[Marxism] Che Guevera - myth and reality

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Mon Jul 28 00:42:05 MDT 2008


On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 5:43 PM, David Picón Álvarez
<david at miradoiro.com> wrote:
> From: "W. Galusso" <wgalusso at yahoo.com>
> "For both Hilferding and Lenin (among others) it was one of the most
> important charateristics of imperialism ("Finance Capital", respective
> "Imperialism, the highest....")."
>
> I'd agree export of capital is a factor, but I don't think a statement as
> strong as "export of capital is a requirement for capitalism under marxism"
> is that defensible.

"If it was necessary to give the briefest possible definition of
imperialism, we should have to say that imperialism is the monopoly
stage of capitalism," Lenin wrote.

[...]

As Lenin explained, "Capitalism's transition to the stage of monopoly
capitalism, to finance capital, is connected with the intensification
of the struggle for the partitioning of the world."

<http://socialistworker.org/2003-2/471/471_08_Imperialism.shtml>




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