Saving Capitalism

Movie review by Brian Costello, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Engaging docu on the increasing gap between rich and poor.

NR 2017 73 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 1 review

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age 18+

Reich's method of saving capitalism won't work...

...because the progressives have always been for an authoritarian quasi-fascistic system. We don't have a free market. How can you save something that doesn't exist? This film is propaganda.
age 13+

Must watch, must share.

Watching Saving Capitalism right after “Requiem for the American Dream” is a very exhaustive experience. We already know that there is a problem. We don’t know the details about how the problem became a problem. Noam Chomsky listed the 10 principles that looks like a pirate’s map on tissue paper to a treasure. Saving Capitalism is a call for action saying “Let’s go, are you the sailor or the cargo.” I hope that every American, Canadian, Australian, European, will watch this and start talking about what they think, what they want 50 years down the road. But more importantly, I pray to God that every person in Hong Kong, from Hong Kong, will watch this and discuss it with their children what they want and how they want to get there. Then, I pray to God the every one of them 1300 million Chinese will have a chance to watch this so they can decide what they will do to those 1.3 million that are on the dark side climbing up to the top of the big corporations. There is no answer. There is no right or wrong. I am too old now. I had a successful life which I will say goodbye to soon. I wish the children good luck. I think these films are great compasses and tools and books that if the kids want to, they can change the world. Except I don’t know what kind of world they want, Darth Vader or Luke Skywalker.

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