Wrong on ideology

Edward Skidelsky may or may not be right about Perry Anderson (Profile, 19 March), but he is wrong in believing capitalism is the one truly revolutionary ideology of the modern world. That is, as it has been in one guise or another since the beginning of modern times, democracy.

Ian Bullock

This article first appeared in the 26 March 1999 issue of the New Statesman, Eating people is wrong