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Definitions

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  • n. Modern imperialistic practices in politics, such as using power and influence to dominate smaller countries.

Etymologies

neo- +‎ imperialism (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Skeptics at the European Union's headquarters in Brussels, meanwhile, informed us that the African Union would be reluctant to accept assistance from the West's military alliance, since doing so would smack of neoimperialism and colonialism.

    The Only Way to Prevent Genocide

  • "" When we were active, you denounced us for interfering in your affairs and accused us of neoimperialism.

    Loves Me, Loves Me Not

  • Some radical NGOs want the WTO to be dismantled altogether, accusing it of being a handmaiden of recharged capitalist neoimperialism.

    Whose Cause Is It, Anyway?

  • Mugabe can thunder about white hegemony and neoimperialism, but without hard currency and technical expertise from the non-African world, Zimbabwe's future will be bleak.

    Africa's Silence On Mugabe

  • But when it's framed as a foreign imposition and some see it as almost like neoimperialism or something like that, then I think it's just really counterproductive at achieving that.

    CNN Transcript May 4, 2008

  • The authors cite data to show, aside from China and India, that the "neoliberal era of globalizing capital and neoimperialism" led to rising worldwide income inequality between richer and poorer countries and between higher and lower income classes within countries.

    Reviewing James Petras and Henry Veltmeyer's "Multinationals on Trial"

  • Such language bears an uncanny resemblance to the neoimperialism that both our right and left so vociferously denounce when it originates from the West.

    The Agonist - thoughtful, global, timely

  • "But then, if we can continue awarding high national awards to the supporters of the murderers of Palestinians, like Biden, how will we have the gumption to stand up to Miliband's brand of neoimperialism?"

    Bloggers.Pakistan

  • But then, if we can continue awarding high national awards to the supporters of the murderers of Palestinians, like Biden, how will we have the gumption to stand up to Miliband's brand of neoimperialism?

    Bloggers.Pakistan

  • -- the age of Washington Consensus neoliberalism, globalized trade, free market "reforms" and "neoimperialism" to the present.

    Reviewing James Petras and Henry Veltmeyer's "Multinationals on Trial"

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