Nobody Will Bail Out Ordinary People When the Next Recession Hits

Americans, Socialism, Ted Rall
Photo credit: Ted Rall for WhoWhatWhy
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5 responses to “Nobody Will Bail Out Ordinary People When the Next Recession Hits”

  1. tom hal says:

    Reality of life is there are very few single solutions to complex issues. A mix of social and capital-driven ideologies creates a better environment for society. IMHO

  2. Den Mark says:

    Sweden’s socialist economy does well, as does Norway and others.

  3. Perry adams says:

    McKenzie- you must be living off a trust fund. Ups and downs of the economy must not affect you. Adding socialism and capitalism into this cartoon is an attempt to sway the soft brain reader. Keep your isolationism strong.

    • MacKenzie says:

      You wrote: “McKenzie- you must be living off a trust fund. Ups and downs of the economy must not affect you”

      My response: I’m not living off a trust fund and the ups-and-downs of the economy absolutely do affect me.

      You wrote: “Adding socialism and capitalism into this cartoon is an attempt to sway the soft brain reader.”

      My response: Are you saying that I added socialism and capitalism into this cartoon? Along the very top of the cartoon it says “Ever wonder why 37% of Americans prefer Socialism?” That’s why I wrote what I wrote.

      You wrote: “Keep your isolationism strong”

      My response: I’m not sure what you’re referring to with this. I’m not for isolationism. I think trading with other countries is a great thing. Aside from being able to import and export products, I think it helps prevent wars (because countries become reliant on each other for trade).

  4. MacKenzie says:

    It’s unclear to me if this cartoon is pro-socialism (e.g. “we can’t take the ups and downs of capitalism”), anti-socialism (e.g. “it’s frightening how many people are suddenly embracing socialism”) or neither (e.g. “we’re not sure if capitalism works so we’re open to the idea of considering socialism”).

    I hope people who are pro-socialism will take a look at the horrors it has caused throughout history. It’s hard to imagine an informed person willingly giving up even more of their liberties to government. Think of the corrupt government we have now (and that includes politicians from all parties) and then giving them a lot more power.

    Utterly frightening!