The dubious threat of radical Islam on globalization

“The sheer horror of September 11 also conceals an important fact: By most measures, Islamic fundamentalism is the weakest of all the threats that globalization has yet faced. Socialism, the main ideological opponent of liberalism for most of the past century, combined a searing analysis of contemporary injustices with a compelling promise of a better future. Whatever its defects, Marxism spoke to the genuine discontents of millions of workers. It also attracted some of the finest minds in the West — particularly during the dark days of the 1930s when capitalism was plagued by depression and unemployment. Half a century ago communism held sway over at least a sixth of the world

Posted by | Comments (1)  | May 30, 2003
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One Response to “The dubious threat of radical Islam on globalization”

  1. husain A. R. Says:

    islam is not anti globalisation in its princicple.