[OPE-L:6377] Re: Re: (Monopoly) Rates of Profit?

Paul Cockshott (wpc@faraday.org)
Mon, 30 Mar 1998 10:17:52 +0100

> Suppose it isn't software, but means of consumption for the working-class
> produced by monoploies or oligopolies in highly concentrated markets.
> Under this circumstance, if these capitalists are able to mark-up their
> prices in excess of value, then workers *rather than* other capitalists
> would lose. That is, it would represent a redistribution of value among
> classes rather than a redistribution of surplus value among capitalists.
> Can you agree that this is a hypothetical possibility?
> In solidarity, Jerry

In principle yes.