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Scope of article[edit]

This article seems really bizarre to me. It has a solid lede, which says that "Anti-capitalism encompasses a wide variety of movements, ideas and attitudes that oppose capitalism." The article then proceeds to describe just a couple of these movements - socialism, and its sub-types anarchism and Marxism. Then there is a section on barter and one on wage slavery, which seem completely arbitrary. How on earth do they belong here? Then there is a very silly section "Criticisms of anti-capitalism" which reads like a blog post and gives a few instances of marginal and/or unnammed criticisms of something that is itself a criticism, so are really tendentious. On the other hand, there is absolutely nothing about what is generally referred to as "the anti-capitalist movement", the broad social movement against global capital that was very prominent in the 1990s in particular (see e.g. ) which I think is what people tend to refer to when they use the term. Does anyone agree/disagree? If people agree, I'd propose cutting the irrelevant sections and adding in something about this 1990s movement. I am sure the article used to cover this well, but am not sure when it was edited out. BobFromBrockley (talk) 14:37, 28 April 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

I agree (years later) and came here to post the same. I'm not sure whether the answer is to merge and cover this better within the parent section Capitalism § Criticism, or to scope this more narrowly to the anti-capitalist movement (and the forms it has taken over time) if it can be defined as such. I lean more towards the former. czar 03:28, 13 July 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Barter section[edit]

The section on barter lacks any references, and the ending sentence is presumably OR. I don't think it belongs in this article. Thoughts? Maddy from Celeste (they/she) 16:42, 25 March 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Furthermore, if we were to keep content on barter on this page, I still don't think it should be its own section. We should keep consistent with the way the article is laid out, by having sections about different anti-capitalist tendencies. Barter is not an ideology. I would support incorporating material on barter into a section about an ideology which supports it. That being said, I don't think there's any major tendencies which do embrace barter. —Maddy from Celeste (they/she) 15:15, 26 March 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]