American Russophobia: A Tale of Neocon, Liberal, and Progressive Warmongers

American Russophobia: A Tale of Neocon, Liberal, and Progressive Warmongers

After several months of Russian “special operations” in Ukraine, it might be worth asking whether the U.S.-Russia proxy war is headed toward regime-change in Moscow, or at least efforts at regime change. For Washington, after Serbia, Iraq, Libya, Ukraine, and all the others, Russia must surely represent the ultimate, perhaps final, such operation.  In fact,…

Who Rules Europe?

Who Rules Europe?

The European Union and the euro must be unwound and Germany and France must again plough their own furrows, Declan Hayes writes. Though explaining who really rules Europe begins with the Peloponnesian wars and carries on through our more recent Napoleonic wars, it only ends when the governance issues Pericles and Plato first raised are…

Biden, Zelensky and the Neocons

Biden, Zelensky and the Neocons

There are many backstories surfacing from what is going on in Ukraine and Washington that have been largely ignored amid the drumbeat of casualty counts combined with claims and counter-claims from the two sides. Two stories that I believe have received insufficient attention are the US government’s three decades long obsession with weakening and de…