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posted on Oct, 31 2012 @ 09:36 PM
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Capitalism is not an authority.Crony/rigged capitalism is. Wealth used like a pyramid scheme against people that don't have wealth.

So guess what.

All means of production is controlled by the workers.




posted on Nov, 17 2012 @ 12:13 AM
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I know Im going to reicive a lot of hate for this but Im not concerned:

Its not exactly the political philosophy I hold now, but in my high-school politics class (all those years ago) we had to come up with our own ideology, what I came up with was a kind of socialism in that the state owned half (49%) of every business and instead of tax the government supply came from the profits of that business--It also meant business owners could not run their business at a loss to offset earnings from another business.

Also it limited suffrage to only those who had attained a higher education, ie: you needed at least a Bachelors Degree to vote--kind of counter intuitive for a high-schooler but now that I have my quals I would update this to the requirement of an LLB (or JD) to qualify for suffrage--beacause we just cant let people vote if they dont understand the system...

...and make it 100% state owned resource/finance sector.



posted on Nov, 17 2012 @ 12:27 AM
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Originally posted by John_Rodger_Cornman
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Capitalism is not an authority.Crony/rigged capitalism is. Wealth used like a pyramid scheme against people that don't have wealth.


Hmm yes it is. Someone who owns property and hires labour is an authority over that labour. The owner makes the rules, tells you when to work, when to eat, what to wear, sometimes even what to think. But most of all they control who can work, or not.

Capitalism is crony, and rigged, period. Has been since it's beginning. In fact land owners rigged the laws that got it started in the first place.


All means of production is controlled by the workers.


No lol.


"The liberals and conservatives and Libertarians who lament totalitarianism are phoneys and hypocrites. . . You find the same sort of hierarchy and discipline in an office or factory as you do in a prison or a monastery. . . A worker is a part-time slave. The boss says when to show up, when to leave, and what to do in the meantime. He tells you how much work to do and how fast. He is free to carry his control to humiliating extremes, regulating, if he feels like it, the clothes you wear or how often you go to the bathroom. With a few exceptions he can fire you for any reason, or no reason. He has you spied on by snitches and supervisors, he amasses a dossier on every employee. Talking back is called 'insubordination,' just as if a worker is a naughty child, and it not only gets you fired, it disqualifies you for unemployment compensation. . .The demeaning system of domination I've described rules over half the waking hours of a majority of women and the vast majority of men for decades, for most of their lifespans. For certain purposes it's not too misleading to call our system democracy or capitalism or -- better still -- industrialism, but its real names are factory fascism and office oligarchy. Anybody who says these people are 'free' is lying or stupid." Bob Black, "The Abolition of Work"


How does capitalism affect liberty?


Bob Black (born Robert Charles Black, Jr. on January 4, 1951) is an American anarchist. He is the author of The Abolition of Work and Other Essays, Beneath the Underground, Friendly Fire, Anarchy After Leftism, and numerous political essays...


Bob Black

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