Interview – Ukraine, Russia, and Western Media

August 20, 2014 at 5:03 PM

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Eric Draitser appears on Voice of Russia to discuss the role of western media in shaping how Americans and Europeans understand the conflict in Ukraine, Russian perspectives, and more.  Draitser explains that the US corporate media is a propaganda mouthpiece of US foreign policy, and that the coverage of Ukraine from US and European media has merely parroted the talking points of US-NATO.  He examines how anti-Russian attitudes are deeply embedded in US public consciousness, and therefore it’s not at all surprising to see how public opinion is so easily molded to fit the interests of Washington.  Draitser also details how the long-standing policy of NATO expansion is part of a broader post-Soviet imperial agenda, one that has defined US foreign policy for more than two decades.  This and much more…

StopImperialism.org Update

August 13, 2014 at 1:46 PM

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Ceasefire in Ukraine?

July 30, 2014 at 6:55 PM

http://youtu.be/9ZGSdCI47DkEric Draitser of StopImperialism.org provides his analysis of the latest diplomatic and political developments in Ukraine.  He explains that the alleged ceasefire proposal that US Secretary of State Kerry mentioned in his comments is little more than a disingenuous and cynical ploy by Kiev to buy time and present themselves as interested in peace, all the while bombing civilians.  Draitser explains that Kiev is merely a puppet of Washington and that the latest developments are still further confirmation of that.delimeter3

Ukraine’s War on Journalists

July 28, 2014 at 2:37 PM

http://youtu.be/uUGz-8q4stUEric Draitser appears on RT (June 25, 2014) to discuss the release of RT contributor Graham Phillips by the Ukrainian military which took him hostage.  Draitser explains that this incident was merely the most recent example of Kiev’s war on journalists, and that it is yet another example of a pattern of violating international law with the tacit support of Washington and the West,  Draitser notes that the question of culpability is paramount, and that those in positions of authority within the civilian and military bureaucracy of Ukraine should be held accountable. delimeter3

The Propaganda and Politics of MH17

July 28, 2014 at 1:53 PM

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