Homeland Imperialism: Fear and Resistance

Authors

  • Bernardine Dohrn
  • Peter Rachleff

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.14452/MR-055-03-2003-07_13

Keywords:

Education, Media

Abstract

The creation and cultivation of fear is one of the pillars of empire both abroad and within the imperial "homeland." And that fear is always accompanied by the threat of discipline, punishment, and violence. Every state uses violence to enforce its power against its enemies, but we must recognize that a major change has occurred. September 11, 2001 gave a green light for a full blown, and bipartisan, agenda of repression at home, as well as for the expanded imperial project abroad.

Published

2007-07-14

Issue

Section

Articles