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Hannah Bell Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Dec-14-10 02:19 PM
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  -Businesses want to keep the economy depressed to break the backs of workers prolesunited  Dec-14-10 02:08 PM   #0 
  - Unfortunately you are correct.  EmeraldCityGrl   Dec-14-10 02:10 PM   #1 
  - Too bad they won't be buying anything . . .  hatrack   Dec-14-10 02:12 PM   #2 
  - They never do...that's why we have the boom and bust cycles....  rfranklin   Dec-14-10 02:14 PM   #4 
  - They deny that the demand side of trade even means  EC   Dec-14-10 02:22 PM   #14 
  - No, it's a dangerous game they are playing  prolesunited   Dec-14-10 02:28 PM   #17 
  - That could be one of the reasons...  WCGreen   Dec-14-10 02:14 PM   #3 
  - Too bad they're soo stupid. Breaking workers = breaking their own customers.  Speck Tater   Dec-14-10 02:14 PM   #5 
  - nope. they have new customers now. besides, control of politics = profits.  Hannah Bell   Dec-14-10 02:19 PM   #11 
  - It also drives the young into the military services to fight their wars  lunatica   Dec-14-10 02:15 PM   #6 
  - +100  Hannah Bell   Dec-14-10 02:19 PM   #12 
  - +1000  Raksha   Dec-14-10 02:27 PM   #16 
  - The going rate for day labor in western Maryland has fallen to $5 per hr  kelly1mm   Dec-14-10 02:16 PM   #7 
  - wow.  Hannah Bell   Dec-14-10 02:20 PM   #13 
     - It is brutal. I "know someone" who needs help hauling things twice  kelly1mm   Dec-14-10 02:30 PM   #19 
  - They have long wanted a "Great Reset" in our standard of living  DJ13   Dec-14-10 02:18 PM   #8 
  - +10000  Hannah Bell   Dec-14-10 02:18 PM   #9 
  - nope, there won't be a recovery  shanti   Dec-14-10 02:18 PM   #10 
  - This can be reversed!!!!!!  mstinamotorcity   Dec-14-10 02:24 PM   #15 
  - They know it too.  MattBaggins   Dec-14-10 02:30 PM   #18 
  - I don't think so.  Bonhomme Richard   Dec-14-10 03:02 PM   #20 
  - I don't think they are done destroying  prolesunited   Dec-14-10 08:02 PM   #21 
     - In general you need to get actual dollars into the economy, into  Bonhomme Richard   Dec-14-10 09:58 PM   #23 
        - The tier that produces the widgets competes in a world market  badtoworse   Dec-15-10 07:39 AM   #27 
           - I'm speaking about profit not product. If a company is not very profitable...  Bonhomme Richard   Dec-15-10 11:46 AM   #31 
  - So many people are simply unnecessary to economic growth these days  jpgray   Dec-14-10 08:19 PM   #22 
  - Is it so much easier to feel powerless?  bluestate10   Dec-14-10 10:21 PM   #24 
  - What a disjointed statement  prolesunited   Dec-15-10 11:46 AM   #30 
  - Capitalism is driving us all down to China-level wages.  reformist2   Dec-14-10 10:25 PM   #25 
  - Absolutely true. Also short-sighted,  Laelth   Dec-15-10 07:08 AM   #26 
  - Yep. Wages are down, profits are up. unions are under attack. And now we're hearing that the  DirkGently   Dec-15-10 09:39 AM   #28 
     - I don't think it's so much that  prolesunited   Dec-15-10 11:39 AM   #29 
        - It's destabliziing, is the thing. People are less tied to a community when they don't own.  DirkGently   Dec-15-10 12:13 PM   #32 

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