Occupy Wall Street's Anti-capitalist Crusade

Occupy Wall Street demonstrations are spreading from New York to many other cities in the United States and around the world. Demonstrators are protesting against anything and everything they view as wrong in the world of capitalism, free enterprise and free markets and corporations, banks and corporate greed are seen as the source of everyone's problems. Corporations, banks and corporate greed have been identified as the the enemy and everyone's problems would be solved and the world would be a much fairer, equitable and human place if only they were brought under control or eliminated altogether, or so the thinking goes. How to accomplish that? More and more regulation, government control and entitlements of course. Never mind that capitalism, with all its warts, is the single most successful economic system in the history of the world and that billions of people have thrived and continue to thrive under it. Never mind that Europe is on the verge of economic collapse under the...(Read Full Post)