Thursday, October 25, 2007

Follow up on my last post: Supercapitalism

In my last post ( and it's update ) I was having trouble articulating ( within my allotted 15 minutes ) what exactly it was I was feeling and why: Why Democracy and capitalism aren't necessarily complementary, and how that capitalism is now threatening our democracy and the common good.

Luckily, Robert Reich ( a professor of economics and a former Clinton labor secretary ) wrote a book on the subject. Here's a link to a review in the NYT. Here's a link to the first chapter.