Re: [OPE] Video Lecture by Richard D. Wolff: When capitalism hits thefan

From: Dave Zachariah <>
Date: Sat Oct 18 2008 - 05:32:24 EDT

on 2008-10-17 13:39 Paul Cockshott wrote:
> Worker run companies is at best a transitional measure, like land distribution in 1917. If that is not realised, then raising it indicates naivety, if it is realised, then raising it represents realistic Leninist political calculation.

But in either case it narrows the gap in terms of practical politics
between advocates of 'market socialism' and CPE. Moreover, I think the
former would agree that even in an economy dominated by workers'
cooperatives that there has to be a significant degree of public
ownership, at least in infrastructure, and state intervention through
Keynesian policies and strategic macroeconomic planning.

//Dave Z
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Received on Sat Oct 18 05:35:31 2008

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