- A class based analysis of global society is still relevant if you look at things globally.
- Exploitation still lies at the heart of the Capitalist system if you look at the practices of many Transnational Corporations. 200 more words
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I experience a fleeting feeling of freedom whenever I go to the grocery store. It offers me a reprieve from the stress and anxiety that creeps up on a daily basis as I worry about deadlines approaching or what I’ll do next after I finish graduate school. 2,215 more words
This post is a brief summary of the Dependency Theory view of Development and Underdevelopment. It is, broadly speaking, a Marxist theory of development.
According to Dependency theory, the underdevelopment of many countries was the fault of the West. 1,045 more words
Changing The World From Within to Without: My Take on the Importance of Critical Theory (9 Oct. 2015)
The fact that there is a so-called “crisis in the humanities” is old, though persistent, news, with many theories behind its impending demise. The main culprits are understood to be funding cuts at the state and national level as well as an overall cultural shift toward valuing professional degree paths in the private sector, spurred by conservative thinkers’ critique of the humanities as a degree that leads to “nothing but unemployment.” 1,118 more words
AntiNote: Just another periodic reminder that there is nothing new under the sun.
For this reprint of a 1999 essay on the perennially current and apparently unresolvable dilemma of the “fractured left,” the AWC is tempted to include photographs of our own members engaged in pimply-faced adolescent hijinks from around the time the essay appeared, to demonstrate the intergenerational amnesia, ignorance, and failed pedagogy that has always stunted the development and reproduction of political and cultural traditions and formations. 3,651 more words