dual systems (to Justin from Tom)

Justin Schwartz jschwart at freenet.columbus.oh.us
Tue Nov 8 20:47:57 MST 1994


On Tue, 8 Nov 1994 tgs at cunyvms1.gc.cuny.edu wrote:

> Justin,
>
> I think we're basically in agreement on the main points in this discussion.

If you say so.

>
> to follow up, and extend my analogy with other adaptations:
> Language is important.  To use words like exploitation and imperialism
> in their broad sense is fine--in ordinary conversation.  But in political
> economy, we need to define them narrowly.  here is another example:
> during the Hitler-Stalin pact, Schachtman et al. concluded that Stalinism
> was "imperialist" like Nazism.

I was talking about "exploitation" and thought I had argued that women are
in a technical sense exploited, i.e. perform forced uncompensated surplus
labor (for men).

--Justin





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