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Donkees

(31,678 posts)
Thu Nov 17, 2022, 05:18 PM Nov 2022

Bernie Sanders' new book, It's OK to Be Angry About Capitalism, is coming in February.

By Jessie Gaynor
November 17, 2022

According to Crown, the book, Sanders’ sixth, will be both an assessment of the disaster of our current levels of wealth inequality, and a call to action.

In It’s OK to Be Angry About Capitalism, Sanders argues that unfettered capitalism is creating an unprecedented level of income and wealth inequality, is undermining our democracy, and is leading to the destruction of our planet. How can we accept an economic order that allows three billionaires to own more wealth than the bottom half of our society? How can we accept a political system that allows the very rich to buy elections and politicians? How can we accept an energy system that rewards fossil fuel corporations that are causing the climate crisis?

And yet, there is a path forward. Sanders presents a vision of what would be possible if the political revolution were to occur, if we recognize that economic rights are human rights and work to create a society that provides a decent standard of living for all.



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Bernie Sanders' new book, It's OK to Be Angry About Capitalism, is coming in February. (Original Post) Donkees Nov 2022 OP
F-35s nt msongs Nov 2022 #1
"If you write a best-selling book, you can be a millionaire, too." Just A Box Of Rain Nov 2022 #2
🔥 Donkees Nov 2022 #3
Bernie book will be a best seller! Emile Nov 2022 #4
Bernies been angry about it for years -- We all should have been Berksh Nov 2022 #5
Available for pre-order now at Amazon, Walmart, and other fine corporate retailers near you. Just A Box Of Rain Nov 2022 #6
It's dumb to think one should live in a cave if one opposes capitalism. David__77 Nov 2022 #7
 

Berksh

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5. Bernies been angry about it for years -- We all should have been
Sat Nov 19, 2022, 11:34 AM
Nov 2022

If we had gotten angrier about the bad side of Capitalism -- and taken step to fix it while it wascdeveloping -- we'd be a lot better today.

David__77

(23,783 posts)
7. It's dumb to think one should live in a cave if one opposes capitalism.
Sat Nov 19, 2022, 11:46 AM
Nov 2022

It’s sort of like the “love or leave it thing.” You can support socialism and shop at Walmart. You can work there too, and support socialism.

In any event, I am curious how Sanders will define capitalism in this book. Too many people equate capitalism with something like “system of growth”. That’s unfortunate given that the large majority of people want much more and faster economic growth than there has been.

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