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Go2Peace Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-16-09 08:16 PM
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39. Again, you don't sound like you have lived in one of these countries
The theory sounds nice, but the reality is quite different.
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  -How the Globalist "Free Trade" mantra is a lie Go2Peace  Nov-15-09 05:06 AM   #0 
  - "Free" market, globalism, supply side, trickle down and voodoo economics is a scam.  fasttense   Nov-15-09 06:33 AM   #1 
  - True, but even many Democrats have bought into it. They just haven't really seen what the truth is  Go2Peace   Nov-15-09 02:23 PM   #2 
     - There are people on DU who have bought into it. eom  Hello_Kitty   Nov-15-09 02:27 PM   #3 
        - These are people who have nothing against capitalism. n/t  Fire1   Nov-15-09 02:31 PM   #4 
           - Yeah, like these people.  Hello_Kitty   Nov-15-09 02:57 PM   #7 
              - There are some democrats who have fared very well under  Fire1   Nov-15-09 03:13 PM   #8 
                 - Yes indeed. eom  Hello_Kitty   Nov-15-09 03:29 PM   #9 
  - Sources please. What country are you using for your examples?  anigbrowl   Nov-15-09 02:42 PM   #5 
  - Obviously you have not been to a developing country, because  Go2Peace   Nov-16-09 08:13 PM   #38 
     - I have been to developing countries, but don't necessarily agree with you.  anigbrowl   Nov-18-09 06:46 PM   #52 
  - this was identified as "techno-yuppieness" in the early 90s:  MisterP   Nov-15-09 02:56 PM   #6 
  - Your blame is misplaced  MellowDem   Nov-15-09 03:48 PM   #10 
  - Bad economic policies and poor governance have become a feature, not a bug of the system.  Hello_Kitty   Nov-15-09 04:21 PM   #11 
  - How so?  MellowDem   Nov-16-09 05:57 AM   #14 
     - Most European countries are not nearly "Free Markets". Only in the Euro Zone  Go2Peace   Nov-17-09 12:54 AM   #46 
  - meh.  girl gone mad   Nov-15-09 04:50 PM   #12 
  - Commondities Futures Modernization Act helped that along.  Hello_Kitty   Nov-15-09 05:10 PM   #13 
  - All economic systems have to be regulated...  MellowDem   Nov-16-09 06:02 AM   #15 
     - Why do you assume that I am saying only socialism or market barriers works?  Go2Peace   Nov-17-09 12:33 AM   #43 
        - I never said these countries....  MellowDem   Nov-17-09 08:23 PM   #48 
           - They are following the path but we are the leaders. I still don't think you really understand what  Go2Peace   Nov-18-09 03:08 AM   #49 
              - That sounds really out there...  MellowDem   Nov-18-09 06:38 PM   #51 
  - The USSR mishandled socialism to the point of collapse. Russia today, if that is the reference in  pampango   Nov-16-09 07:24 AM   #16 
  - I seem to remember the IMF imposing "austerity measures"...  ljm2002   Nov-16-09 10:21 AM   #26 
  - I think you're right. They may have had "help" screwing up capitalism while they did it to socialism  pampango   Nov-16-09 10:52 AM   #29 
  - Europe and the rest of the west had a century to develop and even they are struggling with globalism  Go2Peace   Nov-16-09 08:39 PM   #40 
  - And some countries, like the Czech republic, listened more to Europe than the IMF  Go2Peace   Nov-17-09 12:41 AM   #45 
  - Your distinction is academic.  Toucano   Nov-16-09 09:12 AM   #19 
  - People pushing "free market" economics revoked Glass Steagall.  Overseas   Nov-16-09 09:38 AM   #20 
  - It's the "No true Scotsman" fallacy. nt  Romulox   Nov-16-09 10:56 AM   #31 
  - Again, you don't sound like you have lived in one of these countries  Go2Peace   Nov-16-09 08:16 PM   #39 
     - I have lived in a free market country and visited others...  MellowDem   Nov-16-09 10:46 PM   #41 
        - In other words you have not seen what I describe and have not spent time in a 2cd world country?  Go2Peace   Nov-17-09 12:06 AM   #42 
           - I never said the "ends justify the means"...  MellowDem   Nov-17-09 07:35 PM   #47 
  - Most markets in the world are not free. They are typically dominated by oligopolies or one monopoly.  Selatius   Nov-16-09 07:58 AM   #17 
  - It is a disaster all the way around.  Toucano   Nov-16-09 08:31 AM   #18 
  - At the end of the day it's just capitalism  blindpig   Nov-16-09 09:45 AM   #21 
  - The whole thing is propped up with taxpayer dollars. It's much more like fascism.  Romulox   Nov-16-09 09:48 AM   #22 
  - Rather....  blindpig   Nov-16-09 10:04 AM   #24 
     - Yep. The monied interests leaning on the levers of power are now pan-national, however. nt  Romulox   Nov-16-09 10:07 AM   #25 
        - That's capitalism for ya  blindpig   Nov-16-09 10:31 AM   #28 
           - LOL. No, it's some sort of new pan-national fascism.  Romulox   Nov-16-09 10:55 AM   #30 
              - They have no choice  blindpig   Nov-16-09 11:05 AM   #32 
                 - That's a good way of putting it  leftstreet   Nov-16-09 11:08 AM   #34 
  - It's just economics  The2ndWheel   Nov-16-09 11:09 AM   #35 
     - Socialism  blindpig   Nov-16-09 01:01 PM   #36 
        - State Socialism is a joke.  anonymous171   Nov-17-09 12:39 AM   #44 
           - Another substantive post....  blindpig   Nov-18-09 07:08 AM   #50 
  - Similar to our WTO/IMF scam that enslaves poor nations and ensures they are  Greyhound   Nov-16-09 09:51 AM   #23 
  - The "shock therapy" that Milton Friedman's disciples imposed on Eastern Europe  Lydia Leftcoast   Nov-16-09 10:22 AM   #27 
  - ## PLEASE DONATE TO DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND! ##  DU GrovelBot   Nov-16-09 11:05 AM   #33 
  - kick. n /t  Toucano   Nov-16-09 05:52 PM   #37 
  - Do you have any sources?  taught_me_patience   Nov-18-09 06:50 PM   #53 
  - Do your part for "free marketing"  unlegendary   Nov-21-09 01:11 PM   #54 

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