Monthly Archives: December 2017

The Revolt in North Africa in Global Perspective: How Neoliberal Policies Triggered Widespread Poverty and Unemployment, and Perhaps an Arab „Caracazo‟ | Bülent Gökay


On 17 December 2010, a 26-year-old man named Mohammed Bouaziz poured petrol over himself and set his own body alight in front of the office of the regional governor. This incident came after police had smashed his fruit cart– his … Continue reading

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Review: The Fall of The Us Empire | Tim Cloudsley


The Fall of The Us Empire Global Fault-Lines and the Shifting Imperial Order. Vassilis K. Fouskas and Bulent Gokay. Pluto Press 2012 A central tenet of this book is that “globalization/financialization cannot survive under a dollar-based regime of accumulation, and … Continue reading

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