I am unsure why people call the current economic system "capitalism". There are almost no capitalistic tropes to the current system. It is more like a socialist society. Almost every aspect of our lives is controlled by government, even through corporations by proxy, but not directly by corporations exactly. It is just weird to me to hear so much blamed on a system of economics that doesn't even exist today.


@DistroJunkie I have been studying economics for over a decade from a base principle perspective trying to discover the roots to different economic systems.

Then I get on the fediverse and I just shrug off all of the claims that capitalism did this and that to me and that capitalism is satan and the it sucks. But I don't think those people know what that word means... what they are talking about is the effects of government control, ie socialism/facism (those two are very similar).

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