This is why capitalism is broken

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There isn't a single person in the US (who isn't incarcerated) working a job involuntarily.

If you're working a job for less than you feel you are worth, that makes you a fool.
Well here is some simple logic for you. You ready? It is mathematically impossible for every or even most of these low wage workers to get a better paying job. Why? Because they don’t fucking exist. You do get that right? Higher paying jobs are few and far between.
If you have the skills the jobs are out there (hardly a week goes by without a headhunter calling me). If you don't have the skills that is on you.
It’s all about you, right?

In your deluded world everyone must have skills, and those without, well fuck them.
Isn't that a tad hypocritical coming from a Libertarian/Anarchist?
No. Not at all. Why?
Isn't "fuck them" the mantra of Libertarians?
gipper is all about individualism...right up until he needs your cash to pay for his sack of weed and the rest of his foolish decisions...THEN he’s all about collectivism. He can’t be taken seriously.
I wonder if he pays more in taxes than he takes in benefits?
Who?
 

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Right wingers seem to be fools or Russian tools. Stop complaining about Taxes, right wingers. Nobody is making you work to pay taxes. If you feel you are paying too much in taxes, you must not be making enough. Find a better job. It really is that easy according to right wingers.
Left wingers seem to be fools or BLM tools. Stop complaining about Taxes, Left wingers. Nobody is making you work to pay taxes. If you feel you are paying too much in taxes, you must not be making enough. Find a better job. It really is that easy according to left wingers.
...haahahahahah--you fked up--the people making more $$$ are paying HIGHER taxes!!!!!!!
lol. The richest are asking to pay more taxes. Why are you so poor under our form of Capitalism?
I thought you twisted fucks said the uber wealthy avoid paying taxes via the tax code, loopholes, tax shelters, off shore accounts...etc etc.
Remember when Donny T only paid $750?
Make up your fucked minds please.
The richest don't mind pay more taxes. Not Rich enough?
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This is what I meant:

 

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Insist right wingers stop whining about Taxes! Just get a better job under our form of Capitalism, right wingers.
You do it, left winger- you're the one who demands everyone is equal except the more equal-
As soon as right wingers believe in Capitalism like they allege in socialism threads and quit whining about taxes, and just get a better paying job. It is that easy for minimum (Tax) wage jobs, right, right wingers.
 

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Right wingers seem to be fools or Russian tools. Stop complaining about Taxes, right wingers. Nobody is making you work to pay taxes. If you feel you are paying too much in taxes, you must not be making enough. Find a better job. It really is that easy according to right wingers.
Left wingers seem to be fools or BLM tools. Stop complaining about Taxes, Left wingers. Nobody is making you work to pay taxes. If you feel you are paying too much in taxes, you must not be making enough. Find a better job. It really is that easy according to left wingers.
...haahahahahah--you fked up--the people making more $$$ are paying HIGHER taxes!!!!!!!
lol. The richest are asking to pay more taxes. Why are you so poor under our form of Capitalism?
..they need to stop spending so much and CUT everyone's taxes!!!!!!
..even in the medieval times, higher taxes ruined communities
Insist the right wing cut their spending on our alleged wars on crime, drugs, and terror first. We have a general welfare clause not any form of general warfare clause.
 

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Right wingers seem to be fools or Russian tools. Stop complaining about Taxes, right wingers. Nobody is making you work to pay taxes. If you feel you are paying too much in taxes, you must not be making enough. Find a better job. It really is that easy according to right wingers.
Left wingers seem to be fools or BLM tools. Stop complaining about Taxes, Left wingers. Nobody is making you work to pay taxes. If you feel you are paying too much in taxes, you must not be making enough. Find a better job. It really is that easy according to left wingers.
...haahahahahah--you fked up--the people making more $$$ are paying HIGHER taxes!!!!!!!
lol. The richest are asking to pay more taxes. Why are you so poor under our form of Capitalism?
..they need to stop spending so much and CUT everyone's taxes!!!!!!
..even in the medieval times, higher taxes ruined communities
Insist the right wing cut their spending on our alleged wars on crime, drugs, and terror first. We have a general welfare clause not any form of general warfare clause.
alleged war on terrorism????!!!!!
 

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What’s even more bizarre about this, to me, is that impoverished republican voters are okay with this. Big Business can do no wrong!
What a load of shit. Capitalism isn’t broken. Government has shut down half the businesses in this country. All the competition of Amazon is shut down, all thanks to Dems and their scamdemic.

Biden’s new cabinet is already full of corporatists that want to destroy the middle class and import cheap labor.
Capitalism is broken because there are no checks and balances on the power of big corporations. They are being allowed to get bigger and bigger. We need new anti-trust laws.
Yup. I’m all for breaking up Amazon, Google, and Twitter.
 

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Frontline workers at 13 of the 20 top U.S. retail companies — including Walmart, Amazon, Kroger, among others — saw an average pay increase of just $1.11 an hour, or 10%, a new analysis by the Brookings Institution found. At the same time, those companies' profits increased 39% year over year, while their stock prices went up by an average of 33%.

“Compared to the windfall profits we've seen at the very big companies, by and large, their workers have seen very little of that actual profits,” Molly Kinder, a fellow at Brookings and author of the report, told Yahoo Money. “This is on top of wages that are often so low, they’re poverty wages. And these jobs, of course, are terribly risky.”

What’s even more bizarre about this, to me, is that impoverished republican voters are okay with this. Big Business can do no wrong!
Then go buy stocks dumb ass, instead of expecting 25 dollars an hour to put beans on a store shelf.
 

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Frontline workers at 13 of the 20 top U.S. retail companies — including Walmart, Amazon, Kroger, among others — saw an average pay increase of just $1.11 an hour, or 10%, a new analysis by the Brookings Institution found. At the same time, those companies' profits increased 39% year over year, while their stock prices went up by an average of 33%.

“Compared to the windfall profits we've seen at the very big companies, by and large, their workers have seen very little of that actual profits,” Molly Kinder, a fellow at Brookings and author of the report, told Yahoo Money. “This is on top of wages that are often so low, they’re poverty wages. And these jobs, of course, are terribly risky.”

What’s even more bizarre about this, to me, is that impoverished republican voters are okay with this. Big Business can do no wrong!
Someone explain to Billy he elected China for POTUS and now he's complaining about wages :abgg2q.jpg:

Change your avatar Billy, you shouldn't highjack something you don't understand.
 
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Frontline workers at 13 of the 20 top U.S. retail companies — including Walmart, Amazon, Kroger, among others — saw an average pay increase of just $1.11 an hour, or 10%, a new analysis by the Brookings Institution found. At the same time, those companies' profits increased 39% year over year, while their stock prices went up by an average of 33%.

“Compared to the windfall profits we've seen at the very big companies, by and large, their workers have seen very little of that actual profits,” Molly Kinder, a fellow at Brookings and author of the report, told Yahoo Money. “This is on top of wages that are often so low, they’re poverty wages. And these jobs, of course, are terribly risky.”

What’s even more bizarre about this, to me, is that impoverished republican voters are okay with this. Big Business can do no wrong!
Capitalism isn't broken. People are.

Why don't these workers organize, pool their resources, and purchase stocks in their employer company? It's not illegal. And, if they get controlling shares, they can change the profit model/distributions to benefit them. A forklift driver can earn 1/4 Million a year if it is feasible. BUT, they MUST pay for those shares. They didn't take the risk to start that company. They should pay for the risk they have avoided to get the control and financial benefit they want.

Fair is fair.

You can take your democratic socialism (which is LITERALLY the same as communism, not one single material distinction) and go practice it in another country where they choose to be fucking commies.

We're not playing nice anymore, motherfucker.

Commies do NOT have the right to exist in America. DO NOT bring your communist shit twinkle-toed cocksucking here or we will exterminate you. PERIOD. Tell you goose-stepping buddies.
Lol it’s painfully pathetic that you don’t even know what communism even is.
 

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Frontline workers at 13 of the 20 top U.S. retail companies — including Walmart, Amazon, Kroger, among others — saw an average pay increase of just $1.11 an hour, or 10%, a new analysis by the Brookings Institution found. At the same time, those companies' profits increased 39% year over year, while their stock prices went up by an average of 33%.

“Compared to the windfall profits we've seen at the very big companies, by and large, their workers have seen very little of that actual profits,” Molly Kinder, a fellow at Brookings and author of the report, told Yahoo Money. “This is on top of wages that are often so low, they’re poverty wages. And these jobs, of course, are terribly risky.”

What’s even more bizarre about this, to me, is that impoverished republican voters are okay with this. Big Business can do no wrong!
Someone explain to Billy he elected China for POTUS and now he's complaining about wages :abgg2q.jpg:

Change your avatar Billy, you shouldn't highjack something you don't understand.
Now is a good time to increase taxes on capitalists merely seeking profit from cheap labor. An excise tax could replace lost tax revenue. Capitalists cannot be allowed to, race to the bottom with our economy for their private bottom line.
 

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Right wingers seem to be fools or Russian tools. Stop complaining about Taxes, right wingers. Nobody is making you work to pay taxes. If you feel you are paying too much in taxes, you must not be making enough. Find a better job. It really is that easy according to right wingers.
Left wingers seem to be fools or BLM tools. Stop complaining about Taxes, Left wingers. Nobody is making you work to pay taxes. If you feel you are paying too much in taxes, you must not be making enough. Find a better job. It really is that easy according to left wingers.
...haahahahahah--you fked up--the people making more $$$ are paying HIGHER taxes!!!!!!!
lol. The richest are asking to pay more taxes. Why are you so poor under our form of Capitalism?
..they need to stop spending so much and CUT everyone's taxes!!!!!!
..even in the medieval times, higher taxes ruined communities
Insist the right wing cut their spending on our alleged wars on crime, drugs, and terror first. We have a general welfare clause not any form of general warfare clause.
alleged war on terrorism????!!!!!
Yes, alleged. It must be fake news if right wingers want tax cut economics instead of really really serious war on terrorism Tax rates reality. The numbers of Capitalism don't lie as much as the Right Wing.

In consideration of the monstrous sacrifice of life and property that each war demands of the people, personal enrichment due to a war must be regarded as a crime against the nation. Therefore, we demand ruthless confiscation of all war profits.
 

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Capitalism is based on the freedom to choose, choice, unhindered free and open competition, ability to enjoy the fruits of ones labor. Government intervention in the market place yields corruption, so if in fact capitalism is broken, flawed, or dead, then look no further than those that corrupted the principals of government of the people for the people. The travail of liberalism, socialism, communism, and national socialism in theory are wonderful, solves all the problems, however, unattainable without force and thus the antithesis to freedom and capitalism.
 

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Frontline workers at 13 of the 20 top U.S. retail companies — including Walmart, Amazon, Kroger, among others — saw an average pay increase of just $1.11 an hour, or 10%, a new analysis by the Brookings Institution found. At the same time, those companies' profits increased 39% year over year, while their stock prices went up by an average of 33%.

“Compared to the windfall profits we've seen at the very big companies, by and large, their workers have seen very little of that actual profits,” Molly Kinder, a fellow at Brookings and author of the report, told Yahoo Money. “This is on top of wages that are often so low, they’re poverty wages. And these jobs, of course, are terribly risky.”

What’s even more bizarre about this, to me, is that impoverished republican voters are okay with this. Big Business can do no wrong!
You're not talking about capitalism you idiot you're pushing socalism. An unworkable proven to be faulty system that always fails whereever and whenever it has ever been tried. Maybe you could see and think better if you'd try pulling your head out of your ass.
 

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Frontline workers at 13 of the 20 top U.S. retail companies — including Walmart, Amazon, Kroger, among others — saw an average pay increase of just $1.11 an hour, or 10%, a new analysis by the Brookings Institution found. At the same time, those companies' profits increased 39% year over year, while their stock prices went up by an average of 33%.

“Compared to the windfall profits we've seen at the very big companies, by and large, their workers have seen very little of that actual profits,” Molly Kinder, a fellow at Brookings and author of the report, told Yahoo Money. “This is on top of wages that are often so low, they’re poverty wages. And these jobs, of course, are terribly risky.”

What’s even more bizarre about this, to me, is that impoverished republican voters are okay with this. Big Business can do no wrong!
So work somewhere else.

It's like common sense defies some people lol.

Capitalism is working just fine
 
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Frontline workers at 13 of the 20 top U.S. retail companies — including Walmart, Amazon, Kroger, among others — saw an average pay increase of just $1.11 an hour, or 10%, a new analysis by the Brookings Institution found. At the same time, those companies' profits increased 39% year over year, while their stock prices went up by an average of 33%.

“Compared to the windfall profits we've seen at the very big companies, by and large, their workers have seen very little of that actual profits,” Molly Kinder, a fellow at Brookings and author of the report, told Yahoo Money. “This is on top of wages that are often so low, they’re poverty wages. And these jobs, of course, are terribly risky.”

What’s even more bizarre about this, to me, is that impoverished republican voters are okay with this. Big Business can do no wrong!
So work somewhere else.

It's like common sense defies some people lol.

Capitalism is working just fine
Do you honestly think it is mathematically possible for all or most of those people to find a better paying job? Do you just assume higher paying jobs are in a abundant supply? What fantasy land do you live in? Even if all those people could, who would be left behind to do those service jobs?
 

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Always remember that corporatism and capitalism are different. Recognizing that distinction is crucial to the survival of capitalism. Once it is recognized, we can start to defend capitalism in America and root out the corporatist elements of our current economic system

An apt, and to the 'point' article Mr B....
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This is nonsense ahistorical “economics” that posits a “real capitalism” that reflects 18th or 19th century theories of capitalism — of course without slavery, colonialism, child labor, industrial sweatshops, etc. A capitalism of artisans and hardworking farmers like Jefferson imagined.

However, real capitalism today is exactly what we have in the Western world (and its Third World subject nations) in its somewhat different varieties. In this really existing capitalism, corporations and corporate stock ownership and other financial instruments are the main capitalist economic organizations and main source of wealth, and money is fiat money issued by Central banks like the Federal Reserve. This is what real existing historical capitalism has become!
 

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Frontline workers at 13 of the 20 top U.S. retail companies — including Walmart, Amazon, Kroger, among others — saw an average pay increase of just $1.11 an hour, or 10%, a new analysis by the Brookings Institution found. At the same time, those companies' profits increased 39% year over year, while their stock prices went up by an average of 33%.

“Compared to the windfall profits we've seen at the very big companies, by and large, their workers have seen very little of that actual profits,” Molly Kinder, a fellow at Brookings and author of the report, told Yahoo Money. “This is on top of wages that are often so low, they’re poverty wages. And these jobs, of course, are terribly risky.”

What’s even more bizarre about this, to me, is that impoverished republican voters are okay with this. Big Business can do no wrong!
You're not talking about capitalism you idiot you're pushing socalism. An unworkable proven to be faulty system that always fails whereever and whenever it has ever been tried. Maybe you could see and think better if you'd try pulling your head out of your ass.
Capitalism "died in 1929" and socialism has been bailing us out ever since. It was the near communism of our wartime economy that achieved full employment and it was FDR's brand of socialism that turned our relative third world economy into the first world economy we have today.
 

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