IAIN DUNCAN SMITH sees the Chinese sanctions applied to him and other politicians yesterday as a “badge of honour.”
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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.
In his first presidential visit to the Pentagon yesterday, Joe Biden announced the creation of an anti-China task force.
In an era when international cooperation in the face of pandemics and climate change is essential, the world appears to be racing towards a new Cold War, and unfortunately, few except the military top brass are talking about it.
On the domestic front, the U.S. propaganda machine mostly works instead to position China as this great, menacing oriental Other. We’ve seen this during the COVID-19 pandemic in Trump’s rhetoric about the “China virus” and in Biden’s attempts at one-upmanship.
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.
Much will certainly change in the world of U.S. foreign policy when Joe Biden enters the White House. There will be a more measured tone, and less reliance upon Twitter to announce U.S. policy.
When it comes to China, Democracy Now, Jacobin, The Nation and others on the imperial-minded U.S. ‘left” are allies of white supremacy.