Category Archives: Capitalism and imperialism

This section discusses two things. First, this website looks at exploitation and oppression in a different manner than Marxists. This section relates the two. Second, there are specific characteristics of a capitalist system that should be brought out.  Several are discussed including economic crises and finance capital.

A phone in the exhibition “Secrets of State: The Declassified History of the Chilean Dictatorship” at the Museum of Memory and Human Rights in Santiago, Chile. Visitors can pick up the receiver to hear a recreation of a conversation between former President Richard M. Nixon and his national security Adviser, Henry Kissinger. Credit Tomas Munita for The New York Times

Stories about the United States role in oppression in Indonesia and Chile

Two recently published New York Times stories about the U.S. role in oppression.

U.S stood by as Indonesia killed a half-million people, papers show

Hanna Beech New York Times October 18, 2017

Documenting U.S. role in democracy’s fall and dictator’s rise in Chile

Pascale Bonnefoy New York Times October 14, 2017

Photo caption: A phone in the exhibition “Secrets of State: The Declassified History of the Chilean Dictatorship” at the Museum of Memory and Human Rights in Santiago, Chile. Visitors can pick up the receiver to hear a recreation of a conversation between former President Richard M. Nixon and his national security Adviser, Henry Kissinger. (Credit: Tomas Munita for The New York Times)