Our overdue debate about capitalism

January 17th, 2012 by Rick Drain

The Washington Post’s Opinion Writer E.J. Dionne Jr. crafted an insightful comment after one of last weeks’ Republican Primary debates.

“Capitalists of Romney’s sort never want to acknowledge how much their ability to make money depends on what government does.  How does it structure the laws related to property, taxation and debt? What rules does it write on how companies can be acquired and how power within firms is apportioned among shareholders, employees, managers and other stakeholders?  These are not natural laws.  They are the work of politicians and the lobbyists who influence them.”

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Mitt Romney and our overdue debate about capitalism

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