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Sunday, January 17, 2016

Economic Inequality Is Growing And Is Obscene

62 people are as wealthy as half the world 

While I agree that inequality is growing and is caused by unregulated capitalism, I am against throwing capitalism out with the bath water.  This is a lively debate on my Facebook page where I supported Democratic Socialism (or, what I call Regulated Capitalism, because I want to emphasize the need for some form of capitalism in any successful economic plan).  Also, here are two links, here and here, from conservative writers (ya, this is why I am a political independent, as I can see value in other than the liberal point of view) who present the positives of capitalism.

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