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Turn of the times and Negotiations instead of truce

https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2023/01/24/18853962.php “Public opinion continues to cling to pragmatism and pacifism. Skepticism toward military means has even increased since the beginning of the war.” For example, in a May poll, 49 percent thought, “The most important thing is to end the … Continue reading

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Russia’s war against Ukraine and What are the war aims?

https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2023/01/21/18853908.php Russia’s war against Ukraine and What are the war aims? by Peter Becker and Gen. Erich Vad Erich Vad is an ex-brigade general. From 2006 to 2013, he was the military policy advisor to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. He … Continue reading

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How foreign policy elites are losing all contact with their citizens and Davos 2023

https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2023/01/17/18853844.php In addition to the destruction of two countries, trillions of squandered dollars, a massive refugee crisis, a new generation of U.S. war veterans in need of lifelong assistance, and countless dead as well as wounded, these “elites” are largely … Continue reading

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What are the chances for peace in Ukraine?

https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2023/01/15/18853826.php There must be another way to peace. But there can only be if we stop believing that only weapons or the annexation of foreign territories can bring peace; if we accept that the world does not belong only to … Continue reading

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Negotiated Solution – No Alternative!

https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2023/01/12/18853805.php NATO intervention seems unlikely so far, after U.S. President Biden ruled out direct military intervention even in the run-up to the war…Nevertheless, a further escalation of the war cannot be ruled out. At present, the powerless left has only … Continue reading

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Cacophony of Corporatism, Subsidies and Inheritance Tax

https://la.indymedia.org/news/2023/01/301361.php Cacophony of Corporatism, Subsidies & Inheritance Tax by T Regenauer, A Landgraf & V Grossmann History is written by the winners. The Orwellian “memory hole” has long been a reality and could soon lead to subsequent generations no longer … Continue reading

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The Battle for Social Democracy and Unfettered Capitalism

https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2023/01/07/18853715.php Two opposing schools of thought face each other at the sickbed: neoliberalism and social democracy. But didn’t the death-bells of neoliberalism ring in the course of the financial market crisis? Were not neoliberals unmasked as charlatans who first caused … Continue reading

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Utopias and Dystopias as Places of Mental Retreat and Cooperation with China

https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2022/12/30/18853642.php Joe Biden and his foreign policy team are in many ways still entrenched in the Cold War era, and his administration has generally taken a far more antagonistic stance toward China than Obama. It is not surprising, then, that … Continue reading

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Rethinking the State and Rent Madness

https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2023/01/04/18853674.php The right to housing for everyone must be understood as a public challenge and presupposes the de-commodification of the housing supply, a democratization of urban policy, and breach with the real estate exploitation coalition.  Rethinking the State by Hartmut … Continue reading

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Reflection on the Political Crisis and Right-wing Populism

https://la.indymedia.org/news/2023/01/301354.php Reflections on the Political Crisis and Right-wing Populism by Frank Deppe and Dieter Boris, 2019 Reflections on the character of the political crisis by Frank Deppe [This article posted in March 2019 is translated from the German on the … Continue reading

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