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capitalism

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Capitalism is a fucked up system of oppression and non-consensual domination. Freedom Pornʼs politics clearly oppose capitalist model of organising our society.

Support of the exploited

Opposition to capitalism does not imply the hatred for the exploited. Factory workers, restaurant waiters, news-stand agents, prostitutes, etc. are not at fault for being forced to live under capitalist oppression. And we should not forget that computer users, restaurant diners, newspaper readers, sex clients, etc. are also just dealing with the situation that they have found themselves in.

Alternatives to capitalism

It is OK to be anti-something, but it is important to propose some alternatives. Capitalism is not the only system that can organise the world, there are several great alternatives.

Fair Trade

See also Ethical Smut

Although Fair Trade operates within the current capitalist system, it is non-the-less an alternative (even if a temporary one). It provides the way for us to live ethical lives in the unethical world. Combined with veganism, political activism, pacifism, and basic day-to-day ethics Fair Trade allows us to minimise the exploitation that is done in our name.

Gift economy

No discussion about alternatives to capitalism can be without talking about gift economy. Gift economy model works by eliminating the calculation of the worth of an individual (or group) through the sum of all material goods. Rather than that the respect in the community is gathered by gifting something to others, thus if you wish to be liked by your neighbour, you need to do something nice or give something needed to that person. Actually we all behave in the similar way on the smallest of scales, and there are even attempts such as Freecycle to bring it to the larger communities. Much of free software, free love, and other positive things in our lives are related to the philosophy of the gift economy.