Neocolonialism

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    neocolonialism is the practice of using capitalism, globalisation and cultural imperialism to influence a developing country instead of the previous colonial methods of direct military control (imperialism) or indirect political control (hegemony).

    coined by the french philosopher jean-paul sartre in 1956,[1][2] it was first used by kwame nkrumah in the context of african countries undergoing decolonisation in the 1960s. neocolonialism is also discussed in the works of western thinkers such as jean-paul sartre (colonialism and neocolonialism, 1964)[3] and noam chomsky (the washington connection and third world fascism, 1979).[4]

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Black bloc protesters march with signs calling for "US out of everywhere" and "fight the rich, not their wars"

Neocolonialism is the practice of using capitalism, globalisation and cultural imperialism to influence a developing country instead of the previous colonial methods of direct military control (imperialism) or indirect political control (hegemony).

Coined by the French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre in 1956,[1][2] it was first used by Kwame Nkrumah in the context of African countries undergoing decolonisation in the 1960s. Neocolonialism is also discussed in the works of Western thinkers such as Jean-Paul Sartre (Colonialism and Neocolonialism, 1964)[3] and Noam Chomsky (The Washington Connection and Third World Fascism, 1979).[4]