Distribution of Wealth
This article details why neither a purely socialistic nor capitalistic society can function properly and that elements of both methodologies must be present for a healthy society.
If you don't have a job, you don't have money. That's the truth for most people. A universal basic income was first proposed by Thomas Payne. It's still a good idea. So who is going to pay for it?
Karl Marx described the concept of the alienation of the worker from the work he does. This process has evolved over the centuries from the practice of crafts and guilds to the current practice of assembly line work....
Economic justifications for progressive taxation. The rich are not as affected by tax increases as other groups, the rich will always pay more in taxes, and high inequality and low interclass mobility are bad.
Guaranteed basic income for all is not a Utopian fantasy. The idea of has been around since Thomas Paine and the American Revolution. It is an idea held by left and right economists and philosophers.
Oil cartels, government, price wars and climate change all put ordinary people at risk. Learn about the factors that influence all our lives. Here is the oil industry...
A lucid argument can be made that we have never seen a truly Communist State as Marx envisioned it. What we see instead are Communist parties slipping into Socialism, Fascism, and despotism.
The involuntary redistribution of wealth is immoral.
When government handed over services and industries to the private sector, the private sector certainly cut costs. They also lowered quality, safety, and increased prices.
Despite what some economists and the White House are saying, the U.S. economy is still in its longterm slump.
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