Free-market, laissez-faire capitalism has a “risk and rewards” flavour. One gambles capital (money) in the hopes of a profitable gain. The greater the risk, the greater the reward. One might gain immense wealth, or one might lose one’s proverbial shirt.
The government bailouts for corporations and huge bonuses for the already overpaid muck-de-mucks that bankrupted them is an example of the diametric opposite of capitalism.
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