The Hunger Games: How Modern Imperialism Creates Famine Around the World July 3, 2017
Countries like Yemen, Chad and South Sudan have been devastated by famine and starvation in recent years, with millions of people suffering despite a global surplus of food. But the problem is not a lack of resources - they are starving
The Passion Of Colin Kaepernick By Eric Draitser
By directly challenging white supremacy, racism and imperialism, Colin Kaepernick is making himself a household name for all the right reasons. And the NFL, its billionaire owners and the corporate errand boys of sports journalism simply cannot stand it.
The Sordid History Of State Sponsored Terrorism Against Iran By Eric Draitser
For decades, Western empires have waged a silent war against Iran, using tactics ranging from supporting known terrorist groups to deposing the country’s leaders and leveraging regional rivalries. The war continues today, even as the U.S. condemns Iran for sponsoring terrorism
The Strategy Behind Washington’s Destabilization Of Venezuela By Eric Draitser
Venezuela represents everything that the U.S. opposes in the region: socialism, anti-imperialism, economic independence via energy exports and a viable ally for China, Russia, Iran and other countries that oppose the hegemonic designs of Washington.
NATO’s War Of Resources Is Causing A Humanitarian Crisis In West Africa By Eric Draitser
As millions suffer from hunger, disease, illiteracy and grinding poverty in the Lake Chad region of West Africa, a sinister game of resource extraction and exploitation is playing out, with geopolitics at the heart of it all.
How The CIA And A Tech Startup Are Arming Police, Intelligence Agencies By Eric Draitser
Police officers and private security contractors are getting hi-tech help with their surveillance efforts - and the CIA is picking up the tab.
Trump’s Russia Charm Offensive Is Meant To Isolate Iran, China By Eric Draitser
Donald Trump and his administration have been conspicuously cozy towards Russia since coming into power. But their friendliness is likely motivated not by genuine interest in improving relations, but by a desire to control and contain Iran and China.
Labor Leaders Stump For Trump As White House Prepares Attack On Workers By Eric Draitser
Organized labor has been under attack in the US for at least forty years, and the ascendance of Donald Trump to the presidency signals a new and dangerous period not just for trade unions, but for the entire working class.
Obama’s Legacy In Latin America: Militarization, Right-Wing Coups, & The Rule Of Wall St. By Eric Draitser
With just hours left for the Obama administration, independent geopolitical analyst Eric Draitser reviews the president’s legacy of destabilizing, militarizing, and exploiting Latin America.
Obama’s Legacy In Africa: Terrorism, Civil War & Military Expansion By Eric Draitser
Independent geopolitical analyst Eric Draitser examines the effect of the Obama administration on Africa. What he finds is less hope and change, and more chaos and death.