With no end in sight, this stems the question of what is it going to take for this to end? Women and childr...
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...ith the 2016 Presidential debate. Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are strong voices to the original “American economy” of having a capitalist country, but a strong, second place contender for the Democratic debate, Bernie Sanders was a competitive advocate for socialism. The idea of socialism, was very popular amongst the younger population. This reminds me in some ways of the previous article I read, regarding the Democratic Republic of Congo. The civil war is in all ways more extreme and serious then the American Presidential debates but I saw similarities in the ideas of better governance.
Both theorist in this conflict cannot be proven right or wrong, Smith’s message was that wealth would grow endlessly thanks to the division of labor, technical advances, and the accumulation of capital governed by the invisible hand of the market powered by self-interest.
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