Is Capitalism the Root?

Posted: July 6, 2014 in Monetary System
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This Blog does not advocate the contemporary economic/monetary system as being the sole contributor to Global Hegemony today

I put it to you that it is merely a sub component of a greater system operating on the basis of the supremacy of one Peoples over all others

The below linked document gives an overview of this thought, I would draw your attention to page 13, sections 5-7

To call “”the present world-system “capitalist” is, to say the least, misleading.
Given the hegemonic Eurocentric “common sense,” the moment we use the word
“capitalism,” people immediately think that we are talking about the “economy”.
However, “capitalism” is only one of the multiple entangled constellations of
colonial power matrix of what I called, at the risk of sounding ridiculous,
“Capitalist/Patriarchal Western-centric/Christian-centric Modern/Colonial World-
System.” Capitalism is an important constellation of power, but not the sole one

Decolonizing Post-Colonial Studies and Paradigms of Political-Economy – Ramon Grosfoguel

Interested readers of this subject should explore the Bandung2 blog which has a wealth of material further proving this assertion

 

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