Anti-imperialists should oppose imperialism anywhere, everywhere
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In reading the titular statement, one may – most naturally – think this is a self-evident statement. Surely, if one opposes imperialism – defined here as the subjugation of a party of independent sovereignty, or nation-state, at the hands of an empire-seeking and -constructing, aggressive party – then one should oppose it anywhere and everywhere, irrespective of the specific identities of the agents involved.
Surely, it would then logically follow that imperialism must not, and cannot, coexist with those who brandish the anti-imperialist flag, hailing with pride and gumption the demise of the colonialist empires that had once dominated global politics throughout the 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. ...