In the next 18 months, the following three books will be forthcoming from The Millennium Crisis project …

Please click to find out more details, including a Table of Contents, for each one …

1) Medianalysis — The Unified Field Theory of the Global Media Society

This book is a systematic application of the key concepts of seminal thinkers in a comprehensive variety of theoretical fields to the linked questions of media itself and the dynamics of the global media society:

  1. Political Economy — Marx
  2. History — E.H. Carr
  3. Anthropology — Claude Levi-Strauss
  4. Sociology — Max Weber
  5. Psychology — Freud
  6. Literary Theory — Kenneth Burke

2) The Millennium Crisis — From 2000 to the Present

Part I is based on lectures recorded in the fall of 2001, in the immediate aftermath of the September 11 attacks, and addresses the following topics:

  • The pre-September 11 situation — Stock Crash / Legitimacy of US Political System / US Unilateralism
  • The Arab – Israeli Conflict / S
  • The Fundamental Problems — Low Level of Public Discourse — Everywhere … & Stagnation
  • The Basic Issues — US/Saudi, Islamic Enlightenment, US Muslims, Israel/Palestine, American Values

Part II brings the story up to date, and deals with these key topics:

  • The Invasion of Iraq and Destruction of the Sykes-Picot System
  • Dark-Market Derivatives and Collapse of the US Housing Market
  • Black September 2008 and Endemic Global Stagnation
  • Crisis of the EU — Greece / Syrian Civil War & Refugee Crisis / Brexit
  • Trump

3) Understanding The World Political Economy — From Ancient Greece to the Internet

Part I outlines the major Schools of Political Economy — Neo-Classical / Monetarism / Keynesianism / Long-Wave – Schumpter

Part II examines the dominant Ideologies of Political Economy — Liberalism / Socialism / Nationalism

Part III traces the Great Powers and the World Political Economy from Ancient Greece to the Internet

It begins with an “Ancient Prologue” that examines Thuycidides’ Peloponnesian War and its relevance to our current condition,

then goes to the origins of the modern European political economy at the time of the Renaissance.

It brings the story up to the present day, including the British Empire and Rise of Germany / World Wars I and II / and the construction of the current US-centered world political economy,

including the explosion of the PC- and Internet-based world economies and the current Millennium Crisis, highlighting the near-collapse of global financial markets in Black September 2008 and its aftermath.