The fundamental challenge facing the US is that it is relentlessly losing in peaceful economic competition to China. The US therefore cannot maintain its global dominance through economic means and so it is increasing stepping up its use of political and military aggression to try to stop China’s economic rise.
Republication of an article written in 2014 analysing the consequences of the pro-US coup in Ukraine. That analysis of the fundamental forces in Ukraine continues to hold, even if the working out of these forces has taken a tragic form rather than the peaceful one the article argued for.
The current inflation was made in Washington. In addition, the people of the United States and other countries are having to sustain the costs of Washington’s new Cold War.
The proxy war, on the U.S./NATO side, is clearly aimed at fatally weakening if not destroying the Russian state.
John Bellamy Foster’s article, in Monthly Review, outlines the real situation in the Ukraine war, from the headline onwards “The US proxy war in Ukraine”. It is recommended for everyone to read in the strongest possible terms.
Lizelle Herrera was arrested in Texas and accused of causing the “death of an individual through a self-induced abortion.” The district attorney has now said he will drop the murder charges. The consequences of Texas’ new abortion law are clear to see.