Charles Brown CharlesB at SPAMCNCL.ci.detroit.mi.us
Wed Sep 1 13:59:08 MDT 1999

>>> Chris Matthew Sciabarra <cms10 at is2.nyu.edu> 08/31/99 09:06PM

On the contrary, Rand's analysis talks about power relations in the NEOFASCIST
political economy of the 20th century, and discusses specific classes --
primarily big business -- that has benefited from this class system.  On these
issues, Rothbard has been even more explicit, creating a more complex class
theory that locates power specifically in the state-banking nexus and its


Charles: This sounds similar to two dimensions of Lenin's theory of imperialism which
pegs the shift of the ruling class to a financial oligarchy and state-monopoly
capitalism. Perhaps Rothbard read Lenin and Leninists.

Charles Brown

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