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Liberals create car, boat, and plane tax instead of a wealth tax

The new tax will raise less than 2% of the amount that a 1% wealth tax proposed by the NDP would’ve generated.

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Workers make the profit, workers get the profit

There’s no inherent right to profit if you start the business, particularly if you perform only a fraction of the labour.

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Taxation isn’t theft; tax cuts are theft

If you’re friends with a libertarian, you’ve probably heard them say something like “taxation is theft”. Taxation isn’t theft; tax cuts are theft. More specifically, tax cuts on corporations and the rich are theft.

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Two reasons why billionaire altruism is messed up

Billionaires donating to worthy causes might seem like a good idea, but it has at least two major flaws.

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Business owners didn’t build their business on their own

The idea that business owners built their businesses on their own is a myth.

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No, we don’t all have the same 24 hours

Saying that everyone has the same 24 hours is just another way to normalize the capitalist myth that anyone can be rich if they just work hard.

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Capitalism is making the pandemic worse

If there’s one thing that’s become clear during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s that neoliberal economic policies have failed our societies.

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Capitalism didn’t build the modern world

Socialism built the modern world, not capitalism.

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How capitalism creates oppression

Capitalism is inherently oppressive. It’s built on the concept of hierarchy.

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Hard work didn’t make Jeff Bezos a billionaire

Billionaires end up with billions because they exploit others, or they were fortunate to receive an influx of startup capital. Or both.