Dr. Frederick B. Mills: “The US seeks to rehabilitate the Monroe Doctrine and thereby Impose the neoliberal regime throughout the region as well as counter growing Chinese and Russian influence.”
Dr. Frederick B. Mills. DR.
Mohsen Abdelmoumen: Can you explain to our readers what the concept of philosophy of liberation is?
Dr. Frederick B. Mills: The philosophy of liberation movement, which has its origins in the late 1960’s in Latin America and the Caribbean, emerged through a critical examination of the influence of Western philosophy on Latin American philosophy and science. This was felt, by its forerunners, who were asking whether there was a particularly Latin American philosophy, to be a necessary step in advancing a liberatory philosophical project. Such a critique involves exposing the myth of modernity. This myth is a Eurocentric worldview deployed during the conquest and colonization of Amerindia to justify the subjugation of Africans and the Original peoples of the Americas. Lire la suite »
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Brazil’s President Dilma Roussef, China’s President Xi Jinping and South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma, during the BRICS summit in Fortaleza, Brazil, on July 15, 2014. D.R.
There is a growing danger that BRICS – the club of the nations that are holed up at the frontline, in the trenches, facing global Western imperialism – could one day be diluted and weakened if some radically right-wing Western allies, such as Indonesia and Turkey, were to be allowed to join.
BRICS consists of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, and it was originally supposed to be just an economic block, but in recent years, Western attacks against countries with independent political and economic systems, pushed most of the BRICS nations into a powerful political alliance, even an embrace. Lire la suite »