Capitalism Hits Home: Adoring the Monarchy

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In this episode of Capitalism Hits Home, Dr. Fraad dissects the bizarre American adoration of the British monarchy following Queen Elizabeth II’s death. The monarchy symbolizes the absence of social mobility, hierarchy, and the appropriation of public money for private wealth. What do ordinary people get out of this unequal system and why are we all so comfortable with it?

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  • Sylvie Kaos
    commented 2022-10-05 22:46:40 -0400
    Capitalism Hits Home: Adoring the Monarchy is the worst podcast I have ever heard. Facts are invented. Nuances of other countries are missed entirely. It’s a badly researched opinion piece posing as documentary. If I were new to Democracy at Work, or newly curious about socialism, I would run away screaming on hearing this, and never come back.

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