[Marxism] Imperialism: a critique of David Harvey

Philip Ferguson philipferguson8 at gmail.com
Sun Sep 3 20:42:40 MDT 2017


Yes, rise of China is very important.  And exactly what category it fits in
is complex for the reasons you identify.

Phil



On Mon, Sep 4, 2017 at 1:11 PM, Chris Slee <chris_w_slee at hotmail.com> wrote:

> While I disagree with some of David Harvey's formulations, I think we do
> have to recognise that the rise of China is a significant change.
>
> Chinese corporations are investing in mines in Africa and Latin America,
> ports in Australia, Greece and Sri Lanka, etc.
>
> Does this make China an imperialist power?
>
> The situation is complicated, because China is still a source of cheap
> labor for US, European and Japanese corporations.
>
> Chris Slee
>



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