Tag Archives: capitalism

Quote of the day #98

“I’m a successful capitalist, but I’m tired of hearing that people like me create jobs. There’s only one thing that creates jobs, and that’s customers. And we’ve been screwing workers so long that they can no longer afford to be our customers.”

Tim O’Reilly summarizing a TED talk
by Nick Hanauer (recommended view!)
in his book WTF (recommended read!)

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Quote of the day #84

“In the past, we had to work in order to produce useful things. Today, we have to consume useless things in order to keep ourselves working.”

Angus Sibley