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    You tend to ignore any and every bit of...

    It's like you just woke up from a coma that began in 2005 and are just now getting to this debate. As has already been noted several times, such laws already exist and there are steps everyone can...
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    You are being silly.

    We all know that our private information is being acquired by big business interests....the issue being that we have no control of exactly what is being acquired, who can get access to it or how it...
  3. Do you have evidence to support that claim?

    What bad data? Can you be more specific?[/QUOTE]

    The supposed stagnation of wages is actually of manufacturing workers, not all workers. Note that that graph is usually misrepresented as simply...
  4. But public bailouts of failed private...

    That safety net entails socialist Ideals of collective welfare. Which does not mean that western democracies are Socialist in true sense of the term, which I did not say or claim, only that there are...
  5. Socialism entails more than just it's defining...

    Socialism is about public ownership of means of production. Not really about welfare.
    Why is it so important for some to use the word "socialism" when they mean "social democracy"?[/QUOTE]
    ...
  6. That safety net entails socialist Ideals of...

    Most, if not all, western democracies are a blend of capitalism and socialism.[/QUOTE]

    I would not call it a blend exactly. They are merely capitalist countries with a strong safety net.[/QUOTE]
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  7. What bad data? Can you be more specific?

    Negotiating a fair and reasonable income in terms of living cost and overall wealth being generated, a larger slice of the national pie, so that wealth is spread more reasonably than what we see now,...
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    Furthermore;...

    Furthermore;

    ''It’s no secret that your personal data is routinely bought and sold by dozens, possibly hundreds, of companies. What’s less known is who those companies are, and what exactly they...
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    Not at all. This is simply about putting laws in...

    I get the impression that this is yet another example of binary thinking and false assumptions based on ignorance. [/quote]

    Not at all. This is simply about putting laws in place to protect our...
  10. ''Welfareinsm'' being a form of socialism. What...

    Most, if not all, western democracies are a blend of capitalism and socialism.[/QUOTE]

    That's called a "Mixed Economy". They also include Keynesianism, Monetarism, and Welfarism.[/QUOTE]
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  11. Most, if not all, western democracies are a blend...

    Most, if not all, western democracies are a blend of capitalism and socialism.
  12. Negotiating a fair and reasonable income in terms...

    It's the power imbalance, a practically insurmountable barrier. The only way that the poor can 'chop down' the super rich is to gather up their pitchforks.

    History tells us how that option...
  13. It's the power imbalance, a practically...

    It's those above us that have been chopping us down for forty years.[/QUOTE]

    Except they haven't. They're just moving faster, they're not slowing us down. That oft-posted chart is an example of...
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    The stats I provided do not support your claim. ...

    It actually did cause some unemployment, as always, but what I explained is the overall higher jobs numbers, or the net higher jobs, in recent years, offsetting the damage from the higher labor cost....
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    I get the impression that some people, businesses...

    I get the impression that some people, businesses or marketeers believe that the whole economic system will fall apart by having reasonable laws in place to protect private information.
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    The point was that raising minimum wage did not...

    Thanks to President Trump's unprecedented high budget deficits. And the gradual recovery since the Crash. And the artificially-suppressed interest rates. Probably also some of the increased...
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    The California unemployment rate...

    The California unemployment rate fell to 4.0 percent in September 2019, setting a new record low in a data series going back to the 1970s.

    ''California payroll jobs totaled 17,538,500 in September...
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    Right back to the good old days of IIDB. Nice to...

    Brahman just exists and its existence itself creates the illusion of the world - according to Hindu Advita philosophy. We feel as if things other than Brahman exist. Howdy, DBT, do you remember me!...
  19. The issue is not about marginally better or worse...

    Not if you take what workers are saying into account.

    As for the pay:

    ''There were conflicting accounts about Amazon's $15 minimum-wage hike. Some workers said the wage boost benefitted them,...
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    NASA graph showing the pattern of oxygen spikes...

    NASA graph showing the pattern of oxygen spikes in Mars atmosphere;

    https://www.nasa.gov/sites/default/files/thumbnails/image/mars_seasonal_oxygen_gale_crater.jpg
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    It's not a tremendously difficult definition to...

    And round and round she goes, how she defines "private" nobody knows.[/QUOTE]

    It's not a tremendously difficult definition to make:

    ''Information that a user wishes to keep from public...
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    Plus there is the principle of privacy. The right...

    You spend thirty years in professional marketing positions in New York and get your master's degree in it? Great, then you might actually learn something instead of what I have to put up with;...
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    We all know that our private information is being...

    We all know that our private information is being acquired by big business interests....the issue being that we have no control of exactly what is being acquired, who can get access to it or how it...
  24. Not if you take what workers are saying into...

    Technically true, but the reason Amazon is worth that much is because it has these profits which are directly affected by how much workers are paid and Amazon is often accused of not paying well for...
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    Wouldn't that be fun.

    Wouldn't that be fun.
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