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   You cite as thought-provoking" remarks and arguments by a guy who parrots talking-points found derived from  speeches offered to Federalist Society members.  


   "On the other hand, it would be nice if Klein's alternative were generally viable. Thomas Jefferson's vision of forty acres and a mule would be vindicated, albeit in a more socially organized manner. But it is not. Worker's control is a great dream (I dreamed it myself for many years), but it founders on the reality of capital diversification, which the worker-owned firm cannot handle."

      it doesn't bother you that 'forty acres and a mule' is referred to as "Jefferson's vision" when Jefferson died in 1826 and the phrase was spawned after the U.S. Civil War?


"In such an environment it is not surprising that the ills of technology should seem curable only through the application of more technology..." John W Aldridge

by proximity1 on Sun May 29th, 2011 at 11:22:08 AM EST

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