How Did We Get Into This Mess?

Monbiot, George (2016)  How Did We Get Into This Mess? London and New York: Verso.

how we got into this mess

“This apparatus of justification, or infrastructure of persuasion, and the justifying narratives it generates allow the rich to seize much of our common wealth, to trample the rights of workers and to treat the planet as their dustbin. Ideas, not armies or even banks, run the world.  Ideas determine whether human creativity works for society or against it.” (1)

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