The Clash of Civilizations.

Thinkers in the world feel that there is ‘Clash of Civilizations’ between the West and the Muslim world. (Huntington, 1993) This conception was heavily intensified after the aggressive actions by the Bush administration post 9/11.In a quote from Huntington we can see how this clash is one that will be ongoing. “The people of differentContinue reading “The Clash of Civilizations.”

Who Rules? Theories of Power

Perspectives on the state, power and politics. Marx gave us a theory of society, an explanation of how society works, of how and why history has unfolded, and especially an account of the nature of capitalism. These are of great value for the task of describing what is going on in the world and forContinue reading “Who Rules? Theories of Power”

Action for Change: Social Movements.

An analysis of Greenpeace AP campaigns through Francis Fox Pivens FIVE STRATEGIES of Disruptive Power. 1.BREAKING THE RULES According to Piven rules are the basic postulate of ‘collective life’.(Piven, 2008) Our society rests upon the knowledge that these rules keep them safe. In another language, the language of social and environmental action these rules alsoContinue reading “Action for Change: Social Movements.”