Our hopes for a socialist United States are constrained as much by US empire as they are by domestic capitalists. But democratic socialist candidates like Bernie Sanders can combat militarism in the service of workers across the world.
Richard Lachmann is professor of sociology at the University at Albany, State University of New York.
Let's call Amazon's cancellation of its New York City headquarters what it was: a capital strike. It's a demonstration of why we must overcome capitalists' power over investment.
The United States has the most powerful military in the world. Yet it just keeps losing wars. Why?