On July 4, The United States Celebrates Independence

teleSUR spoke to Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Thandisizwe Chimurenga, Konrad Aderer, Ron Gochez and Ameena Qazi to gather their thoughts on the U.S. holiday.

4th of july

On the 4th of July, the United States – a nation in the midst of doing all it can to preserve its hegemony and waning global dominance – gears up to celebrate its independence from former empire Britain. Ambitions on such a day, even for a country whose political class routinely touts self-indulgent precepts of “exceptionalism,” run high.

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