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Empire's Religion: Arundhati Roy Confronts the Tyranny of the Free Market | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
"The hidden hand of the market," Friedman notes in a particularly telling fragment, "will never work without a hidden fist. McDonald's cannot flourish without McDonnell Douglass, the designer of the F-15. And the hidden fist that keeps the world safe for Silicon Valley's technologies to flourish is called the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps."
globalization  crisis 
september 2016 by geof
How Globalization Fuels Terrorism and Fundamentalism
For more than 600 years Buddhists and Muslims lived side by side in Ladakh with no recorded instance of group conflict. They helped one another at harvest time, attended one another’s religious festivals, and sometimes intermarried. But over a period of about 15 years, tensions between Buddhists and Muslims escalated rapidly, and by 1989 they were bombing of each other’s homes.
globalization  war  religion 
november 2015 by geof

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