Wednesday, May 17, 2017

If People Are Willing To Work To Preserve The Value Of Their Town...

...Then arbitrary "markets" shouldn't have any say whether the town lives or dies. Only the quality, involvement, and cooperation of the population should matter. And those are things the people themselves have the power to change.

So. Not only is our current economic system a whiny little bitch when it comes to being an adult about life, and the difficulties it's going to present, whether holders of capital like it or not, it is also coldly uninterested in the real, intrinsic value of people who are willing to cooperate, and work together.

We simply cannot keep using this system.


Some economists and pundits claim Americans aren't moving enough, but how people should respond to that is unclear.
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The amount of money employers take from their employees each year — by refusing to pay overtime or misclassifying workers so they don’t get minimum wage — is larger than the value of all the theft by criminals.