US Collapse – the Spectacle of Our Time

Rather than accepting the fate of demise, the US is aggressively resisting by denigrating China and Russia’s power as somehow illegitimate. It’s the classic denial reaction of a sore loser.

Desultory Heroics

By Finnian Cunningham

Source: Axis of Logic

May you live in interesting times, goes the Chinese proverb. Few can doubt that we are indeed living in such an interesting time. Big changes are afoot in the world, it seems.

None more so than the collapsing of the American Empire.

The US is going through an historic “correction” in the same way that the Soviet Union did some 30 years ago when the latter was confronted with the reality of its unsustainable political and economic system. (That’s not meant to imply, however, that socialism is unviable, because arguably the Soviet Union had fatally strayed from its genuine socialist project into something more akin to unwieldy state capitalism.)

In any case, all empires come to an end eventually. History is littered with the debris of countless empires. Why should the American Empire be any different? It’s not. Only arrogant “American exceptionalism” deludes…

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10 thoughts on “US Collapse – the Spectacle of Our Time

  1. The people who values their families and future will have to come out. There is a lot of work to do. If we do not do something soon and stand up to the corporate greed guts, warmongers, the crazies, it will be like the soviet empire with things like chernobyl. It will be worse because things are very bad here.

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  2. “What the champagne bubbles can’t disguise is the structural failing of US capitalism to reverse exploding inequality and endemic poverty across America.”

    ~ Sunday, May 13th, will mark the first day of the Poor People’s Campaign here in the USA. As the world’s richest nation, this is unconscionable.

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