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Why the presidential debates aren’t about imperialism: The Progressive Populist looks at Intan Suwandi’s “Value Chains”

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Value Chains: The New Economic Imperialism
216 pp, $23 pbk, ISBN 978-1-58367-781-0
By Intan Suwandi

Reviewed by Seth Sandronsky

“Imperialism does not play out much in the 2020 presidential race. That says more about US corporate power over the two political parties and other institutions such as the new media, e.g., Comcast owning MSNBC. ¶ Meanwhile, as the US has deindustrialized, 79 percent of the globe’s industrial workers toiled in the Global South in 2010, over double the figure in 1950. The fruits of their exploited labor sell in the Global North….”

Read the review at The Progressive Populist

Value Chains: The New Economic Imperialism by Intan Suwandi

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