[A-List] What does the end of empire look like?
cbcox at ilstu.edu
Mon Jan 19 15:04:38 MST 2009
Michael Hudson wrote:
> Well, Todd, then the irony will be that George Bush accomplished what
> no radical was able to do: set up a series of dynamics that ended up
> breaking the American Empire. Should a statue of him be erected
> alongside that of Marx and Lenin for revolutionary effectiveness?
I find these heartwarming predictions of the doom of empire depressing.
If you don't hit it, it won't fall. And there is no even embryonic force
at the present time that can hit it. That would be a mass movement _at
least_ of the magnitude of the '30s and '60s combined.
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