Ditadura e fascismo. É tudo igual?

Originally posted on Miluramalho's Blog:
“Fascismo: O Governo duma ditadura, marcado pelo controle da economia pelo Estado, pela arregimentação social e por uma ideologia de nacionalismo beligerante;   Nazismo: Fascismo, segundo praticado pelo Partido Nacional-Socialista dos Trabalhadores Alemães, sob Hitler.   A PALAVRA “fascismo” geralmente suscita imagens de milícias militares italianas de camisas pretas…

Postmodern Theology – Who’s got the power?

When I studied Michel Foucault and postmodernism in the 1980s, many so-called intellectuals overlooked the idea of the holy, as taken on its own terms, and focused on a stripped down notion of socio-cultural power. Society was just the outcome of competing discourses and institutionalized practices of power. Everything else didn’t really matter. And if… Read More Postmodern Theology – Who’s got the power?

Review – The Conspiracy to Rule the World: From 911 to the Illuminati (DVD)

Back in the 1980s, I looked at the G-7 countries through an arguably simplistic lens. Although getting top marks in sociology at university, in retrospect I was only dimly aware of what was happening in the world around me. Graduate studies in India and later in Ottawa, Canada, certainly helped to open my eyes. But… Read More Review – The Conspiracy to Rule the World: From 911 to the Illuminati (DVD)