What if it isn’t “capitalism” that is extractive. What if it is the other big operating system called government that is by its nature extractive? what if government by its very nature can harness a wealth creating system like capitalism and distort it.
I hate the term capitalism.
Scott Vonasek
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Great points, Scott, and I completely agree that it’s not capitalism that’s at fault. Rather it’s neoliberalism, and the challenge we face to overcome it is not insignificant.

Here’s Noam Chomsky describing what we’re up against:

Noam Chomsky describes how our whole system is based on self-interest and lack of compassion.

If you prefer reading, here’s a great article:

My question to you, though, is what do we do about it?

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