How Domestic Repression Predicted International Belligerence
Today's journalists are not speaking truth to power by covertly advocating for direct military intervention in Ukraine.
The 24th of February, 2022, was a jolt to the European mentality. The invasion of Ukraine, which lacked any credible justification, the massive use of military force against civilians, and the attempted assassination of a lawfully elected government were all completely unexpected. But so did August 1st, 1914, or September 1st, 1939: they were all shocks that shook the world. However, they should not have been as surprising as they were.
Imperialism is not, as Karl Marx asserted, the pinnacle of capitalism.
How would the United States respond domestically if China usurps China's position as global top-dog power?