One cannot sensibly use the empire as a stick to beat capitalism with
Professor Len Shackleton writes for CapX
Dr Kristian Niemietz writes for Reaction
In an article for Reaction, Kristian argues that for all intents and purposes, “wokeness” is a subset of anti-capitalism, which we can see in the obsession with the colonial era. However, as Kristian points out “one cannot sensibly use the empire as a stick to beat capitalism with” – it was a costly prestige project that governments pursued for non-economic reasons.
Read the full article here.