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Author LinkChomsky, Noam.
Title LinkProfit over people : neoliberalism and global order / Noam Chomsky.
Edition Seven Stories Press 1st ed.
Imprint New York : Seven Stories Press, c1999.
Description 175 p. ;  21 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contents: Introduction / Robert W. McChesney -- Neoliberalism and Global Order -- Consent without Consent: Regimenting the Public Mind -- The Passion for Free Markets -- Market Democracy in a Neoliberal Order: Doctrines and Reality -- The Zapatista Uprising -- "The Ultimate Weapon" -- "Hordes of Vigilantes".
Summary In Profit Over People, Noam Chomsky takes on neoliberalism: the pro-corporate system of economic and political policies presently waging a form of class war worldwide. By examining the contradictions between the democratic and market principles proclaimed by those in power and those actually practiced, Chomsky critiques the tyranny of the few that restricts the public arena and enacts policies that vastly increase private wealth, often with complete disregard for social and ecological consequences. Combining detailed historical examples and uncompromising criticism, Chomsky offers a profound sense of hope that social activism can reclaim people’s rights as citizens rather than as consumers, redefining democracy as a global movement, not a global market.
Subject LinkFree enterprise.
LinkConsumption (Economics)

System Number 000663772
ISBN Link1888363894
Link1888363827 (pbk.)
Link9781888363821 (pbk.)

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