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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.

Can Ukrainians Survive East-West Conflict and Their Own Bad Actors?

Jerry Harris and Garret Virchick Organizing Upgrade
Short of the emergence of a progressive people’s movement in Ukraine, there may be little that can be done to stabilize the country and prevent bloodshed. What is needed is a strategy the Bolsheviks called “revolutionary defeatism.”
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