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The demand for men necessarily regulates the production of men, as of every
other commodity. If the supply greatly exceeds the demand, then a section of the
workers declines into beggary or starvation. Thus, the existence of the worker is ...
Is the theory of labour as a commodity anything but a disguised theory of
servitude? " 1 ." Why was labour regarded only as an exchange value? " 2 The
large factories prefer to buy the labour of women and children, because it is
cheaper than ...
Its product is the self-conscious and self-acting commodity. . . . The human
commodity. ... It is a great step forward by Ricardo, Mill, et al., as against Smith
and Say, to declare the existence of human beings — the greater or lesser
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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