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Ah, but knowledge economy is not about production it is about branding, intellectual property and making the producers accept that most of the income from what they produce goes to highly paid symbol analysts in the west. Oh, and about branding of copyright, patents, trademarks, design patents etc as intellectual property to make it fit into the dominant narrative.

I heard something about a country having a revolution some two hundred years ago against absentee ownership and taxation without representation. They must not have understood the finer points of the absentee economy.

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by A swedish kind of death on Mon Aug 16th, 2010 at 04:06:53 PM EST
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