Friday, August 06, 2010

The joy of capitalist "exploitation"

"The misery of being exploited by capitalists is nothing compared to the misery of not being exploited at all"

So said economist Joan Robinson writing about underemployment in South-East Asia at the time.

(hat tip: The Economist Leader, 31 July 2010).

1 comment:

ZenTiger said...

Which is nothing like the misery of inability to exploit yourself for your own advantage, I suppose.