Orthodox Socialism: A Criticism (Google eBook)

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T. Y. Crowell & Company, 1907 - Economics - 147 pages
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Page 103 - The monopoly of capital becomes a fetter upon the mode of production, which has sprung up and flourished along with and under it.
Page 127 - Along with the constantly diminishing number of the magnates of capital, who usurp and monopolize all advantages of this process of transformation, grows the mass of misery, oppression, slavery, degradation, exploitation...
Page 128 - Centralisation of the means of production and socialisation of labour at last reach a point where they become incompatible with their capitalist integument. This integument is burst asunder. The knell of capitalist private property sounds. The expropriators are expropriated.
Page 25 - The average price of wage-labour is the minimum wage, ie, that quantum of the means of subsistence which is absolutely requisite to keep the labourer in bare existence as a labourer.
Page 126 - The Communists disdain to conceal their views and aims. They openly declare that their ends can be attained only by the forcible overthrow of all existing social conditions.
Page 136 - The proletariat will use its political supremacy, to wrest, by degrees, all capital from the bourgeoisie, to centralise all instruments of production in the hands of the state, ie of the proletariat organised as the ruling class; and to increase the total of productive forces as rapidly as possible.
Page 24 - For out of olde feldes, as men seith, Cometh al this newe corn fro yeer to yere; And out of olde bokes, in good feith, Cometh al this newe science that men lere.
Page 13 - Commodities, therefore, in which equal quantities of labour are embodied, or which can be produced in the same time, have the same value.
Page 14 - The labour-time socially necessary is that required to produce an article under the normal conditions of production, and with the average degree of skill and intensity prevalent at the time.
Page 39 - ... •reaping where they have not sown, and gathering where they have not strewed.

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