[Marxism] Another milestone in the restoration of Chinese capitalism
shmage at pipeline.com
Mon Nov 17 11:49:48 MST 2014
On Nov 17, 2014, at 1:15 PM, Marv Gandall via Marxism wrote:
> China took another major step today to restoring full-fledged
> capitalism, opening its Shanghai stock exchange to all foreign
> investors and allowing its own citizens to buy overseas assets on
> the Hong Kong bourse.
What "restoration?" China has been capitalist for a long time, and
since 1949 its form of capitalism has been monopoly state capitalism
in Stalinist mode (ie., state capitalism calling itself socialism).
And since the Deng reforms it has moved steadily into convergence with
its "non-socialist" Western homologue, state monopoly capitalism.
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that self-interest or ideology have kept everybody from paying
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