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Sun Apr 14, 2024, 10:36 AM Apr 14

Capitalism [View all]


People worried that communism
or socialism would take your freedom: capitalism stole your pension, took your savings, destroyed the climate, shipped more jobs overseas, robbed you of quality healthcare, defunded the educational system, shackled you with constant and mounting debt, and left you with only fear in the form of racism, xenophobia, patriarchy, and imaginary enemies you feel the need to hoard guns to protect against.
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Capitalism [View all] onecaliberal Apr 14 OP
Funny how socialism hasn't caught on anywhere....... brooklynite Apr 14 #1
What about Democratic socialism? edhopper Apr 14 #3
And then Democratic Socialists help out by not challenging the term. brooklynite Apr 14 #4
That's not socialism. That's communism. Gotta get your isms correct. paleotn Apr 14 #8
Try, try again brooklynite Apr 14 #9
In the general parlance I'm correct and you're mincing words. paleotn Apr 14 #11
Just rearrange the word order and his problem Voltaire2 Apr 14 #12
Socialism is an economic system Zeitghost Apr 14 #24
I would posit that you mean social democracy, like we have here in Sweden & the other Nordics, NOT democratic socialism. Celerity Apr 14 #31
I kinda remember someone saying capitalism and socialism aren't mutually exclusive by any means. paleotn Apr 14 #6
plural and singular forms in proper Swedish Celerity Apr 14 #32
We have nothing else to blame. Voltaire2 Apr 14 #2
You do know socialism and capitalism aren't mutually exclusive. paleotn Apr 14 #5
Nothing works fine when it's bastardized to benefit one class onecaliberal Apr 14 #10
You're not getting my point. It's not black and white. paleotn Apr 14 #13
I get your point just fine. It's the other way around. onecaliberal Apr 14 #15
Words wasted on the wrong people I suppose. paleotn Apr 14 #19
Selfish and pathetic. They got theirs, they don't care. onecaliberal Apr 14 #20
We discarded regulation. Voltaire2 Apr 14 #14
Not everywhere. paleotn Apr 14 #17
You are confusing socialism Zeitghost Apr 14 #25
Then why the term Democratic Socialism? paleotn Apr 14 #28
Democratic Socialism Zeitghost Apr 14 #30
Absolutely correct we (Sweden) are not a socialist nation, but we do have more billionaires per capita than the US Celerity Apr 14 #33
I don't think that many people think that socialism or communism will take their freedom DFW Apr 14 #7
Funny how we deliberately sabotage any democratically Voltaire2 Apr 14 #16
I believe it takes a sprinkle of socialism to keep Emile Apr 14 #18
100% pandr32 Apr 14 #21
I fear DENVERPOPS Apr 14 #22
The people who stole the most from me, by far, markodochartaigh Apr 14 #23
Capitalism... GiqueCee Apr 14 #26
Our problem, IMO, is unrestrained and vulture Capitalism, The Unmitigated Gall Apr 14 #27
And it's not in the Constitution! SleeplessinSoCal Apr 14 #29
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