‘The American Empire Is Collapsing Before Our Eyes in the Mideast’

“This is a global moment unlike any in memory, perhaps in history.  Yes, comparisons can be made to the wave of people power that swept Eastern Europe as the Soviet Union collapsed in 1989-91.  For those with longer memories, perhaps 1968 might come to mind, that abortive moment when, in the United States, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Brazil, and elsewhere, including Eastern Europe, masses of people mysteriously inspired by each other took to the streets of global cities to proclaim that change was on the way.”

http://www.alternet.org/news/150108/the_american_empire_is_collapsing_before_our_eyes_in_the_mideast

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