Tag: US imperialism

Global Giants: American Empire and Transnational Capital

Maximilian C. Forte , November 28th, 2019


Review of Giants: The Global Power Elite by Peter Phillips (Introduction by William I. Robinson). New York: Seven Stories Press, 2018. LCCN 2018017493; ISBN 9781609808716 (pbk.); ISBN 9781609808723…


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American Exceptionalism, American Innocence

Maximilian C. Forte , May 13th, 2019


Review of American Exceptionalism and American Innocence: A People’s History of Fake News—from the Revolutionary War to the War on Terror. By Roberto Sirvent and Danny Haiphong. Foreword…


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America: Imagine an America without Her

Maximilian C. Forte , May 6th, 2019


What might world history have looked like if there had never been a United States, or if it ceased to exist before the 20th-century? Is “America” an “exceptional”…


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Trump’s Coup in Venezuela

Maximilian C. Forte , January 25th, 2019


Last year in our final report on 2018, we closed with this warning: “one of the things we must all look out for then are the prospects of…


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Privilege: White, American, or Imperial?

Maximilian C. Forte , January 4th, 2018


To the extent that “white privilege” continues to exist in the US, is it the highest form of privilege? How might a focus on domestic race relations misdirect us from an…


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