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Response to hfojvt (Reply #11)

Sun Nov 24, 2013, 11:27 AM

12. Anecdotal evidence doesn't take away from the systemic rules........

that apply over the entire spectra and scope of capitalism.

In addition, is it really in the interest of the owners to create MORE things? Wouldn't that cause a market glut and lower the rate of profit on each item?

And finally the overall result of your "sabotage" by producing 8 hours of goods in 9 hours of work doesn't affect the system very much either. And if enough of your working class comrades do the same sort of "sabotage" (this if organized, would be considered a slowdown strike), then the bosses lose. For a while. Then they fire you all and get other workers in who don't "sabotage" and at that time, they are winning again and the workers are losing. Ergo over the long run and on a systemic basis, either the bosses win or the workers win, but not both.

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