An American Neo-Orientalist in Tehran

“Demonizing and otherizing the easterners serve as effective tools in the hands of Imperialism.” Sadly, Orientalism has not yet run its course. On the contrary, it has assumed different forms and has gained momentum in recent years. No doubt, this love child of Imperialism which has helped create an inconceivable chasm between the East and […]

Twenty-First Century Imperialism: Militarism, Collaborators & Popular Resistance

Imperial Wars by Proxy and Domestic Decay The configuration of 21st century imperialism combines patterns of exploitation from the past as well as new features which are essential to understanding the contemporary forms of plunder, pillage and mass impoverishment. In this paper we will highlight the relatively new forms of imperial exploitation, reflecting the rise […]

“Legal Imperialism” and International Law: Legal Foundations for War Crimes, Debt Collection & Colonization

Imperial legal doctrines and judicial decisions set the groundwork for imperial wars & economic pillage. By now we are familiar with imperial states using their military power to attack, destroy and occupy independent countries. Boatloads of important studies have documented how imperial countries have seized and pillaged the resources of mineral-rich and agriculturally productive countries, […]

Podcast Show #34

The Boiling Frogs Presents Tony Hall Tony Hall provides us with an overview of his recently released book Earth into Property, and discusses the relationship between the dispossession of Indigenous peoples and the making of global capitalism, beginning with Christopher Columbus’s inception of a New World Order in 1492. He tells us how the US […]