The Liberal Virus: Permanent War and the Americanization of the World

The Liberal Virus: Permanent War and the Americanization of the World

by Samir Amin
     
 

ISBN-10: 1583671080

ISBN-13: 9781583671085

Pub. Date: 05/01/2004

Publisher: Monthly Review Press

The "liberal virus" is a pandemic spread by US imperialism in which economic efficiency is equated with sociopolitical effectiveness, according to the director of the Third World Forum in Dakar, Senegal. Amin traces the ideological myths of liberalism (e.g., market deregulation), and makes a scathing indictment of this infection threatening the globe by requiring

Overview

The "liberal virus" is a pandemic spread by US imperialism in which economic efficiency is equated with sociopolitical effectiveness, according to the director of the Third World Forum in Dakar, Senegal. Amin traces the ideological myths of liberalism (e.g., market deregulation), and makes a scathing indictment of this infection threatening the globe by requiring preemptive wars (such as that in Iraq ) to meet its goals. This is a translation of Le virus libéral. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583671085
Publisher:
Monthly Review Press
Publication date:
05/01/2004
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.55(d)

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