But at least capitalism is free and democratic, right?

It might seem that way, but genuine freedom and democracy aren't compatible with capitalism.

In the United States, many take for granted that freedom and democracy are inextricably connected with capitalism. Milton Friedman, in his book Capitalism and Freedom, went so far as to argue that capitalism was a necessary condition for both. It is certainly true that the appearance and spread of capitalism brought with it a tremendous […]

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