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The Future of Capitalism: Facing the New Anxieties

From world-renowned economist Paul Collier, a candid diagnosis of the failures of capitalism and a pragmatic and realistic vision for how we can repair it.Deep new rifts are tearing apart the fabric of the United States and other Western societies: thriving cities versus rural counties, the highly skilled elite versus the less educated, wealthy versus developing countries. As these divides deepen, we have lost the sense of ethical obligation to others that was crucial to the rise of post-war social democracy. So far these rifts have been answered only by the revivalist ideologies of populism and socialism, leading to the seismic upheavals of Trump, Brexit, and the return of the far-right in Germany. We have heard many critiques of capitalism but no one has laid out a realistic way to fix it, until now.In a passionate and polemical book, celebrated economist Paul Collier outlines brilliantly original and ethical ways of healing these riftseconomic, social and culturalwith the cool head ...

Title : The Future of Capitalism: Facing the New Anxieties
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ISBN : 9780062748669
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 256 pages
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  • Randy

    There are some very good points in the book, such as being pragmatic, the roles of family, ethnic and efficient taxation, and excessive trading in the financial markets, and I like the last one especially. However, my overall impression is not that good, mainly because it seems that the author did not step back enough to see the bigger picture. The golden age of capitalism was also called “capitalism without capitalists” for good reasons. In the first several decades in the 20th century, the sys ...more