StopImperialism.org Update

August 13, 2014 at 1:46 PM

Hello Friends and New Visitors,

Please note that StopImperialism.org is currently experiencing some technical issues that might take some time to resolve.  To follow my media appearances, articles, and more, please visit StopImperialism.blogspot.com which will serve as a temporary repository for my work.  The regular site will be undergoing some maintenance in the coming weeks, but will be back very soon.  Please keep checking the site for updates.  Also, in case there’s any confusion, the site will continue to function and all content from July and earlier is still available, it is only new content that will appear on the blogspot site.

I want to express my sincere gratitude to all those who continue to follow and support my work and spread the message.  This is a collaboration with all of you.  I look forward to continuing to put out high quality analysis and commentary, even while StopImperialism.org is undergoing some much needed maintenance.  The site will return better than ever, with new features and options to make the experience even better. 

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In Solidarity,

Eric Draitser
StopImperialism.org 

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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Is Kiev lying? Or is Kiev lying?

July 25, 2014 at 8:45 PM

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The current conflict in Ukraine provides a plethora of examples of the power of doublethink in shaping narratives in order to justify any actions, beliefs, and statements that are either untrue or so grossly distorted as to be entirely unbelievable.

The novelist George Orwell coined the term doublethink in his classic dystopian novel 1984. He defined doublethink as “The power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them…To tell deliberate lies while genuinely believing in them, to forget any fact that has become inconvenient, and then, when it becomes necessary again, to draw it back from oblivion for just as long as it is needed, to deny the existence of objective reality and all the while to take account of the reality which one denies.”

Although the concept is elucidated in a work of fiction, it has clear and unmistakable parallels in the real world that, like Oceania – the supranational state in which the novel takes place – is in a state of constant war, and seemingly has been from time immemorial.

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