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Chula Vista 09-29-2016 02:51 PM

Capitalism with reasonable regulations to insure that the greedy can't run amok with it.

Frownland 09-29-2016 02:54 PM

ENsure ffs

Chula Vista 09-29-2016 02:57 PM

STop stalking me.

Frownland 09-29-2016 02:58 PM

I'll ztop when I want to ztop.

Goofle 09-30-2016 01:49 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Isbjørn (Post 1751443)
How would it be possible to abolish corporatism but maintain private ownership? The age of monopolies has existed for a hundred years, and there's no reason to assume that the free market capitalism of the 1800s will redevelop, or that it would even be desirable.

Socialism f*cking sucks dude. I would rather a few people getting rich by unfair means than everyone queuing in line for bread, p*ss poor and pretending it's been a successful revolution.

Frownland 09-30-2016 01:50 AM

Socialism>false dichotomies

The Batlord 09-30-2016 03:13 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Goofle (Post 1751072)
It's the best economic system we have created up to this point, and I'd be in favour of less regulation and taxes. But I don't know enough to say if that would work.

Corporatism is the real issue.

And the best way to end corporatism is by deregulating corporations.

Janszoon 09-30-2016 04:49 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by The Batlord (Post 1751845)
And the best way to end corporatism is by deregulating corporations.

:laughing:

Isbjørn 09-30-2016 04:52 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Goofle (Post 1751835)
Socialism f*cking sucks dude. I would rather a few people getting rich by unfair means than everyone queuing in line for bread, p*ss poor and pretending it's been a successful revolution.

People are queuing in line for bread in capitalist countries today, dude. Where would you rather live - revolutionary Cuba, or today's India?
Quote:

Originally Posted by The Batlord (Post 1751845)
And the best way to end corporatism is by deregulating corporations.

^

Terrapin_Station 09-30-2016 04:53 AM

I'd put a socialist system in place instead.

My idiosyncratic socialist system would still have economic inequality and be competitive, but it would ensure that everyone has food, shelter, health care, education, transportation, etc.

I have no inherent love for democracy. I couldn't care less about governmental structure in that sense. What I care about is the laws we have and the economic structure in place. I'd be fine with a monarchy or dictatorship (or an oligarchy or whatever) as long as I agree with the laws and economic structure instantiated. Democracies are no more inherently likely to have laws and economic structures that I prefer.


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