Yes the Guardian really did just publish an article saying 'The end of capitalism has begun'

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No you have not read the title incorrectly. The Guardian has just published an article saying 'the end of capitalism has begun'. Words should fail most sane people at this point ...

This weighty tome, almost 5,000 words, is an extract from the book 'Postcapitalism' by Paul Mason, the Economics Editor of Channel 4 News. Mason points to the rise of Syriza as signs of a real shift away from a capitalist economy to a 'Postcapitalist' world. I think he may have forgotten that in the UK, one of the most capitalist countries in the world, has recently backed the free market Conservatives ...

But why is it all over for Capitalism according to loony Mason and his chums at Guardian HQ. Well 'Postcapitalism' has apparently arrived because of 'major changes information technology has brought about in the past 25 years.' Like the Apple Iphone or Facebook ...

In reality capitalism is not over. Markets create new technologies and adapt very quickly to them. Mason has such a rigid view of what capitalism is that he cannot begin to imagine it can move on from its stereotypes. This is the nature of the self-indulging Left of this nation. So long as we continue to adapt, capitalism is here to stay ...

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