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Re: "Is Nader right?"
One question for the those who question the efficacy of antitrust
laws. Can you name a single developed capitalist society with a high
per captia GDP which does not have and use antitrust laws?
Pieter Nagel wrote:
> I'm not that hot on political science, but labels such as
> "capitalism", "communism", "anarchism" etc. are not so much
> names for particular political systems, as attributes by which an
> actual real-world system can be defined.
> If the most striking attribute of a system is its predominant
> capitalistic nature, it is called "capitalistic". But most countries,
> even USA, have socialistic attributes as well - otherwise you would
> not pay tax; and welfare, policing, roads etc. would be services you
> pay for out of your own pocket from various competing "government
> providers". The way in which those powers are alloted show strong
> "democratic" tendencies, etc.
James Packard Love
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