How Socialism Can Save America

“As a society, we recognize that the long-term effects of [bad] behaviors will impoverish all of us. Dead rivers eliminate fisheries, ruin farms, and poison our bodies. Class barriers prevent the best and the brightest from each generation rising to its fullest potential, thus denying all of us of the fruits of their labor. So we cooperate (we use our superpower) and create counterweights to an unchecked market: government. Government’s charge is to stop GM from pouring toxic waste into the river. Indeed, by outlawing the wanton disposal of toxic waste, we allow GM to process waste in a more enlightened fashion, because we remove the threat that its competitor will take the cheaper route. We encourage GM to think critically about how it could redesign its processes to produce less waste. And we encourage entrepreneurs to start waste-processing companies, to develop new waste reduction and processing businesses. And we get cleaner, safer water, the benefits of which enrich everyone, including GM’s customers.”

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Luis Jimenez

Luis Jimenez

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Father, husband, cybersecurity, vet, citizen. My wife deserves a break from my rants, so I’m on here now. Enjoy.