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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How to answer the question, ‘Do you recognize Israel’s right to exist?’

Steven Salaita is one of the academics who had his career destroyed by the Zionist cabal in the United States.   He continues to write occasional pieces for publication in the alternative,  media.  In his latest article he addresses a pivotal subject. [ed] by Steven Salaita, published on Mondoweiss, December 10, 2019 When anti-Zionists discuss the Middle East, the topic of[…]

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Dialectics of Change in Hong Kong: The contradiction of two antagonistic systems

by Sara Flounders, published on Workers World, September 10, 2019 What is the biggest problem that months of increasingly violent protests in Hong Kong have exposed? Many people, especially younger people, are trying to understand the turmoil in Hong Kong. A Sept. 4 Workers World article traced some roots of the current uprising to reactionary connections with imperialist agencies and[…]

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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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The Words and Deeds of Social Imperialists

by Glen Ford, Published on Black Agenda Report, February 28, 2019 The US left makes celebrities of self-styled “socialists” that have no solidarity with real strugglers against imperialism in the world. “Sanders and Ocasio-Cortez make weak noises against military action while accepting the rationale of the aggression.” The best evidence of the profound weakness of the “left” in the United[…]

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The Racist Imperial War on Venezuela

by Glen Ford, Published on Black Agenda Report, January 31, 2019 Donald Trump is simply exercising an imperial mandate handed down to him by Obama, who put “humanitarian” lipstick on the white supremacist pig of American exceptionalism. “The darker peoples of the world understand clearly that what is at stake is the sovereignty of nations and people’s right to self-determination.”[…]

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Beyond NATO: Time To Break The Silence, End NATO’s Militarism

Above Photo: Source No2NATO2019.org By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. January 20, 2019 Fifty-two years ago on April 4, 1967, at Riverside Church, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.,  gave his most important speech ever, “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence.” King’s conscience drove him to take the unpopular position of publicly criticizing the Vietnam War and putting it[…]

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Trump’s Syria Exit Provokes Washington Panic

by Jeff Mackler, from Socialist Action, January 8, 2019 President Trump’s unexpected Dec. 19 Twitter announcement ordering a 30-day timetable for the withdrawal of the 2000 U.S. troops in Syria and 7000 of the 14,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan provoked a bipartisan panic in Washington. Defense Secretary “Mad Dog” James Mattis, “the butcher of Fallujah,” resigned in protest. He stated,[…]

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Why the U.S. Threatens China — as a New Superpower

by Sarah Flounders, published on International Action Center,  November 29, 2018 China’s growth into the world’s second-largest economy is being evaluated by all the corporate media, reflecting debates in U.S. ruling circles and the U.S. top military command. They are forced to admit that most of their hopes and dreams that the Chinese government could be easily overwhelmed, and that[…]

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