Some Leftists Defend Trump Against Russia Collusion Charges

Notable American leftists like Noam Chomsky; Katrina Vanden Heuvel, editor and publisher of The Nation; and journalist Glenn Greenwald of The Intercept are defending Donald Trump against charges of collusion with Russia. So is Mark Penn, a former advisor to Hillary Clinton. Chomsky on the Democracy Now show defended Trump against treason or high crimes and misdemeanors on Russia.... Continue Reading →

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Trump and Putin Share World View

Trump and Putin are both ethno-nationalists and anti-liberals who blame Europeans for embracing globalism and rejecting their Christian roots, as Putin has said, "including the Christian values that constitute the basis of Western civilization. They are denying moral principles and all traditional identities: national, cultural, religious and even sexual. They are implementing policies that equate... Continue Reading →

US Interventions Since the 1950s

To understand why much of the world has a love-hate relationship with the United States, one needs only to delve deeper into the litany of US interventions since the 1950s that Suzy Hansen chronicled in The (UK) Guardian, in an article titled: "Unlearning the Myth of American Innocence": The sheer number of international interventions the US launched in... Continue Reading →

Diplomacy Vs. ‘Appeasement’

A central theme of the campaign between Barack Obama and John McCain is the differing approach toward America's adversaries. It will be interesting to see if the conservative meme that Obama is naive on foreign policy, soft on terrorism and national defense, and too eager to meet with America's enemies will stick. Speaking before the... Continue Reading →

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