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The crisis in the Ukraine seems to grow in intensity and danger by the day. As in every conflict involving global military powers, there is a great deal of information that is being circulated on the Internet and by both mainstream and alternative media, much of it confusing, incomplete, conflicting and at times intentionally misleading.
In the case of what is happening in Ukraine, there are conflicting perspectives on the right and left and within the traditional antiwar movement.
The list of resources that follows provides links to articles that may be helpful to those trying to make sense of all the competing claims. These resources are not intended to reflect all points of view. Most of these articles offer critical perspectives and analysis that run counter to the narrative offered by government sources and the maintstream commercial media.
These sources were assembled by Andrew Lichterman of Western States Legal Foundation and Michael Eisenscher of U.S. Labor Against the War for United for Peace & Justice. The inclusion of any particular source or point of view does not imply endorsement or concurrence by either of them or their organizations.
For Ukrainians, the main threat is capitalism
Economics of disintegration in Ukraine
Four Ways The Ukraine Crisis Could Escalate To Use Of Nuclear Weapons
First Syria, Now Ukraine: What Explains the U.S. Public's Reluctance to Intervene?
Maidan or anti-Maidan? The Ukraine situation requires more nuance
Ukraine: Weekend Rendez-Vous With History
Why US fracking companies are licking their lips over Ukraine
The Errand-Boys of Europe
Cold War Again: Who’s Responsible?
The Danger of False Narrative
Crimea annexes Russia
Ukraine Fallout: Putin Hands The Pentagon A Rationale For New Nuclear Weapons
Perestroika 2014. The Reasons Behind Moscow’s Firm Stance on Ukraine
NATO's Eastward Expansion: Did the West Break Its Promise to Moscow?
OLDER MATERIAL, alphabetical by author
Distorting Russia: How the American
media misrepresent Putin, Sochi and Ukraine
A New Cold War? Ukraine Violence
Escalates, Leaked Tape Suggests US Was Plotting Coup
Ukraine: The Clash of Partnerships
Ukraine: Out of the Frying Pan
Ukraine is stuck in a post-Soviet
The Dark Side of the Ukraine
Ten Things You Need to Know about
The Untold Story of the Ukrainian
Polite intervention’ and the
Why Obama shouldn't fall for
Putin's Ukrainian folly
US fueled rise of Neo-Nazis in
Ukraine, McCain stands with Oleh
Ukraine: One Regime Change Too
Getting Ukraine Wrong
The clash in Crimea is the fruit
of western expansion
Most Say U.S. Should "Not Get
Too Involved" in Ukraine Situation
Let Ukrainians Determine Their Own
Who Benefits From Ukraine's Economic Crisis?
Kiev snipers hired by Maidan
leaders - leaked EU's Ashton phone tape
U.S. Peace Council Statement on
The Ukraine crisis calls for less
bluster, more common sense
Straight Talk on the US and
Ukraine, Putin, and the West