What more incentive do we need?

What more incentive do we need?

Please watch this:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=naFl66sPbTk

Anarchist Spain was incredible, and the benefits were clear to see.
But let’s pretend Spanish anarchists weren’t better off self-managed. Even if that were true, I’d simply argue that self-determination trumps efficiency in any case.

And we’ll need to challenge our system if we want anything to improve.   But we’re pretty well trained to fear and hate anything different.
Communism was an effective boogeyman, and now it’s terrorism, and states that”support terrorism” (something America somehow hasn’t done — we’re not capable of doing anything terrible, or we can always shrug it off like it’s nothing significant).
Given all this, I wouldn’t be surprised if the United States quits any nuclear talks with anyone. We have a militarized economy, and presumably the government wants strong, profitable relationships with its allies against a threat that people can actually believe in. And many people are dumb enough to cling to the status quo, however awful it becomes.
I’m not saying I’m perfect, just that there are people who were born yesterday, so to speak, and that I’m not one of them. I’m aware that I may be wrong about this or that, and am therefore quite open to modifying my opinions to reflect actual facts.
Importantly, I try to be honest online about who I actually am. I’ll say what I think. My views may appear to some as “extreme,” but they’re pretty ordinary and plain to see, I think. Quite simply, I think our militarized rentier economy is pretty extreme, and fosters much hardship in the world.
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Just for clarification, here is what “rentier capitalism” (a main cause of our socio-economic ills) entails:
“Rentier capitalism is a term used in Marxism and sociology which refers to a type of capitalism where a large amount of profit-income generated takes the form of property income, received as interest, rents, dividends, or capital gains.
The beneficiaries of this income are a property-owning social class who play no productive role in the economy themselves but who monopolise the access to physical assets, financial assets and technologies. They make money not from producing anything new themselves, but purely from their ownership of property (which provides a claim to a revenue stream) and dealing in that property.”
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rentier_capitalism

But the “Right” just doesn’t get it. Many of the social problems they bitch about would be decently addressed by abolishing the rentier economy; an economy that’s failing on its own right now anyway. I mean, what more incentive do we need?

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