All Blog Posts Tagged 'ideology' (4)

There is no magic about getting elected.

The right wing of the Republican Party has a lot in common with the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt.  They both used the democratic process to get elected but without the intention of governing.  Instead, they exploited the structural vulnerabilities of the democratic process to seize power and then imposed their ideology on the governed.  Ideology is not a governing principle.  Once in power, they continue to exploit the democratic…

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Added by Roger C. Benson on September 25, 2013 at 12:05pm — No Comments

seeded by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji - One Hundred Years of African Intellectual Activism

One hundred years of African intellectual activism

Naledi Pandor

 

http://www.pambazuka.org/en/category/features/81295

 

Address by the South African Minister of Science and Technology at the Archie Mafeye memorial lecture.

It is no accident that the founding leaders of post-colonial African countries - men like Nkrumah, Nyerere, Mandela – were able to articulate ideologies and…

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Added by Shaheen Sultan Dhanji on April 7, 2012 at 9:13pm — No Comments

SPARTACUS UNVEILED: TROUNCING BONARPIST EUROPE

SPARTACUS UNVEILED: TROUNCING BONARPIST EUROPE…

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Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on August 16, 2010 at 10:30pm — No Comments

BONAPARTISM: ‘TECHNOTRONIC’ CAPITALIST STATE IDEOLOGY

Erle Frayne Argonza



Hail Bonaparte! Hail Empire! Hail new capitalism! Hail oligarchic Gods of Olympus! – Tomorrow’s slogans



Bonaparte is back today, I see him alive again. I don’t mean the personal Napoleon Bonaparte of yesteryears, I mean the state system built by Him the Emperor par excellence. Bonapartism is the hyper-convergence of all totalitarian systems of the past to the present. Old state ideologies are dying, some are already dead in fact (Old… Continue

Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on September 21, 2008 at 7:48pm — 1 Comment

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