Did Capitalism Produce Democracy: Workers Say No!

Capitalism, like any ideology, has interpreted myths that support its origin.
One myth is that capitalism goes all the way back in history. Another is that capitalism emerged out of truck-and-barter trade relations rather than colonialism. In this article Michael Roberts exposes the myth that capitalism has had anything to do with the emergence of democracy in Europe. Roberts challenges Keynesian Martin Wolf about the real origins of democracy.
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