No one needs to starve. No one needs to freeze. No one needs to die. There is enough for everyone. More empty homes than all the people without them, more food than grocers can even sell. The labor and the materials to end scarcity exist now. It is not a far-off dream. We can end scarcity in this life.
@garbados Artificial scarcity in the name of profit is one of the most egregious things about the modern world
It's the price regulation by the government that you propose?
Or the more aggressive and widespread application of antitrust laws?
Not that I disagreed, but I want to know how to solve this problem. Only "rising awareness" isn't something I want to do. Large-scale violence won't work either.
"price regulations by the government"
🤔 the last time i checked it wasn't the state telling your boss to rip you off, or the distributor to overstock food and throw out what isn't bought amid thousands fucking starving, or the developers to build houses only for the rich, or the slumlords and "rental management agencies" who hold our access to shelter hostage. profit drives artificial scarcity and if we are to survive then it must be destroyed.
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