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SHARE Monday, January 17, 2022 21st-Century US Coups and Attempted Coups in Latin America
During the 21st century, the US, working with corporate elites, traditional oligarchies, military, and corporate media, has continually attempted coups against Latin American governments that place the needs of their people over US corporate interests. US-organized coups in Latin American countries is hardly a 20th-century phenomenon.
SHARE Friday, November 12, 2021 Is the US Global Empire Actually in Decline? Part 2
It is often claimed that the US empire is in decline. We analyze this claim and consider whether it is wishful thinking or has actual basis in reality. While the standard of living of the people in the US has decline, the empire remains strong.
SHARE Wednesday, November 10, 2021 Is the US Global Empire Actually in Decline? Part 1
it is often claimed the US empire is in decline. We consider whether this claim is wishful thinking or has actual basis in reality. We conclude that while the standard of living for most US people has declined, the empire has not.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, May 26, 2021 The US Plan to Imprison Businesspeople in other Countries for "Violating" Illegal US Sanctions
The US has taken its unilateral coercive measures to a new level by attempting to extradite foreign businesspeople who have been abiding by international law rather than these US sanctions. The cases of Alex Saab, a Venezuelan, Meng Wanzhou from China's Huawei tech giant, and Mun Chol Myong from North Korea are each charged with violating US sanctions even though all are non-US citizens living outside the US.
(4 comments) SHARE Sunday, January 31, 2021 What We Will Miss with the End of the Trump Presidency
With Trump gone, we can expect renewed threats against North Korea and increased military action in the Middle East. We will experience not just an end to presidential condemnations of the national security state, but its further unleashing on the US people and the world.
(4 comments) SHARE Tuesday, October 13, 2020 Part 2: Why the US Can Keep Increasing its Debt and not Suffer Inflation
The US, protecting the dollar as the world's reserve currency, is not subject to the same rules other countries are: it can spend more than it produces, maintain its consumerist lifestyle, by simply printing more dollars. It can use this extra money to gain control of goods and resources, giving them inflation and debt in exchange. These exported dollars often return home through now uncollectible loans as Treasury Bonds.
SHARE Sunday, June 28, 2020 The Wasp Network Highlights our Lack of Freedom to Tell the Truth on the Cuban Five Case
The Netflix film on the Cuban 5: Wasp Network makes clear the US is the aggressor, that Cuba used the Wasp Network to defend itself. It quotes Fidel Castro pointing out "how amazing it was the biggest spy in the world would accuse the most spied upon country in the world of espionage." Yet the film won't educate people on the Cuban Five case, or on the long history of US terrorism against Cuba.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, December 31, 2018 Is Russia Imperialist?
A look at capitalist Russia today and its place in the world economic system. In this article we look at the degree capitalist Russia today shares in the features outlined by Lenin. We consider the role Russian capitalist monopolies play in the world imperialist system, the nature of Russia's export trade, the export of Russian capital, the world role played by Russian finance capital, and finally Russian military power.