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Where Do We Draw the Line on Capitalism? | BTalk Australia

Last Updated Oct 5, 2008 3:57 PM EDT


(12min 11) Is capitalism holding us back? Speculative investment is great for helping to kick off high risk ventures but, at some point, we need to look at the good of society. Can unfeterred capitalism be trusted to assist in the development of longer term investment projects, or is it too focused on short term reward?

In his blog entry "The End of Extreme Capitalism" Telco analyst Paul Budde argues that valuable money is being wasted by speculators that could be more wisely spent on infrastrusture that will enhance our collective lifestyle.

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