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Profit Over People: Neoliberalism and the Global Order

by Noam Chomsky - £13.99  Seven Stories Press (1998)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9781888363821 | ISBN 10: 1888363827

In Profit Over People, Noam Chomsky takes on neoliberalism: the pro-corporate system of economic and political policies presently waging a form of class war worldwide. Chomsky critiques the tyranny of the few that restricts the public arena and enacts policies that vastly increase private wealth, often with complete disregard for social and ecological consequences.
 
Profit Over People presents Chomsky's thought on free market philosophy, corporate control of public opinion, and the unreported impact of nondemocratic forces and policies like the World Trade Organization, International Monetary Fund, the North American Free Trade Agreement, and the Multilateral Agreement on Investment - and the widespread resistance movements that often emerge to oppose them.
 
Chomsky offers a profound sense of hope that social activism can reclaim people's rights as citizens rather than as consumers, redefining democracy as a global movement, not a global market.

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