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Introduction to report and reporter
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I. 20th-century imperialism
  
'''I. 20th-century imperialism'''
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Basics of Lenin’s theory  
 
 
Basics of Lenin’s theory
 
  
 
Cold War imperialism and wars of national liberation
 
Cold War imperialism and wars of national liberation
  
 
Consumerist imperialism: oil and cars
 
Consumerist imperialism: oil and cars
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II. Neoliberal globalization and the ‘war on terror’'''
 
  
Imperialism and global inequality: Claudio Katz’s theses
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II. Neoliberal globalization and the ‘war on terror’
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Imperialism and global inequality: Claudio Katz’s theses  
  
 
Supply chains: from national to global
 
Supply chains: from national to global
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Accumulation by dispossession (David Harvey)
 
Accumulation by dispossession (David Harvey)
  
Armed globalization and the ‘clash of barbarisms’
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Armed globalization and the ‘clash of barbarisms’  
  
'''III. Neoliberalism’s apogee: hyperglobalization'''
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III. Neoliberalism’s apogee: hyperglobalization  
  
 
NAFTA (1993), Maastricht (1992), WTO (1995)
 
NAFTA (1993), Maastricht (1992), WTO (1995)
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Latin America’s Pink Tide (and extractivism): challenge and crisis
 
Latin America’s Pink Tide (and extractivism): challenge and crisis
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IV. Imperialism in crisis (from 2008)'''
 
  
China’s rise, phase II: trade wars, sea lanes, One Belt One Road – and
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IV. Imperialism in crisis (from 2008)
Hong Kong
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China’s rise, phase II: trade wars, sea lanes, One Belt One Road – and Hong Kong
  
Crises in the Middle East
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Crises in the Middle East  
  
Clashes with Russia
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Clashes with Russia  
  
Brexit, Trump and the new far right
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Brexit, Trump and the new far right  
  
 
A Latin American Trump: Bolsonaro (and his divided opposition)
 
A Latin American Trump: Bolsonaro (and his divided opposition)
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Covid-19: nail in the coffin of hyperglobalization
 
Covid-19: nail in the coffin of hyperglobalization
  
'''V. What’s next?'''
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V. And now Biden
  
What next for imperialism? Post-Trump Trumpism? And China? And the EU?
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Main lesson of election: enduring strength of far right
  
What next for resistance?: difficulties of the anti-imperialist left
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Back to Obama? the US, China, ‘the Quad’ & Europe
  
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Openings for the left?
  
  

Latest revision as of 14:04, 23 November 2020

Outline:

I. 20th-century imperialism

Basics of Lenin’s theory

Cold War imperialism and wars of national liberation

Consumerist imperialism: oil and cars

II. Neoliberal globalization and the ‘war on terror’

Imperialism and global inequality: Claudio Katz’s theses

Supply chains: from national to global

Accumulation by dispossession (David Harvey)

Armed globalization and the ‘clash of barbarisms’

III. Neoliberalism’s apogee: hyperglobalization

NAFTA (1993), Maastricht (1992), WTO (1995)

China’s rise, phase I: Foxcomm and Walmart – the role of Hong Kong

Latin America’s Pink Tide (and extractivism): challenge and crisis

IV. Imperialism in crisis (from 2008)

China’s rise, phase II: trade wars, sea lanes, One Belt One Road – and Hong Kong

Crises in the Middle East

Clashes with Russia

Brexit, Trump and the new far right

A Latin American Trump: Bolsonaro (and his divided opposition)

Covid-19: nail in the coffin of hyperglobalization

V. And now Biden

Main lesson of election: enduring strength of far right

Back to Obama? – the US, China, ‘the Quad’ & Europe

Openings for the left?