Re: [OPE] Getting with the program: Mr Obama's public works plans

From: Paul Cockshott <wpc@dcs.gla.ac.uk>
Date: Mon Dec 08 2008 - 11:42:34 EST

Paul Zarembka wrote:
> This marxist has surveyed the numbers for the U.S. and mostly found
> that c/v is rising only because s/v is rising, i.e., c/(v+s) is
> basically stable.
>
> (Does this result make me a Trotskyist renegade?)
It is not surprising it is not rising in the USA where so much of the
surplus is being used unproductively by the state, that leaves precious
little over for real accumulation.
>
> Paul Z.
>
> --On 12/7/2008 1:59 PM +0000 paul bullock wrote:
>
>>
>> And the anti-marxists say the organic composition of capital isn't rsing
>> because technology is 'cheaper'....!!!!
>>
>> PB
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: Jurriaan Bendien
>> To: OPE@lists.csuchico.edu
>> Sent: Sunday, December 07, 2008 12:16 AM
>> Subject: [OPE] Getting with the program: Mr Obama's public works plans
>>
>>
>> When Mr Obama "met with the nationís governors last week, they said the
>> states had $136 billion worth of road, bridge and other projects
>> approved
>> ready to go as soon as money became available. They estimated that each
>> billion dollars spent would create 40,000 jobs".
>> http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/07/us/politics/07radio.html?hp
>>
>> It works out to $25,000 per job, and if there's $136 billion worth of
>> jobs, then you have 5,440,000 million jobs - for one year?
>>
>> J.
>>
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