Tag Archives: World War I

Globalization for good (Globalization, Part 2)

Liberal economists—the ones ballyhooing about the benefits of unfettered capitalism–have gleefully co-opted the term “globalization.”… Continue reading

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Systems so perfect

By guest author Mike Corgan “dreaming of systems so perfect that no one will need to be good.” C.S. Lewis wrote those words for his verse play The Rock, but they could just as well apply to U.S. foreign policy … Continue reading

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Psychoanalyzing human aggression and war

Psychoanalysts have had a long interest in war and other forms of human aggression. For example, the “father” of psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud (1915), horrified by the outbreak of World War I, argued that the violence was convincing evidence that “A … Continue reading

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Established as a colonial state (Imperialism still stinks, Part 2)

Second in a series by guest author Dr. Dahlia Wasfi In 1917, as the Allies (with the help of the Arabs) were rallying to win World War I, the British government issued the Balfour Declaration. This decree regarding a Jewish … Continue reading

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