Capitalism: Alternative Realities?

By Scott McIntosh; MAC6, Angel Entrepreneur

What is the truth about Capitalism?  One side of the debate portrays capitalism as a system that exploits workers, cheats consumers, benefits the rich but not the poor, fragments communities, and portrays businesses as hell-bent to destroy the environment.  The other side views capitalism as the only socio-economic system ever conceived with the power to lift untold billions from poverty; a system that promotes absolute fairness and limitless opportunity for all, fostering self-reliance, freedom and happiness worldwide.  The dichotomy is that both sides of the debate seek a better world for all of humanity.  Is capitalism broken and in need of repair?  Or is it a system that is simply misunderstood and maligned?

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