Jim Murray

3 months ago ·

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The Reality of Capitalist America


As long as America continues to allow the
rich and the corporations to buy all the
political influence they need, the country

will continue on its road to ruin.

These entities stay rich and profitable by
exploiting their workers, and charging as
much as they can for the goods and services
their businesses produce.

The people don't rise up against this
economic tyranny because they have been
conditioned to living in fear of not having
employment, no matter how shitty the job

or how low the wages.

This is the fundamental failing of capitalism.
And until that changes, people will continue
to be squeezed until they have nothing left.

And the sad irony of all this is that,
as the consumer markets dry up,
even the capitalists will suffer.

The only kind of capitalist society that
works is one where corporations pay their
workers enough to make them good
consumers. And pay their fair share of taxes
so the country can function properly.

Sadly, greed always gets in the way.
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