Contracts under capitalism

Contracts under capitalism don't represent real voluntary agreement. They are generally asymmetrically enforced wherein one party, usually a corporation, has a dominating role with power over the other party. For instance, rental agreements are hard to enforce on the landlord because tenants are generally poor and can't afford litigation, gym membership agreements favor the gym over the member, and internet/phone service on a fixed monthly basis don't automatically come with partial refunds for downtime when the provider fails to hold up their end of the deal. In order for contracts to be truly voluntary, they must be done in a context where both parties stand symmetrically in terms of power. Also, individuals (as opposed to corporations) ought always to have free access to an attorney during disputes.

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