POLAND: Two Kinds of Capitalism

"Parasitical capitalism is one thing, productive capitalism another. A kulak, the village leech, is miles apart from a village capitalist of the farmer type. Our program should include support for those capitalists who multiply the national income, who derive profits from a constant increase in productivity."

This kind of crazy mixed-up Marxist talk came last week from Polish Economist Jan Danecki. Added another Polish economist, writing in Warsaw's Express Wieczorny: "Certainly Socialism [i.e., Communism] will not tumble down if haberdashery, carpet slippers, little screws and tubes are manufactured by private concerns. Besides,...

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