Susan George and the evils of inequity

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Brewster Kneen reviews Susan George‘s book “Whose Crisis, Whose Future”

Inequity has long been the subject of Susan George’s research and writing, and unfortunately, for the vast majority of the human population and the rest of the natural world, it has grown more and more extreme during her lifetime (and mine). As described in her latest book (Whose Crisis, Whose Future, Polity, 2010), a major cause is the sanctity of the banks as private institutions that have replaced the church as the agency beyond question, the welfare of which all must ‘serve and protect’.

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