Is Capitalism Actually Efficient?

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How many times have you heard the claim that capitalism is the most efficient system for the production and allocation of goods and services? It’s a very common talking point in the "western world," especially in the United States. In this week’s video, we’ll deconstruct that myth and discuss what capitalist "efficiency" actually means.

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Capitalism and markets:
https://www.rdwolff.com/capitalism_is_not_the_market_system

Capitalist perspective on dangers of short-term thinking:
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/21/opinion/sunday/capitalism-sanders-warren.html

Marx on class structure under capitalism:
http://uregina.ca/~gingrich/s28f99.htm

Imperialism:
https://www.marxists.org/archive/lenin/works/1916/imp-hsc/

Amazon destroying products:
https://www.itv.com/news/2021-06-21/amazon-destroying-millions-of-items-of-unsold-stock-in-one-of-its-uk-warehouses-every-year-itv-news-investigation-finds

Dunkin Donuts worker fired:
https://www.dailydot.com/irl/dunkin-employee-who-exposed-waste-policy-fired/

Dairy farmers dumping milk:
https://www.cnn.com/2020/06/08/perspectives/cabot-dairy-farmers-pandemic/index.html

Potato farmers abandoning crops:
https://www.businessinsider.com/potato-farmers-destroy-potatoes-covid19-even-in-a-food-shortage-2020-6

Grocery store waste:
https://www.nrdc.org/sites/default/files/wasted-food-IP.pdf

Texas electrical grid problems:
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/21/us/texas-electricity-ercot-blackouts.html
https://www.utilitydive.com/news/the-real-problem-in-texas-deregulation/595564/

Champlain Towers collapse:
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/26/us/miami-building-collapse-investigation.html
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/06/us/florida-condos-insurance.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=seZHbB4Nijs
https://www.cnn.com/2021/07/08/us/miami-dade-building-collapse-thursday/index.html

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