Two years since the Kiev coup

(The only exception I have to this otherwise, decent article is the fact that she says Yanukovych was “anti-democratic”. He wasn’t anti-democratic, he was anti-EU, along with the vast majority of Ukraine’s people. They decided against joining the EU and were siding with Russia and for that, he had to go.)

by Andrea Peters, WSWS

In February 2014, Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych was overthrown in a right-wing coup backed by the US and Germany. In the months leading up to and after this event, the World Socialist Web Site exposed the forces behind the “Maidan” movement, which was led by a combination of free-marketeers, ultra-nationalists and neo-fascists who exploited popular discontent with Yanukovych to install a virulently anti-Russian government with close ties to Washington and Berlin.

The analysis of the WSWS then and now demonstrates the immense chasm separating it from a line-up of pseudo-left tendencies such as the International Socialist Organization (ISO) in the US, the New Anti-capitalist Party of France (NPA), and the Russian Socialist Movement (RSM), which applauded the Maidan “revolution” and claimed that it bore some sort of progressive character. Hailing the ouster of Yanukovych as a positive transformation that could be utilized by the “left” for its own purposes, they sought to cover up the fact that the real target of the coup was not the anti-democratic and corrupt practices of Yanukovych, but the working class of Ukraine, Russia and the world.

In taking this position, these organizations simply extended their support for imperialism to a new domain. Having backed the interventions in Libya and Syria, portraying these imperialist wars for regime-change as democratic revolutions, they lined up behind Washington and Berlin and their fascistic proxy forces in Ukraine. In 2011, for instance, the NPA’s Gilbert Achcar wrote: “Every general rule admits of exceptions. This includes the general rule that UN-authorized military interventions by imperialist powers are purely reactionary ones and can never achieve a humanitarian or positive purpose.

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The Regime Change Alchemist George Soros Pushing for Major EU Policy Fixes Due to Refugee “Crisis”

by Scott Creighton

UPDATE: Right on time, John Oliver uses his left cover to inform his audience how they should and shouldn’t talk about the refugee “crisis”

John goes on to voice support for Soros’ plan forcing EU nations to take in these refugees.

“Studies show an influx of immigrants into economies tend to raise wages for everyone else” John Oliver

Are you kidding? Is that a joke?

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From Ukraine to Serbia, from Macedonia to #BlackLivesMatter, George Soros has a long, well-established history of using his “Open” Society influence to destabilize nations in preparation for some form of regime change which always ends up a profitable venture for the vulture capitalist.

The other day, George chimed in on the ongoing refugee ‘crisis’ via an OpEd for Project Syndicate, billed as a “global opinion” website. It’s a website where you have folks like Gordon Brown pushing the refugee “crisis” as justification for his global charter school scam, Henry Miller telling everyone to stop believing all those lying scientists when they say GMOs are bad for us and Richardo Housman telling us all we have nothing to fear from the IMF.

Mr. Soros’ contribution to the globalist agenda website gives all of us unwashed masses a clear look into his plan to solve the “crisis” currently facing the EU.

Essentially, what Mr. Regime Change Billionaire says in his 6-point plan is that the EU and other Westernized nations have to accept a universal asylum program which will take from the various nations their right to determine who enters their nation and how while also suggesting all of those nations take out trillions of dollars in various forms of loans in order to pay for the relocation of these individuals.

And oh yeah… he also says we should allow various corporations to become “sponsors” of these immigrants, ensuring they will all get an equitable piece of the cheap labor workforce.

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Maidan Massacre Documentary (video)

(Unfortunately, there was a lot left out of this documentary as is illustrated by the director’s own statement published below. Of course, there is the video of Oleg Tsarev saying in parliament that the protest itself was funded and started by the US due to Ukraine turning away from the EU to sign a trade deal with Russia while the bought-off opposition members in the room tried to shout him down. There was also an interview done with a “protester” who clearly states he was one of two snipers firing from the roof of the Conservatory building, controlled by the opposition at the time. He claims he wasn’t shooting to kill but the body count dispels that story. The Tsarev video is posted after the documentary.)

from Global Research

John Beck-Hoffman acknowledges that his film was censored, without going into details. It was initially 90 minutes, important sections pertaining to US sponsorship of the Coup d’Etat were removed. In the words of John Beck Hoffman, in response to comments on his youtube channel;

Comment: On the basis of examining the issues of the Maidan snipers a decent documentary. However, more background to the events that led these “protests” would have been welcomed e.g. Oleg Tsarev’s claims of US NGOs funding regime change in Ukraine. The events in the attempted Macedonian coup shows that the US still up to its tricks.

Beck-Hoffman: “all that was in my original cut of the film which was closer to 90 mins. I went into great detail of USAID, NED, Nuland/Pyatt, corporate interests and the history of how this has happened many times before – I unfortunately had to cut it out for reasons I can’t go into, but I will eventually release the full “directors cut” of the program.”

Beck-Hoffman: [in response to another comment] A Russian language version was released first, as well on youtube. I had also originally made a longer version of the film which went into detail as to “who would benefit” from such an atrocity. It unveiled a lot of what was going on behind the scenes, but that segment ended up being cut from the final film. I would like to release that someday but I have no idea if and when that would be possible. If I do, I will put it on my youtube channel. But please, pass along this film to whomever you think would enjoy it. It needs to get more exposure as so many people have no idea what really happened over there. thanks you again. JBH

(videos after the break)

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