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 @ISIDEWITHasked…6mos6MO

Do you feel that the wealth created by capitalism benefits society as a whole or just a select few?

 @9H9T24M from New York answered…6mos6MO

I believe it benefits society as a whole, it definitely benefits a select few more than it does society, but anyone can build themselves up to being part of that select few.

 @9H7Q39LDemocratanswered…6mos6MO

Capitalism is a great form of economy however America's capitalism has devolved over the past decade and exponentially increased in the past 4 years since 2024 January 1st. It allows the rich to stay rich while the quality of life for the average diminishes.

 @9H8XC7Z from Arizona answered…6mos6MO

Capitalism mostly benefits the rich as they sway the market's value and leaves the working class struggling to keep up in some cases as inflation increases.

 @9H7TFMS from California answered…6mos6MO

capitalism has devolved over the past decade and exponentially increased in the past 4 years since 2024 January 1st. It allows the rich to stay rich while the quality of life for the average diminishes

 @ISIDEWITHasked…6mos6MO

If you had the power, would you make any changes to the current capitalist system, and what would they be?

 @9H8WRPS from Georgia answered…6mos6MO

Yes, because I believe our current capitalist system lets the rich get richer and the poor get poorer. The wealth gap has been rising every year because the rich are allowed to do what they want and keep the lower classes below them. Sure, the rich are taxed more than the poor, but there are loopholes to get around those taxes that let the rich grow unchecked. Wealth will never be better distributed if we allow the system to continue the way it is.

 @9H7MC2G from Michigan answered…6mos6MO

I think that our capitalistic society benefits the rich much more than the poor, and there is too big a wealth gap between the two. I think that large multi billion dollar corporations should pay higher taxes than poorer people and the government should then use the extra money for programs for the poor.

 @9H7S9ZY from Texas answered…6mos6MO

I think that our capitalistic society benefits the rich much more than the poor, and there is too big a wealth gap between the two. I think that large multi billion dollar corporations should pay higher taxes than poorer people and the government should then use the extra money for programs for the poor.

 @9H9N8YTanswered…6mos6MO

We should impose more taxes on the rich and prevent these rich people/companies from creating monopolies or trying to evade paying taxes in order to keep our economy stable. This could also give more opportunities for the poor or lower-class people to live a stable life.

 @ISIDEWITHasked…6mos6MO

Can capitalism truly provide freedom of choice for consumers, or does it end up creating illusions of choice with big companies dominating markets?

 @9H8Z2JM from Delaware answered…6mos6MO

It does create more of an illusion of choice. I think Capitalism could work but just need to tweak it slightly.

 @9H8P7ML from Wisconsin answered…6mos6MO

I do believe that capitalism in itself is something good for the our country and for the economy, however I do believe that some people miss use the power they get from it and that along with over use should be controlled.

 @9H6TW8Q from Maryland answered…6mos6MO

I think purely ideologically capitalism can give a consumer freedom of choice. However with current regulations and practices, oligopolies give you an illusion of choice.

 @9H6M2PDfrom Guam answered…6mos6MO

Capitalism, if left unchecked, will certainly breed issues of monopolies and thus, must always remain with some degree of interventionism to stabilize markets and incentivize small and local businesses keep money within their communities.

 @ISIDEWITHasked…5mos5MO

In what ways do you think social media influences our perception of success in a capitalist society?

 @9J4XYX9Independent from North Carolina answered…4mos4MO

 @9J4WT37 from Arizona answered…4mos4MO

 @9J4X5Z5 from Pennsylvania answered…4mos4MO

I think that it is good for capitalism to be around because if you work harder you get paid more than having it be split among the majority of the people communism just makes people lazy and not do as much work as necessary

 @9J4WTNFSocialist from Ohio answered…4mos4MO

 @ISIDEWITHasked…6mos6MO

How does the concept of 'voting with your dollar' resonate with you in terms of your power as a consumer within a capitalist society?

 @9HF87JK from Missouri answered…6mos6MO

I believe money should be separate from politics. The elite only care about getting more money in their pockets, nothing more.

 @9HF8CR2 from Illinois answered…6mos6MO

Voting with your dollars is an unfair system. It gives all the power to a few people. Those few people have been bending and twisting laws in order to benefit them. They always want to socialize their losses and keep all their gains. This is happening over and over again, in many different ways. First we are taxed then our taxes go to companies oil, Pharma, all kinds of companies. They charge us a ton of money for everything and yet they get the tax breaks and use loopholes and do stock buybacks. But if some of our taxes are used to help the middle-class or the poor, they cry foul play even…  Read more

 @9HF8DWZ from Massachusetts answered…6mos6MO

 @ISIDEWITHasked…6mos6MO

Reflect on a time when you had to make a difficult purchase decision; how do you think the competitive nature of capitalism influenced your choice?

 @9HCR8Q4 from Florida answered…6mos6MO

Capitalism, it works for the people who know, and if you dont then teach yourself

 @9HCR2ZB from Arkansas answered…6mos6MO

Buying cars is so capitalistic and rough and if you're not rich one of the hardest decisions.

 @ISIDEWITHasked…5mos5MO

How do you perceive the impact of consumer trends on your own lifestyle and spending habits?

 @9HTXVD8 from Missouri answered…5mos5MO

It is really hard to be able to afford things now because of the inflation on capitalism.

 @9HYDXY9 from Ohio agreed…5mos5MO

People that have a low income, with the inflation it makes it harder for someone to be able to buy things when they have a low income.

 @9HTXYM3 from California answered…5mos5MO

i feel as though i want to over consume a lot of products that seem more like a luxury, as i always want the latest tech and buy more and more. Though yes it is a hobby of mine, i feel as though I can live without them but can't at the same time.

 @9HTXXMHIndependent from Missouri answered…5mos5MO

I find that they make me want to spend more money and are all over kind of harming to society.

 @ISIDEWITHasked…6mos6MO

Has there been an instance where you've felt compelled to purchase something due to societal pressures and how do you see this as a result of capitalism?

 @9HLHGNQCommunistfrom Pennsylvania answered…6mos6MO

I see this as the result of big business pushing brands and new shiny things.

 @9HLSWK3 from California answered…6mos6MO

yes, There was a time when pokemon cards and fidget spinners were pessured back in elementary school. They have good marketing in my opinion because I got something I didnt want.

 @9HLHGNJ from New Jersey answered…6mos6MO

I like to purchase things that are made in the USA to give Americans drop

 @ISIDEWITHasked…6mos6MO

Do you believe the drive for profits under capitalism can coexist with ethical business practices, or are they inherently at odds?

 @9H3QFVD from Texas answered…6mos6MO

Capitalism is a political and economic ideology characterized by private or corporate ownership of capital goods, investments determined by private decision, and prices, production, and the distribution of goods determined mainly by competition in a free market.

 @9H3QSX3 from New York answered…6mos6MO

Profits and ethics can coexist; lack of loyalty to one's homeland and people, coming from both business owners and those in government making and administering the law, are a primary source of the problems today in this regard.

 @ISIDEWITHasked…5mos5MO

When you think about your future job prospects, how much does the potential to earn influence your career choices?

 @9J3YTMD from Florida answered…4mos4MO

 @ISIDEWITHasked…6mos6MO

Have you ever encountered a situation where you felt that financial gain was prioritized over ethical considerations, and what did that teach you about capitalism?

 @9HDR83SWomen’s Equality from Texas answered…6mos6MO

no, capitalism isis an economic system characterized by private ownership of the means of production, with labor solely paid wages.

 @9HDQQRP from Indiana answered…6mos6MO

I feel as if during college decisions that people with more money have a better chance of having their kids be able to go to better schools, because they can afford it more, and can sign them up for summer camps that could look good towards colleges that could costs tens of thousands of dollars.

 @ISIDEWITHasked…5mos5MO

How do you view the balance between pursuing your passions and the need to earn a living in today's economy?

 @9HTXBVR from Wisconsin answered…5mos5MO

Living paycheck to paycheck pretty much eliminates someone's social life. If you don't have the money to pay for luxuries, how do you have a social life?

 @ISIDEWITHasked…6mos6MO

How does your personal experience with job hunting or employment shape your view of capitalism's effectiveness in providing opportunities?

 @9HR9L9H from North Carolina answered…5mos5MO

Capitalism in this day and age has evolved to be effective. As a straight, white, male, I found it quite hard to get a job. Quite often I found that I was a minority in a room full of minorities. However, I believe this is a net positive to some extent. The job market has been long dominated by white males and the change is welcome, as long as it balances itself out proportionally in the end.

 @9HR9KY5from Washington answered…5mos5MO

Capitalism is the very heart and sole of liberty and American identity and it should be protected through all means.

 @VibrantPumaLibertarianfrom California agreed…9mos9MO

The last capitalist we hang will most likely be the one that sold us the rope. - Karl Marx

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