The three powers often misread the odds against them. With Russia and China reeling, the next danger is overreach by the United States.
It’s not hip today to praise anything Russian, and indiscriminate discrimination is very much in vogue.
Russia is increasingly becoming the Saudi Arabia of the north.
In not recognizing multiple imperialisms, is the Left also guilty of Americocentrism?
The NATO no-fly zone over Libya caused far more suffering than it prevented. In Ukraine, it would be even worse.
We need a progressive politics that shows solidarity with all victims of military violence — while resisting the militarism of our own government.
No diplomatic solution is possible without serious pressure on Putin.
Launching a “no-fly zone” over Ukraine means starting an air war with Russia. The risks are incalculable.
First, let’s remind ourselves of the catastrophic global consequences of the last one.
Most of the leaders of the alt-right are scrambling to distance themselves from Vladimir Putin. It might be too late.