Capital at the Brink: Overcoming the Destructive Legacies of Neoliberalism
by Jeffrey R. Di Leo, Uppinder Mehan (eds.)
Publisher: Michigan Publishing 2014
Number of pages: 280
Capital at the Brink reveals the pervasiveness, destructiveness, and dominance of neoliberalism within American society and culture. The contributors to this collection also offer points of resistance to an ideology wherein, to borrow Henry Giroux's comment, 'everything either is for sale or is plundered for profit.'
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by Kel Kelly - Ludwig von Mises Institute
What's the American system of economics? Most people would say it is capitalism, which thereby deserves all fault when anything goes wrong. Kel Kelly responds to this myth in this comprehensive treatment of the free market and intervention.
by Peter Barnes - Berrett-Koehler Publishers
Barnes' idea is that we need to use a 3rd institution to develop a better form a capitalism that takes into account natural resources that are used and not accounted for. This is needed, because government has failed to do a good job in this regard.
by Jeffrey A. Tucker - Ludwig von Mises Institute
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