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Michael Walsh on Medvedev’s ominous warning

Listen HERE Michael Walsh, AFP’s Spain-based Europe correspondent, joins me, Kevin Barrett, AFP’s North Africa correspondent, for a little trans-Mediterranean dialogue. In his recent American Free Press article Michael Walsh notes that Putin’s right-hand man, Dmitry Medvedev,  advocates “the reduction of Kiev to ashes” and says the defeat of the West is “inevitable.” The reason should have been obvious to Western policy-makers from the get-go: “For Western countries, it is a distant conflict but for Russia, it is a war of self-preservation…” Or to use the hackneyed and somewhat un-Muslim metaphor on involvement vs. commitment: In a ham-and-eggs breakfast, the…


LIVE RADIO! Edward Curtin says “We are pissing our lives away on abstractions”; Michael Walsh on Medvedev’s ominous warning

Listen live Fridays noon to 2pm Eastern on Revolution.Radio later archived at First hour: Edward Curtin‘s new essay is “Numbed by Numbers on the Way to the Digital Palace.” He writes: “We are pissing our lives away on abstractions, forgetting that notation is a system of symbols that direct us to what they intend.  The key is to grasp what is intended.  The cognitive construction of the number system is a useful tool, but when it is pushed as the essential tool to grasp the meaning of life it has become a tool of control…The Internet and digital media are the…