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Re: I'd like a moneyless system, but see a couple flaws that need fi

... Hi Ladybug As I am a little pushed for time, what i thought I might do is post here my response to your lastest contribution the over on the SPGB forum.
robbo203
Feb 6, 2012
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I'd like a moneyless system, but see a couple flaws that need fixing

(Hey! :) I posted this already on the WSM forum and I have a feeling there is overlap between that forum and this group, but I'm still going to post this
ladybugbug1984
Jan 24, 2012
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Please destroy the ECA now

We need a really well written piece that utterly destroys the ECA in as few words as possible. I don't even understand the ECA properly. Who here has studied
Bob Howes (vegan)
Jan 8, 2012
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Re: Is the market self correcting?

Self-correcting is too strong a word for this, as that implies a return to equilibrium. In reality, you would get a process of slumps and booms -- with some
Iain McKay
Jan 4, 2012
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Re: Is the market self correcting?

The market is self correcting but very wasteful. In a co-operative world all those involved in a particular branch of industry would share their knowledge and
Bob Howes (vegan)
Jan 3, 2012
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Re: Marx on centralisation?

Robin, I am struggling to get my head around this quote. I only read vols one and two, so I never read this in context. I think I understand it but I'll need
Bob Howes (vegan)
Jan 3, 2012
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Self-correcting systems, evolution, progress, etc.

I see human progress embedded more in technology than in economics.  While technology becomes more sophisticated with time, economics seems to be the domain
Lorraine Lee
Nov 7, 2011
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Marx on centralisation?

Hi all Someone on one of the lists Im on has brought this quote from Marx to my attention . Its from Capital vol 111. I think its relevant to the economic
robbo203
Nov 7, 2011
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Re: Is the market self correcting?

Hi Robin, I know what you mean. It seems that the term *self* correcting is misleading. It is true that the market corrects through failure. Bankruptcies,
JAMES NORTH
Nov 7, 2011
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Re : [ecaworkinggroup] Is the market self correcting?

jamesnorth279@...: ... Brealy and Myers teach us that "a project isn't a black box," but I would say it is if it's someone else's project. 
Lorraine Lee
Nov 6, 2011
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Re: Is the market self correcting?

Hi Jim I dont doubt that individual firms can learn from the mistakes of other firms and prosper with the benefit of hindsight. But my point is somewhat
robbo203
Nov 6, 2011
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Re: Is the market self correcting?

Hi Robin,   There are a lot of possible meanings in this short piece aren't there.   Companies going bust. You could start with the assumption that a
JAMES NORTH
Nov 6, 2011
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Re : [ecaworkinggroup] Is the market self correcting?

robbo203@... ... And if there is a next time, remember that bankruptcy law itself is a form of subsidy, and not at all a feature of the
Lorraine Lee
Nov 5, 2011
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Re: Links page

Hi Robin, The bottom five or six have a pdf that you can click on after clicking on the link. And one of the others I think. As for the others, mostly the more
JAMES
Nov 5, 2011
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Links page

Hi all On the links page there are a few juicy-looking articles by Dan Greenwood I came across. I tried opening one of these but was denied access - except
robbo203
Nov 5, 2011
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