Given the continued disruptions caused by the pandemic and uncertainty about a vaccine, it would behoove the countries of the world to dial down tensions and expand collaborations, writes Vijay Prashad.
Category: American Empire
ELECTION 2020: Reclaiming American Idealism
As he lived through the nightmare of the election campaign just past, William J. Astore dreamed of an entirely different country. Anything but this one.
ELECTION 2020: ‘Sleepy Joe’s’ Task Is to Put Liberal America Back to Sleep
After four years of Trump and in the midst of a pandemic, the idea of sleeping through the next presidential term probably sounded pretty appealing to liberals, writes Jonathan Cook.
Chris Hedges: American Requiem
However inequitable its bias, capitalist democracy at least offered the possibility of incremental and piecemeal reform. Now it is a corpse.
PATRICK LAWRENCE: Talk of Another Pink Tide
Expect an orgy of U.S. subterfuge. If there’s one thing Washington cannot abide more than a working social democracy, it’s a working social democracy in Latin America.
Ending Regime Change — in Bolivia & the World
Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies address the illegal and destructive uses of U.S. military, diplomatic and financial coercion since Sept. 11.
ELECTION 2020: Trump’s Failed State
In the 21st century, the United States has been visibly inching ever closer to failed-state status, writes Karen J. Greenberg.
ELECTION 2020: Democracy Calls Us to Fight ‘Lesser of Two Evils’ Argument
From “Hope and Change” to “Make America Great Again, the system entices people to consume the illusion of choice, writes Nozomi Hayase.
America’s Imperial Expenditures & Escapades Stranger Than Fiction
Danny Sjursen says that when a war-state is constantly shuffling and substituting enemies it is bound, eventually, to turn on its own citizens.
Invisible 9/11s: Only the CIA Can See How US Is Attacked By Nations It Targets
Caitlin Johnstone would like to tell you a folktale about alleged attacks on American democracy that are only visible to the U.S. intelligence cartel.