Hegemony

Fear and Loathing In And Of The USA

Source: New Eastern Outlook August 7, 2018 Christopher Black As I write this news came of the attempt on President Maduro’s life, additional “sanctions” against Iran, North Korea, Syria and Russia, a ramping up of the economic warfare against China through the use of trade tariffs, threats of war against …

Imperialism

Dismantling A Society: How Empires Feed Off the Republic

Source: counterpunch June 28, 2018 by RS Ahthion “It is patently ridiculous for the United Nations to examine poverty in America.” -Nikki Haley (1) Nikki Haley released a ferocious rebuke of a UN report detailing poverty in the United States. As if she could will away or dismiss its findings …

Imperialism

It’s Time To Start Getting Enraged At What Western Imperialists Have Done To Syria

Source: Caitlin Johnstone Rogue Journalist June 18, 2018 Caitlin Johnstone Rumors are again swirling of an impending false flag chemical weapons attack in Syria, just as they did shortly before the highly suspicious Douma case in April. Warnings from Syrian and Russian intelligence, as well as US war ship movements and …

Imperialism

Imperial Recovery and “Disappearing Workers”: Imperialism Expands, Living Standards Decline

Source: Global Research May 25, 2018 By Prof. James Petras Nero played his fiddle, Obama shot baskets and Trump twittered while their empires burned. What makes empire decay and what makes empires expand has everything to do with their relations between rulers and the ruled. Several factors are decisive. These …

Geopolitics

Brilliant Strategy Of Offering North Korea “The Libya Model” Somehow Falls Through

Source: Caitlin Johnstone Rogue Journalist May 25, 2018 Caitlin Johnstone Three days before President Trump announced him as the new National Security Advisor, deranged mutant death walrus John Bolton appeared on Radio Free Asia and said of negotiations with North Korea, “I think we should insist that if this meeting …

Empire

The Friendly Mask Of The Orwellian Oligarchy Is Slipping Off

Source: Caitlin Johnstone Rogue Journalist May 19, 2018 Caitlin Johnstone Gina Haspel has been confirmed as America’s new CIA Director, fulfilling her predecessor Mike Pompeo’s pledge to turn the CIA into “a much more vicious agency”. “Bloody Gina” has reportedly been directly involved in both torturing people and destroying evidence …

Empire

Just Another Day in a Collapsing Empire

Source: counterpunch May 17, 2018 by Jason Holland May 14th was quite a day for the empire, the shit show on full display exhibiting lots of swagger in its death throes. The people on the inside are the last to know. They don’t see it but everyone else does. The …

Cost of War

The Military Industrial Complex Strikes Again: War Spending Will Bankrupt America

Source: The Rutherford Institute February 12, 2018 By John W. Whitehead “Why throw money at defense when everything is falling down around us? Do we need to spend more money on our military (about $600 billion this year) than the next seven countries combined? Do we need 1.4 million active …

Imperialism

Full Spectrum Arrogance: US Bases Spanning the Globe

Source: Global Research January 19, 2018 By Ann Garrison “There are 50,000 troops still in Germany, still winning World War II three quarters of a century later.” Late last year, a divided Congress approved a military spending bill of 700 billion dollars , more than either the President or the Pentagon had …

Imperialism

What Nationalism Really Is (and Why It Matters)

Nationalism is the second deadliest political ideology of the 20th century. Source: Foundation for Economic Education January 7, 2018 by  Alex Nowrasteh From President Donald Trump to the rise of new nationalist political parties in Europe to a general resurgence of the term in recent years, nationalism seems to be …