[OPE-L:4309] Re: Reorganizing ope-l

Paul Zarembk (zarembka@acsu.buffalo.edu)
Fri, 7 Mar 1997 10:12:05 -0800 (PST)

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Sorry, Alejandro, now I see the "banning" and I agree with no "banning"!
I interpret your post as a not unwarranted sarcasm; am I right?
(privately, I wrote Levy you are "joking", when he seemed to take you
too seriously).


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On Fri, 7 Mar 1997 aramos@aramos.bo wrote:

> In ope-l 4296, Paul Cs wrote:
> > I think Gerrys attempts to get us to focus on
> > what was the original intention of this group -
> > developing an outline of political economy are laudible.
> >
> > How about banning all further discussion on topics
> > that are already covered in Capital and restricting
> > discussion to topics that are not covered:
> > the world market
> > international capital movements
> > international transfers of profits and interest
> > the role of the state in credit
> > taxation
> > the role of state labour in the economy
> > population
> I propose that, from now on, we FIRSLY send our posts to Paul
> so that he decides "what is covered" and "what is not covered in
> Capital". (I assume that we can discuss what "is covered" in
> another Marx's books, like Contribution, or Theories...) Then, he
> could forward only what is relevant for the list. This would save us a
> lot of reading.
> Hope we can vote soon about this practical reorganization of ope-l!!
> BTW, I worked for 1 year in a research center on international
> economics in La Habana, Cuba. In this --supposedly "highly
> controlled" academic place, with a lot of "hard-line Stalinists"--
> I NEVER HEARD a proposal like Paul's!!
> Alejandro Ramos M.
> 7.3.97