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How American Influencers Built a World Wide Web of Vaccine Disinformation

Kiera Butler and Neha Wadekar Mother Jones
Last year, the anti-extremism group Center for Countering Digital Hate found that 65 percent of vaccine disinformation on Facebook and Twitter came from just 12 people, including the activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and the natural lifestyle influencer Dr. Joseph Mercola.

Why Stop at the Russian Oligarchs?

Yanis Varoufakis Project Syndicate
When Russian bombs are destroying Ukrainian cities, there's reason to focus on oligarchs supporting the Kremlin. But do American multi-billionaires and Saudi princes enjoy less political clout, stash less money abroad, and use influence any better?

NATO and the Road Not Taken

Rajan Menon Boston Review
Condemning Putin’s war must go hand in hand with imagining a more just security order.

11 Years of War in Syria

Farrah Hassen Common Dreams
What started as an anti-authoritarian uprising became a brutal international proxy war. However many years pass, the solution remains the same.

Worse Than a Crime; It’s a Blunder

Anatol Lieven, Harold Meyerson, Ryan Cooper The American Prospect
The meaning and consequences of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the West’s response

Today’s Crisis Over Ukraine

Jack F. Matlock, Jr American Committee for US-Russia Accord.
Today we face an avoidable crisis that was predictable, actually predicted, willfully precipitated, but easily resolved by the application of common sense.
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