[Marxism] China's high speed rail plans

Shane Mage shmage at pipeline.com
Tue Sep 1 11:41:02 MDT 2009


On Sep 1, 2009, at 1:12 PM, Néstor Gorojovsky wrote:
> ...The whole thing when it comes to the China debate is whether the  
> Chinese leadership _uses_ capitalism or _bows_ to it, which implies  
> bowing to imperialism. China is not doing the latter...

Of course not.  As a great empire China has a secure seat at the  
table, and as a rich one it receives the bows.  But neither do the  
Chinese Stalinists *use* capitalism--they practice it and they always  
have, because capitalists is what they are.


Shane Mage

> This cosmos did none of gods or men make, but it
> always was and is and shall be: an everlasting fire,
> kindling in measures and going out in measures."
>
> Herakleitos of Ephesos




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