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April 3, 2018
... presenteren als een inspirerend icoon liever dan als een radicale leider. Vandaag zou de echte King nooit uitgenodigd worden in het Witte Huis omdat hij veel te links is". In 2013 schreef Michael Parenti exclusief voor DeWereldMorgen.be deze analyse van zijn echte, grotendeels verzwegen boodschap.
March 16, 2018
As search engines' and social networks' power to mediate information access grows – along with their ability to gather vast amounts of user data and intelligence – the anxiety has also increased for vested interests and governments unable to cope with the disruptive effect of the once-freewheeling “onlineÃâÃÂ ...
Center for Research on Globalization
March 1, 2018
In his book “Democracy for the Few,” Michael Parenti called the Supreme Court an “aristocratic branch” of government. Its members are appointed. They serve for life, and have great power for good or ill – too much of the latter, not enough of the former. Justices nearly always side with corporate America.
December 19, 2017
While James Madison in Federalist number 10 declared that the most “common and durable source of factions has been the various and unequal distribution of property,” many such as historian Charles Beard and political scientist Michael Parenti see the resulting constitution devised by the framers asÃâÃÂ ...
November 22, 2017
In a rare conviction by the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY), Ratko Mladic has been sentenced to life imprisonment for alleged war crimes. Most accused individuals have been exonerated by the controversial court - and its gallery of accused individuals features not a singleÃâÃÂ ...
March 5, 2017
Michael Parenti, a political scientist and cultural critic, has written extensively about mainstream media's crusades against revolutionary leaders like Chavez. His most famous piece, “Monopoly Media Manipulation,” outlines common practices corporate news outlets employ to tarnish the reputation ofÃâÃÂ ...
February 17, 2017
As Michael Parenti likes to point out, conspiracies do in fact exist, both in legal theory and in politics: Watergate, Iran-Contra, the savings and loan scandal of the 1980s/90s, “described by the Justice Department as 'a thousand conspiracies of fraud, theft, and bribery,' the greatest financial crime in history”ÃâÃÂ ...
January 11, 2017
In 2002, early on in the administration of President George W. Bush, radical professor and political scientist Michael Parenti said: “They're not stupid. You're stupid if you think they're stupid. You're stupid if you think your enemies are stupid. “In the U.S., I can tell you, everybody is making jokes about howÃâÃÂ ...
December 1, 2016
The Vietnam War was an example of imperial aggression. According to historian Michael Parenti: “Imperialism is what empires are all about. Imperialism is what empires do,” as “one country brings to bear…economic and military power upon another country in order to expropriate [its] land, labor, naturalÃâÃÂ ...
August 29, 2016
A recent Sputnik News poll revealed that, in nine of the eleven former Soviet republics, a majority of those over the age of 35 think life in the USSR was better before its disintegration. Michael Parenti, author of Blackshirts and Reds: Rational Fascism and the Overthrow of Communism, and Loud & ClearÃâÃÂ ...
June 19, 2015
rabble is expanding our Parliamentary Bureau and we need your help! Support us on Patreon today! Keep Karl on Parl. Progressive author and scholar Michael Parenti discusses his most recent book, "Profit Pathology and Other Indecencies" and the ongoing global struggle against austerity.
November 3, 2011
This fall, Michael Parenti's timing as a writer could not have been better. The independent scholar and lecturer has produced 22 books on political and cultural subjects. But his latest, The Face of Imperialism, jives completely with the current Occupy movement in cities around the world. Parenti spoke toÃâÃÂ ...
San Francisco Chronicle
April 4, 2010
Unless you are Michael Parenti, who spares neither the late nun from Calcutta nor the spiritual leader of Tibet in his relentless diatribe against people of faith. "God and his Demons" is a depressing, mean-spirited book. Much of it is a recounting of the usual suspects we find in the new wave of atheist chicÃâÃÂ ...
March 12, 2009
Michael Parenti is a longtime political analyst and author of twenty books, including Democracy for the Few and Superpatriotism. Parenti writes, “Free-market corporate capitalism is by its nature a disaster waiting to happen.” [includes rush transcript]ÃâÃÂ ...
May 10, 2007
AMY GOODMAN: We end today's program with the words of the writer, political analyst, social critic, Michael Parenti, author of more than 20 books, including Democracy for the Few, Superpatriotism, now The Culture Struggle. Michael Parenti joined us in our firehouse studio yesterday for a conversationÃâÃÂ ...
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