Tagged: Socialism

Corruption and Greed are the Real Problem 1

Corruption and Greed are the Real Problem

What I have found is the capitalist system can easily be corrupted by greed, especially if you allow monopolies and cartels to form, and you do not provide reasonable government regulation of industries. I have also found that a socialist system with government run systems can become just as corrupt when they establish monopolies on…
Lack of Economic Freedom Leads to the Dark Side of Politics 0

Lack of Economic Freedom Leads to the Dark Side of Politics

The more a society takes away people's economic freedom, the more they turn to extreme leaders and extreme political philosophies that promise them economic prosperity. In a democracy, the revolution is by votes; in a dictatorship, by arms. Either way, people will rise up and demand economic opportunity, as history has shown us time and…
Economics: Instead of Extremes, We Need a New Way Forward 0

Economics: Instead of Extremes, We Need a New Way Forward

Instead of choosing between a system where the government takes care of us but takes away our choices, or a system where we have freedom but are left to fend for ourselves, why can't we build a system where we empower people to take care of themselves, educate them on how to be effective at it, and make sure everyone has the basic resources to do so...
Socialism is like Gravity; Capitalism is like Momentum 0

Socialism is like Gravity; Capitalism is like Momentum

People often get into spirited debates on whether capitalism or socialism is better.  To me, the concepts behind each system can be described as gravity and momentum.   Socialism is like gravity, in that it is a force that acts upon all equality, keeps people grounded, shares community resources, and sets a minimum standard for…