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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Coronavirus and Militarism, The End of an Illusion

Statement from the Black Alliance for Peace The nation that considers itself to be the apex of capitalist achievement on planet Earth turns out to have no health care system worthy of the name – a testament to the sucking moral vacuum at America’s imperial, white settler colony core. A lowly virus – a form of being that exists at[…]

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WaPo’s Afghan Papers Propagate Colonial Narrative of Noble Intentions Gone Awry

by Joshua Cho, published on Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, December 26, 2019 Yes.  Another perspective on this article.  It is rare that an article in the Mainstream media gets this much attention and I think we should consider what is happening here. [UNAC Ed] In an earlier article (FAIR.org, 12/18/19) regarding the Washington Post’s Afghanistan Papers (12/9/19), I discussed[…]

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An Open Letter to District of Columbia Authorities

by Rich Whitney, Published on Medium, May 13, 219 In allowing coup supporters to lay siege to the Venezuelan embassy, D.C. Police are violating the First Amendment and District of Columbia law At this writing, a rightwing mob of supporters of Juan Guaido, (the self-described, U.S.-named “interim president” of Venezuela, who has no legitimate, lawful claim to that office) has[…]

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SYRIA: U.S Clings to “Regime Change” Fantasy

by Peter Ford, from 21st Century Wire, April 2, 2019 With the military situation largely frozen, the last two months have been marked mainly by developments involving the US – the ending of the ISIS caliphate in the US-controlled part of Syria, Trump’s U-turn over keeping US forces in Syria, and US recognition of Israel’s annexation of the Golan. US[…]

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Reactions To Trump’s Syria Withdrawal Plan Say More Than The Plan Itself

by Caitlin Johnstone, from The Medium, December 20, 2018 President Trump has ordered the withdrawal of US troops from Syria, which is reportedly expected to take 60–100 days or 30 days depending on who you ask. According to Kurdish forces in eastern Syria the withdrawal of American as well as French troops is already underway, though France is saying it’s[…]

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On July Fourth, American Exceptionalism and Ruling Class Fear of Trump

“With each passing day under Trump, the mythology of US exceptionalism becomes more fragile.” By Danny Haiphong, originally published on Black Agenda Report, July 11, 2018 The ascendency of Donald Trump to the commanding heights of US imperialism has been a chaotic experience for the ruling class. Trump’s lives in the trash-heap of the ruling class and has been deemed[…]

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