Gary, we need to talk about politics

I got a really nice reply to a story I put up here about why I don’t think there’s much alternative to capitalism. My argument is the usual one that what are sometimes called “wishy washy liberals” put out: there’s no realistic alternative to capitalism because the ones that have been tried to the right lead to fascism and dictatorships, and the ones to the left, as any George Orwell fan can attest, lead to totalitarianism…