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Forum Post: How the Business Community Screwed the Working Class - by Richard Wolff

Posted 1 year ago on Nov. 15, 2013, 2:15 p.m. EST by struggleforfreedom80 (6584)
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[-] 5 points by shadz66 (19985) 1 year ago

''Capitalists defend their "right" to hire and fire as an "entitlement" that cannot be questioned. Yet it surely should be challenged on grounds of its undemocratic nature and its perverse social results. Employing people in socially useful work (however a democratic society might define that) is more humane to the individuals, families and communities involved, and more productive and less costly than rendering them unemployed. Yet a private profit-driven capitalist system yields the endless unemployment, spiking repeatedly, that society does not want. Except, of course, capitalists want it because it keeps them at the top of capitalist society.'' from :

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