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This new system will now combine the federal agencies, universities and companies into one, or I should say two, new "institutes". One in Detroit that will work on manufacturing light metal. One in Chicago that will "concentrate on high-tech digital manufacturing and design"
Official transition from Capitalism to Socialism? Theory of socialism being that the production, distribution and exchange being owned/regulated by the community as a whole. Marxist theory goes further on to state that it is the transitional phase between capitalism and communism when all property is owned by the government and you get paid according to your abilities and needs. It doesn't sound so far fetched as it did 20 years ago.
Wait a minute.
Maybe I'm missing some stepping stones in the process, but wouldn't the government lumping government agencies and civilian/private education & companies into one big ball be considered something like...communism? Exactly how would this system be any different?
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So, you tell me... which entity has more contempt for humans --corporations or government? Said another way, whom cares the least?
This really has nothing to do with mom and pop enterprises, but for the sake of argument, group them with individuals.
I'm interested in hearing your reasoning.
As part of his year-old promise to expand public-private manufacturing partnerships across the country, Obama announced a new center in his hometown of Chicago, concentrating on high-tech digital manufacturing and design. The other new hub will be located in Canton, Mich., outside Detroit, and specialize in light metal manufacturing.
Local officials have said Canton seems a logical place for a $148-million manufacturing research institute due to its proximity to Detroit Metro Airport, the I-275 corridor and the University of Michigan. A precise location hasn’t been named.
“It’s a tremendous opportunity,” LaJoy said. “We’re just down the road from the University of Michigan. We’re close to the hub of manufacturing for the nation, really, with Detroit. This is great for Canton. It’s great for the whole area.”