Re: [OPE] The waste in US health care

From: DGöçmen <>
Date: Tue Oct 27 2009 - 00:32:42 EDT

 Hi Jurriaan, hi Jerry,
one can also say that the 'waste' occurs just because the law of value operates there.
The waste occurs everywhere. Is for example unemployment waste of humanity's resources?




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From: Gerald Levy <>
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Sent: Mon, Oct 26, 2009 10:34 pm
Subject: Re: [OPE] The waste in US health care

> Does the law of value really operate in the US health system? I suppose
> that in a macabre way, it does, although mediated by monopolists.

Hi Jurriaan:

Well, what is the justification for your supposition?

How does the law of value operate in branches of production where there

are monopolies and oligopolies?

In solidarity, Jerry


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