re-market socialism (fwd)

Justin Schwartz jschwart at
Thu Feb 1 19:38:12 MST 1996

On Tue, 30 Jan 1996, Paul Cockshott wrote:

> Justin
> ------
> (2) MS enterprises expand up to the poibt where economies of scale cease,
> so they're just large enough to be efficient.
> Paul
> ----
> Sounds just like Sony or GM.

As Ive explained before, MS coops tend not to take on more workers than
necessary, since that would mean a lower per person share of profits. The
point is that labor is not a cost, and this creates a different dynamic.

Anyway, do we want planned enterprises to be larger than they would have
to be to be efficient? Isn't that wasteful?


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