Philosophy

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April 22, 2019

#6: Imperialism

 

 

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00:20: Former CIA Director admits U.S meddles in foreign elections. https://bit.ly/2XzoqTe

 

01:23: What is Imperialism?

 

05:58: Why is Imperialism still a relevant topic for leftist discussion?

 

08:03: Elliott Abrams, imperialist chore boy extraordinaire. https://bit.ly/2DCo5ry

 

09:46: Kant’s racism influenced Western academia for centuries. https://bit.ly/2GqU8Ll

 

11:39: Herbert Spencer’s Social Darwinism: A culture of race realism. https://bit.ly/2IOtq23

 

13:25: What are some historical examples of imperialism?

 

16:54: How is imperialism different from colonialism in concept?

 

20:22: Edward Said: Orientalism https://bit.ly/2XFI401

 

21:11: What are contemporary examples of imperialism?

 

22:43: Soft power and hard power. https://bit.ly/2UzbPgW

 

23:15: The U.S has hundreds of foreign military bases. https://bit.ly/2VW2LUY

 

28:40: Rubio tweets about Gaddafi’s brutalization to provoke Maduro. https://hrld.us/2UMrNcq

 

30:45: Gassing Kurds? U.S sleeps. Saddam invades Kuwait: Real shit? https://bit.ly/2JYBf23

 

31:33:  Observers confirm legitimacy of elections in Venezuela. https://bit.ly/2Vnzgy4

 

33:15: Max Blumenthal debunks imperialist propaganda in Venezuela. https://bit.ly/2Tdlk8S



35:01: Pro-capitalist opposition protestors in support of Guaido burn aid. https://bit.ly/2Hbymhy

 

36:26: U.S doing the same to Venezuela as done to Mosaddegh in Iran. https://bit.ly/1snDH2Q

 

36:32: U.S did the same thing in El Salvador with Allende. https://bit.ly/23R15Lk

 

37:00: Confessions of an Economic Hitman by John Perkins. https://bit.ly/2IC31VT

 

37:45: General Smedley Butler, actual economic hitman.https://bit.ly/1QLdBbl

 

38:28: Coca Cola hired hired death squads in Columbia. https://bit.ly/2IRjPYn

 

39:00: How does capitalism ultimately produce neo-imperial regimes?

 

40:05: Recession of the 1890’s. https://bit.ly/2StkIra

 

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