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The Empire has no Impacts...

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I've been running an Imperialist K, and I have failed to locate any cites that are of reasonable value to my finiding Impacts to Imperialism. Genocide is a major one, but it's talking about Nazis'ism and the UUSR Imperialism,. which helps me none at all.

I even went lookign thru c/x.com to find some cites , but hadn't found any yet. If there are any specific cites you know f to help me, it'd be great.

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genocide, any globilization impact

 

um...biopolitics, slavery

 

just read Empire, or some Spanos

Empire doens't have Imperialism Impacts like what your looking for, Spanos does though,

 

another could thing to cut would be Failed States stuff which has some good colonialism stuff

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Hardt and Neghri, lil buddy. Your friendly neighborhood librarian will hook you up-it's either in the library or you can get it on loan from another library or from whatever college is close by.

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michael hardt & antonio negri, empire p. 345-346

 

Imperial control operates through three global and absolute means: the bomb,

money, and ether. The panoply of thermonuclear weapons, effectively gathered at

the pinnacle of Empire, represents the continuous possibility of the

destruction of life itself. This is an operation of absolute violence, a new

metaphysical horizon, which completely changes the conception whereby the

sovereign state had a monopoly of legitimate physical force. At one time, in

modernity, this monopoly was legitimated either as the expropriation of weapons

from the violent and anarchic mob, the disordered mass of individuals who tend

to slaughter one another, or as the instrument of def ense against the enemy,

that is, against other peoples organized in states. Both these means of

legitimation were oriented finally toward the survival of the population. Today

they are no longer effective. The expropriation of the means of violence from a

supposedly self- destructive population tends to become merely administrative

and police operations aimed at maintaining the segmentations of productive

territories. The second justification becomes less effective too as nuclear war

between state powers becomes increasingly unthinkable. The development of

nuclear technologies and their imperial concentration have limited the

sovereignty of most of the countries of the world insofar as it has taken away

from them the power to make decisions over war and peace, which is a primary

element of the traditional definition of sovereignty. Furthermore, the ultimate

threat of the imperial bomb has reduced every war to a limited conflict, a

civil war, a dirty war, and so forth. It has made every war the exclusive

domain of administrative and police power. From no other standpoint is the

passage from modernity to postmodernity and from modern sovereignty to Empire

more evident than it is from the standpoint of the bomb. Empire is defined here

in the final instance as the "non-place" of life, or, in other words, as the

absolute capacity for destruction. Empire is the ultimate form of biopower

insofar as it is the absolute inversion of the power of life.

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Empire doens't have Imperialism Impacts like what your looking for, Spanos does though,

 

another could thing to cut would be Failed States stuff which has some good colonialism stuff

 

Hardt and Negri's new book the mutitude does, the implications are decent enough in the round, and you really don't need post fiat impacts, Huge pre-fiat impacts (i.e- all answers justify the Empire) Hay day performative almost

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