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When Francis #Fukuyama, in his 1992 book, disclosed the "end of history" #thesis, he became a world celebrity.

The formulation was simple, but devastating for the left: faced with the evidence of the disappearance of the #SovietUnion, he could affirm that #communism had failed..
and that #capitalism emerged victorious as the only system that guaranteed #peace, #freedom & #equality.

However, in 2010 Fukuyama acknowledged that he had not understood the meaning of the disappearance of the Soviet Union and the #European socialist bloc.
Fukuyama had believed in the drunkard #Yeltsin (the face of the gravedigger & #thief who prevailed with blood & fire, supported by the #West, with the coup d'etat in #Moscow in 1993) and in the capacity of liberalism to satisfy human needs and, In addition, in 1992, ...
forgotten was the existence of #China, a fifth of humanity’s population, although without the strength it has today: in the last decade of the 20th century, its military budget was even lower than that of #Spain.

But many like Fukuyama highlighted the #victory of #capitalism ...
it was final, the story was over.

A century after Lenin's book on #imperialism as the last stage of #capitalism, the hierarchy btw the predatory powers is evident.

The history of imperialism shows its 2 main objectives: the occupation of territories to turn them into #colonies
and the #looting of other people's resources, which gave rise to disputes that culminated in the great #war.

After the Second World War, its involuntary decline is due to the anti-colonial struggle (which is supported by the #SovietUnion) & the weakness of some metropolises ...
#Britain swallows that it no longer has the #military strength & sufficient resources to retain its vast colonial empire, which then covered from #India to #Burma, #Kenya, #Rhodesia & the #Sudan, among many other territories.

Nowadays, the 17 colonies recognized by the #UN
are in the hands of the #US, #GreatBritain & #France: they are small territories like the British possessions in the #Caribbean: #Anguilla, #Bermuda, #CaymanIslands, British #VirginIslands & #Monserrat, which they almost play a function of #tax #havens, as well as the #Malvinas,
#Gibraltar or #SantaElena, or the #US, which has the Virgin Islands, #Guam & #Samoa; #while France retains #NewCaledonia & French #Polynesia in #Oceania.

In total, just 2 million inhabitants.
However, #imperialism has NOT disappeared, much less: it has changed its configuration
and its procedures, today more #sophisticated, which are embodied in its gigantic ability to #impose #ideas & #information (in the press & tv, film & #internet), in the data theft & exchanges btw billions of people; in the imposition of #military bases on sovereign countries
(the #US has more than 7 hundred on all continents), in
#military & diplomatic intimidation, the use of state #terrorism, support for #religious groups (#evangelicals as in #LatinAmerica, #Islamists in #MiddleEast) to further their objectives, in the creation of terrorist groups
the organization and support of coup d'etats (as in #Ukraine or #Thailand), the stimulation of protests in countries beyond their control (#Venezuela, #Syria or #HongKong #Chinese, are some of them), in the so-called lawfare or legal coup d'état (as in #Brazil), ...
the use of #armies of #bots to collaborate in coups & discredit campaigns & to influence electoral processes in the imposition of client regimes, & in the action, #blackmail & #looting of their multinational companies, punitive action & remote punishment, as with #drone #bombings
and even #military #invasion & #occupation, sometimes prolonged in time:

The #US invaded #Afghanistan in 2001 & continues to keep soldiers there, as in #Iraq, occupied by its troops in 2003.

What can i write more!
It is endless !!!! .....
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