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The Divine Right of Capital by Marjorie Kelly

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5Liberty for Me, Not for Thee

THE PRINCIPLE OF LIBERTY

Corporate capitalism embraces a predemocratic conceptof liberty reserved for property holders, which thrivesby restricting the liberty of employees and the community.

What seems eternal rarely is, and what calls itself freedom may not be freedom at all. I think, for example, of the make-believe games of my childhood, where we were free to make up whatever rules we wanted, but somehow we always ended up with rules making the neighborhood bully the winner. When we played at being horses, she was the golden stallion, I was the old gray mare. When we played cowboys and Indians, she was the cowboy, I was the Indian tied to the tree (with pretend ropes). But whenever I dared to find my voice and ...

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