[Marxism] Re: Lincoln as industrial capitalist

Michael Perelman michael at ecst.csuchico.edu
Sat May 28 15:47:08 MDT 2005

Michael, you know that the term labor in US parlance meant just about everybody 
except bankers & sometimes lawyers.

On Sat, May 28, 2005 at 05:43:51PM -0400, Michael Hoover wrote:
> lincoln as ???? - ''Labor is prior to and independent of capital.
> Capital is only the fruit of labor and could not have existed had not
> labor first existed. Labor is superior of capital and deserves much
> higher consideration.' (1861 state of union message, which was a
> written, no prez delivered in person to congress between j adams and
> wilson)... michael hoover
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