RE: [OPE] Question to Marxologists: Mode of production

From: Paul Cockshott <>
Date: Wed Sep 03 2008 - 17:35:17 EDT

We were talking about the USSR

Paul Cockshott
Dept of Computing Science
University of Glasgow
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-----Original Message-----
From: on behalf of GERALD LEVY
Sent: Wed 9/3/2008 2:27 AM
To: Outline on Political Economy mailing list
Subject: RE: [OPE] Question to Marxologists: Mode of production

> Even if you say it was a social formation with multiple modes of > production, you need to characterise the dominant mode.
Hi Paul:
It could be that at a certain moment in history in a particular
society there is no "dominant" mode of production: rather, there
could be different modes of production (and hence, classes) in combat
with each other for dominance.
In solidarity, Jerry

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