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nov wrote

Also capitalism is a fairly broad concept and is often somewhat hand wavy. If you are talking about the collapse of something, a specific and active function, I would like to have a greater sense of what we mean here.

Owners collecting rents?

Regulatory capture by large entities?

Market based resource allocation?

Expansionary economics?

Unsustainable production methods?


Fossidarity wrote

I'll just take the first 2 lines from Wikipedia:

Capitalism is an economic system based on private ownership of the means of production and their operation for profit. Characteristics central to capitalism include private property, capital accumulation, wage labor, voluntary exchange, a price system, and competitive markets.

This suits what I want to see collapsed well enough.


nov wrote

In which case, my answer is probably never. Voluntary exchange wont collapse ever. Private property in at least some its forms will never collapse. I doubt price based markets will disappear.