Saturday, October 18, 2014


It (Capitalism) is thus, despite itself , instrumental in creating the means of social disposable time,in order to reduce labour time for the whole society to a diminishing minimum, and thus to free everyone’s time for their own development.

The more this contradiction develops, the more does it become evident that the growth of the forces of production can no longer be bound up with the appropriation of alien labour, but that the mass of workers must themselves appropriate their own surplus labour.

Karl Marx,  Grundrisse

Wir sind Kapitalismus

1 comment:

Colin F. Smith said...

Well, we'll see how that works out. The current trend toward increased inequality, with the top people (the 1%, or perhaps better, the 0.1% capturing the bulk of the increase in social income, while forced job precariousness becomes the lot of others, doesn't seem to me a hopeful sign.