Evergreene Digest | The Great Leap Backward: America’s Illegal Wars on the World

Neither military nor economic war on the sovereignty of nations has yielded anything close to a stable, prosperous, and peaceful world.

It had delivered death, destruction, debt, market crises, tidal waves of refugees and displaced persons, and concentrated masses of wealth in a few but powerful hands.
Related: You Must Be Kidding!

Luciana Bohne, CounterPunch

May 13, 2016 | Can we face it in this election season? America is a weapons factory, the White House a war room, and the president the manager of the neoliberal conspiracy to recolonize the planet. It exports war and mass poverty. On the economic front, usurious neoliberalism; on the military front, illegal wars. These are the trenches of America’s battle for world domination in the 21st century.

If not stopped, it will be a short century.

Luciana Bohne is co-founder of Film Criticism, a journal of cinema studies, and teaches at Edinboro University in Pennsylvania.

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You Must Be Kidding! Tom Engelhardt, TomDispatch

War, Peace, and Absurdity
Adventures in an American World of Frustration
Related: Why the US Can’t Break Its Addiction to War


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