Tag Archives: Colonialism

Degrowth: closing the global wealth divide

Contradicting the dominant paradigm that economic growth equals development, degrowth theorists argue that serious cutbacks are crucial to protect life on our planet. By Riccardo Mastini Source: ROAR Today, some 4.3 billion people — more than 60 percent of the … Continue reading

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Neo-Liberalism and the Retreat of Democracy

By David Schultz Source: CounterPunch Democracy across the world is under siege. This according to the latest Freedom House report documenting that for 2017, “democracy faced its most serous crisis in decades” as seventy-one countries experienced declines in freedom or … Continue reading

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America’s ‘Unlimited Imperialists’

  By Francis Boyle Source: Consortium News Historically the latest eruption of American militarism in the 21st Century is akin to that of America opening the 20th Century by means of the U.S.-instigated Spanish-American War in 1898. The then Republican … Continue reading

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Are Facebook and Google the New Colonial Powers?

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds To qualify as colonial powers, Facebook and Google must effectively limit the choices and power of users, and punish or coerce those who question or resist their power. I was struck by … Continue reading

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Seeing Wetiko: On Capitalism, Mind Viruses, and Antidotes for a World in Transition

By Alnoor Ladha and Martin Kirk Source: Reality Sandwich It’s delicate confronting these priests of the golden bull They preach from the pulpit of the bottom line Their minds rustle with million dollar bills You say Silver burns a hole … Continue reading

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Why Okinawa Should Matter

By Richard Falk Source: Foreign Policy Journal Okinawa has been a mostly unhappy host of American military bases, and the issue has been prominent at times on the agenda of the Japanese peace movement. When President Barack Obama visited Hiroshima … Continue reading

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The real Hunger Games: the Capitalist recipe to maximise profits while ‘having fun’

By Sky Wanderer Source: Investment Watch Introduce a political economy upon the arbitrary axiom that Capitalism is the one and only economic system for mankind, and introduce a narcissistic moral philosophy that you as a Capitalist represent unsurpassable objective moral … Continue reading

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Colonialism and Imperialism: Two Most Deadly Forms of Terrorism

By Andre Vltchek Source: Dissident Voice Terrorism has many forms and many faces, but the most terrible of them is cold cruelty. We are asked to believe that terrorists consist of dirty lunatics, running around with bombs, machine guns and … Continue reading

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