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How Global Capitalism Always Finds Fresh Green Pastures to Exploit and Demolish

In the face of financial crisis, any hope that the parasite will die when it runs out of food is in vain – capitalism is far too inventive.

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Capitalism proceeds through creative destruction. What is created is capitalism in a "new and improved" form – and what is destroyed is self-sustaining capacity, livelihood and dignity of its innumerable and multiplied "host organisms" into which all of us are drawn/seduced one way or another. I suspect that one of capitalism's crucial assets derives from the fact that the imagination of economists, including its critics, lags well behind its own inventiveness, the arbitrariness of its undertaking and the ruthlessness of the way in which it proceeds. 

 
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