The Capitalism Papers: Fatal Flaws of an Obsolete System

The Capitalism Papers: Fatal Flaws of an Obsolete System

Jerry Mander

In the vein of his bestseller, Four Arguments for the removing of Television, nationally famous social critic Jerry Mander researches, discusses, and exposes the momentous and unsolvable environmental and social difficulties of capitalism.

Mander argues that capitalism is not any longer a workable process: “What can have labored in 1900 is calamitous in 2010.” Capitalism, completely depending on unending financial progress, is an most unlikely absurdity on a finite planet with constrained assets. weather switch, including worldwide nutrients, water, and source shortages, is just the start.

Mander attracts consciousness to capitalism’s obsessive have to dominate and undermine democracy, in addition to to decrease social and financial fairness. Designed to function freed from morality, the process promotes everlasting warfare as a key financial process. Worst of all, the issues of capitalism are intrinsic to the shape. Many firms are already looking ahead to the breakdown of the approach and are operating to outline new hierarchies of democratic values that appreciate the sporting capacities of the planet.

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