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Title:
Profit over people : neoliberalism and global order
Author:
Chomsky, Noam.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Seven Stories Press first edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Seven Stories Press, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
175 pages ; 22 cm
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.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction / Neoliberalism and Global Order -- Consent without Consent: Regimenting the Public Mind -- Passion for Free Markets -- Market Democracy in a Neoliberal Order: Doctrines and Reality -- Zapatista Uprising -- "The Ultimate Weapon" -- "Hordes of Vigilantes".
ISBN:
9781888363890

9781888363821
Format :
Book