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The Polemicist: The Siege of Venezuela and The Travails of Empire

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The Polemicist: The Siege of Venezuela and The Travails of Empire

Here’s the bullet-point version:

  • It’s imperialism.
  • It’s American imperialism, a bipartisan national project.
  • American imperialism is the global management of capitalist class power.
  • It’s a binary situation in which one side or the other will win via the use and threat of armed force.
  • It’s trouble for Venezuela and for imperialism.
  • There’s no such thing as Progressive Except Imperialism.

Here’s the long rant:

The United States government’s new offensive against Venezuela is an act of naked imperialism.
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