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  •  I think the problem is that too many of (4+ / 0-)

    The rich and powerful don't understand that the problem is so deep--they wish to believe that laziness and welfare and regulation are the culprits. The far left imagines that a inverting the power structure would make things better--it would make us all more equal but also all poorer and, in my opinion destroy freedom.

    I hope that we can get people to agree that regulations protecting jobs is worth the cost in productivity. It would have real consequences for capitalists, but they should embrace it for the gains to our national health and happiness.

    “liberals are the people who think that cruelty is the worst thing that we do” --Richard Rorty Also, I moved from NYC, so my username is inaccurate.

    by jeff in nyc on Tue Sep 10, 2013 at 03:41:34 PM PDT

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