Supply and demand under the Free Market is a rigged game. Unlike natural economic systems that supply needs and demand only what our planet can sustainably provide, the Free Market artificially creates demands for things we don’t need and supplies them by destroying our planet. We see this everyday in Free Market propaganda promoting fossil fuel demands to supply us with a cornucopia of toxic junk.
The Free Market is thus a system using unsustainable supplies to create demands, both without our consent or approval. As a system, the Free Market thereby subverts sustainable lifestyles and democratic governance using deceit, coercion and corruption to ensure the system is impenetrable, even unquestionable. It is only when we question the system itself, that we see that it doesn’t have to be this way.
Many indigenous nations and some modern states still practice sustainable lifestyles and democratic governance, but they are under constant attack by the Free Market and co-opted modern states. Fighting the Free Market effectively requires we not get trapped by their nonsensical arguments about supply and demand.
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