The Law of the Falling Rate of Profit, Reproduction Scheme and Imperialist Expansion: The Self-Contradiction Common to Marx’s Law and Lenin’s Scheme
The constant rate of exploitation in Volume (Book) III is not explained, and the fact that it entails a rising level of real wages is not noticed. I was much startled when I came upon this in reading Capital for the first time. None of the discussions and controversies I have had since have cleared the point up.1
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