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Patrick Cockburn: How Polio Shaped My Life

One great difference between the two epidemics and their consequences is that Covid-19 killed far more people

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Patrick Cockburn: The Media Celebrated Julian Assange and is Now Too Afraid to Defend Him

Please Help Znet           Source: Counterpunch Photo by Loredana Sangiuliano/Shutterstock   It has become easier over the last month for governments to kill or imprison journalists whom they want to silence. But the most sinister aspect of this assault on freedom of speech is that it is facing such limited resistance Read more…

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Patrick Cockburn: Will the Ukraine War End Without Destroying All Life on the Planet?

Interview on a descent into nuclear war hell

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Patrick Cockburn: The Rising Threat of Nuclear War

The only way the Kremlin can even up the balance of military power will be through its nuclear arsenal and, in particular, through its 1,000 to 2,000 tactical nuclear weapons

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Patrick Cockburn: Putin has Gambled Everything on His Snap-Invasion of Ukraine

Now His Political Survival in Russia is in Doubt

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Patrick Cockburn: The Northern Ireland Peace Agreement is Crumbling

Boris Johnson does not Seem to Care

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Patrick Cockburn: The west can’t engage China on the climate while also demonizing them

Despite all the apocalyptic predictions of climate catastrophe, the moment when these countries really believe that they face an existential threat has yet to arrive

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Patrick Cockburn: Trumpism and Bidenism Have Much in Common

Old alliances are breaking apart as tectonic changes take place in the way the world works

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Patrick Cockburn: The Taliban Pretend to Show Moderation

The Murderous Reality is Far Different

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Patrick Cockburn: The Choice Facing Afghans: Do a Deal With the Taliban or Flee

“People began to ask why they should die for a lost cause and not reach an agreement with the Taliban as the Americans had just done”

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