Reclaiming Socialism or Economic Democracy

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Reclaiming Socialism or Economic Democracy

Reclaiming Socialism or Economic Democracy Imagine getting up in the morning and going to work for a company that just by virtue of the fact that you work for it you own part of Imagine that the company s president and other officers have to

  • Title: Reclaiming Socialism or Economic Democracy
  • Author: Brian Rush
  • ISBN: 9781476428703
  • Page: 182
  • Format: ebook
  • Imagine getting up in the morning and going to work for a company that, just by virtue of the fact that you work for it, you own part of Imagine that the company s president and other officers have to stand for election every year or two years, and you and all the other employees of the company vote them in or out Imagine getting an accounting on a quarterly basis of theImagine getting up in the morning and going to work for a company that, just by virtue of the fact that you work for it, you own part of Imagine that the company s president and other officers have to stand for election every year or two years, and you and all the other employees of the company vote them in or out Imagine getting an accounting on a quarterly basis of the company s profitability and receiving a payout of your share of those profits your due as a worker owner.Imagine that you get tired of working for the company you own part of and decide to strike out on your own Imagine that there are on line services readily available where your skills demand high pay from independent clients, so that being self employed and entirely your own boss is a matter only of doing the work.Or let s say that you and a number of friends have an idea for a new business Imagine a non profit organization or perhaps a government agency set up just for that purpose, ready to provide you and your friends a low interest loan, free advice, and lots of other assistance so you can do that as long as your new business is a workers cooperative.Imagine a world in which nobody is obscenely rich and nobody is poor, and the average person makes about double maybe triple what most people make today.I can imagine that easily enough Can you Would you like to live in a world like that I sure would We re ready for it We just have to believe it and reach for it, and reclaim the word that stands for it.That word is socialism It s being misused today to describe something it s not, a world of giant bureaucracies, stagnant economies, and secret police That s not what it means It means a world in which ordinary people probably people like you own the businesses that provide your livelihood, instead of the economy being owned by a few hogs on Wall Street who see you as their peon.That s what socialism is about.It s about finally freeing ourselves from the vestiges of the old aristocracy, preserved without the titles in high rise offices and gated communities.It s about democracy in the workplace, not just the polling place.It s about ending the lie that we live in an era of austerity We don t We live in an era of abundance, with technology capable of producing wealth than ever before but we also live in an era when a small, powerful, greedy elite see that wealth as belonging to them instead of to all of us, and that s the reason so many people today are struggling.The world is rightfully ours, but like the word socialism it s been stolen from us.This book is about taking it back.

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    One thought on “Reclaiming Socialism or Economic Democracy

    1. Farisomarsefiane on said:

      MindblowingIt is definitely a 5 star. It defined capitalism neutrality, It then gave extreme examples of what each system looked like. The terminology was explained so almost anyone could understand. The thought process behind it was truly amazing.

    2. Didik J Rachbini on said:

      Good BookThis book is differenf from other books because analysing economic and democracy. It is a political economic views which are important to study

    3. joshua lafortune on said:

      Remarks I chose this 4 star rating because the premise certainly is doable. Yet I would have enjoyed a works cited page. I would recommend this book to proponents and opponents of socialism. It just might change your mind

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