Vijay Prashad: The Coming Food Crisis: Ukraine War Is Wake-Up Call for Global South

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BreakThrough News on Apr 4, 2022

As the war continues in Ukraine, food prices are going up worldwide – because the world is interdependent on others for food and energy. Peace talks between Russia and Ukraine took place this week in Turkey. Is there hope for peace? What’s coming next?

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Ali Abunimah and Rania Khalek: Ukraine War Exposes US Hypocrisy, Double Standards and Racism

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BreakThrough News on Mar 1, 2022

It’s not for nothing that the US has been called the “United States of Amnesia.” The same leaders who invaded Iraq and killed a million people, who are starving Yemenis and Afghans, who label Palestinians “terrorists” for throwing rocks, and who took every opportunity to escalate rather than de-escalate the conflict in Ukraine since 2014, have suddenly dusted off their international law books with regard to Russia and are celebrating and promising to arm the Ukranian resistance.

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Chris Hedges: Israel’s Secret Weapons–“Combat-Tested” Against the People of Gaza

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RT America on Dec 17, 2016

On this week’s episode of On Contact, Chris Hedges discusses the influence of the Israeli arms industry with independent journalist Rania Khalek. They examine the Israeli weapons and tactics that are tested on Palestinians in occupied territory and then sold to the world. RT Correspondent Anya Parampil looks at the global reach of the Israeli defense industry.

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Greg Palast on Condoleezza Rice teaming up with Chevron

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June 3, 2011

Chevron's Toxic Legacy in Ecuador's Amazon

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on Jun 3, 2011

Former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has teamed up with the Chevron Oil Corporation and a think tank to reduce poverty worldwide. While Rice has been long affiliated with Chevron, their gameplan seems the most unlikely part of the equation. Chevron wouldn’t pay for poisoning 1,400 people by dumping oil in Ecuador, so why would they care about the Third World now? Investigative journalist Greg Palast says this partnership is fooling no one but the American press.

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