Can capitalism develop Zimbabwe? (June 1990)


Chapter 1 – The government’s programme…and policies

Chapter 2 – Zimbabwe in the grip of imperialism

Chapter 3 – Development or robbery

Chapter 4 – The “big two”

Chapter 5 – The government is forced to step in

Chapter 6 – State ownership and the capitalist market

Chapter 7 – The socialist alternative

Appendix 1 and 2



“The strength of finance capital does not reside in its ability to establish a government of any kind and at any time, according to its wish; it does not possess this faculty. Its strength resides in the fact that every non-proletarian government is forced to serve finance capital…”

Leon Trotsky, who together with Lenin led the Russian Revolution of 1917