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Question: Socialism - ForTheWin or ForTheLose ?
Asked by Pooooooooooooooooooooooony (2.58.194.x) on November 10 2020, 2:22pm
Reply on November 10 2020, 2:37pm:
    If you mean healthcare for all, treating everybody with dignity and taking care of them, and paying for it with progressive taxes, then win?

  • Posted by Poooony (198.16.66.x) on November 10 2020, 5:22pm:
    Capitalism also can use some sort of progressive taxes. I hope You're right, that it's only about healthcare for all and progressive taxes, because 20th century has only bad examples of socialism.

  • Posted by Justin on November 10 2020, 10:48pm:
    (edit from previous comments) I suppose extreme versions of anything are bad ideas -- extreme capitalism with no socialist elements would be terrible! Those with money would abuse the shit out of those without. Minimum wage, social security, medicare -- these are all things that are not defined by pure capitalism. I think this is where "democratic socialism" falls: incorporate elements of socialism (the welfare state, duty to look out for all people) and capitalism (economy, growth, etc).

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