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The Irony of The Hashtag #ResistCapitalism trending on twitter Watch

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    As if these basement dwelling communists would have the Internet, the Iphone or Twitter if not for capitalism.
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    Yes they would, almost all telecoms and software advances have been of military and/or academic origin, on a freeware basis. Any commercial ventures in tech have benefited greatly from government investment and tax breaks, not to mention ideas from the freeware developer grassroots.
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    (Original post by scrotgrot)
    Yes they would, almost all telecoms and software advances have been of military and/or academic origin, on a freeware basis. Any commercial ventures in tech have benefited greatly from government investment and tax breaks, not to mention ideas from the freeware developer grassroots.


    That's still Capitalism.

    Just an obscure form of it called Corporatism.
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    (Original post by Attempt)
    That's still Capitalism.

    Just an obscure form of it called Corporatism.
    Funny sort of capitalism where they can't get anything useful done without the state feeding them vast sums of money.
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    So, what, you suggest they don't use the most effective means of mass communication to get their message out?
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    (Original post by Pro Crastination)
    So, what, you suggest they don't use the most effective means of mass communication to get their message out?


    It's Irony at it's finest.
 
 
 
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