The Gods That Failed: How Blind Faith in Markets Has Cost Us Our Future

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A devastating assault on the delusional, faith-based thinking that markets can, unaided, create heaven on earth. Since the late Sixties, control of our economy has passed into the hands of a new elite of super-rich free-market operatives and their colleagues in national and international institutions. These New Olympians, so named because of their remoteness from everyday life and their lack of accountability, are unconcerned with -- in fact, hostile to -- job security, social tranquility and the traditional middle-class ...

The Gods That Failed: How Blind Faith in Markets Has Cost Us Our Future 2008, Bodley Head, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781847920300

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