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View Poll Results: What should we do about capitalism?
Replace it with socialism, through parliamentary reforms 5 15.63%
Replace it with socialism, through revolution 5 15.63%
Use more public regulations to counteract some of its consequences 13 40.63%
Scale down public regulations to let the free market run its course 6 18.75%
Nothing, it’s fine as it is 3 9.38%
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Old 10-15-2021, 01:21 PM   #161 (permalink)
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Yes, I'm so confused. What is work? How does it happen?

I don't know why you think anyone finds purpose in middle-class office jobs. Have you worked one? What was your experience?



I'll look for the article (I hope it's a thinkpiece so Frown will read it) but there was a post-AI job-type argument that said there are 5 or 6 C's that will constitute work that robots won't be used for. that's what I'm imagining people being slotted into. And that's generally where the fulfilment comes in. In helping other people.
i heard that too when i was working at the animal shelter... Sounded right till i left and realized that making money > having a nice job
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Old 10-16-2021, 02:10 PM   #162 (permalink)
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What is capitalism
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Old 10-16-2021, 02:28 PM   #163 (permalink)
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What is capitalism
are you incapable........
https://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft.../06/basics.htm
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Old 10-17-2021, 04:24 AM   #164 (permalink)
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Merck wants Americans to pay $712 for a Covid drug that taxpayers helped develop
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A middle class job sounds like a boring menu option at a brothel

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Capitalism is killing the planet – it’s time to stop buying into our own destruction
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Old 10-31-2021, 09:18 AM   #167 (permalink)
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Lol the loony left.
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There is only one bright spot and that is the growing habit of disgruntled men of dynamiting factories and power-stations; I hope that, encouraged now as ‘patriotism’, may remain a habit! But it won’t do any good, if it is not universal.
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We are rightly horrified by the image of a seahorse with its tail wrapped around a cotton bud, but apparently unconcerned about the elimination of entire marine ecosystems by the fishing industry. We tut and shake our heads, and keep eating our way through the life of the sea.
You know what's funny about this? Not only to US Citizens eat only 7-10 types of seafood, thereby over-fishing the **** out of those animals, but you should see the weight the fishing industry carries with Ocean Management departments.

I work for a trade group getting clean energy up and running. In the US, one of the laggard industries is Offshore Wind, and the fisherman's union bitches up a god damn storm. Meanwhile, we saw what 5 months off of capitalism did for the skies in LA and New Delhi, and wildlife all over the globe.
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We should deunionize to sufficiently undermine capitalism.
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