[Marxism] Not 'RoP' but '% of total profits' - duh. Re:USprofits collapse in 4th qtr
lnp3 at panix.com
Sun Mar 29 12:26:42 MDT 2009
S. Artesian wrote:
> Do your organic farmers use trucks to get their produce to you?
But that's the source of the problem. Modern transportation facilitated
the long-distance transportation of crops, thus hastening what Marx
referred to as the metabolic rift. We can now all go down to Gristedes
and get strawberries laden with e-coli.
> I suspect what you see as a solution to this is in actuality depopulation of
> the cities, creating 2 million, 3 million, many million little rural hamlets
> of sustainable, and isolated, production.
> Sounds to me like Solzhenitsyn in his letter to the Soviet leaders.
Marx and Engels had an idea that also might sound "anti-urban":
"Combination of agriculture with manufacturing industries; gradual
abolition of all the distinction between town and country by a more
equable distribution of the populace over the country."
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