Cameron Russell

569 days ago

if 1% of the population controls most of the disposable wealth, what we call “the market” reflects what they think is useful or important, not anybody else.

Why Capitalism Creates Pointless Jobs

Why did Keynes’ promised utopia – still being eagerly awaited in the ‘60s – never materialise? The standard line today is that he didn’t figure in the massive increase in consumerism. Given the choice between less hours and more toys and pleasures, we’ve collectively chosen the latter.