What I think ‘imperialism’ means comes up a lot in conversations about Syria and other wars. My position is that the word was botched from the beginning because it did not identify the mechanisms by which nations exploit nations.
Yes actually. The reason people believe otherwise is because Lenin correctly observed that Britain was the world’s leading exporter of capital. However this was possible ONLY because Britain was draining India, NOT by “exporting capital” to India, but by using taxes raised from Indians to finance their imports from India…