Category: capitalism

Has capitalism become obscene ?

September 20, 2018 0

Wealth and income distribution have become grotesque in our Western nations. Collusion between political and economic powers has now become obvious, and it is of public notoriety that employment is nothing more than an adjustable variable in today’s capitalism. The tacit and consensual agreement on which our prosperity has been built thus far is crumbling…

By Michel Santi

Gresham’s law

October 28, 2017 0

In economics, the bad always drives out the good. This is the main point of the law derived by Gresham, a financial advisor to Elizabeth I during the 16th century. At the time, in England and elsewhere, silver coins were in circulation but were not of equal purity. Consumers and retailers would greedily keep hold…

By Michel Santi

Life beyond capitalism

August 12, 2017 0

The economy is no longer a job supplier. This paradigm has now come to pass because, in the era of globalisation and the financialisation of our economies, growth no longer goes hand in hand with honourable and fairly paid work but for a minority. The subprime crisis came about fundamentally due to huge loans given…

By Michel Santi