„Translated into ordinary human language this means that the development of capitalism has arrived at a stage when, although commodity production still “reigns” and continues to be regarded as the basis of economic life, it has in reality been undermined and the bulk of the profits go to the “geniuses” of financial manipulation.“

Source: Imperialism, the Highest Stage of Capitalism: Full Text of 1916 Edition

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