From:   Lauren <>
Sent time:   Tuesday, October 18, 2011 5:58:37 AM
To:   september17 <>
Subject:   SPAM-MED: [september17discuss] Re: Hypocrisy

It's a very stupid reversal of the Ayn Rand argument (basically her

point of view being that since the corporations did all those things

they deserve to rule) - ultimately all that stuff is built by workers,

it would still be built by workers even if everything was made into a

coop tomorrow.


The laptops we use are organizing tools (as are our cell phones - and

the first hearie who complains about mine being a smartphone will get

glared at to death).


We can work to replace the corporate system, and we need to, but for

now capitalism is absolutely everywhere, and singling out highly

visible tech completely ignores the fact that most things, down to the

absolute most essential stuff, is made by workers controlled by