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William Z. Foster Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun May-09-10 09:51 PM
Response to Reply #192
194. of course it is enough
The crisis was caused by the wealthy looting the economy. We don't even need to take back what they stole, we merely need to stop the ongoing theft.

The "fix" is this - educating, organizing, mobilizing, demonstrating, striking. That is what the people there are doing.

That is the only way to change things - numbers, solidarity and resistance are the only things the working people have. The Greek people are doing that, and you complain.

How could taxing the rich "not be enough?" That is illogical.

As has been explained over and over again, a government budget is not analogous to a household budget. In a household budget you spend money that leaves the house and you never see it again. When a government spends money in a country, the people spend it within the community and the country. It doesn't disappear, it cycles and creates jobs and incomes for others. The only way it can disappear is if it is being drained off into the pockets of global investors from outside of the country, and that is what in fact happened in Greece, and with the "bail out" plan that will accelerate.
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