Regime Change in America

Peter Van Buren writes of his experiences in America upon his return from Iraq.

…the cumulative effects of years of deindustrialization, declining salaries, absent benefits, and weakened unions, along with a rise in meth and alcohol abuse, a broad-based loss of good jobs, and soaring inequality seemed similar enough to me. The destruction of a way of life in the service of the goals of the 1%, whether in Iraq or at home, was hard to miss.

via Regime Change in America: This Land Isn’t Your Land, This Land Is Their Land | Common Dreams.