Book Review Like ‘dinner with Caligula’

Sugar Daddy Capitalism: The Dark Side of the New Economy
by Peter Fleming
(Polity, £15.99) SUGAR Daddy Capitalism by Peter Fleming is an autopsy on the creed of Friedrich von Hayek, Milton Friedman and their Chicago School disciples, figures now dismissed by serious economists as relics of the cold war.
But, as Fleming points out, the demise of neoliberal economics in terms of academic credibility has not hampered its corrosive impact on jobs, health, dignity and culture.
He suggests that the economy has been reshaped in the image of the sex industry. It commodifies and exploits us, turning... read more

 
27 September 2018 in Art & Culture, Views: 28
Source: Morning Star
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