Una declaración del Partido Socialismo y Liberación (EE.UU.)
"The U.S. takes a stand that they set the policy for the rest of the world; they violate other countries’ sovereignty with what they feel is impunity.
Listening to the politicians or the corporate media, it would be easy to believe that the coup in the Ukraine has ushered in new era of democracy for the people of that country. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Ukraine’s coup government is backed by the biggest Western banks, and in exchange is preparing to enact economic policies that will devastate poor and working-class Ukrainians.
For the United States and Europe, Ukraine is a big prize with large agricultural, industrial and technological sectors that could be exploited.
In recent days, a looming financial collapse in the Eastern Mediterranean island country of Cyprus emerged as the latest flashpoint in the global economic crisis.
Africa’s classic depiction in the mainstream media, as a giant basket case full of endless war, famine and helpless children creates an illusion of a continent utterly dependent on Western handouts.
“No sacrifices for the plutocracy, the oligarchy must pay for the crisis!” chanted tens of thousands of outraged Greek workers Nov. 7.
While the big business media have attempted to portray Greece’s economic crisis as the result of out-of-control social spending and pampered workers, the blame lies solely with the capitalist class.
The traditional political establishment in Greece buckled under the weight of crippling austerity and a mass people’s movement when the country went to the polls May 6.