Why the US Can Keep Increasing its Debt and not Suffer Inflation, P2

by Stansfield Smith, published on the Orinoco Tribune, September 15, 2020 A primer on US Hegemony and the global economy.  Part 1 is HERE The US Still Dominates the World Economy The US ruling class has dominated the planet since the end of World War II. Key elements of this control include its military superiority in nuclear and conventional weapons,[…]

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Defacing of Olympia Mural Highlights Native American-Palestinian Solidarity

By Samia Saliba, Nadia Niva, and Andrew Meyer on behalf of the Rachel Corrie Foundation for Peace & Justice and Art Forces, published on Mondoweiss, August 19, 2020 Last month, we were made aware of the targeted defacement in Olympia, Washington of a section of the Olympia-Rafah Solidarity Mural, a public art installation that was inspired by the life of[…]

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Biden And His Ventriloquists Keep Out-Hawking Trump

by Caitlin Johnstone, published on Consortium News, June 23, 2020 Joe Biden keeps trying to out-warmonger Donald Trump, and by Joe Biden I of course mean the team of handlers who are animating the dementia-ravaged corpse of the Biden campaign like a ventriloquist operating a wooden dummy. In response to Trump suggesting an openness to scaling back his administration’s murderous Venezuela policy and meeting[…]

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Do You Consent to the New Cold War?

by Caitlin Johnstone, published on Consortium News, May 26, 2020 The world’s worst Putin puppet is escalating tensions with Russia even further, with the Trump administration looking at withdrawal from more nuclear treaties in the near future. In addition to planning on withdrawing from the Open Skies Treaty and knocking back Moscow’s attempts to renew the soon-to-expire New START Treaty, President Donald Trump is[…]

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American Exceptionalism and The American Left’s China Double Standard

by Danny Haiphong, published on Black Agenda Report, May 20, 2020 The threat that the American Left sees in China aligns with the white supremacist underpinnings of American exceptionalism. “The American Left adopted a worldview that positions China as an existential threat to their goal of a better world.” The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the contradictions of U.S. imperialism,[…]

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What Comes After the Flood

by Stella Calloni, published on Resumen, April 28, 2020 It is enough to look at the faces of the presidents who represent unbridled capitalism in times of decadence or to listen to their “speeches”, to understand some analysts who mention how empires slowly begin to commit suicide and resemble a monster that still maintains its claws extended over various places[…]

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US Provocatively Dispatches Warships to South China Sea

By Peter Symonds , published on World Socialist Website, 23 April 2020 As it rapidly escalates its propaganda offensive against China, the Trump administration has provocatively sent US warships into the South China Sea. The US Navy announced on Tuesday that the amphibious assault ship USS America along with two guided-missile destroyers, USS Bunker Hill and USS Barry, were operating[…]

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COVID-19: The Capitalist Emperor Has No Clothes

by Ajamu Baraka, published by Black Agenda Report, April 1, 2020 The systemic failure of the capitalist order triggered by the coronavirus has reinforced the growing awareness that extreme wealth inequality is a fundamental characteristic of the system. “Billions of dollars were allocated to business while millions of people are facing an increasingly desperate situation.” As the capitalist emperor strolls[…]

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Cuba on the front lines of fighting COVID-19

By Mirinda Crissman posted Workers World,  March 24, 2020 Cuba continues to illustrate international health care solidarity in its response to the COVID-19 crisis.  The island nation has sent brigades of doctors and supplies to Italy, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Jamaica, Suriname and Grenada. (telesurenglish.net) Meanwhile, the United States has been criminally negligent in stopping the spread of COVID-19 and in testing[…]

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COVID-19 Covers Up War and Financial Collapse

by Margaret Kimberley, published on Black Agenda Report, March 18. 2020 COVID-19 is not just a health emergency. It has exposed the causes of inequality and suffering in this country. “Thousands of symptomatic people go untested in a supposedly “advanced” country.” The COVID-19 corona virus is a newly discovered disease which killed thousands of people in China, its country of[…]

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