The US is not only in terminal decline, the empire is dead. As it faces a serious threat of civil war, many American commentators have written its obituary realizing that the American (half)-century is over.
The pandemic has badly damaged the US economy. Will it rebound or the pandemic will prove to be the iceberg that hit the Titanic sending it to the bottom of the ocean?
The US economy has been devastated by the pandemic. While the Trump regime has sent a single check of $1200 with his name on it to individuals as if this is from his personal account, trillions are going to the too-big-to-fail corporations. It is casino capitalism at its best!
During his African tour this month, there were both questions about the invasion of Iraq and jokes about president Bush, especially relating to the growing US budget deficit. On Iraq he was asked about Iraq’s alleged purchase of uranium from Niger.
Companies that were once proof of American entrepreneurial skill are having to retreat in the face of a boycott by Muslims of US products in protest against the US’s support for Israel. Although it is not sanctioned by Muslim governments, which are fearful of American reprisals, the boycott has hit such American giants...