When NBA players threatened to disrupt business as usual the ruling class deployed perhaps its most effective weapon of counterinsurgency: Barack Obama.
Author Archive | Danny Haiphong
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 […]