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Decolonization Displaces Neoliberalism in Bolivia

In the central interior of the Canadian province of British Columbia is the unceded territory of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation. A corporate entity, Coastal GasLink (CGL), abetted by colonial-government structures, is preparing to lay a…

Book Review: The Rise and Fall of Neoliberal Capitalism

Neoliberalism is frequently portrayed as the malevolent ideology of the super-rich. Its critics contend that its preference for minimal state regulation favours the strong over the weak. The conclusion usually drawn is that state powers…

Book Review: The Five Hundred Year Rebellion

The Five Hundred Year Rebellion: Indigenous Movements and the Decolonization of History in Bolivia After centuries of colonial domination and a twentieth century riddled with dictatorships, indigenous peoples in Bolivia embarked upon a…

Book Review: Getting Rich Without Capitalism

The “lens” in which we view the world is important. The “lens” is a simplistic term for describing our worldview, our analysis, and perhaps our ideology, in which we interpret an event, a relationship, or a situation. We all have a lens…

Towers of Deception: Book Review

The book is 400 pages long, (including a modest index and 28 pages of Endnotes), and fortunately, Zwicker makes it an enjoyable 400 pages. Throughout Towers of Deception (hereon TOD), he employs a writing style that reflects his personable…

Democracy: The Bigger It Gets, the Worse It Gets

Although it was long assumed that the electoral college favored Democrats - and this assumption continued right up to election night 2016 - Democrats in the United States have now decided the electoral college is a bad thing. Thus, we…