Letters and Politics

KPFA Special – The Media Coverage of the War in Ukraine

Guest: Stephen Kinzer is an award-winning author and foreign correspondent.  He is a Senior Fellow at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University.  He is the author of many books including, Overthrow: America’s Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq

On the one-year anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine (February 24, 2022), he wrote the piece Putin & Zelensky: Sinners and saints who fit our historic narrative. Think about why the West wants to invoke WWII and the Cold War here, and then ask whether it’s been productive. You can click here to find it.


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