Capitalism means:
Capitalism means:The means for promoting and distributinggoods are privately owned by a very smallminority of the populati...
Capitalism and The  Environment
Capitalism and The    Environment“I certainly think that there are areas off ourcoasts that should be open to explorationa...
Capitalism and The    Environment“I certainly think that there are areas off ourcoasts that should be open to explorationa...
“Drill, baby, Drill!” - Sarah Palin (2008)
The Gulf of Mexico (2010)
80% of the worlds resources are used by ...
80% of the worlds resources are used by ...
80% of the worlds resources are used by ...           15% of the population
Unfortunately,
Unfortunately,sharing is the antithesis of Capitalism
“Growth for the sake of growth is theideology of a cancer cell.”
“Growth for the sake of growth is theideology of a cancer cell.”-Edward Abbey, Author
Capitalism and Politics
The issue of capitalism is not an issue ofliberal vs. conservative ...
The issue of capitalism is not an issue ofliberal vs. conservative ...     or Republican vs. Democrat.
The issue of capitalism is not an issue ofliberal vs. conservative ...      or Republican vs. Democrat.But of the financial...
The issue of capitalism is not an issue ofliberal vs. conservative ...      or Republican vs. Democrat.But of the financial...
“Human Identity is no longer defined bywhat one does, but by what one owns.”
“Human Identity is no longer defined bywhat one does, but by what one owns.”-Jimmy Carter
“Human Identity is no longer defined bywhat one does, but by what one owns.”-Jimmy CarterBut then...
Graphs from the documentary “Capitalism: A Love Story”
Plutocracy: a government system ruled bythe wealthy, for the wealthy
Plutocracy: a government system ruled bythe wealthy, for the wealthyMembers of congress have a starting annualsalary of $1...
Plutocracy: a government system ruled bythe wealthy, for the wealthyMembers of congress have a starting annualsalary of $1...
“Capitalism is the best system ever devised.”
“Capitalism is the best system ever devised.”“Capitalism gives people the freedom tochoose where they work.”
“Capitalism is the best system ever devised.”“Capitalism gives people the freedom tochoose where they work.”-George W. Bus...
American jobs lost under the Bushadministration in 2008 alone ...
American jobs lost under the Bushadministration in 2008 alone ...Over 2,600,000
“With ethics and integrity within capitalism, Idon’t think that the capitalism itself is theissue. It’s that it allows peo...
“With ethics and integrity within capitalism, Idon’t think that the capitalism itself is theissue. It’s that it allows peo...
Capitalism and Morality
Capitalism and Morality “It’s contrary to good, it’s contrary to compassion, it’s contrary to all of the major religions.”
Capitalism and Morality “It’s contrary to good, it’s contrary to compassion, it’s contrary to all of the major religions.”...
“It is immoral, it is obscene, it is outrageous.It is really, radical evil.”
“It is immoral, it is obscene, it is outrageous.It is really, radical evil.”-Father Pete Dougherty on Capitalism
If the American retailers paid only 25 centsmore per garment, the total in Bangladeshwould be $898 million -
If the American retailers paid only 25 centsmore per garment, the total in Bangladeshwould be $898 million -more than eigh...
If the American retailers paid only 25 centsmore per garment, the total in Bangladeshwould be $898 million -more than eigh...
If the American retailers paid only 25 centsmore per garment, the total in Bangladeshwould be $898 million -more than eigh...
Capitalism in Theory
Capitalism in Reality
Moving forward
That other ‘-ism’
That other ‘-ism’• Social, adj.: [attributive] of or relating to  society or its organization
That other ‘-ism’• Social, adj.: [attributive] of or relating to  society or its organization• Capital, n.: wealth in the ...
We the People of the United States, in order to form a more  perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility...
They the corporations of the United States, in order to form a more perfect management, establish Justice, insure domestic...
Keeping an open mind
Embracing the internetas a medium of (near)     free market
Be observant.  Politics do matter.
•   Sources:•   USAToday.com•   Compfight.com•   Newsweek.com•   http://revcom.us/•   americanprogressaction.org/•   http:/...
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  • Capitalism

    1. 1. Capitalism means:
    2. 2. Capitalism means:The means for promoting and distributinggoods are privately owned by a very smallminority of the population.
    3. 3. Capitalism and The Environment
    4. 4. Capitalism and The Environment“I certainly think that there are areas off ourcoasts that should be open to explorationand exploitation.”
    5. 5. Capitalism and The Environment“I certainly think that there are areas off ourcoasts that should be open to explorationand exploitation.”- John McCain on offshore oil drilling (2008)
    6. 6. “Drill, baby, Drill!” - Sarah Palin (2008)
    7. 7. The Gulf of Mexico (2010)
    8. 8. 80% of the worlds resources are used by ...
    9. 9. 80% of the worlds resources are used by ...
    10. 10. 80% of the worlds resources are used by ... 15% of the population
    11. 11. Unfortunately,
    12. 12. Unfortunately,sharing is the antithesis of Capitalism
    13. 13. “Growth for the sake of growth is theideology of a cancer cell.”
    14. 14. “Growth for the sake of growth is theideology of a cancer cell.”-Edward Abbey, Author
    15. 15. Capitalism and Politics
    16. 16. The issue of capitalism is not an issue ofliberal vs. conservative ...
    17. 17. The issue of capitalism is not an issue ofliberal vs. conservative ... or Republican vs. Democrat.
    18. 18. The issue of capitalism is not an issue ofliberal vs. conservative ... or Republican vs. Democrat.But of the financial “elite” vs. ...
    19. 19. The issue of capitalism is not an issue ofliberal vs. conservative ... or Republican vs. Democrat.But of the financial “elite” vs. ... us
    20. 20. “Human Identity is no longer defined bywhat one does, but by what one owns.”
    21. 21. “Human Identity is no longer defined bywhat one does, but by what one owns.”-Jimmy Carter
    22. 22. “Human Identity is no longer defined bywhat one does, but by what one owns.”-Jimmy CarterBut then...
    23. 23. Graphs from the documentary “Capitalism: A Love Story”
    24. 24. Plutocracy: a government system ruled bythe wealthy, for the wealthy
    25. 25. Plutocracy: a government system ruled bythe wealthy, for the wealthyMembers of congress have a starting annualsalary of $174,000 as of 2011
    26. 26. Plutocracy: a government system ruled bythe wealthy, for the wealthyMembers of congress have a starting annualsalary of $174,000 as of 2011
    27. 27. “Capitalism is the best system ever devised.”
    28. 28. “Capitalism is the best system ever devised.”“Capitalism gives people the freedom tochoose where they work.”
    29. 29. “Capitalism is the best system ever devised.”“Capitalism gives people the freedom tochoose where they work.”-George W. Bush (2008)
    30. 30. American jobs lost under the Bushadministration in 2008 alone ...
    31. 31. American jobs lost under the Bushadministration in 2008 alone ...Over 2,600,000
    32. 32. “With ethics and integrity within capitalism, Idon’t think that the capitalism itself is theissue. It’s that it allows people who totallysuck to thrive.”
    33. 33. “With ethics and integrity within capitalism, Idon’t think that the capitalism itself is theissue. It’s that it allows people who totallysuck to thrive.”-Shepard Fairey
    34. 34. Capitalism and Morality
    35. 35. Capitalism and Morality “It’s contrary to good, it’s contrary to compassion, it’s contrary to all of the major religions.”
    36. 36. Capitalism and Morality “It’s contrary to good, it’s contrary to compassion, it’s contrary to all of the major religions.” -Father Dick Preston on Capitalism
    37. 37. “It is immoral, it is obscene, it is outrageous.It is really, radical evil.”
    38. 38. “It is immoral, it is obscene, it is outrageous.It is really, radical evil.”-Father Pete Dougherty on Capitalism
    39. 39. If the American retailers paid only 25 centsmore per garment, the total in Bangladeshwould be $898 million -
    40. 40. If the American retailers paid only 25 centsmore per garment, the total in Bangladeshwould be $898 million -more than eight times current US aid
    41. 41. If the American retailers paid only 25 centsmore per garment, the total in Bangladeshwould be $898 million -more than eight times current US aid
    42. 42. If the American retailers paid only 25 centsmore per garment, the total in Bangladeshwould be $898 million -more than eight times current US aid- Excerpt from the 2007 National LaborCommittee report
    43. 43. Capitalism in Theory
    44. 44. Capitalism in Reality
    45. 45. Moving forward
    46. 46. That other ‘-ism’
    47. 47. That other ‘-ism’• Social, adj.: [attributive] of or relating to society or its organization
    48. 48. That other ‘-ism’• Social, adj.: [attributive] of or relating to society or its organization• Capital, n.: wealth in the form of money or other assets owned by a person or organization
    49. 49. We the People of the United States, in order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility,provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
    50. 50. They the corporations of the United States, in order to form a more perfect management, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the upper-class defense, promote the general disadvantage, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and that’s it, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America(™)
    51. 51. Keeping an open mind
    52. 52. Embracing the internetas a medium of (near) free market
    53. 53. Be observant. Politics do matter.
    54. 54. • Sources:• USAToday.com• Compfight.com• Newsweek.com• http://revcom.us/• americanprogressaction.org/• http://www.commondreams.org/• Time magazine• Michael Moore’s Capitalism: A Love Story• The 2007 NLC joint report• Oxford Dictionary

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