Category Archives: capitalism

#It’sOnUsAll

I found this article and the embedded video to be quite moving. http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/real-story-behind-picture-bleeding-8664236 How can we do this to each other? What can we do to stop it and to change it once and for all? The answers I keep … Continue reading

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Thank a union worker, not a corporate officer or manager

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Republican voters: You have more in common with #Sanders than you probably want to admit

Are you in an income category that will see a tax increase under Sanders’ proposals? How many people do you know personally who would have their taxes raised? The question of which income group can and should be paying more, … Continue reading

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What Costco has to teach the 99-percenters who think they’re Republicans

It’s not complicated. Every retailer, restaurant, and corporation in America can do what Costco is doing, but they don’t. Why is that? I think it’s because the people who own and run these businesses refuse to look beyond next quarter’s … Continue reading

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The Banana Republic and Baby Boomers

The rampant corruption of our political system is masterfully distilled by Lawrence Lessig to the barest elements in this video.   America truly has become a Banana Republic operated by and for the benefit of the rich. We let that … Continue reading

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