Confronting 9-11, Ideologies of Race, and Eminent Economists by P. Zarembka

By P. Zarembka

Confronting 9/11 within the first bankruptcy attracts upon a Hegelian-Marxist notion of concrete evil, connecting malevolence to ruling elites, whereas also addressing sub-surface political forces. it's via 'deep political' research of substances, as well as oil, as controlling elements of U. S. wars. either chapters concentration round Afghanistan. Commonalties of race ideologies in capitalist contexts are subsequent tested via connecting it to capitalist societies' ambitions and methods. Haiti and South Africa are case studies.Estimates for U. S. price and surplus worth are undertaken and on the topic of GDP. Implications are drawn for the distribution of price, use worth and social hard work. The version allows simulation and sensitivity research, with hyperlinks supplied to a cautious implementation.Four chapters deal seriously with writings of significant economists. the 1st exhibits that Keynes, whereas rejecting invisible hand mechanisms, assigned to the trained bourgeoisie position of overcoming the pathologies of capitalism. the second one investigates facts of plagiarism in Keynes, displaying that he appropriated Gesell's insights into the character of cash andinterest yet in a fashion to assist shield capitalism. relocating to beat restricted consciousness through Marxists to Ricardo's comparative virtue conception, the following bankruptcy assesses the paintings of Shaikh and Hudson, concluding in step with the overriding position of exploitation in construction. the ultimate bankruptcy compares Bentham's "panopticon" (an establishment of confinement, surveillance and extraction of work) to Hayek's industry order conceptualization, and indicates that either are disciplinary regimes.

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S. money. S. dollars The Observer disclosed, "have been flown into Afghanistan, sometimes on RAF planes, to be given to key regional power brokers who could cause trouble for Prime Minister Hamid Karzai's administration" (Burke & Beaumont, 2002). S. told relief workers in Afghanistan to wait for financial assistance while buying off warlords, or "renting" them for astronomical sums. The Bush administration's argument that "rebuilding a stable Afghanistan was the only way to prevent it from again being a breeding ground The Deep Politics of September 11 39 for terrorists" (Fisher, 2002d) has been reversed.

138). Afghanistan supplies 75% of the world's opium, which is refined into The Deep Politics of September 11 41 heroin, and Pakistan contributed an eager market. Pakistani social workers found close to 200,000 child opium addicts. Eqbal Ahmad (2001, p. 36), the late columnist for the Pakistani newspaper, Dawn, observes that opium from Afghanistan has become the dominant trade item in Pakistan, worth some $4 billion. Before the drug era, the country's total foreign exports amounted to only $6 billion.

After an abortive 1975 coup attempt, supported by Pakistan, Daoud confronted Islamist leaders Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, Burhanuddin Rabbani (who each fled to Pakistan) and Ahmed Shah Massoud. These highly educated Muslim radicals shared the same urban and university base as their communist opposition. 28 DAVID MACGREGOR Kabul angered Pakistan by reviving the Pashtunistan issue, an old argument regarding Pakistan's North West Frontier Province, coveted by Afghanistan, which Britain had handed to Islamabad in 1947.

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