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Thread #15411   Message #138006
Posted By: northfolk/al cholger
18-Nov-99 - 04:06 PM
Thread Name: BS: Capitalism and the Arts
Subject: RE: BS: Capitalism and the Arts
The 400 to 1 ratio is the most current in the widening gap between corporate CEOs and entry wage workers.

I relate not as a musician or artist, but as one who sees value to both the work and the effect of art, and I appreciate art, especially music that moves people. (granted some get moved in the wrong direction)

While I'm not as fervently a socialist as I once was, I still see no salvation in Capitalism. My aspiration is to rebuild real participatory democracy, then let that force control the economics, directly

Last week a diverse group of friends was discussing the WTO and a friend from the Interfaith Committee for Workers Justice talked about the natural wage, as described by Adam Smith, All you aspiring Capitalists, reread that...

kat, as for the investor that your son works for, hurray. He may be a Capitalist, or just a great investor, but he clearly has some decent priorities.