Re: [OPE] capital's roads to recovery?

From: Paul Cockshott <>
Date: Fri Jan 23 2009 - 04:49:26 EST

Dave Zachariah wrote:
> wrote:
>> 2) Does the present crisis alter in a significant extent the very
>> unfavorable relation of forces in which workers and socialists, as
>> well as
>> Marxists, have been in the past decades?
> I do not think so. It alters the political power that finance capital
> can exert but has not benefited the labour movement in anyway, because
> it is weak in terms of its capacity to organize and of the lack of
> concrete proposals and demands address the situation adequately.
I dont know that this will apply in Sweden, but in the UK, the history
has been that when finance capital falls the bourgeoisie becomes more
dependent on developing manufacturing which strengthens the social
position of the industrial working class.
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