Unfortunately, while Democracy Now has marketed itself as “the exception to the rulers,” it is functioning as little more than a force multiplier for the State Department, amplifying Cold War narratives on China behind progressive cover.
The U.S. regime is an international bully and any of its allies is just part of its gang. This is exactly the sort of situation that FDR had joined WW II in order to end.
The mere playing with war rhetoric is reprehensible and speaks of American desperation to salvage its diminishing global power.
The “defence of human rights” by the government of Boris Johnson is a charade, and the treatment of the Chagos Islanders is cruel and loathsome.