Turkey and the Geopolitics of Syria

March 30, 2014 at 3:07 PM

http://youtu.be/pLBwb4TcpAYEric Draitser of StopImperialism.org appears on Press TV’s “The Debate” to discuss the recent leaked conversation of Turkish officials planning a false flag operation in Syria.  Draitser discusses Turkey’s possible motives and its role in the war in Syria generally.  He also examines the larger geopolitical forces at work in the region, with specific attention to the role of Turkey in US-NATO’s destabilization of Syria.  Draitser touches on a number of other key areas including domestic Turkish politics, the failing terror war in Syria, and much more.delimeter3

Race and the Privatization of Public Education

March 27, 2014 at 6:23 PM

http://youtu.be/ZzNZaDQE_bYEric Draitser of StopImperialism.org appears on Press TV to discuss the racial inequalit in US public education.  Draitser explains that the US Department of Education’s recent study only scratches the surface of the much broader issue of institutionalized racism in education. Draitser explains that this is part of the broader privatization movement which disproportionately affects children in minority neighborhoods and high needs schools.  He further adds that the Obama administration, like the Bush administration before it, is complicit in this trend and therefore should point the finger only at itself.delimeter3

The Financial Elite and the Global Land Grab

March 25, 2014 at 4:07 PM

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Solving the crisis in Ukraine

March 21, 2014 at 1:00 AM

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Ukraine has become a geopolitical and strategic battleground upon which the West (US-EU-NATO) and Russia are struggling for influence. But, underlying this conflict is the need to develop a viable solution, one that would address both the short term and long-term needs of the Ukrainian people and both Russia and the West. The deep political divisions within Ukraine, exacerbated in recent months with the ouster of the Yanukovich government, will require careful diplomacy and mediation in order to be resolved. Additionally, the economic crisis afflicting the country – a crisis which dates back to well before the February coup – will equally require a multi-faceted and inclusive solution that benefits all interested parties. Naturally, achieving these high-minded goals will not be easy; however, they are necessary in order to chart a course toward a prosperous and stable future for Ukraine. (Read entire article)

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McCain, Ukraine, and the Political Game

March 21, 2014 at 12:48 AM

http://youtu.be/ZkhGJekivtwEric Draitser of StopImperialism.org provides his analysis of the latest statements by US Senator John McCain regarding Russia and the US response to the referendum in Crimea.  Draitser explains that McCain speaks for the neocon establishment and their Cold War mentality, and that his role is to inflame US opinion as much as possible.  Draitser notes that much of this is in relation to domestic US politics and the fact that the US has, not for the first time, been out-maneuvered by Russian President Vladimir Putin.  Also, Draitser provides his analysis of what McCain left out of his statements and why it’s important.delimeter3