Purifying the World: What the New Radical Ideology Stands For

Ernest Sternberg
2010 Orbis: Journal of World Affairs  
The past decade has seen the coalescence of a new ideology that envisions social movements in a cataclysmic struggle against global capitalist Empire. Controlled by U.S. militarism and multinational corporations, in cahoots with Zionism, Empire contaminates environments and destroys cultures. Its defeat will bring about a new era of social justice and sustainable development, in which the diverse cultures harmoniously share the earth. Is this a totalitarian ideology? From fascist and communist
more » ... recedents, we learn that lovers of renewed humanity are not sufficiently motivated by abstract ideals.
doi:10.1016/j.orbis.2009.10.006 fatcat:hu4ky7d2fzabrpd4msnrddnyni