Eric Draitser

Eric Draitser is an independent political analyst and host of CounterPunch Radio. You can find his exclusive content including articles, podcasts, audio commentaries, poetry and more at You can follow him on Twitter @stopimperialism.

Turkey Pushing Russia Out of Syria & Kazakhstan

Russia’s Hunger Games

Ukraine War Fuels NATO War Machine

Russia-Israel Ties

Anti-Putin Russians Sabotaging the Kremlin’s War Machine?

The Truth of the “People’s Republics” of Donbas

US Wages Financial War on Russia

Bucha Massacre Evidence and Russia’s Propaganda

On Bucha and the Chechen Connection

Russia Sanctions and the Future of US Dollar Hegemony

Exposing Fake Anti-Imperialism on Ukraine

Russian Military Adapting in Ukraine

Russia’s War on Journalists

The CIA in Ukraine

Putin’s False Flag Scenario

Putin’s ‘Mission Accomplished’

What a No-Fly Zone in Ukraine Would Mean

Interview with Russian Marxist Andrei Rudoi on Ukranian War and More

Russia’s Economic Weapons, China Buying Russian Firms, and US Biolabs in Ukraine?

Barrett Brown on Fascist Billionaires, Private Intelligence Firms and the Bankrupt Corporate Press

Ukraine Is Not an Anti-Nazi Struggle. It’s an Oligarch War.

The Kremlin Goes Neocon

Economic Collapse Comes to Russia

Syria’s War Comes to Ukraine

Putin’s Quagmire, Turkey’s Gain?

Is Ukraine Really a Nazi State?

Russia Invades Ukraine, Why?

Honduras: The Political Context Missing from Corporate Media

Donald Trump and the Triumph of White Identity Politics

The Plot Against Libya


“Bernie is Trump” (and other Corporate Media Bullsh*t)

Dear Progressives for Warren: Your Class Is Showing

Fear and Loathing at the Pow-Wow

Records Show Palantir Made $60 Million Contracting with ICE for Mobile App

The Art of Trade War: Is Trump Winning His Trade War against China?

Elizabeth Warren Was Smart to Tell FOX to Go to Hell

It’s Opening Day: Here Are Three Political Storylines to Watch in Baseball This Year

On Ilhan Omar, Assad Fetishism, and the Danger of Red-Brown “Anti-Imperialism”

Did Dallas Police and Local Media Collude to Cover Up Terrorist Threats against Journalist Barrett Brown?

Impacts of Exploding US Oil Production on Climate and Foreign Policy

Trump’s Coup in Venezuela: The Full Story

Killing Fields of Colombia and Brazil

AFRICOM: A Neocolonial Occupation Force?

This Website Fights Fascists

Trumpism: The Real Danger of Donald Trump

The Curious Case of Pro-Trump Leftism

How Clintonites Are Manufacturing Faux Progressive Congressional Campaigns

The Political Repression of the Radical Left in Crimea

Enough Nonsense! The Left Does Not Collaborate with Fascists