This piece was reprinted by OpEdNews with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.Trusting not to neoconservatives and their ideological bedfellows but to the American people is key at this point. And it is here where we discern hope. For despite the attempt to blame Russia, China, Iran, etc., for the ills of the world, more and more Americans are waking up to the fact that their enemy does not lie overseas but at home in the shape of a ruling class that collectively has been responsible for obscene inequality and iniquity at home, while at the same time crises, conflict, chaos and instability abroad.
As the Italian Marxist Antonio Gramsci wrote:
"The old world is dying, and the new world struggles to be born; now is the time of monsters."
Outgoing US president, Barack Obama, should take note.
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