Re: [OPE] Britain--parasitic and decaying capitalism: A comment

From: Dave Zachariah <>
Date: Tue Dec 29 2009 - 07:09:51 EST

On 2009-12-29 03:05, D. Göçmen wrote:
> labour aristoctratism functions almost everywhere almost in the same
> way. The logic is the same.

In addition to the serious deficiencies of this theory of 'bribery' that
I pointed to, you may also want to read:

    The Labor Aristocracy Myth
    Charlie Post

    "Despite its intellectual pedigree and longevity, the labor
    aristocracy thesis is not a theoretically rigorous or factually
    realistic explanation of working-class reformism or conservatism.
    This essay undertakes an examination of the theoretical and
    empirical economic claims of the labor aristocracy thesis."


//Dave Z

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