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Old 11-28-2019, 04:26 PM   #13
Noodle
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If socialism means workers control the means of production and/or everything is nationalized and the economy is planned rather than being a market, then I don't think I'm socialist because I think too many people are too dumb and lazy to do all that effectively. (And unregulated capitalism is just as bad.)

If it means the government does things then I guess I am socialist. Is it socialist to think businesses should generally be made to pay living wages?

I was thinking the other day about how many people are struggling in the US and how we can justify paying so little for the jobs we want done. For example, if the people who make burgers and fries at McDonald's can't be paid enough to live, I dare say we as a society can't afford burgers and fries from McDonald's.
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