At age 14, I decided the Democrats were the “war party,” having only looked at WWII and the wars on Korea and Vietnam. Then R. Nixon and H. Kissinger considered using nukes to hold onto Vietnam and threaten China, and I was persuaded the Republicans are every bit as bad.
Since 2005, every time I write to World Can’t Wait supporters about how dangerous the party in power is, I get responses saying, essentially – wait, the other party is worse!
No! They’re both “worse.” I’ll send you over to RefuseFascism.org and their great podcast “Refuse Fascism” hosted by Sam Goldman, to understand how dangerous the Republi-fascist Party is growing to be.
But all you have to do is listen to Biden’s speech in Poland to get a whiff of naked imperialist hubris and threats. He called this “the test of all time,” invoked Madeleine Albright, (“we think the price is worth it” referring to 500,000 Iraqi children’s deaths due to U.S. sanctions), and ended very deliberately by invoking god to end Putin’s power.
The aim of the U.S. is still to expand NATO, and strengthen U.S. power and influence, including in Ukraine. I’m recommending What You Should Really Know About Ukraine by Bryce Greene of FAIR, which counters the stream of pro-U.S. disinformation which is so wrongly mobilizing public opinion for the U.S. to directly enter into a war which could be nuclear, and therefore, disastrous at a scale we’ve never seen.