Video Rerun: Murdoch Shaped British politics for 40 Years

13 July 2011 — The Real News Network

Leo Panitch: Murdoch used sex scandal journalism to attack left-wing of the Labor Party and later helped create Tony Blair

Bio
Leo Panitch is the Canada Research Chair in Comparative Political Economy and a Distinguished Research Professor of Political Science at York University in Toronto. Panitch is also the author of ‘Global Capitalism and American Empire’ and his most recent release ‘American Empire and the Political Economy of International Finance’. In addition to his university affiliation he is also a co-editor of the Socialist Register the latest volume of which is The Crisis This Time

One thought on “Video Rerun: Murdoch Shaped British politics for 40 Years

  1. Gerry Hiles says:

    One mistake.

    What Murdoch represents is not capitalism (whatever that might be).

    What he represents is corporatism/fascism/financialism.

    Mussolini spelled it out: The ‘bundle” of state, military, corporate and financial interests.

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