21 May 2019 — theplanningmotivedotcom
It is 80 years since the last global war. Technology and culture have advanced significantly since then. In the Second World War, it was the mastery of the air that proved decisive. Now it will be mastery of space. What took a thousand bombers to accomplish can now be achieved many times over with a single nuclear missile. But the rising escalation between the USA and China is but one of four simultaneous crisis facing modern capitalism, raising the prospect that capitalism is no longer in control of its own destiny.