35 Tweets About How Capitalism Is Destroying The World That Are Actually Funny

December 19, 2019, 1:40 pm*


With a presidential election right around the corner, there’s nowhere to go to escape from politics. Especially not Twitter. But at least on Twitter, there are a lot of people who are great at encapsulating the issues in 280 characters or less, usually in a pretty funny or evocative way. That means it’s possible to get a rundown on how capitalism is funneling money to billionaires and away from basic healthcare services, or affordable housing, or bridges that don’t fall down with a spoonful of comedic sugar.

Below are all the best tweets about the logic—or lack of logic—inherent to late-stage capitalism. It might bum you out, but at least you’ll have something to talk about at Thanksgiving besides Trump.

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*First Published: November 27, 2019, 8:03 am