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.
The shooting of Michael Brown and subsequent riots in Ferguson, Missouri are having a profound effect on conservatives, who are starting to extend skepticism of state power to law enforcement. Here's the most recent example I just r... Read Post
"[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