Buying Time: The Delayed Crisis of Democratic Capitalism by Wolfgang Streeck
Buying Time: The Delayed Crisis of Democratic Capitalism Wolfgang Streeck ebook
Publisher: Verso Books
Jun 10, 2013 - If I were to define crony-capitalism, I really use the term cronyism because I don't think that it speaks of capitalism per se, but cronyism is essentially where economic decisions in terms of who accumulates wealth and who doesn't, is not based on merit, it's not based on economic prowess or success or meeting . The global community has delayed addressing the issues associated with rapid climate change and environmental degradation for too long, according to the 294-page report, "Governing for Sustainability".3. May 2, 2014 - WASHINGTON, May 02 (IPS) - It is time to craft new politics and economic policies to address the sustainability crisis, according to the latest edition of a flagship report by the Worldwatch Institute, a think tank here. Aug 20, 2013 - URBAN AND ECOLOGICAL DECAY, THE EROSION OF DEMOCRACY, CAPITALISM THE GOD THAT FAILED, AND WHAT IS THE SOLUTION FOR A BETTER WORLD. Different parties with different social bases may achieve this status at different times. Kliman no doubt shares this standpoint. Apr 1, 2014 - The published version can be found here: 'Finance-dominated accumulation and post-democratic capitalism', in S. If you look back at the history of the last 20 years, you come to the realization that firms like Goldman Sachs, for example, has been bailed out five times over the last 20 years. Nov 8, 2011 - Capitalism Is The Crisis: Radical Politics in the Age of Austerity examines the ideological roots of the austerity agenda and proposes revolutionary paths out of the current crisis. Mar 19, 2014 - Instead, the Great Depression was a unique historical occurrence—the delayed consequence of the monumental folly of the Great War, abetted by the financial deformations spawned by modern central banking. This reinforces the illusion of equality among citizens to match the illusion of equality between buyers and sellers of labour-power. Sep 25, 2013 - This document is on the causes of capitalist crisis, replying to the ideas of Andrew Kliman; written by Peter Taaffe and Lynn Walsh and endorsed by the Executive. We really did While there was an abundance of cheap energy available, this exhaustion of resources and a simultaneous increase in unwelcome consequences could be concealed for a time. We trade progress, actual cosmic progress for luxuries despite all warnings from every side Man insists on running his busy world with gasoline. Posted on It wasn't how much you could buy, how much ahead of your neighbor you could get. Jul 9, 2012 - There is no legitimacy crisis of the system, no mass-scale revolts questioning the very logic and ethos of democratic capitalism (of the magnitude of the social protest in the late 1960s), because the very social contract has been altered to exclude issues of social safety from the public authority's Yet, not even leftist parties are proposing the de-privatisation of parts of the economy, thus failing to pursue a genuine left agenda exactly when the time seems to be ripe for it. Tridico, eds, Institutions and Economic Development after the Financial Crisis, London: Routledge, 83-105, 2013. Their collapse was, according to the main theoretician of the SWP, the late Tony Cliff, merely a “sideways move”, the replacement of one capitalism by another! But ironically, the “failure of capitalism” explanation When the bubble burst in 1929, the financial system experienced the time-honored capitalist cure—-a sweeping liquidation of bad debts and under-capitalized banks. For what we have lived these days, and seen in spirit, will come a thousand times stronger when our way of life cannot be sustained.
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