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  • Seminal moment in global politics

    Seminal moment in global politics

    Chile’s early dalliance with neoliberalism also exposes how the latter requires extreme violence or ‘shocks’ — as Naomi Klein argues in The Shock Doctrine — to entrench itself. Klein traces how the massive  upheaval the privatisation policies of neoliberal Chile triggered were only implemented under a draconian regime that rested on mass killings and torture which served as the ‘shock’ that allowed Chilean society to become more complaisant towards these radical economic changes.

    December 28, 2021
  • Is the world headed for Cold War 2 – this time between the US and China?

    Is the world headed for Cold War 2 – this time between the US and China?

    "It is apparent that we have entered deep into a 'multi-polar era. This means the world's second-tier powers have more room to act independently of the major powers, especially as there are no 'world policemen' as there was during the Cold War."

    June 16, 2021