An inconvenient lesson: Will the United States learn from Russia’s blunderous war in Ukraine? 

Consider it a remarkable fact of our world that the military which has a budget the size of the next nine countries combined couldn’t win a single one of the conflicts it took on globally in these years. (As last August’s tumultuous withdrawal from Afghanistan showed, it generally couldn’t even come close.)

Source: An inconvenient lesson: Will the United States learn from Russia’s blunderous war in Ukraine? – Alternet.org

How Will the War End?

The war between Russia and Ukraine has not only destroyed the lives of many thousands in both states, but also dealt a heavy blow to left and left-liberal political discourse in the West. Over the course of many years, ideological clichés have developed and worked successfully, allowing a more or less predictable response to any conflict and crisis in the modern world. We knew for sure that the main source of problems is the policy of the conservative elites of the West, aimed at oppressing the peoples of the global South.

Source: How Will the War End? | Portside

Ukraine’s Tale of Two Colonizations

LJUBLJANA – As everyone knows, Volodymyr Zelensky played a Ukrainian president in the television series “Servant of the People” before becoming Ukraine’s president in real life, and that irony led many not to take him seriously (as if a president who previously served in the KGB is better). But less well known is the basic plot of the series.

Source: Ukraine’s Tale of Two Colonizations | Portside