The CIA’s Intersectional Imperialism Video Is a Travesty
In a bizarre “woke” recruitment ad, the CIA uses the language of the movement to try to recruit people of color to their organization, a central pillar of U.S. imperialism.
Tatiana CozzarelliMay 3, 2021
As Biden Moves Away from Neoliberalism, What Next?
Biden’s first speech before Congress as President was a whirlwind of populist promises to raise living conditions for the worst off sectors of U.S. society and defend American interests abroad. The plans and priorities he presented show that the Biden administration and its allies are betting on a departure from traditional neoliberal approaches to ensure that the United States can claw its way out of its current political, economic, and social crises and rebuild itself in its own image as the undisputed imperialist powerhouse of the world.
Madeleine FreemanApril 29, 2021
US Troop Build Up Threatens Resource War in the Arctic
The U.S. military has announced its intention to expand its presence in the Arctic. This perfectly highlights why the fight against climate change must be anti-imperialist.
Sam CarlinerApril 27, 2021
U.S. Troops May Leave Afghanistan, But U.S. Imperialism Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere
On Wednesday, Joe Biden announced that all U.S. troops would leave Afghanistan by September 11. Though this date is symbolic, 20 years after 2001, Biden's policy shift illuminates the failures of imperialist interventions in the region and new strategic priorities for U.S. imperialism.
Salvador SolerApril 18, 2021
Biden Wants $715 billion for the Pentagon — Republicans and Democrats Alike Love Militarism
President Biden has proposed $715 billion for the Department of Defense in 2022, maintaining its funding at Trump-era levels. The U.S. capitalist economy cannot survive without a huge engine for death, and no amount of progressive legislative pressure can change that.
Olivia WoodApril 13, 2021
In Afghanistan, Biden Continues an Endless War
Biden has shown a refusal to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan. It’s a reminder that only the working class can end the “forever wars.”
Sam CarlinerApril 7, 2021
Why is Biden Escalating Tensions Between the U.S. and Russia?
Heightening tensions between Russia and the United States were on full display last week after a diplomatic row between the two countries. Like previous administrations, the Biden administration has quickly shown that it is unwilling to back down from U.S. imperialism’s aggressiveness.
Sam CarlinerMarch 29, 2021
Indigenous Okinawans are Fighting U.S. Imperialism
Protesters on the occupied island of Okinawa have turned out to oppose the Japanese-backed construction of a U.S. military base that threatens the environment.
Sam CarlinerMarch 27, 2021
The U.S.-China Summit: Containing China Is a Bipartisan Affair
The first Biden-era meeting of U.S. and Chinese government officials was marked by political theater. But the summit demonstrated that Biden, with his hostile policy towards China, has more in common with his predecessor than he would like to admit.
Claudia CinattiMarch 25, 2021
Violence against Asian Americans Is Fueled by U.S. Imperialism
Asian Americans are bearing the brunt of U.S. escalations against China. Thousands of hate crimes have occurred in the past year, including yesterday’s misogynistic, anti-Asian shooting in Georgia.
Sam CarlinerMarch 18, 2021