Donald…

For the First Time in My Life I’m Against Impeaching the President

By David Swanson I had hoped to make the above statement after electing a president whom I did not consider a vile mass-murderous warmongering climate-destroying threat to humanity. I’m saying it early. I’m saying it while Trump is president. But…

The Resistance Takes a Stand for Keeping Trump in Office

I’m old enough to remember when Nancy Pelosi was telling us that Trump would impeach himself. Now, Trump’s “not worth it,” as if impeachment is a favor you bestow on those most worthy. Jerrold Nadler is proposing to fine Trump for refusing to…

Three lessons for the left from the Mueller inquiry

By Jonathan Cook Here are three important lessons for the progressive left to consider now that it is clear the inquiry by special counsel Robert Mueller into Russiagate is never going to uncover collusion between Donald Trump’s camp and the Kremlin in…

The Roots of Russiagate in Aaron Burr’s “Treason”

The progressive liberal Democratic-Republican hero was supposed to be handed the presidency in 1800, and instead there was a tie. Somebody was going to have to pay. And the proper payment would be a charge of treason. We know that…

Trump Has Been Broken by the Military/Security Complex

by Paul Craig Roberts, Dec 9, 2018 In order to protect himself from the military/security complex, President Trump has abandoned his intention of normalizing relations with Russia. Just as the neoconservative ideology needs US hegemony, the military/security complex needs an…

Russia, Russia, Russia: America’s Theater of the Absurd

By Gary Corseri The recent article, linked-to below, by columnist Matt Taibbi of Rolling Stone, covers a lot of ground; with thoroughness, wit and clear thinking. Mostly, Taibbi pinpoints how much trouble and confusion we’ve managed to create for ourselves…

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