July 8, 2013 at 4:09 PM

delimeter4Thank you to those of you who have contacted me asking about the podcast and my other work.  I am happy to announce that the Stop Imperialism podcast will be returning the week of July 15th, 2013.  I will be producing new episodes, as well more interviews which will be available in their entirety to the Stop Imperialism audience.

It is also my pleasure to announce that, along with my colleague Nile Bowie, I will be taking over the Land Destroyer site (landdestroyer.blogspot.com) from Tony Cartalucci, and will also publish my content there. Please be sure to add the site to your bookmarks, RSS feeds, etc. if it isn’t already.

Additionally, please look for my new feature article on the elections in Zimbabwe, which will be in the print issue of Counterpunch available at counterpunch.org later this month.

I am working on developing an email list and/or newsletter which will include announcements, articles, etc. So if you’d like to be added to the list, please contact me at ericdraitser@gmail.com.  I cannot say specifically when I will be launching the email newsletter, but it will be in the next few weeks.

My sincere appreciation to all of you who continue to follow my work and support Stop Imperialism.  I am committed to providing as much high-quality content as possible with no advertising or sponsorship.  If you can contribute, please do so using the Paypal button on the site.  You can give a one-time donation or sign up for a recurring monthly donation.

If you have any questions, suggestions or concerns, please email me at ericdraitser@gmail.com.


Eric Draitser


Zimbabwe Elections on Black Agenda Radio

July 2, 2013 at 1:07 PM

Zimbabwe elections 2013


Reality Principle #33 on Boiling Frogs

June 27, 2013 at 6:30 PM


delimeter3“Syria, NATO, and the Global Empire” with Rick Rozoff



This week Eric sits down for an in depth conversation with independent journalist and geopolitical expert Rick Rozoff of Stop NATO. Eric and Rick examine the latest developments in Syria with a particular focus on the regional and international geopolitics. They discuss the role of Russian diplomacy and Putin’s strategic outlook in the Middle East and beyond. Additionally, Eric and Rick break down in detail the competing pipeline projects throughout Central Asia, and discuss how these developments impact current events internationally.

The second half of the interview focuses primarily on the global development of NATO, specifically its expansion to South America, Africa, and elsewhere. The conversation also touches upon the economic context within which these important geopolitical developments are occurring, with specific attention to free trade and the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Rick Rozoff- Boiling Frogs Post Contributing Author & Analyst Rick Rozoff is an investigative journalist based in Chicago and has been an active opponent of war, militarism and intervention for over 40 years. He manages the Stop NATO e-mail list, and is the editor of Stop NATO, a website on the threat of international militarization, especially on the globalization of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Mr. Rozoff has a graduate degree in European literature .


The Geopolitics of the Snowden Case

June 26, 2013 at 3:30 PM

Eric appears on RT to discuss the latest developments in the Snowden case,  Eric explains some of the critical details and provides his analysis of the geopolitical conflicts emerging in the case, particularly with regard to the US relationship with both Russia and China.


Jobs, Free Trade, and America’s Depression

June 26, 2013 at 2:00 PM

Eric is featured in this week’s “Inside Out” on the issue of the outsourcing of jobs.  Eric explains how the ideology of free trade has precipitated this labor crisis, and that most Americans, especially young people, are bearing the burden of the economic crisis.  Additionally, Eric traces the root of the problem directly to the ruling class and their elected servants who are little more than representatives of capital and finance.  Highlighting a few marginalized groups, he critiques the notion that Obama’s policies are intended to do anything other than serve Wall St. and the 1%.  Eric’s segment begins at 14:30.