Capitalism: A Love Story By Michael Moore

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“Capitalism, a system of taking and giving – mostly taking” This is how the capitalistic system is portrayed in Michael Moore’s 2009 documentary, “Capitalism: A love story” where corruption is the new norm and the rich are more materialistic and profit driven than ever. Michael Moor’s attitudes towards capitalism are much alike those towards big corporations, like the one his father used to work in, as they will do anything in order to maximise profits and increase their equity at any cost. Moore talks about how there is no longer a middle class, only the lowest of the low who are forced into debt by the banks and are humiliated by them with no self-remorse or compassion and those who have it all, the money and power to do whatever they want…show more content…
There was no thought about how these sentences and criminal records would affect their present and future identities, how difficult it would now be to get a job or even social relationships but how much money they were making off the misfortune of these children. Michael Moore has used these kid’s stories in order to gain a sympathy vote from the and to widen, broaden his viewing audience to younger ages, warning them of the corruption and immoral ideologies that follow capitalism. In my opinion, the way Moore has used conventions like a soft, calm, story like voice over and the combination of imagery has convinced me that a capitalistic world is one filled with corruption that affects present and future generations like those “used” by PA child care. As Michael Moore put it, “These kids were about to get their first lesson in American capitalism: time is money, lots of…show more content…
That instead of focusing on how much each individual has, whether it is wealth of materialistic items, that we should be focusing on sharing the wealth and finding a system that benefits the poor as much as it benefits the rich, and ensuring that every person has as much power as the next no matter their political stature or wealth. A system that shames corruption and rewards
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