posted on Dec, 9 2013 @ 04:55 PM
It's too complex to blame any one group. Everyone is doing as their programming tells them is best. Partially genetic variation, partially
Strategies differ from the top and the bottom, but the end result is the same.
The system is broke.
Setting the stage for conditions which exist, in that the poor must beg for basic necessities. Keep that going on for long enough, and there will
certainly be those who exploit the safety net.
Corporations maximizing profits for shareholders, of which are mostly the top 20%, takes away from society in general. I wonder how many in that top
20% who pay high taxes are offset by their increases in stocks?
Creating pro-social corporate policies is not something to brush off. It's vital to putting our society on a more sustainable path.
Atlas shrugged suggests that regulating corporations leads to the vanishing of the economy... corporations jump ship to other countries where there's
less interference by governments who might have social and environmental concerns. Fine, be gone psycho corporations. We don't want you.
You change the policies, and you'll rejuvenate the entrepreneurial spirit.
Having "too big to fail" corporations who are too friggin psycho and powerful to allow competition, surely offsets the benefits of keeping them