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How Did Inflation Get So High?

June 24, 2022 By Stephen Gowans “How did inflation get so high?” asks Paul Krugman, from the perch of his column in the New York Times.   “A large part of the story involves shocks like rising oil and food prices … that are outside the control of policymakers,” writes the Nobel prize-winning economist.  “These … Continue reading How Did Inflation Get So High? →

Biden forces Russia to retake all of Ukraine, and maybe even Lithuania.

Eric Zuesse The Soviet Union had included what now are Armenia, Azerbaijan, Byelarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. There is no indication that Russia’s President Vladimir Putin had intended on February 24th anything more than to add to Russia the extremely pro-Russian former Donbass region of Ukraine. Russian […]

New York Post: Biden’s “Purple Cow” Gas Price Fix

New York Post, June 23, 2022 Joe Biden lowering gas prices is as likely as a purple cow on the moon By James Bovard In the latest episode of his “Not My Fault” policy soap opera, President Biden repeated his charge that high gas prices are Russian leader Vladimir Putin’s fault. Unfortunately, the only gas […]
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National Security State Censoring of Anti-Imperialist Voices

The US rulers use many tools to disrupt and disorganize the anti-war and anti-imperialist left. Three discussed here include: (1) corporate control of the news media gives them free reign to spread disinformation and fake news against foreign and domestic targets; (2) they use government and corporate foundation resources to fund and promote a compatible […]