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"State capitalism" (1 of 8): a meaningful concept or a shaky ideological construct?

The conservative-leaning British magazine The Economist recently featured on its 01/2102102 cover Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known to history as Lenin: As I've noted before, I'm skeptical when business publications do this kind of publicity for an article, or in this case numerous articles on the topic of "state capitalism". It's almost a sure sign that the readers are being offered some heavily propaganda-laden content.
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State capitalism (8 of 8): a shaky ideological approach

US Politics / Liberal : The Blue Voice (3 years ago)

"[S]tate capitalism is the most formidable foe that liberal capitalism has faced so far." - from The visible hand, the introductory article to The Economist's series of special report articles on what they call "state capitalism" in... Read Post

Russia Should Bury Lenin’s Body and the Rest of Communism

Academics / Political Science : Cato @ Liberty (3 hours ago)

Doug Bandow MOSCOW—Red Square remains one of the globe’s most iconic locales. Next to the Kremlin wall is a small, squat, pyramidal building: Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov Lenin’s mausoleum. Lenin is preserved within, dressed in a black s... Read Post

"State capitalism" (2 of 8): an ideological history, not to be confused with a history of ideology

US Politics / Liberal : The Blue Voice (3 years ago)

In Something old, something new: A brief history of state capitalism The Economist 01/21/2012, the editors show just how ideological and historically vacuous their concept of "state capitalism" is. The piece is part of their special... Read Post


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