Colonialism and imperialism: development or stagnation and poverty

“Colonialism hardly ever exploits the whole of the country. It is itself with the natural resources, which it extracts, and exports to meet the needs of the mother country’s industries, thus allowing certain sectors of the colony to become relatively rich, but the rest of the colony follows its path of under-development and poverty, or at all events sinks into it more deeply.” Frantz Fanon

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Cultural imperialism and globalization

The western countries and the United States occupied the power of the world economy more than four centuries ago, thus provoking the control of world culture and the mass media. As we have seen, the media is a business shaped by economic and political decisions, which goes beyond just sharing culture worldwide, but to acquire more users, viewers, and listeners.

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