Re: [OPE-L] workers' consumption and capitalists' consumption

From: glevy@PRATT.EDU
Date: Sat Jun 03 2006 - 15:51:00 EDT

> Marx considers the creation and transfer of
> value to be real processes happening right there in the
> production process, not something which the theoretician
> allocates afterwards to selected activities.  If the worker
> sits down for dinner, this activity clearly does not add
> value to the product which is at this moment far away from
> him or her in the factory.


Marx considered labour-power to _itself_ be a commodity and to represent
value, though.  If that is true then labour-power constitutes one portion
of the commodity product. Where is the production process for the creation
of that commodity located?

In solidarity, Jerry

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