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Lecture15 - Christie Hua Lecture 15 SENSE AND NONSENSE IN...

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Christie Hua 5/27/09 Lecture 15: SENSE AND NONSENSE IN THE “WAR ON TERRORISM” DEBATE I. Visions and nightmares II. Marxism a. Political economy analysis, critical of capitalism, focuses on exploitation and alienation of workers, oppression of workers by owners/managers III. Modern Jihadism a. The struggle against non-Muslim forces, especially the West IV. Neoconservativism a. Belief in military means as a way to spread American democracy and values, believe American ideal is “end of history” V. From visions to nightmares a. All three see “liberal individualism” and “Western individualism” as corrosive force in society b. All three are 100% certain that only they know how to create better world with stronger, more humane values c. All three believe that drastic/destructive means may be necessary for the end (“Grand Vision”) VI. Liberalism (non-simplistic version) a. Individual liberty and equality b. Economic (neo) liberalism: open markets, privatization c. Social liberalism: multiculturalism, social programs
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