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Greens 4 Schumpeter?

Posted by Dave Bath on 2009-10-05

The financiers and uber-capitalists have long used for self-serving agenda the arguments of Schumpeter, while "Teh Left" has considered them heartless and obnoxious.

But is it time greens, even radical greens, took up Schumpeter’s most famous catchcry, "creative destruction", so often a philosophical pretext for business attacks on working conditions, to argue against the obscene coddling of Big Carbon by capitalist governments in the name of economic stability?

This is not the only slogan capitalists use to further their interests that should now be used by the left and the greens. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Economics and Business, Environment, Politics | 2 Comments »

 
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