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Response to socialist_n_TN (Reply #6)

Mon Jul 16, 2012, 04:12 PM

7. You are right about worker control; that is key!

 

Corporate dictatorships are what is causing all the problems we have in the world today - at least most of the big problems.

I have written about this, and how it can save capitalism in this article.

Frankly, and this is not the first time I have said this, the type of economic system a country has is far less relevant than who controls that system. The people or citizens of a country must hold the ultimate power of government. The people must not allow an elite minority to take power over them. When this happens, those elite make laws to control the people so they can retain their power. Once they gain that power, it is easy to retain it as we have seen through history. Concentrated power is a recipe for trouble!

And when corporations get too large, they practically become nations within themselves with the CEO as the dictator using the current definition. Socialism is not the dirty word many try to make it. If the people made the big decisions, it would work for the common good, which is really what socialism is all about. Having the people make the big decisions is another way of saying "democracy"!

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