Re: [OPE] absinence theory

From: Paul Cockshott <>
Date: Wed Oct 27 2010 - 08:44:14 EDT

In the early 20th century reproduction of your status as a big capitalist required you to have a huge mansion built with servants to run it - just what Smith was criticising. Now they are doing it again, the main difference is that the servants are not live in, but cleaners, gardeners etc that live at home like other wage labourers.
From: [] On Behalf Of Dave Zachariah []
Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 2010 8:08 PM
To: Outline on Political Economy mailing list
Subject: Re: [OPE] absinence theory

On 2010-10-26 20:36, GERALD LEVY wrote:
> But, one thing is sure - the reproduction of capitalist relations requires
> the reproduction of the capitalist class and that requires means of
> consumption for
> capitalists.

//Dave Z
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