On Sat, 28 Aug 1999, Michael Perelman wrote:
> Jim Heartfield noted that Titkin estimates that more than half of the Soviet
> output was waste. I suspect that much more of the U.S. output is waste.
> Remember Doug's recent estimate that 5 million people are involved in
> telemarketing. Include advertising, lobbying .....
> What about the destruction of "surplus" agricultural products?
> Michael Perelman
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