Stephen E Philion wrote:
> Michael, If that destruction contributes to increased profits, or the
> capacity to increase profits, is it waste, from the perspective of the
> reproduction of capitalist accumulation at least...
> 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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> > Chico, CA 95929
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> > E-Mail michael at ecst.csuchico.edu
-- Michael Perelman Economics Department California State University Chico, CA 95929
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