i “think” of ww2 as complementary to / a completion of the business of ww1. the re division of the earth among the imperialist predators.
your 2011 review of Occupy Wall St is …unfortunately… prescient. the mega banks/ corporations continue their stranglehold on the economy & the state while …in the uskkka.. hiding their grip behind the facade of the demi-shits & repo-shits. i’ve come to the conclusion that we cannot expect the exploiter/profiteers to resolve the issues of folks they consider fodder/ their slave class. the best, the brightest, most energetic of the slave class seeks to leave their slave-cohort behind.
The decade of the 1920s was one of industrialization and economic growth, globally. This relatively peaceful and prosperous period ended with the onset of a quarter century of economic hardship and armed conflict.
In 1927, a civil war broke out in China that would finally end with the victory of the Chinese Communist Party in 1949. In 1929, the New York Stock Exchange crashed, and the Great Depression began. Two years later, a period of 23 years of continuous international warfare began.
The period of open warfare, which includes the 1939-1945 interval labeled “World War Two,” began in 1931 with the Japanese invasion of Manchuria, and ended in 1953 with the armistice ending the shooting of the Korean War.
The United States of America emerged from the period of economic depression and world war as the supreme global power by 1945, and it would revitalize its non-communist European and Asian…
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