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the condition of self-sufficiency, especially economic, as applied to a nation; a national policy of economic independence

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autarky
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When I read that the autarky of the Third Reich is perfect on paper, then I know that this is a case of political formalism

—p.72 Against Georg Lukács (68) by Bertolt Brecht
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1 year, 10 months ago


a closed, autarkic (meaning self-sufficient) economy [...] may be poor, solitary and undemocratic, but at least it is free of problems caused by other economies, by external deficits or surpluses

—p.21 And the Weak Suffer What They Must (13) by Yanis Varoufakis
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2 years ago


it leads to advocating ‘autarchic’ solutions, which consist in ‘delinking’ the economies of the periphery from the world market and pursuing ‘auto-centred’ economic development

on center-periphery logic over class conflict-logiv

—p.145 Capitalisms Old and New (139) by Gregory Elliott, Razmig Keucheyan
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1 year, 11 months ago


Amin's autarkic policies were in fact adopted by the Khmer Rouge

—p.14 Introduction to Accelerationism (1) by Steven Shaviro
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1 year, 7 months ago


The shift is born of despair, as any prospects for international revolution recede. But if it is utopian to hope that international support is around the corner, how much more so is it to wager on the impossible – autarchic socialism?

—p.314 Epilogue: After October (305) by China Miéville
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1 year, 11 months ago


caused cooperatives and unions to run along mostly autarchic paths

—p.208 Building the People's Ownership Economy through Union Co-ops (208) by Michael Peck
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1 year, 7 months ago


But even the most anticommunist among the Bandung delegates supported the idea of some autarky for the Third World from the immense power of the First World.

—p.44 Bandung (31) by Vijay Prashad
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8 months, 1 week ago

This did not mean that every region should produce everything for itself and therefore live in a state of pure autarky. On the contrary, trade is crucial because some regions have smaller markets than others, and raw materials and agricultural lands are not evenly distributed along national lines.

—p.67 Buenos Aires (62) by Vijay Prashad
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8 months, 1 week ago