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Hard work didn’t make Jeff Bezos a billionaire

Billionaires end up with billions because they exploit others, or they were fortunate to receive an influx of startup capital. Or both.

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Billionaires should not exist

Billionaires steal money from workers, then they hoard the money, which keeps that money from circulating in the economy.

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My response to Nathan Neudorf’s pro-capitalist rant

At the beginning of December, Lethbridge-East MLA Nathan Neudorf went on a pro-capitalist rant in the Alberta legislature. This is my response.

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For capitalism to succeed, it must divide us

Capitalism is at the root of all that divides us as a society. Capitalism depends on our being divided; division is built into capitalism. It’s what helps it survive.

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Conservatives don’t actually care about the economy

You’ve probably heard conservatives talk about how important the economy is as an election issue, how important jobs are, or business investment is, or the GDP is. Except conservatives don’t actually care about the economy.