War in Ukraine
U.S. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan told reporters on Monday that weapons and other equipment, including anti-aircraft and anti-ship missiles, Humvees and Puma drones, are being sent to Ukraine and NATO allies at “an unprecedented pace.”
At the UN Security Council, in the White House and at NATO briefings, the military officials, politicians and the press only seem to be able to discuss sending more weapons instead of finding a lasting, diplomatic solution to the crisis.
“The First Casualty of War is Truth”
We also highlight two speakers from CovertAction’s April 1 Teach-in Webinar – War in Ukraine: How the Lies of Empire Stand in the Way of a Diplomatic Resolution. Chris de Ploeg, author Ukraine in the Crossfire, and Gerald Horne, historian, author, Chair of History and African American Studies at the University of Houston, shared knowledge about the history of the run-up to the crisis between NATO and Ukraine.
Anniversary of the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
In addition, we mark the anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. and what role the U.S. government may have played in his shooting, the missing 457 minutes of Trump’s call logs on January 6, 2021, and more.
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About the Author
Rachel Hu is a journalist with “BreakThrough News,” a new independent media project, where she hosts the podcast “It’s Not You, It’s Capitalism.”
She is also a host on WBAI 99.5FM in NYC and has been an anti-war and anti-racist activist with the ANSWER Coalition for the last decade.
Rachel can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chris Garaffa has been an anti-imperialist and social justice organizer since joining the movement against the Iraq war in 2003.
Chris is a weekly guest on Sputnik Radio’s “By Any Means Necessary,” and co-hosts the podcast “The Reboot,” focusing on the intersection between technology and human rights.
Chris can be reached at: email@example.com.