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Mon May 2, 2016, 11:13 AM

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when Marx wrote:

As Marx famously wrote in his Preface to A Critique of Political Economy, a "legal and political superstructure" arises on this foundation, "to which correspond definite forms of social consciousness."

this social consciousness also creates and defines the limits of acceptable thinking. Noam Chomsky writes about what we can think. And what we can think arises from our socialization.

Thus when President Obama talked about changing the US healthcare system, he of course framed the solution in terms friendly to capitalism. He, like most modern Presidents, is a believer in Capitalism the religion as well as the capitalist system as it exists in the US. So any solution to a problem that, ironically, is created by capitalism, must embrace further capitalist solutions that just happen to further enhance the ability of big business to monetize healthcare.

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