The ‘Russian Threat’, the ideology driving the US and German offensive throughout Europe and the Caucuses, is a replay of the same doctrine which Hitler used to secure support from domestic industrial bankers, conservatives and right wing overseas collaborators among extremists in Ukraine, Hungary, Rumania and Bulgaria.Continue reading
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IMF and Third World governments: A relationship of coercion or collusion ? By Elias Davidsson One faces a hard choice in attributing responsibility for the consequences of IMF induced programmes. Is it correct to attribute to the IMF the “imposition” … Continue reading
Continue readingIntoduction: The imperial system is much more complex than what is commonly referred to as the "US Empire". The US Empire, with its vast network of financial investments, military bases, multi-national corporations and client states, is the single most important component of the global imperial system. Nevertheless, it is overly simplistic to overlook the complex hierarchies, networks, follower states and clients that define the contemporary imperial system. To understand empire and imperialism today requires us to look at the complex and changing system of imperial stratification.
The Rediscovery of Imperialism by John Bellamy Foster Monthly Review, November 2002 This essay was originally written as the introduction to Essays on Imperialism and Globalization by Harry Magdoff, forthcoming from Cornerstone Publications in India. The concept of “imperialism? was … Continue reading