Lenin ideas on finance capital are all throughout this book. WWI had already happened by the books timeline. China is experiencing exploitation from all sides East and West. The imperialist-European nations and imperialist-Japan are looking to China (along with other non-capitalist countries like India and Philip...
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...tion that revolt against the imperial powers . Although there are some instances of Luxemburg’s ideas of finance capital in Shanghai, the revolt only proves that her belief in the demise of capitalism is incorrect. According to Luxemburg’s model one of the results of the revolts should be the end of capitalism (a least in Shanghai), instead the Chinese capitalists use the riots as an opportunity to promote domestic product and help foster Chinese capitalism.
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