Tag: United States
There is no longer a broad consensus in favor of increased public spending on education, and Brands is kidding himself if he thinks that anti-China hard-liners will suddenly endorse this for the sake of pursuing rivalry with China.
Manipulation is a key ingredient in any long-term abusive relationship, because people don’t tend to stay in abusive situations unless they are manipulated into doing so. This is true whether you’re talking about romantic partnerships, governments, or globe-spanning power structures.
Russia and China’s perspectives seem undoubtedly to be the most logical and principled.
American corporate elites’ support for made-for-TV activists is the worst form of tokenism. They hope that by simply telling us black lives matter, they can distract from their failure to support black jobs, black families and black neighborhoods. Look at what they do, not what they say.