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They Want Us to Work for Nothing

When Southern descendants of slaves started moving North, planters tried everything to keep them. They arrested would-be migrants at train stations. They barred Northern recruiters from towns. Articles were written; emergency meetings were held. The one thing they never seemed to consider was paying their workers a decent wage. Continue reading

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9 Good Questions About UBI – And one great answer

Where UBI supports capitalism and strengthens markets, an federal jobs guarantee (FJG) is more socialist, because governments would decide what jobs would be available. Both are good. Start with UBI now; work toward an FJG. Continue reading

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The Blessings of Capitalism — and How they’re killing us

Capitalism is not conservative, it’s not liberal. It’s a religion. A Costco store is a capitalist temple. The shelves are altars; the checkout lines are our communion. Continue reading

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Science Is A 4-Year Old Playing With The World

Capitalism’s need for growth and profit may be the force driving the world over a cliff, but science designed the train, and technology built it. Continue reading

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