The problem is neoliberalism—or capitalism, whatever you want to call it! The government doesn’t want to spend more on healthcare (Medicare), welfare, or affordable housing—things that fiscal conservatives, and corporate democrats won’t fund! Yet, there’s always money for war!
The decision by the entire Congressional slate of Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) members and DSA-backed representatives to rescind a letter to Joe Biden calling for peace talks with Russia increases the likelihood of direct conflict between the US and Russia and raises the risk of nuclear war.
That neither the Democrats nor the Republicans are offering anything to alleviate the problems working people face is illustrated by their campaign fear-mongering – the former over “fascism” and the latter over “socialists” and “radicals.” No matter which party dominates the midterm elections, do not expect either will herald in fascism or socialism.
Professor Jeffrey Sachs: "Here we are near the brink of nuclear war because the United States just can't keep its goddamn nose out of anyone's backyard, and we kept pushing for NATO enlargement." pic.twitter.com/yylizi2VYq
Haitians are in the streets against puppet governments, harsh austerity measures, poverty and neglect, and decades of foreign coups and invasions. Stop the new US led re-invasion and occupation of Haiti!
The US is ushering a new foreign policy doctrine through “The Global Fragility Act.” We need to not only understand these new forms of imperial practice, but to also see the cunning use of language in the service of US imperialism.