capitalism Quotes

I am not the Prime Minister of French capitalism. I am the Prime Minister of France.
 
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— Lionel Jospin
The problem of an atomic war must not be confused by minor problems such as Communism versus capitalism. An atomic war would kill everyone, left, right, or center.
 
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— Linus Pauling
It is a fallacy to believe that a Republic of any kind can be won through the shackled Free State. You can't make a silk purse out of a sow's ear. The Free State is British created and serves British Imperialist interests. It is the buffer erected between British Capitalism and the Irish Republic.
 
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— Liam Mellows
Rise of capitalism was responsible for the subordination of Woman
 
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— Lewis Henry Morgan
At this late stage in the history of American capitalism I'm not sure I know how much testimony still needs to be presented to establish the relation between profit and theft.
 
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— Lewis H. Lapham
Technology and Ideology are shaking the foundations of 21st century capitalism. Technology is making skills and knowledge the only sources of sustainable strategic advantage.
 
— Lester Thurow
Socialism failed because it couldn't tell the economic truth. Capitalism may fail because it couldn't tell the ecological truth.
 
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— Lester R. Brown
Modern capitalism has created a world totally different from anything known before.
 
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— Lesslie Newbigin
...capitalism does live by crises and booms, just as a human being lives by inhaling and exhaling.
 
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— Leon Trotsky
The struggle against war and its social source, capitalism, presupposes direct, active, unequivocal support to the oppressed colonial peoples in their struggles and wars against imperialism. A 'neutral' position is tantamount to support of imperialism.
 
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— Leon Trotsky
Capitalism is the exploitation of man by man. Well socialism is exactly the reverse.
 
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— Len Deighton
Capitalism is in crisis.
 
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— Lech Walesa
For now, capitalism is working to produce more money but does not see the people. This problem is getting worse across the world.
 
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— Lech Walesa
Free market capitalism is the best path to prosperity!
 
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— Lawrence Kudlow
The problem is capitalism. The problem is that in order to sell seven billion people on the necessity of globalisation, we've created a moral universe where people who do not work to create profit are considered less than human, and used as surplus labour to drive down the cost of wages.
 
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— Laurie Penny
Identity is marketed in national capitalism as a property. It is something you can purchase, or purchase a relation to. Or it is something you already own that you can express: my masculinity, my queerness . But identity need not be simply a caption for an image of an unchangeable concrete self. It is also a theory of the future, of history.
 
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— Lauren Berlant
The drive of the Rockefellers and their allies is to create a one-world government combining super capitalism and Communism under the same tent, all under their control.... Do I mean conspiracy? Yes I do. I am convinced there is such a plot, international in scope, generations old in planning, and incredibly evil in intent.
 
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— Larry McDonald
America traditionally represents the greatest possibility of someone's going from nothing to something. Why? In theory, if not practice, the government stays out of the way and lets individuals take risks and reap rewards or accept the consequences of failure. We call this capitalism - or, at least, we used to.
 
— Larry Elder
Capitalism is a development by refinement from feudalism, just as feudalism is development by refinement from slavery . Capitalism is but the gentlemen's method of slavery.
 
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— Kwame Nkrumah
It is only the ending of capitalism, colonialism, imperialism and neocolonialism and the attainment of world communism that can provide the conditions under which the RACE question can finally be abolished and eliminated.
 
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— Kwame Nkrumah
Capitalism is based on ruthless exploitation and competition, and leads inevitably to the development of mega monopolies.
 
— Kshama Sawant
This is what happens under capitalism - as long as corporations and the super rich own the economy and the politicians, every new generation has to fight hard just to defend itself.
 
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— Kshama Sawant
Today, capitalism faces a deep structural crisis.
 
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— Kshama Sawant
For a whole historic period after World War II, US capitalism was the strongest in the world and could afford to concede rising living standards.
 
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— Kshama Sawant
The underlying issue is the system of capitalism itself, and under this system the best means for regulating or checking their power is not relying on a government which represents the interests of the rich but for millions of working people to become politically active in workplaces and communities through building unions and our own political party.
 
— Kshama Sawant
It's not just an economic crisis that capitalism has created. We also face an environmental catastrophe created by a handful of gigantic fossil fuel corporations.
 
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— Kshama Sawant
We need a break from Capitalism,
 
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— Kshama Sawant
Today, we live in a world of incredible wealth and technology, alongside the most horrendous conditions of poverty, war and environmental crisis. This is result of capitalism, a system based on prioritizing profits not human need where the wealth is concentrated in the hands of a capitalist elite.
 
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— Kshama Sawant
On the basis of capitalism, victories like raising the minimum wage are only temporary.
 
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— Kshama Sawant
Governments, existing primarily to protect and enhance capitalism, maintain their power through the use of technologies that control the populace - by bread or circuses, by war or schooling, by armies and police, all of which are enabled and empowered by technology. That is what we might call the stick part of capitalism, while the riches-for-the-few is the carrot.
 
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— Kirkpatrick Sale
My analysis, especially of the computer revolution, always comes back to capitalism. It's that economic system that has led to Western civilization's willingness to enslave ourselves to machines - because some people benefit enormously from it, while the costs are borne by other people and the planet.
 
— Kirkpatrick Sale
Easier to destroy the world than to change capitalism even one little bit.
 
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— Kim Stanley Robinson
American capitalism has helped finance the communist take over of the world. Somebody is going to answer to God for this.
 
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— Kent Hovind
If you like capitalism, you will positively love depressions, because they are one and the same, like manic-depressives and their cycles, like spouse-abusers and their storms of violence.
 
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— Kenny Smith
Is it capitalism or states that must be destroyed in order to get peace, or must both be abolished?
 
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— Kenneth Waltz
Once socialism replaces capitalism, reason will determine the policies of states.
 
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— Kenneth Waltz
Unbridled capitalism will lead to some very real problems.
 
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— Kenneth Rogoff
Unbridled capitalism in the United States can't be sustained socially. It leads to tensions.
 
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— Kenneth Rogoff
Marx's theory that only capitalists benefit from capitalism and workers are exploited was completely wrong. Nothing could have been further from the truth. Workers earned more as economies grew.
 
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— Kenneth Rogoff
Marriage is the last sacrament available to modern man, and with the terrible destruction of interpersonal relations by capitalism and its war-making State, it is not very available, nor is it surely enduring. But then, vision does not come with guarantees.
 
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— Kenneth Rexroth