Thursday, September 29, 2022

Tag: American empire

Blowback for the twenty-first century

Remembering Chalmers Johnson.

The decline and fall of the Roman… whoops!… American empire

What really matters in the U.S. of A.1

In defense of the American Empire (gasp!)

While the U.S. has abused its hegemonic powers, it has also been possibly the most benevolent empire in history.

Will Michele Flournoy be the angel of death for the American...

Picking Michelle Flournoy to lead the Pentagon would be a tragic indication that Biden is truly hell-bent on squandering America’s future.

The karma of ‘blowback’

Sadly, the greatest recruiting tool for the fanatics out there has been our empire's lies, deceptions, illegal invasions, illegal occupations, massive airstrikes on civilians, and of course Torture!

The second sight of W.E.B. Du Bois

Du Bois would hardly fare better today. His radical critique of empire and capitalism would make him even more of a pariah in the academy and on the airwaves.

The end of empire

The empire will collapse and the nation will consume itself within our lifetimes if we do not wrest power from those who rule the corporate state.

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The truth behind “self-made” billionaires

Billionaires are not made by rugged individuals. They’re made by policy failures. And a system that rewards wealth over work.

Why are wild horses brutally uprooted from public lands while private livestock can stay?

The Bureau of Land Management is misleading the American people about the nation’s wild horses and burros.

‘People power has won the day’: Manchin dirty deal defeated

"Manchin's dirty deal went down in flames today because Indigenous and frontline communities raised their voices."

Burning books (or rather book companies)

Think of this as the modern capitalist version of burning books, though as with those fossil-fuel companies, it is, in reality, more like burning the future.

MAGA, Tea Party’s steroidal cousin, will outlast Trump – but only by escaping primitive...

Trump finale emerges as the perfect lesson that Pride (still) Goeth Before the Fall, exposing the dangers of not knowing who you are, what you can and can't do.