SITC Both Sides of the Issue: Does Capitalism Exploit Workers?
Does Capitalism Exploit Workers?

In a capitalist system, is the relationship between employer and employee fair?

As the predominant economic system in the Western world, capitalism is lauded for its free-market principles and the opportunities it creates. Yet it's not without its critiques, particularly regarding the exploitation of worker vulnerabilities for profit.

This concern fuels debate: Should we transition from a capitalist framework to worker cooperatives, or does capitalism inherently correct such exploitative practices through mutually beneficial outcomes?

Explore these questions with our Both Sides of the Issue on the topic. These videos present contrasting perspectives on this aspect of capitalism, providing an excellent platform for critical thinking development and classroom debate.

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These additional resources will help students develop even more informed viewpoints on capitalism:

Capitalism Myths – Part 1
Capitalism Myths – Part 2
Is Capitalism Imperialist?