Gauging American decline requires a suppressed historical narrative of the past century.
“…if you want to change the world you’d better try to understand it.”
About a week ago, the New York Times had a headline saying “the West Celebrates a Cleric’s Death.” The cleric was Awlaki, killed by a drone.
Anyone with eyes open knows that the gangsterism of Wall Street — financial institutions generally — has caused severe damage to the people of the United States (and the world).
The self-inflicted blows, while increasingly powerful, are not a recent innovation.