An exchange on the essay Global Capitalism: Reflections on a Brave New World
We need system change, in principle, but radical reformism, in practice, if we are to stave off crisis.
Gareth Dale Andrew Wright
The nation-state still matters—even global capitalists will at times embrace nationalism in pursuit of profit.
The call to replace global capitalism with global ecosocialism leaves unanswered the question of community well-being.
Bill Fletcher Jr.
The emergence of a transnational capitalist class has not lessened tensions and contradictions between states.
We need to structure markets and business ownership for community benefit, not individual accumulation.
William I. Robinson
William I. Robinson addresses points raised by the contributors to this roundtable discussion.
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