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Night-Vision: Illuminating War & Class on the Neo-Colonial Terrain

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"A book that should be read by anyone who gives a damn about a non-racist, non-sexist, non-homophobic future." Bo Brown]. "The transformation to a neo-colonial world has only begun, but it promises to be as dramatic, as disorienting a change as was the original european colonial conquest of the human race. Capitalism is again ripping apart and reconstructing the world, and ...more
Paperback, 187 pages
Published October 1st 2000 by Vagabond Press
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Allan
Being of the utilitarian mindset these days (umm years) this was a favorite of mine for a number of reasons. there was a long period since 1999 that a lot quasi-leftist writing came out that disappointingly ended up being more about the message and less about the actions or analysis and action. this was always frustrating to me because you had summit hopping analysis (of which of course i played my part when affordable) and of course full of its limitations and lack of follow through or a determ ...more
firesandwords
much has been written about the transition from feudalism to capitalism, yet little has been written about the transition, (although not necessarily linear) currently happening between colonialism and neo-colonialsm. this is a distinction whose understanding is needed in developing strategies against imperialism, capitalism and the heterocentric white male nation.
although published almost 20 years ago now (1992), night vision should be read by anyone looking to understand better the changing te
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Tombom P
Excellent. Highly readable, understandable and forceful stuff that makes some of the stuff going on today - that's usually only tip-toed around - very clear. Takes Marxist theory seriously but rejects a lot of the myths that dominate Western Marxist thought. Relates race and gender very clearly to class, something sorely needed today, without erasing the struggles themselves. Makes clear just how gendered exploitation is and just how serious the conditions of exploitation still are. A great comp ...more
Hobart Frolley
Good intersectional analysis of neo-colonialism and oppression. Written in 1993, though not super current, this book is still highly relevant.
Kersplebedeb
Jan 29, 2008 Kersplebedeb rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: people who want to smash capitalism.
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Daniel
re-reading in a study group. This book is too brilliant and makes links that will be relevant for decades still to come.
Finn
i think butch lee is my new favorite author
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