…And our view of the world: on the renaissance of geopolitics, part 2
"Clash of civilizations", "empire", notched and smooth space, world market and world system – geopolitics (cf. In reverse mode through the history of the world) returns to the public discourse. Cultural studies are beginning to examine spatial constructions of a literary, visual, political and economic nature; politics is doing something similar, and where possible is putting such concepts into practice.
"Any filming of the "war of the worlds" has geopolitical implications. The novel was wells’ metaphorical attempt to condemn british colonialism and imperialism. And orson welles’ horspiel acted in the medium term as an appeal to america to finally decide to fight hitler." said steven spielberg in an interview about his latest work "war of the worlds." the question is, of course, what the geopolitical implications of this are?