World Tensions Escalate as Serious Cyber-Attack Hits Main Iranian Nuclear Center at Natanz; Tehran Accuses Israel of Aggression; Denials Are Unconvincing; Washington Insists It Had No Role, but US Proximity Talks with Iran on Reviving JCPOA in Vienna May Be Disrupted;
Blinken Warns Chinese Communists That US is Committed to Defense of Taiwan and Will Assist Ally; Incessant Harassment and Intimidation by Mainland Must Stop!
Faced by Economic Decline and Dwindling Popularity, Putin Masses Russia Troops along Ukraine Border Near Donetsk; Merkel and Macron Must Re-Activate Minsk Process for Peaceful, Negotiated Solution;
White House Insider Tells NYT Biden Team Far Less Influenced by Economic Charlatans of Academe and Their Doctrines than Clinton or Obama; Biden’s New Approach Reflects Prominence of Clear Danger of Extreme Income Inequality, and also Threat from Communist China; Biden Sees Progress of Beijing and Hears Doubts from Allies about Whether US Is Capable of Delivering for Own Citizens; Industrial Policy is Back on the Table; Consensus Is That if Democrats Don’t Help Working People, New Trumps Can Quickly Emerge;
Debate around Party Re-Alignment and Role of Biden Democrats Continues
Reverse Suffered by Union Organizers in the NLRB Election at the Amazon Complex in Bessemer, Alabama Raises Once Again the 1906 Question Posed by the German Sociologist Werner Sombart about Why Class Consciousness Has Remained Relatively Weak in the United States; Reasons Include Decades of Stress on Race and Identity Groups, Not Class Conflict; American Exceptionalism is Wrongly Interpreted as Meaning the Absence of Class Struggle; Obsession with Sectionalism Also Undermines Centrality of Class; Sombart’s Own Explanation about Abundant Roast Beef and Apple Pie Assuring Class Collaboration is Not Applicable and Never Was; Effective Mass Leaders Must Come Equipped with Class-Based Interpretation of Current Situation!