Things That Never Made Anyone a Billionaire

5 Things That Never Made Anyone a Billionaire

This is simply a list of things that have never made anyone a billion dollars.

Housing homeless people.
With more houses than homeless, this should be easy. Too bad helping people doesn’t pay.

Cheaply and permanently curing diseases.
Most of the cost of researching medicine lies in the research. If only there were some way that a community could fund research and make the result publicly-available…

Making consumer products last longer.
A truly “efficient” mode of production would account for waste, making longevity a valuable quality, rather than a liability that puts future revenues at risk.

Reducing the amount of waste we produce.
Capitalism is only capable of exploitation, so of course its solution to the massive streams of waste it produces is to simply exploit the waste for more resources.

Paying workers the full value of their produce.
If the workers of society don’t get paid more for producing more, why should the bosses get paid more than the workers for having less of a hand in production?

These peasants get to keep what they make.

These peasants get to keep what they make.

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