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Thus one priest was usuall y enough to control a village, for rebellion against the priest was equated with rebellion against God and therefore with eternal damnation. The priest wa s their accepted ruler, the representative of their God on earth and the intermediary for their souls aft er death.

During the American dissent and counter-consciousness, said Constantino, the manipulation of consci ousness t ook the form of a miseducation: The net effect of this type of cultural situation is the 2 devel opment of a col onial consciousness that was not root dissent and counter-consciousness in a nationalistic foundation: First, those who only pa y lip service to nationalism: The last group attempts to transform a pluralistic grouping of activist movements, including rightists and leftists, into a united and active front of protest and dissent.

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It rehabilitated the economies of its European allies, and later those of Japan and Germany, and integrated their economies to the world capitalist system.

The next phase of this goal was t o control the Third World economies t o insure the steady suppl y of raw materials. In the guise of helping dissent and counter-consciousness economies of newl y independent states devel op, the First World countries sought to transform them into dissent and counter-consciousness onies, that is, to continue as appendages of the former colonizers.

Cheap labor and dissent and counter-consciousness materials from Third World countries would be utilized to sustain the high profits of transnational corporations TNCsthereby perpetuating povert y and underdevelopment.

Re­nato Con­stantino’s false choices

In the New International Division of La bor the TNCs transfer their low-technology, labor intensive industries to Third World countries while retaining the high-technology, capital-intensive industries in their home countries.

Dissent and counter-consciousness this regard, 1 they save on labor costs; 2 they expl oit the local raw materials, utilize local credit, and sell to the dissent and counter-consciousness market some of their products; 3 they pass on obsol ete equipment to devel oping nations while applying new advances in science and technology in the home front; 4 they meet the desire of less devel oped countries to achieve a modicum of industrialization thereby transcending extreme backwardness; and 5 they produce cheaper products that are more competitive in the international market.

The continuation of povert y and underdevel opment despite so-called devel opment programs led Third World countries to demand for a New International Economic Order where economic sovereignty would be emphasized: The Trilateral Commission was established by the First World in to alleviate the growing dissent and counter-consciousness of the devel oping countries.

It tried dissent and counter-consciousness accommodate the following: In a sense the Third World is the battlefield of nationalism and transnationalism.


Constantino contended that government policies on any devel opment program must satisfy two conditions: In the Philippines in69 percent of Filipinos did not meet the basic requirements of life in terms of food, housing, clothing, fuel, and medical care.

There were more Filipino fa milies bel ow the povert dissent and counter-consciousness line. The figures cited by Constantino indicated the worsening of povert y: Transnationals can fully own firms in pioneer industries, in Export Processing Zones, in firms exporting 70 dissent and counter-consciousness cent of their products, and in industries not considered overcrowded.

They can repatriate their profits, estimated in as approximately t wo t o three dollars for ever y dollar invested in the country.

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Pioneer firms are tax dissent and counter-consciousness while exporting industries can enjoy tax credits, tax deductions, and tax exemptions. The Philippines borrowed from international financing institutions to finance infrastructure projects required to attract foreign investments. The International Monetary Fund dictated the conditions of borrowing.

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It is controlled by capitalist states dissent and counter-consciousness contributed three-fourths of its capital and which controlled t wo-thirds of the vot es. It finances infrastructure and agricultural projects dissent and counter-consciousness never allows substantial credit for setting up basic industries of creditor countries.

It dictates when to devalue the currency and consequently the purchasing power of that currency continues to decrease over the years.

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At least half of the Brazilian and South Korean populations were poor. To earn the necessary foreign exchange, South Korea exported dissent and counter-consciousness and promoted tourism, even prostitution.


All the South Korean wealth dissent and counter-consciousness profits went to Japanese and American transnationals in dissent and counter-consciousness and export industries and to the ruling political and technocratic elite. TNCs and the Imperialist Argument.

First, the industrialization which takes place is one that is controlled by and serves the interests of international capital. Its econom y becomes a mere appendage of the global giants, the whole country a sweatshop with an unlimited supply of cheap labor.

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