Sit back and watch Europe commit suicide — Desultory Heroics

Washington’s competition with rising power Russia is so fierce, it is willing to sacrifice Europe. Photo Credit: The Cradle. If the US goal is to crush Russia’s economy with sanctions and isolation, why is Europe in an economic free fall instead? By Pepe Escobar Source: The Cradle The stunning spectacle of the European Union (EU) committing […]

Sit back and watch Europe commit suicide — Desultory Heroics

Amiriyah and Mariupol

Candles lit near the bomb’s entry hole in February 2021, commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Amiriyah shelter bombing

Hand prints of victims inside the shelter

‘Most people would sooner die than think; in fact, they do so.’

Bertrand Russell

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Duplicitous Biden Regime Mission to Venezuela — Desultory Heroics

By Stephen Lendman Source: StephenLendman.org Last weekend, a Biden regime delegation met with  Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and other Bolivarian officials in Caracas. The aim of the first diplomatic contact between both nations since the Trump regime closed the US Caracas embassy in 2019, officially broke with Venezuela’s legitimate government, and illegally designed Juan Guido […]

Duplicitous Biden Regime Mission to Venezuela — Desultory Heroics

Hedges: The Execution of Julian Assange — Desultory Heroics

Original illustration by Mr. Fish, “Mind Games.” He committed empire’s greatest sin. He exposed it as a criminal enterprise. He documented its lies, callous disregard for human life, rampant corruption and innumerable war crimes. And empires always kill those who inflict deep and serious wounds. By Chris Hedges Source: ScheerPost Let us name Julian Assange’s […]

Hedges: The Execution of Julian Assange — Desultory Heroics

Holy Jesus! The US gets its ass handed to it while the bear and panda get down and interbreed!

Panda and Bear handing Joe his ass.

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Those naughty, megalomaniacal Chinese…

Fiery Cross Reef, Spratly Islands

But check out some of what the fair-minded, rules-based Americans have done in Hawaii…

USS Nimitz, Pearl Harbour, Hawaii
US naval base, Pearl Harbour, Hawaii

The Empire Does Not Forgive — Desultory Heroics

The Americans, like the British and the Soviets before them, dug their own graveyard in Afghanistan. By Chris Hedges Source: ScheerPost.com The Carthaginian general Hannibal, who came close to defeating the Roman Republic in the Second Punic War, committed suicide in 181 BC in exile as Roman soldiers closed in on his residence in the […]

The Empire Does Not Forgive — Desultory Heroics

If you want a good understanding of the Jewish/Palestinian conflict, watch this

Do to others as you would have done to yourself.

Israel, the Big Lie — Desultory Heroics

Smoke rises following Israeli airstrikes on a building in Gaza City, Thursday, May 13, 2021. Weary Palestinians are somberly marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, as Hamas and Israel traded more rockets and airstrikes and Jewish-Arab violence raged across Israel. [AP Photo/Hatem Moussa] Israel is not exercising “the right to defend […]

Israel, the Big Lie — Desultory Heroics

Saturday Matinee: Gaza Fights for Freedom — Desultory Heroics

This debut feature film by journalist Abby Martin began while reporting in Palestine, where she was denied entry into Gaza by the Israeli government on the accusation she was a “propagandist.” So Abby connected with a team of journalists in Gaza to produce the film through the blockaded border. This collaboration shows you Gaza’s protest […]

Saturday Matinee: Gaza Fights for Freedom — Desultory Heroics