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"TTIP and TPP are not really about free trade, or even capitalism – they are devices for the progress of corporate hegemony, and restriction of competition. Right now, they are not extensions of liberal democracy – they are profit maximisation vehicles for cartels and oligarchs.But whatever changes we consider, before anything else, we need to clean house."
– MarkGB on Capitalism and democracy: the strain is showing
"The problem is Uber and these other 'tech' firms can move faster than the law can change to keep up with it. Eventually balance will be restored, the price of our ridiculously cheap taxi journeys will slowly increase to normality, and these companies won't be able to continue to operate in the way they currently do. But by then we'll have driverless cars!"
– Inspector Gadget on Feeling uber-guilty for using Uber