Quotes[ edit ] Our fear that Communism might someday take over most of the world blinds us to the fact that anti-communism already has. In every class society that's ever existed, the ruling element does not rule nakedly. They always adorn their rule with myths, themes and symbols to justify their position at the apex of the social pyramid. Preface to the Sixth Edition, p.
Eventually he devoted himself full-time to writing, public speaking, and political activism. His works have been translated into at least 18 languages. Parenti's writings cover a wide range of subjects: Past and Present," "US Interventionism: The Attack on Yugoslavia.
Instead, he assembles an alternate history in which an American-led coalition backed by aggressive financial interests precipitated the civil war and the profoundly destructive air campaign that killed at least 3, civilians.
Readers not familiar with his leftist analysis may find Parenti's dismissal of NATO's justification for its bombing campaign shocking or silly; others may find it thought-provoking. For the assassination of the Roman dictator, see Assassination of Julius Caesar.
A People's History of Ancient Rome. Much of it is a recounting of the usual suspects we find in the new wave of atheist chic nonfiction - targets like Islamist extremists, TV preachers, child-molesting Catholic priests, Christian-right political operatives, creationists, cult leaders and, for historical context, a reminder that the Crusades and the Inquisition were no picnic either, along with a tired recounting of all those troublesome passages in the Hebrew Bible and the anti-Semitism in much New Testament translation.About Michael Parenti: American political scientist, historian and culture critic.
Parenti is most known for his criticism of capitalism and American f /5().
Michael Parenti page "The enormous gap between what US leaders do in the world and what Americans think their leaders are doing is one of the great propaganda accomplishments of the dominant political mythology.".
The Face of Imperialism "Michael Parenti's The Face of Imperialism is a powerful, frightening, and honest book. It will be hated by those who run the Empire, and it will be loved by people who are searching for truth amidst the piles of garbage of Western propaganda.
What's a Slum? January The JFK Assassination: Defending the Gangster State November I Have a Dream, a Blurred Vision November Requiem For A Dominatrix April The Nobel Peace Prize for War October Reflections on Politics and Academia: An Interview with Michael Parenti June Iran and Everything Else Free Market Health Care: True Stories January Quotes .
Our fear that Communism might someday take over most of the world blinds us to the fact that anti-communism already has.
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Richly informed and written in an engaging style, Against Empire exposes the ruthless agenda and hidden costs of the U.S. empire today. Documenting the pretexts and lies used to justify violent intervention and maldevelopment abroad4/5(21).