Category Imperialism

US Policy: Provocation & War — The Tap Blog

By Finian Cunningham. The United States, as many observers have noted, appears to be undergoing an historic process of “strategic decline”. In order to stave off deterioration in its political and economic power, the US is resorting to greater dependence on militarism and aggression. For that to work, a policy of ramping up provocations against… via […]

The lies of the U.S. are finally being exposed

What’s Wrong With the United States? by ROBERT FANTINA Despite the myth perpetrated by United States spokespersons, the country is not, and never has been, a beacon of peace and freedom, the ‘land of the free and the home of the brave’, or a democracy that is the envy of the word. It is, and always […]

Uh oh. Looks like we’ll be invading Europe

Originally posted on AGR Daily 60 Second News Bites: The European Union is planning to switch payments to the euro for its oil purchases from Iran, eliminating US dollar transactions, a diplomatic source claimed. Brussels has been at odds with Washington over the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, which was reached during the administration… […]

The barbarous “American Century”

The World Will Not Mourn the Decline of U.S. Hegemony Commentators on both right and left bemoan the decline of American global power under Donald Trump, but is that such a bad thing? asks Paul Street in this commentary. By Paul Street There are good reasons to bemoan the presence of the childish, racist, sexist […]

Trump Wages Economic War on the Planet

Trump Wages Economic War on the Planet Glen Ford U.S. foreign policy has been composed of little else but war crimes, without a pause since 2001. At every juncture of this global crime spree, the U.S. corporate media has rationalized and normalized Washington’s savagery. Under the amazingly unsteady stewardship of Donald Trump, the U.S. has renounced its […]

Read Between the Lines: Trump Thinks He Can Start Bombing Iran Now — The Anti-Media

Only in the twisted world of the neocons can one country arming al-Qaeda and ISIS (the US) be “anti-terrorist” and another country killing al-Qaeda and ISIS (Iran) be “pro-terrorist.” Read: Trump Accidentally Described US Foreign Policy While Trying to Slam Iran But all that aside, there is something potentially earth-shattering in what at first appears to be just […]

The pathology of the West is the psychopathy of our leaders

It is about the time for the rest of the world to treat the West as a mental patient, not as the ‘leader of the free and democratic world’. This is a great article, an astute diagnosis to which I have one caveat. It is not the people themselves that suffer from the disorder. It […]