Will Griffin: Michael Parenti’s The Face of Imperialism

Will Griffin: Michael Parenti's The Face of Imperialism

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With Will Griffin
Writer, Dandelion Salad
The Peace Report
January 14, 2019

Many content creators on YouTube produce collaborative content. Finally, I’m producing my first collaborative piece. For the past 2 weeks I’ve worked with the YouTuber Radical Reviewer (RR) who reviews leftist literature. I find his YouTube channel very important. If you can’t read an entire book, the least we can do is watch a video on the topic. Although reading a book is the best option for learning, watching videos helps save time and money. Also, if the video review is done well it could prompt someone to actually read the book!

Radical Reviewer and myself worked together to produce a book review of The Face of Imperialism by Michael Parenti. The book provides a really good analysis of the relationship between U.S. economic and military power. Parenti documents how U.S. imperialism in the 21st century promotes unjust policies across the globe including expropriation of natural resources, privatization, debt burdens, and suppression of democratic movements. All of this feeds into the deteriorating living standards within the U.S., leading to poverty, decaying infrastructure, and impending ecological disaster.

Radical Reviewer on Jan 11, 2019

The Radical Review and Will Griffin of The Peace Report review The Face of Imperialism by Michael Parenti.

Note: DS added the links to the above video description

From the archives:

Abby Martin: Trump Expanding The Empire + Trump’s Syria Deception

Michael Parenti: Marxists vs Liberals on Capitalism

A Terrible Normality by Michael Parenti

Abby Martin: The Neo-Liberal Plan To Bring Down Venezuela + Mike Prysner Debunks John Oliver’s Venezuela Episode

Imperialism 101 by Michael Parenti + Crumbling US Empire

Capitalism Is Always At War by William T. Hathaway

The World Will Not Mourn the Decline of U.S. Hegemony by Paul Street

Michael Parenti: The Threat of US Imperialism (2013) + Capitalism’s Self-Inflicted Apocalypse by Michael Parenti (2009)

Uncle Sam’s Grisly Record of Murder and Mayhem Since 1945 by Paul Street

Michael Parenti: These Countries Are Not Underdeveloped, They Are Overexploited (1986)

Michael Parenti: The US Empire Sees Only Two Kinds of Countries: Satellites or Enemies

Michael Parenti: The Face of Imperialism

Instances of the United States overthrowing, or attempting to overthrow, a foreign government since the Second World War by William Blum

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