crapitalism

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Blend of crap and capitalism.

NounEdit

crapitalism (uncountable)

  1. (pejorative) Corrupt or inauthentic capitalism; capitalism viewed as an inherently flawed or unjust system.
    • 1983, Walli F. Leff & Marilyn G. Haft, Time Without Work: People Who Are Not Working Tell Their Stories, How They Feel, What They Do, How They Survive, South End Press (1983), ISBN 0896081850, page 346:
      All you have to do is look around and see that the solution is here; there are better ways to handle the resources of the globe, there are better ways to do things than "crapitalism."
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