http://youtu.be/8WUnMuvxnmoEric Draitser of StopImperialism.com provides his analysis of the controversy surrounding the Obama administration’s targeted assassination program and, specifically, of it’s targeting of US citizens. Draitser points out the blatant violations of the US Constitution and the impact of continued propaganda on the American people. He also outlines how the War on Terror is used as an open-ended pretext to justify other systematic war crimes committed by the US government all over the world.
Eric Draitser of StopImperialism.org appears on “Between the Lines” to discuss the situation in Ukraine. He provides a general outline of the key forces involved, explaining the different factions and their political ideologies. He further examines the nature of the European “Association Agreement”, the political blackmail inherent in it, and the role the agreement played in precipitating the crisis.
The situation in Ukraine is evolving by the hour. Right wing ultranationalists and their “liberal” collaborators have taken control of the Rada (Ukrainian parliament) and deposed the democratically elected, though utterly corrupt and incompetent, President Yanukovich.
Former Prime Minister, and convicted criminal, Yulia Tymoshenko has been freed, and is now making common cause with Right Sector, Svoboda, and the other fascist elements, while the opposition’s nominal leaders such as Arseny Yatsenyuk and Vitali Klitschko begin to fade into the background.
In Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin undoubtedly watches with anxiousness. In Washington, Victoria Nuland and the Obama administration rejoice. However, perhaps the most critical development of all is soon to emerge in Europe, as the forces of Western finance capital prepare to welcome Ukraine into the fold. They will come bearing the usual neoliberal gifts: austerity and “economic liberalization.” (Read entire article)