[Marxism] José Carlos Mariátegui

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Thu Jul 31 13:18:39 MDT 2008

Walter Lippmann wrote:
> Whether China or Vietnam are characterized as capitalist or not,
> capitalism has found new investment possibilities there and have
> taken profitable advantage of those opportunities. China and
> Vietnam have utilized these foreign investments to build up the
> domestic economy. They have utilized their principal resource,
> their large populations, to attract foreign investment while
> not surrendering political control to capitalist politicians
> and capitalist parties. China and Vietnam succeeded in kicking
> out the Western capitalist powers and their local capitalist
> political allies, without making political concessions in their
> own domestic situations.

I don't think Houdini ever made a rabbit disappear any more deftly than 
how you disappear the working-class.

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