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[–]HongKongPhooey 5 insightful - 2 fun5 insightful - 1 fun6 insightful - 2 fun -  (18 children)

Socialism seems to work OK for Denmark, Sweden and Finland. Maybe the difference between socialism in Scandinavia and South America has something to do with US doing coups and embargos to destabilize every South American country that attempts to get out from under US economic exploitation

[–]iamonlyoneman[S] 4 insightful - 3 fun4 insightful - 2 fun5 insightful - 3 fun -  (11 children)

Maybe learn the difference between democracy and socialism before calling the northern countries socialist LMAO

[–]Mastermustard03National Justice Party 5 insightful - 3 fun5 insightful - 2 fun6 insightful - 3 fun -  (6 children)

You're comparing an economic system with a political system. The difference is that they're apples and oranges. Really embarassing for you.

[–]HongKongPhooey 4 insightful - 2 fun4 insightful - 1 fun5 insightful - 2 fun -  (0 children)

You're comparing an economic system with a political system. The difference is that they're apples and oranges. Really embarassing for you.

🙏 At least somebody on saidit understands the difference

[–]iamonlyoneman[S] 2 insightful - 4 fun2 insightful - 3 fun3 insightful - 4 fun -  (4 children)

The embarrassing part is you don't know they're the same in actual practice.

edit oh wait sorry I just noticed your flair. I'll try to refrain from engaging you in the future, as it's not charitable to debate over the heads of the mentally challenged.

[–]Mastermustard03National Justice Party 3 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 1 fun -  (3 children)

The only thing you know how to do is fling insults. You're no better than a child. I guess that explains your childish understanding of politics.

[–]iamonlyoneman[S] 2 insightful - 3 fun2 insightful - 2 fun3 insightful - 3 fun -  (2 children)

Your low reading comprehension goes along way toward explaining both your party affiliation and the way you missed my sapient point 2 comments up. Sorry to have disturbed you, dear heart.

[–]Mastermustard03National Justice Party 4 insightful - 2 fun4 insightful - 1 fun5 insightful - 2 fun -  (1 child)

You are a boomercon that relentlessly sucks the dick of zionists who want nothing more than to exterminate all traces of your kind. Shilling for capitalism is about the most peabrained thing a person can do in 2022.

[–]iamonlyoneman[S] 1 insightful - 3 fun1 insightful - 2 fun2 insightful - 3 fun -  (0 children)

LOL there it is

everyone who disagrees with my preferred flavor of IDPol is a joooooooooo lover.

Bonus for the homophobia as an attempted insult.

[–]HongKongPhooey 3 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 1 fun -  (3 children)

Maybe learn the difference between democracy and socialism before calling the northern countries socialist LMAO

Socialism and democracy are completely independent things that have nothing to do with each other. Socialism is an economic ideology, democracy is an ideology about the structure of the governing body. A socialist country can be democratic, a monarchy, an oligarchy, or have any other structure. Scandinavian countries are both democratic in that they have elected representatives, and socialist in their economic policies (hence why it is called democratic socialism) by creating a robust social safety net that they pay for with higher tax rates than you see in laissez faire capitalism.

In fact Socialism itself IS a form of capitalism. Communism is when the means of production are owned by the public (government), and trade is not free. In socialism, the means of production are still privately owned, and you still have free trade. This is a capitalist economy structure with high taxes to pay for social services. We have social services in capitalist America too - Social security, unemployment, medicare, working tax credits, homeless services, public schools - Socialist countries just take this a whole lot farther

[–]iamonlyoneman[S] 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (2 children)

mmmkayyy

[–]HongKongPhooey 4 insightful - 1 fun4 insightful - 0 fun5 insightful - 1 fun -  (1 child)

You obviously aren't very well read on political or economic theory

[–]iamonlyoneman[S] 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

Feel free to waste 10,000 characters to educate me o wise one

[–]jet199 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (2 children)

Denmark is a highly capitalist country.

[–]HongKongPhooey 3 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 1 fun -  (1 child)

From Wikipedia:

Democratic socialism has occasionally been described as the form of social democracy prior to the displacement of Keynesianism by neoliberalism and monetarism which caused many social-democratic parties to adopt the Third Way ideology, accepting capitalism as the current status quo and powers that be, REDEFINING socialism in a way that it maintained the CAPITALIST structure intact

Social democracy originated within the socialist movement,[33] supporting economic and social interventions to promote social justice. While retaining socialism as a long-term goal, since the post-war period it has come to embrace a Keynesian mixed economy within a predominantly developed CAPITALIST MARKET ECONOMY and liberal democratic polity that expands state intervention to include income redistribution, regulation, and a welfare state.[41] Economic democracy proposes a sort of market socialism, with more democratic control of companies, currencies, investments and natural resources.[42]

[–]jet199 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

So not socialist then. That's what that says. That's what I said.

[–]NuclearBadger 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (2 children)

You mean the countries that are now full of rape apes and falling apart?

Yes, lovely.

[–]Mastermustard04 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (1 child)

That's more an issue with democracy and its tendency to turn into a plutocracy over time. Most plutocrats are jews that hate whites and want to exterminate us by bringing millions of blacks to our countries.

[–]NuclearBadger 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

There's no point in democracy when you gaslight everyone to agree with one view.

[–]SaidOverRed 3 insightful - 4 fun3 insightful - 3 fun4 insightful - 4 fun -  (0 children)

But I thought other people's money goes on forever!

[–]JasonCarswellVoluntaryist 2 insightful - 2 fun2 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 2 fun -  (5 children)

So you're bitching about socialism while the good old capitalist USofA collapses into it's own footprint like Building #7 on 9/11?

Extremism is the problem.

[–]iamonlyoneman[S] 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (4 children)

extreme lack of functional gray matter leads to 911 troofism, you're so right

[–]JasonCarswellVoluntaryist 1 insightful - 2 fun1 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 2 fun -  (3 children)

Whatever you say, Rabbi Shillman.

[–]iamonlyoneman[S] 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (2 children)

my generation of men has failed to correct society, I will blame jooooooos

Most intelligent saidit user LOL

[–]JasonCarswellVoluntaryist 1 insightful - 2 fun1 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 2 fun -  (1 child)

So ALL the "leaders" and corporate media and banksters are certifiable Zionists and the world is falling apart as tyranny rises under their watch - but no one is to blame...?

Check your intellect.

[–]iamonlyoneman[S] 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

my generation of men has failed to lead society, I will blame jooooooos

Most intelligent saidit user LOL