Pair O’ Quotes 2

Private capital tends to become concentrated in few hands, partly because of competition among the capitalists, and partly because technological development and the increasing division of labor encourage the formation of larger units of production at the expense of smaller ones. I’m not concerned about the very poor. We have a safety net there. If it needs repair, I’ll fix it. – Mitt Romney, campaign speech, 2012
The result of these developments is an oligarchy of private capital the enormous power of which cannot be effectively checked even by a democratically organized political society. This is true since the members of legislative bodies are selected by political parties, largely financed or otherwise influenced by private capitalists who, for all practical purposes, separate the electorate from the legislature. – Albert Einstein, “Why Socialism?”, 1949
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