Ukraine, Western Media, and Liberal Imperialism

March 13, 2014 at 2:07 PM

Eric Draitser of StopImperialism.org appears on Bullet Points with Navid Nasr to discuss the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.  They examine the recent history leading up to the current conflict including the “Orange Revolution” of 2004 and the key individuals from that movement impacting the situaiton today.  Eric and Navid also touch upon a range of issues including historical precedents for understanding the conflict in Ukraine, color revolutions as examples of soft power, the role of the Western media in selling war and US-NATO foreign policy, bourgeois liberalism and its cozy relationship with imperialism and much much more.

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Crimea: Democracy Is Not Democracy…Unless Obama Says It Is…

March 11, 2014 at 10:47 PM

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Ukraine and NATO Expansion

March 11, 2014 at 10:20 PM

http://youtu.be/gRLxz7dUrAEEric Draitser of StopImperialism.org provides his analysis on the latest in Ukraine.  Draitser explains that the US policy of NATO expansion, which has been ongoing since the collapse of the Soviet Union, lies at the heart of the current conflict.  He points out that some in Washington take a pragmatic view of the situation, recognizing that Putin’s maneuvers have led to a strategic victory for Russia.  Moreover, Draitser notes that the illegal government in Kiev, together with its Western sponsors, now looks to create a counter-strategy where there really isn’t one.

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Talking Ukraine on Radio New Zealand

March 10, 2014 at 11:59 PM

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Eric Draitser of StopImperialism.org appears on “Counterpoint” on Radio New Zealand to discuss the situation in Ukraine. Draitser provides his analysis of the geopolitical agenda of the US-NATO in Ukraine and how events on the ground are part of that strategy.  He explains the nature of the opposition and “interim government,” and how they represent the economic and political interests of the West. Additionally, Eric outlines the fascist threat in Ukraine and its parallels throughout Europe. delimeter3

Constructing the Narrative in Ukraine

March 10, 2014 at 1:29 PM

http://youtu.be/XACSmFjieiQ Eric Draitser of StopImperialism.org appears briefly on RT to discuss recent comments from the so called “interim Prime Minister” of Ukraine Yatsenyuk regarding Russia’s military presence in Ukraine.  Draitser explains that his comments are part of the broader attempt to piece together a constructed narrative that justifies the claims of the Western media of Russian aggression in Crimea. delimeter3