Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Can Capitalism and Democracy Coexist? Two videos that inform the politics and economics of our times

Chris Hedges and Sheldon Wolin 
work at the critical question: 
Can Capitalism and Democracy Coexist? 

Nick Hanauer, "Beware fellow plutocrats, the pitchforks are coming!
A "proud and unapologetic capitalist," he has also been looking at our growing inequality gap, and the way it damages our democracies. In 2013, Hanauer published a commentary in Bloomberg BusinessWeek proposing a $15 minimum wage. Hanauer believes if societal inequality is allowed to grow unchecked, modern societies could start looking like pre-Revolutionary France.

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