Daily Archives: September 12, 2016

USA | “It’s Weird that U.S. Citizens Don’t Know”

In early September 2016, a Veterans For Peace delegation traveled to the small island of Okinawa, Japan to stand in solidarity with the local people to oppose the construction of new helipads. 3 members of the delegation were former US Marines who were once stationed on Okinawa and are now standing with the local people.

How the EU drives war – the Ukrainian example

by Wilhelm Langthaler

As the socio-economic arguments of the elites in favour of the Euro regime have been evaporating, left-liberalism withdraws top a defence line depicting the EU as guarantor of peace. Not only that free-trade steamrolling continues to inflict poverty on Africa and the capitalist periphery as a whole thus stoking conflicts, there is also the special case of Ukraine giving lie to the Europeanist claim.

The EU intended to force Ukraine into a neo-liberal free-trade agreement largely cutting its vital economic tries to Russia. The internal conflict over this capitulation allowed the nationalist bloc to seize state power. As the vast majority of the south-eastern population did not want to be ruled by rightist anti-Russian forces a popular rebellion developed which the Kiev regime put down by military force. In Donbass, the old Soviet industrial heartland, they, however, failed while the popular forces could take over with Russian support.

Unworthy victims: Western wars have killed four million Muslims since 1990

by Nafeez Ahmed

March 2015, the Washington DC-based Physicians for Social Responsibility (PRS) released a landmark study concluding that the death toll from 10 years of the “War on Terror” since the 9/11 attacks is at least 1.3 million, and could be as high as 2 million.

UK | EU flags waved at Last Night of the Proms in anti-Brexit protest

Concertgoers at The Last Night Of The Proms have shown their solidarity with the European Union by waving EU flags during the performance.