This interview is an episode of The Socialist Program with Brian Becker, a podcast providing news and views about the world for those who want to change it. You can follow the show on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Nicole Roussell interviews Brian Becker about the new phase of heightened conflict that world politics is entering. As the United States moves aggressively to maintain its position of the world’s dominant power, the globe is becoming increasingly polarized between supporters of this world order and those who fall outside of it — a process dramatically accelerated by the war in Ukraine. This is playing out economically, diplomatically, and militarily.