It is amazing that Marx became an insult. Marx just told us that the wealthier want to get even more rich, which in the end makes labor unable to purchase the goods produced, and hence capitalism destroys itself.
I guess they confuse Marx and Stalin.
I am glad EU takes care of the vacuum cleaners problem. At least it will do little harm here.
When EU tackled economical problems, they managed to ruin entire countries and lower citizen life expectancy. I am sure dead people wil enjoy having better vacuum cleaners.
The summary talks about "inflexible labor markets".
Yes, some population write laws that protect human beings from exploitation. I would not call it "inflexible", but "protective", or just "human"
This is not about producing more food, this is about reducing the production cost. After all, the same work could have been done by humans.
But I would appreciate other improvement from farming: Instead of producing more or cheaper, it would be nice to produce more sustainable: avoid erosion, limit chemical helpers, avoid GMO (which will just drive resistance against chemical helpers), manage water supply...
he spent most of the letter encouraging Nadella and giving advice
I would be cautious with advices from the guy that has just been fired. Just saying I heard them may cause MS quotation to drop.