Oil, Weapons and Capitalism (Radio Interview with Jonathan Nitzan)

Oil, Weapons and Capitalism (Radio Interview with Jonathan Nitzan)
Soong, C. S. and Nitzan, Jonathan. (2003). Livingroom, KPFA 94.1 FM. March. (Interview; English).

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Abstract or Brief Description

Conflict and instability in the Middle East -- which elements of the US capitalist class thrive on it? Is the US invasion of Iraq an effort to secure cheap, free-flowing oil? Political economist Jonathan Nitzan offers surprising answers, and in the process illuminates the power dynamics underlying current trends in capitalism.



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arms accumulation capital capitalism centralization conflict corporation crisis distribution dual economy elite energy finance globalization growth imperialism institutionalism GPE Israel Middle East military national interest security oil OPEC ownership peace politics power profit ruling class sabotage stagflation state stock market technology TNC United States US violence war


BN Science & Technology
BN Agency
BN Business Enterprise
BN Capital & Accumulation
BN International & Global
BN Civil Society
BN Class
BN State & Government
BN Comparative
BN Theory
BN Methodology
BN Conflict & Violence
BN Money & Finance
BN Cooperation & Collective Action
BN Value & Price
BN Crisis
BN War & Peace
BN Power
BN Policy
BN Production
BN Growth
BN Region - North America
BN Region - Middle East
BN Industrial Organization
BN Institutions

Depositing User

Jonathan Nitzan

Date Deposited

27 Sep 2004

Last Modified

31 Mar 2016 22:16



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