Re: (OPE-L) Re: Unproductive Labour and the Two Department Model

From: Michael Williams (michaelj.williams@TISCALI.CO.UK)
Date: Mon Nov 24 2003 - 06:55:12 EST

An interesting thread, but I am puzzled by Paul C's implicit definition
of productive labour:
> Paul:
> Who benefits from the labour spent on advertising and in finance?
> It is pretty clearly not the classically defined productive
> working class, and as such it looks like exploitation to me.
[Michael Williams] How does this reconcile with the key characteristic
of productive labour in CMP: that it is productive of surplus-value
(which is, of course, based on exploitation)?


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