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No-liability ownership of imaginary legal properties called corporations required to compete with each other for growing profits by chewing up resources at a rate that's created the greatest mass extinction since the Cretaceous period. Pollution from industrial processes that threatens entire oceans and the climate of the whole planet.
Sweatshops populated by people working around the clock for starvation wages who churn out disposable, meaningless, goods which we end up burying in the ground after a few days or years. Middle class debt slaves running around and around in a rat race to avoid bankruptcy.
Colonization, warfare, and coerced "free trade" treaties to force the system on everyone on the planet and create bigger markets.
Our economics has to be the most depraved thing to come out of the Enlightenment.
- I know the comparison of these two books has been beaten to death over the past half century, but it's interesting to hear it from the author's perspective