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Old 05-05-2018, 11:37 AM   #4481
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Free shit is always popular.
Well it isn't really free shit. You still pay rent and it is actually a concession won from capital through struggle, hardly free.


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Rent Control helps people already living in an apartment in the city while it hurts people who want to move into the city. I think it's an inherently bad and anti capitalist idea. I know it had its fans though.
Anti-capitalism is good.
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Old 05-05-2018, 12:14 PM   #4482
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Anti-capitalism is good.
Cause communism across the world certainly turned out well.
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Old 05-05-2018, 12:51 PM   #4483
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You need to start coming up with new rants.
Sometimes you have to continue to be repetitive until the sheep finally begin to turn.
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Old 05-05-2018, 01:33 PM   #4484
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Sometimes you have to continue to be repetitive until the sheep finally begin to turn.
All you're focused on is fairness. Life is not fair, get over it. I'd rather see the city do what is best for economic growth and not necessarily do what is the most fair.
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Old 05-05-2018, 02:07 PM   #4485
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Why did you hijack this thread and not just start your own?
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Old 05-05-2018, 03:07 PM   #4486
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Why did you hijack this thread and not just start your own?
It's an open thread. Who cares.
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Old 05-05-2018, 08:14 PM   #4487
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Cause communism across the world certainly turned out well.
This might surprise you but the USSR and the PRC were, and in the case of china definitely are even more so now, state-capitalist. If you are interested in the concept CLR James writes about it if you are interested in the concept.
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Old 05-07-2018, 10:40 PM   #4488
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Good to see that classic Rifleman content hasn't lost its touch around here.
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Old 05-09-2018, 04:40 PM   #4489
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IAM thinkin that Boston MAY be slidin here (or )SO it appear)

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-44039666
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Old 05-22-2018, 12:01 AM   #4490
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good stuff in the (gulp) NYT; opinion/moral-heroes-improve-society

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/21/o...gtype=Homepage
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Old 05-22-2018, 07:32 AM   #4491
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IAM thinkin that Boston MAY be slidin here (or )SO it appear)

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-44039666
we're only the same rank we were in 2016...

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Old 05-22-2018, 10:53 AM   #4492
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^^Why Boston needs to step up its game with an International Student Village.
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Old 05-22-2018, 11:35 AM   #4493
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^^Why Boston needs to step up its game with an International Student Village.
It would be awesome if BC, BU, Harvard, and MIT would work together to build that in the Allston Yards.
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Lipstick on a pig alert:
They seem to be doing a lot of work on the exterior 1st floor of 1 Beacon. Cladding on the "pillars" being removed and entrance "roof" demo'd
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It would be awesome if BC, BU, Harvard, and MIT would work together to build that in the Allston Yards.
this is a very strong suggestion!

downside; so sad, it's so dead over there.
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