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Week 6. Culture week.

Week 6. Culture week.

The concept of this week that I find fascinating is the transnational diasporic communities. After much thinking about it I thought that my personal experience is that of a transnational subject. I was born in Mexico. Migrated to the USA as I turn twenty. Perhaps this is where i found a much stronger sense of … Continue reading

Copyright in the 21st century.

The 21st Century will deal with issues of copyright in a globalized context. Free trade agreements between nations will become the new paradigm in this century. The geo-political powerhouses, USA and China will dictate the terms under which trade is to ocurred, the possibility of conflict lurkes around the corner. Many nations will become part … Continue reading

Oligopolies and Power in civic society

A short video of the how Murdoch operates. The link between our political system and the media has created a symbiotic relationship of dire consequences for our citizenry rights. As Jeff Sparrow points out, in his article on The New Matilda, ‘under the neo-liberal principles everything has exchange value’ and the paradigm of the interaction … Continue reading

HIstorical background of Globalization. Week 2.

Historically, globalization has been around for quite some time. The imperial powers have seek to expand the control of populations that extend beyond their borders, from the Greeks to the Romans. And currently the USA, had seek to dominate the grand narratives of the west through the control of the local and global discourses. In … Continue reading

About myself. Introduction

I would like to start with the basics. My full name is Francisco Javier Castro Reyes, I was born in Mexico in 1971, I go by Cisco, although there others name I could called. Pancho is derived from Francisco. Speak fluent Spanish. I have lived in Mexico, USA, Spain and Australia. The later being what … Continue reading