The Path to Hope

The Path to Hope


A brief, incisive political tract that criticizes the tradition of finance capitalism and demands a go back to the humanist values of the enlightenment: equality, liberty, freedom as outlined within the announcement of the Rights of guy, a go back to group, mutual recognize, freedom from poverty, and an finish to theocracy and fundamentalism. The authors argue go back to those values constitutes “a route to hope,” prime the way in which out of the current around the globe malaise attributable to fiscal cave in, ethical failure, and an lack of information of history.
 
For the authors, 20th-century fascism was once no mere abstraction—it was once a brutal procedure attributable to the same malaise, a procedure they fought opposed to. this provides their booklet designated urgency.
 
The route to Hope is written by means of esteemed French thinkers—94-year-old Stephane Hessel and 90-year-old Edgar Morin, following at the heels of Hessel’s Indignez-vous! (Time for Outrage!). either books became bestsellers in France and all through Europe. either have additionally develop into foundational files underpinning the global protest flow of which Occupy Wall road is the yank subset.

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