The World We Wish to See: Revolutionary Objectives in the Twenty-First Century

The World We Wish to See: Revolutionary Objectives in the Twenty-First Century

Samir Amin James Membrez / Oct 16, 2019

The World We Wish to See Revolutionary Objectives in the Twenty First Century The World We Wish to See presents a sweeping view of twentieth century political history and a stirring appeal to take political culture seriously Samir Amin offers a provocative analysis of resistanc

  • Title: The World We Wish to See: Revolutionary Objectives in the Twenty-First Century
  • Author: Samir Amin James Membrez
  • ISBN: 9781583671719
  • Page: 168
  • Format: Paperback
  • The World We Wish to See presents a sweeping view of twentieth century political history and a stirring appeal to take political culture seriously Samir Amin offers a provocative analysis of resistance to capitalism and imperialism and calls for a new politics of opposition Capitalism is a global system, so ultimately any successful challenge to it must be organized on tThe World We Wish to See presents a sweeping view of twentieth century political history and a stirring appeal to take political culture seriously Samir Amin offers a provocative analysis of resistance to capitalism and imperialism and calls for a new politics of opposition Capitalism is a global system, so ultimately any successful challenge to it must be organized on the same level an internationalism of peoples.Throughout the twentieth century the socialist and communist internationals, national liberation movements, and great revolutions have presented challenges to the world order Amin provides a succinct discussion of the successes and failures of these mobilizations, in order to assess the present struggle Neoliberalism and the drive for military hegemony by the United States have spawned new political and social movements of resistance and attempts at international organization through the World Social Forum Amin assesses the potential and limitations of these movements to confront global capitalism in the twenty first century The World We Wish to See makes a distinction between political cultures and conflict and political cultures of consensus A new politics of struggle is needed one that is not afraid to confront the power of capitalism, one that is both critical and self critical.In this persuasive argument, Amin explains that effective opposition must be based on the construction of a convergence in diversity of oppressed and exploited peoplewhether they are workers, peasants, students, or any other opponent of capitalism and imperialism What is needed is a new international that has an open and flexible organizational structure to coordinate the work of opposition movements around the world.The World We Wish to See is a bold book, calling for an international movement that can successfully transcend the current world order, in order to pursue a better world Amin s lucid analysis provides a firm basis for furthering this objective.

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    About "Samir Amin James Membrez"

      • Samir Amin James Membrez

        Egyptian Marxist economist He currently lives in Dakar, Senegal.


    209 Comments

    1. A good overview of revolutionary tendencies and the possibilities for today. Amin is a genius. You may need to read the book twice to take it all in


    2. I read this in small chunks, by the local pool, over the course of a particularly lovely summer. It was always a little jarring to immerse myself in Amin's dense, provocative language while happy families splashed a few meters away. In the end though, I think it helped me to parse his words and make sense of his ideas: in a library or quiet sitting room, it would have been easy to lose touch with the material realities he's unpacking and critiquing – and that would have robbed the book of much [...]


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