Absolute surplus value is hardly non-capitalist mode of production.
DD seems to believe that policies and programmes of the bourgeois state can eliminate business cycle. This would have to be established.
----- Original Message ----- From: <DANIEL.DAVIES at flemings.com> To: <lbo-talk at lists.panix.com> Sent: Tuesday, January 04, 2000 10:56 PM Subject: Re: The Nazi Economy
> Why do Ulhas and Ken (and Sonn-Rethel for that matter) think that a switch
> producing relative surplus-value to absolute surplus-value --
> alternatively, a switch from capitalist to non-capitalist mode of
> production -- would result in an economic miracle? There seems little to
> support this thesis, and much (including much in Marx) to support the
> contrary point of view that the capitalist mode of production is more
> efficient, given the productive forces available in 1930s Germany.