To manufacture consent for its own constant aggressions the U.S. claims its competitors are guilty of even greater crimes–sheer inventions that never happened.
Author Archive | Danny Haiphong
Scant attention has been placed on the context of anti-Asian racism and its roots in the history of U.S. imperialism.
The U.S. share of the global economy has shrunk dramatically since 1960. On the other hand, China is on pace to surpass the U.S. in GOP terms in 2030.
While China contained COVID-19 and preserved its economy, the U.S. spins lies while hundreds of thousands of its people die for lack of even a semblance of a national health system.
In the season finale, the liberal mask comes off and the program morphs into a screed for the U.S.’s New Cold War on China.
The Biden-Harris administration is good news for corporations, cops, war profiteers and banks too big to fail, but offers nothing to save the people and planet from multiple rises.
China’s rise reflects a bourgeoning global movement away from U.S. imperialism and toward self-determination.
When NBA players threatened to disrupt business as usual the ruling class deployed perhaps its most effective weapon of counterinsurgency: Barack Obama.
When it comes to China, Democracy Now, Jacobin, The Nation and others on the imperial-minded U.S. ‘left” are allies of white supremacy.
It should not surprise anyone that China would take protective measures against the threat of U.S. imperialism in the realm of cyber technology.
The threat that the American Left sees in China aligns with the white supremacist underpinnings of American exceptionalism.
China sends medical equipment abroad, Cuba sends doctors and cutting-edge drugs, but the U.S. fails to provide its people, doctors and nurses with basic tools and protection.
Self-determination is still an unknown concept to many despite the efforts of the movement for Black lives and related organizations.
Without self-determination, socialism becomes an economistic demand that fails to account for imperial rule.
Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders won’t align with Venezuela out of fear of being labeled “authoritarian” by the ruling elite.
The U.S. military state overthrows democratically-elected governments that it deems to be a threat to corporate interests.
The focus on separate “identities” has led to numerous academic theories and non-profit career opportunities but no real power for oppressed and working-class people.
Some who read my writing may ask, “why don’t you criticize the Republicans as much as you do the Democrats?” My response to such a question is that it should be obvious by now which of the two corporate parties currently holds the Black polity and working class “constituencies” generally in a state of political […]