imperialism

History of American imperialism

A anthropologist explains what happened to the American Empire

Summary: Anthropologist Maximilian Forte explains the dynamics of our mad (and unprofitable) empire, why we love it, and its eventual end. The history of American imperialism. Click to enlarge. What Happened to the American Empire? By Maximilian C. Forte From Zero Anthropology, 11 January 2018. Reposted with his generous permission. Has anything out of the ordinary happened to …

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Hello! My Name is Straight White Privilege

An anthropologist explains white privilege: what it is & does

Summary: Anthropologist Maximilian Forte explains white privilege, one of the hot button issues of today’s America. The concept has swept America. Where did it come from? Is it helping or hurting America? “Privilege: White, American, or Imperial?“ By Maximilian C. Forte From Zero Anthropology, 7 January 2018. Reposted with his generous permission. To the extent that “white privilege” …

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An anthropologist looks at our New Victorianism: Imperialism, and Identity Politics

Summary: For a clear view of the rapid and bewildering changes sweeping over America, we turn to an anthropologist. In part two of this series about America’s New Victorianism, he looks at our imperialism and identify politics. And the social significance of beards. I’ll bet this is the most interesting article you read this week. …

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