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Capitalism, Crisis & Imperialism: Capitalism's Last Big Crisis, the 1930s
This four session course led by tutor Sorcha Foster focuses on Lenin's 'Imperialism' and its relevance today.
The second class examins the followng questions:
Why did Marxists of the time describe this as the first crisis of a 'new type'?
How far was Maurice Dobb correct in saying that Keynesian policies could only provide medium-term mitigation of this new type of capitalist crisis - and entrench monopoly power?