Saturday, 29 October 2011

Global Capitalism and the Crisis of Humanity

Here is the keynote talk (that I recorded on my computer) of Professor William I. Robinson at the 1st "Global Capitalism and Transnational Class Formation" conference in Prague, Czech Republic in September of 2011.


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Thursday, 13 October 2011

Empire, Global Capitalism, and Theory


I have a new article here looking at Hardt and Negri's theory of empire and in relation to other works of the 'global capitalism school'. It is published in the journal Current Perspectives in Social Theory. You can read the 20 page PDF of the article by clicking here.

Thursday, 6 October 2011

U.S. Embassy Cables reveal 4,795 refugees fled Haiti in 2004: a 40% increase from the year prior

 Cables from the U.S. Embassy in Nassau, Bahamas, obtained by the whistle blower WikiLeaks show that at least 4,795 Haitians fled their island nation in 2004.

 Serving as corroborating evidence for the findings of the Kolbe-Hudson (Lancet study) in addition to other corroborating human rights reports (Amnesty International, University of Miami, Lawyers Guild, University of Boston, etc), increased refugee flows - 40% increase as stated - is evidence of the major violence propelled by the paramilitaries.

See the entire Cable here: