Query from an Iranian student

Ulhas Joglekar uvj at SPAMvsnl.com
Sun Apr 1 20:01:16 MDT 2001


> I hope this helps.
>
> Joan Cameron

Many Marxist prefer to use sweeping generalisations about global capitalism,
'Third World', 'dependent capitalism', 'formally independent nations which
are semi colonies in reality' etc. I am asking for concrete analyses of
specific social formations. How do you know that India or Iran are
'formally' independent? Can you demonstrate that capital accumulation in
India (or Iran) is largely driven by 'the West' or 'Global Capitalism'?

Ulhas






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