Mr Roach says: "If all you do is cut you will eventually be left with nothing". Another theorist pointed out that new technology and smart business practices might improve the performance of individual firms in the short run, but one man's meat will be poison for the system as a whole, since value (wealth) is only created by human labour power. Of course, as every schoolchild has been told, Karl Marx's ideas are as dead as his body. Trouble is, they just won't lie down.
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