This presentation contextualised issues being explored in the politics of English as a world language, especially shifts away from the Anglosphere
model of English, controlled and dominated by native speakers and based on a conception of 'standard' English, to include pluralistic notions of what is now 'acceptable' English and the nature of its different varieties.
At the heart of Western prosperity, particularly in the Anglosphere
during the last few centuries, lie clear and freely transferable property rights, protected under the rule of law.
This stream of thought remained nearly unknown in the Anglosphere
, however, and English and American military thinkers did not begin to theorize consciously about counterinsurgency until they encountered the revolutionary warfare theory of Mao.
James Belich's volume, Replenishing the Earth (2009) and Srdjan Vucetic's The Anglosphere
(2011) both focus on the empire of settlement in broad, transnational terms and the complex cultural transactions at work in these domains/dominions.
Our central point is that by grounding critical pedagogy in Marx's critique of political economy, educators are better able to challenge not only the exploitation of human labor that is endemic to capitalist society with its law of value, private property, and production for monetary return but also for the assault on civil rights and human dignity that can be traced to the policy-making practices of the Anglosphere
, not the least of which has been directed at Latina/o populations through institutionalized forms of White Supremacy and capitalist patriarchy.
2) Social Democracy or Social Democratic Welfare Capitalism (SDWC) remained central (although reformed) to the political economy of the Nordic states, the Low Countries, and Germany but was mercilessly attacked in the Anglosphere
since the 1970s.
We would both appear to favour the establishment of the Anglosphere
, an association of the British Commonwealth of Nations and the United States.
These theories of omni- and trans-causality contrast with dominant causal theories in the Anglosphere
not only in terms of their philosophical architecture but also in the way these paradigms are expressed in social organization.
Most readers of this magazine would gladly accept a good job in any part of the anglosphere
Fortunately, British and American interests ran largely parallel during these years, and the experience has given fresh life to the idea of the Anglosphere
as a distinct moral and political realm in world politics.
Equally impressive has been the effective and generally benevolent use of political and military power by the Anglosphere
, not just throughout the twentieth century but even and perhaps especially today.
Our political culture in Howard's anglosphere
has always involved getting rid of rulers, prerogatives and institutions when they have failed to abide by the higher powers of our notion of an inherited 'constitution' or bundle of rights, or by the dictates of our God or gods.