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Is Russia isolated? Unpicking the politics of anti-Putinism

The reports in the French and British press of the G20 held in Australia presented a Putin supposedly isolated by the international community. This is a textbook example of the manipulation of information and misinformation, argues Jacques Sapir. It is not the “international community” that has sought to isolate Vladimir Putin, but the United States … Continue reading

#WW1 : 100 years on capitalism is still the driving force for war

By Domenico Moro This year marks the centenary of the First World War, which began with the signing of the declaration of war by the Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria on July 28, 1914. For the first time in history, and after a hundred years of relative peace, all major powers were involved in a … Continue reading

Colonialism is alive and kicking

IN THE RADICAL PRESS / IL MANIFESTO The EU’s foreign policy continues to be guided by the principle that what is granted to Europeans it is not to be allowed for other peoples, as Kosovo and Ukraine show, says Luciana Castellina. The Europe born in 1957 is not the one dreamed by antifascists imprisoned by … Continue reading

Ukrainian democracy under threat as interim government moves to ban Communist party  

Left-wing MEPS have condemned moves to ban Ukraine’s Communist Party as an attack on the country’s democracy. Reacting to news that Ukrainian President Oleksandr Turchynov has asked Ukraine’s Justice Ministry to consider a ban of the Communist Party of Ukraine, GUE/NGL President Gabi Zimmer declared: “We firmly condemn these moves towards a future ban on the … Continue reading

Russia’s de-dollarization plan and its implications for the world

By Juan Torres Although the Western media is barely addressing it, Russia has been discussing in the last few weeks the adoption of a series of economic measures that would involve a significant change in direction and a powerful response to the sanctions and threats linked to its role in the conflict in the Ukraine and … Continue reading

The Ukrainian crisis has accelerated the reordering of the world

IN THE RADICAL PRESS / MEMOIRE DES LUTTES by Pierre Charasse* The Ukrainian crisis has highlighted the magnitude of the manipulation of Western opinion by the mass media, television channels like CNN, Foxnews, Euronews and many others, as well as print, fed by the north American and European news agencies. The degree to which the … Continue reading

Ukraine, laboratory of future political and social crises in Europe

IN THE RADICAL PRESS / MEMOIRE DES LUTTES By Frederic Lebaron  Illustrating the difficulty, if not impossibility of making predictions in the social sciences, the current events in Ukraine give the impression that history moves a little too fast for observers. The most surprising turnarounds can quickly render obsolete peremptory analyses, and reliable information one … Continue reading

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