August 17, 2012

The West Is Killing Capitalism

Mzukisi Qobo, Business Day

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The singling out of emerging powers as guardians of state capitalism does not only betray gross ignorance of what is at play in these countries — a gradual march towards free markets — but conveniently overlooks the actual gravitation of western countries towards state interventionism and protectionist practices. The real threat to free markets is, in fact, western countries.

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