By John Ross, Pressenza As the U.S. and the G7 (comprising Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States) insist that cutting off food exports from Ukraine poses the biggest threat to world food security, rather than admitting the far more powerful negative effect of Western sanctions against Russia, their propaganda […]
U.S. Unveils Sponsorship Program to Resettle Ukrainian Refugees, Discourage Travel to U.S.-Mexico Border
By Camilo Montoya-Galvez, CBS News The Biden administration is launching a program that will allow U.S. citizens and groups to financially sponsor Ukrainians displaced by the Russian invasion of their country so that they can come to the U.S. sooner, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and President Biden announced Thursday. Ukrainians who are selected […]
New York City, NY USA March 19, 2022. Ukrainian mothers marched from Unicef offices to Fox News then Times Square bringing attention to the child tragedy in Ukraine because of the Russian invasion. (Shutterstock) By Arun Venugopal, Gothamist On the morning of Feb. 24, the day the Russian military launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, […]
When congressional Republicans had a chance to impeach and convict Trump for blackmailing Zelensky, 247 of them refused.
Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky attends the Eastern Partnership summit in Brussels, Belgium on December 15, 2021 (Shutterstock) By John Nichols, The Nation Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky got a hero’s welcome from the US Congress this week, with Republicans joining Democrats in applauding for the embattled leader of a country that is resisting a brutal Russian […]
Lviv, Ukraine – February 26, 2022. People in railway station of western Ukrainian city of Lviv waiting for the train to Poland. (Shutterstock) By Linda Nwoke It’s been over twelve days since the commencement of Russia’s offensive attack and onslaught against Ukraine on February 24, 2022. The UN reports more than 1400 civilian casualties, including […]
‘Freedom Will Triumph Over Tyranny’: Biden’s First State of the Union Echoes Themes From the Cold War
Washington, District of Columbia, USA – January 14, 2022: Joe Biden explains how the bipartisan Infrastructure Bill will help rebuild America’s bridges. (Shutterstock) By Allison M. Prasch, The Conversation It was a familiar scene. The president of the United States strode down the aisle of the U.S. House of Representatives to deliver the State of […]
Moroccan students recount their experience of discrimination at the hands of Ukrainian soldiers and citizens as they fled the Russian war.
Medyka, Poland 03.05.2022 – Refugees from Ukraine at the border crossing in Medyka. (Shutterstock) By Arwa Ibrahim, Aljazeera When Amani al-Attar left Dnipro in southeast Ukraine on the second day of the Russian invasion, she thought it would be a matter of hours before she crossed into the safety of neighbouring Poland. Instead, the 25-year-old […]
Protecting Ukrainians From Deportation Points the Way Toward Other Immigration Reforms, Advocates Say
By Jasmine Aguilera, Time Immigrant advocates cheered the Biden Administration’s move late Thursday to offer Ukrainians Temporary Protected Status (TPS), which will protect those currently in the United States from deportation and provide them with a work permit. Roughly 34,000 Ukrainians will likely benefit, according to the American Immigration Council. “In these extraordinary times, we […]
Budapest, Hungary – 03 01 2022: War refugees are waiting at the train station while the Hungarian red cross and volunteers are giving out clothes, food, water, pillows and other donations. (Shutterstock) By Grace Hauck, USA Today Hundreds of refugees from Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq and Yemen were stranded at the border of Belarus and Poland […]
“If your response to war in Ukraine is ‘they’re just like us,’ remember that so are the people of Yemen, Syria, Kurdistan, Iraq, Afghanistan, Palestine,” said one British lawmaker.
By Julia Conley, The Real News The Arab and Middle Eastern Journalists Association on Sunday was among those criticizing coverage from major international news outlets which suggested the Ukrainian people are more worthy of sympathy than victims of other military conflicts in Palestine, Iraq, Afghanistan, and elsewhere outside of Europe. A viral video showing a […]