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WAGES OF LABOUR [I] Wages are determined by the bitter struggle between
capitalist and worker. The necessary victory of the capitalist. The capitalist can
live longer without the worker than can the worker without the capitalist.
And the demand, upon which the worker's life depends, is determined by the
caprice of the wealthy and the capitalists. If the supply exceeds the demand, one
of the elements entering into price — profit, ground rent, wages — will be paid ...
consume his capital since he can no longer live upon the interest, and thus cease
to be a capitalist, or (2) to set up in business himself, sell his goods cheaper and
buy dearer than the wealthier capitalist, and pay higher wages, and thus ruin ...
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Marx's style is difficult to decipher. In "On the Jewish Question," it was difficult to determine exactly how ironic he was being. I've since learned that when talking about the Jewish Cult he was ... Read full review
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Karl Marx's First, Second, and Third Economic & Philosophical Manuscripts are the highpoint of this book. Written prior to Das Kapital they outline the ideas that are later fully explored in the ... Read full review