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Marcy, Mary, 1877-1922. Shop talks on economics - Image 40. 1911. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 22, 2017. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/892/show/863.

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Marcy, Mary, 1877-1922. (1911). Shop talks on economics - Image 40. Socialist and Communist Pamphlets. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/892/show/863

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Title Shop talks on economics
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Marcy, Mary, 1877-1922
Publisher Charles H. Kerr & Company
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • Chicago, Illinois
Date 1911
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Economics
  • Socialism
  • Marxian economics
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
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  • Text
Original Item Extent 58, [6] pages; 18 cm.
Original Item Location HX86.M3 1911
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8304396~S11
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
Use and Reproduction This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
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Transcript 38 SHOP TALKS ON ECONOMICS Reformers will tell you that the grocer, the butcher, clothier and landlord are exploiting you. They say 1 hat your employer exploits you, but that when you go to spend your wages these other men also cheat or rob you. But if wages (B) do not rise to the same level as the necessities of life (A) this merely means that your boss is no longer paying you the value of your labor- WAGES 3 HOURS LABOR GOLD OR MONEY power. The value of food, clothing and shelter determine the value of your labor-power. Do not be confused into thinking because rents are "high," or because food is expensive, that you are exploited when you pay for these things. As A increases in value your labor-power increases in value. And only when wages equal the cost of living are you receiving the value of your labor-power. Shortage of workingmen may cause labor-power to exchange above its value temporarily; shortage or an over-supply of any commodity may cause it to exchange a hove or below its value for a short time. But monopoly alone can cause a commodity to exchange