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Demeter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-23-10 12:01 PM
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1. What We Are Experiencing Isn't Capitalism
It's a toxic combination of fraud, pillage, theft, slavery and rape.

In its purest form, capitalism is saving and investing. This is piracy.
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  -7 Reasons Why Capitalism Can't Recover Anytime Soon Better Believe It  Dec-23-10 11:54 AM   #0 
  - What We Are Experiencing Isn't Capitalism  Demeter   Dec-23-10 12:01 PM   #1 
  - You just gave a clear definition of how modern capitalism functions!  Better Believe It   Dec-23-10 12:16 PM   #3 
  - That's right  social_critic   Dec-23-10 03:13 PM   #14 
  - Sure it is.  blindpig   Dec-23-10 12:16 PM   #4 
  - Only If the Capitalists and the Workers Aren't The Same People  Demeter   Dec-23-10 06:06 PM   #15 
     - That's a rather narrow catagory.  blindpig   Dec-24-10 06:54 AM   #20 
        - Worker's Cooperatives  Demeter   Dec-24-10 02:08 PM   #23 
           - Actually thiese are NOT capitalistic.............  socialist_n_TN   Dec-24-10 02:31 PM   #24 
              - Actually, They ARE  Demeter   Dec-24-10 04:42 PM   #25 
                 - Ah, the phase of this argument that turns to semantics.........  socialist_n_TN   Dec-25-10 11:57 AM   #26 
  - I've had this argument before. This IS capitalism.........  socialist_n_TN   Dec-23-10 08:30 PM   #16 
  - have you considered the possibility  BOG PERSON   Dec-23-10 12:16 PM   #2 
  - Wall Street and corporate America seem to be doing better than ever ....  Better Believe It   Dec-23-10 12:17 PM   #5 
  - that's because the US government printed out  BOG PERSON   Dec-23-10 12:24 PM   #8 
     - The wealth of the nation has increased for most people. Just the rich are making out like bandits!  Better Believe It   Dec-23-10 12:27 PM   #9 
  - Recently, thanks to capitalism and cheap fossil fuels  ProudDad   Dec-23-10 01:13 PM   #12 
  - Amazingly, this has been unrecc'd -- but the Robber Barons have their fans here  villager   Dec-23-10 12:21 PM   #6 
  - Capitalism may be the last bubble to burst.  lunatica   Dec-23-10 12:24 PM   #7 
  - Another crying thread.  bluestate10   Dec-23-10 08:51 PM   #17 
  - Some damn good reasons why it SHOULDN'T be allowed to "recover"  ProudDad   Dec-23-10 01:11 PM   #10 
  - Yes, tear it down. n/t  blindpig   Dec-23-10 01:13 PM   #11 
     - I prefer to think in terms  ProudDad   Dec-23-10 01:15 PM   #13 
        - 100% agree. nt.  bluestate10   Dec-23-10 09:52 PM   #18 
  - I like the last line that I read there.  lonestarnot   Dec-23-10 10:13 PM   #19 
  - Kick. n/t  area51   Dec-24-10 10:14 AM   #21 
  - recommend  xchrom   Dec-24-10 10:20 AM   #22 

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