What makes capitalism great isn’t just the money

Julie Reeder
Julie Reeder
I believe what young people who are thinking that capitalism is evil and communism is better don't understand the facts. In addition to the fact that Marxist, Communist and socialist movements killed over 100 million people in the 20th century and that it hasn’t really worked anywhere, is that it’s not just money that makes our country and our system and culture work. In capitalism, it’s the work people do for each other that is valuable, in addition to our free speech and right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. There’s the idea that uneven wealth is evil, but as long as people are free to work, create or not, that is always going to be true. And money isn’t the only sign of success. Success comes in many forms other than money. Some people are not motivated by mo
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