[lbo-talk] Von Hayek was wrong

Adam Proctor proctorvt at gmail.com
Sat Apr 2 13:16:21 PDT 2011

I wasn't aware that using economic - albeit Marxist - jargon on an economics listserve was pretentious or any way out of line. In any case, I'd be happy to elaborate further, when I'm not pecking on my iPhone, that is.

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On Apr 2, 2011, at 4:04 PM, "Carrol Cox" <cbcox at ilstu.edu> wrote:

> Calling someone who works for free a "scab" or calling for ridicule of that
> person in any way is nothing but a wad of ultra-leftist crap...
> Your substantive point seems accurate -- but why the overkill with
> pretentious jargon. How is it "ultra-leftists"? What kind of implicit
> analysis of the relative strength of the working class and the capitalist
> class is it grounded in? If you are going to throw pretentious technical
> terminology around you should be ready to provide the kind of technical
> analysis it implies.
> Carrol
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