Brief Thoughts On a new economic system

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Today hardly anything is paid for with cash or coins, this form of transaction has become all but obsolete, most of our transactions are made by card. Does this shift open up the opportunity for us to move past capitalism? Has technology made possible an entirely new economic system? In this essay we will briefly outline a possible economic system that does away with exploitation.

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The corona-virus pandemic has seen countless stores putting up signs saying they prefer to pay by card instead of cash to reduce the chances of transmitting Covid-19. We should do more than welcome this transition, we should see in it the possibility to change the economic system in the West into one that works for us instead of against us.

Virtual currency exposes the relationship that money plays between us, we can see it for the fiction it is…

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