RE: [OPE] Britain--parasitic and decaying capitalism: A comment

From: Paul Cockshott <>
Date: Tue Dec 29 2009 - 18:37:07 EST

.... the comments made in this exchange seem to point to no labour
aristocracy, no division in the working class, no distinction between
imperialist and 'other' countries, even now apparently no real export of
capital... I find it amazing, almost surreal... a bit like 'no global

Check Feinstein Historical Abstract of British Economic Statistics to see who has a closer grasp of the facts of the value flows in and out of the UK in the late 19th century.

As to now, there can be no serious question that the UK and USA are major capital importers whereas China, Japan and Germany are big exporters of capital.

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