It is in revolutionary periods that the culmination of previous trends and the beginning of new ones appear.
Technological discoveries are the spermatozoa of social change.
Today, in American imperialism, the commodity has reached its most grandiose historical manifestation.
Today we ought to be able to see first that Booker T. Washington faced a situation in which he was seeking desperately for a way out, and he could see no way out except capitulation.
In the last quarter of the eighteenth century bourgeois Europe needed to emancipate itself from that combination of feudalism and commercial capitalism which we know as mercantilism.