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211: The Firmest Episode Yet

March 5, 2018

Pieter and Ryan discuss some of the work of David Ellerman, a cool old guy who's smart and writes about capitalism being bad.

We prove with logic that Marxism is wrong, and Marxists who listen to this will be mad, owned, and melting down.

Small correction, I talked to Prof. Nitzan about whether government appropriations could be considered capital, and decided that 'appropriations' is already the more appropriate term.

Ellerman's blog on firmhood/human rentals*

Outro music: One Count of Mutiny by Employer, Employee. Even if you don't like fry vocals, crank this shit up, I promise it's good.

*Note (11/10/18): The old Abolish Human Rentals site seems to be down, but Ellerman has a much more comprehensive blog on his personal site that I have linked to instead.