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Politics of Globalization presents an up-to-date perspective on the kaleidoscopic politics of globalization. The authors analyze the existing definitions of capitalism and argue that globalization and the consequent growing multi-polarity in world politics is not a crisis but a proliferation of capitalisms. This network of capitalisms becomes the framework of the politics of the new globalization.

Coup D'état and Paper Tiger in Washington, Fiery Dragon in the Pacific
Coup d'état and paper tiger in Washington, Fiery Dragon in the pacific
Andre GunderFrank

Recent events in Iraq that require no further elucidation here make this chapter more timely now than when it was written. For this chapter is a combination of two stories. First, the coup one on the illegitimacy of the Bush government and the long standing agenda of the Cheney group who has made another coup within the Bush coup. Second, there follows the paper tiger one about the underlying Achilles' heels vulnerability of American power that rests only on the paper dollar and the military Pentagon. Vice-President Gore's major speech damning the policy of the Bush administration and calling the President ...

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