Jack Foner

Jose G. Perez jgperez at SPAMfreepcmail.com
Thu Dec 16 22:34:18 MST 1999



>> I recommend Perlo's masterful article
debunking productivity measures in an article in Science & Society many
years ago.  I'll try to find the cite if anyone is interested.  It shows
clearly that the measure of overall productivity is pretty much devoid
of meaning.<<

Yes please! And if someone can help me figure out how to actually get a
copy, I'd really appreciate it.

José

-----Original Message-----
From: Michael Yates <mikey+ at pitt.edu>
To: marxism at lists.panix.com <marxism at lists.panix.com>
Date: Thursday, December 16, 1999 1:34 PM
Subject: Re: Jack Foner


>The old lefties are dying fast.  We should remember them.  The Foners:
>what an amazing family!  I would have been very proud to be a member.
>Thanks for the post, Louis.
>
>BTW, it was noted here recently that another old leftie, economist Vic
>Perlo, has died.  There has been discussion on the subject of
>productivity on various lists.  I recommend Perlo's masterful article
>debunking productivity measures in an article in Science & Society many
>years ago.  I'll try to find the cite if anyone is interested.  It shows
>clearly that the measure of overall productivity is pretty much devoid
>of meaning.
>
>Michael Yates
>
>Louis Proyect wrote:
>>
>> [Jack Foner died yesterday. This is a storied CP family, which includes
his
>snip
>










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