Thursday, July 9, 2020

shared on July 9ths

The problem with thinking of capitalism as a pyramid with most of us at the bottom: Capitalism is an upside-down pyramid. Most of the wealth at the top.

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To people who think the US's poor should be grateful:

No one suffering at the bottom of a pyramid of wealth is grateful for being denied enough wealth to end their suffering, even if they know it would be worse to be at the bottom of another pyramid.

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So long as you have capitalist nations, open borders will serve capitalists—the Kochs love open borders because they weaken unions and make workers compete for lower pay. I want no borders, not open borders.

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Today's invented breakfast: Avocado oatmeal. Better than I expected.

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