Theme: Political Economy | Content Type: Book review

Review: Cannibal Capitalism. How Our System Is Devouring Democracy, Care, and the Planet—and What We Can Do About It, by Nancy Fraser

Alexandre Leskanich



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Today, a mood of crisis is pervasive. This mood reflects a reality in tatters; one which cannot be evaded through intentional ignorance of it. That's because the conditions that define it constitute afflictions on a global scale: ones which stem from the wholesale looting and pillaging of the planet we share in common; from the confiscation of the time and labour of all human beings, who require adequate air, shelter, water, food, clothing and companionship, the supply of which is now increasingly compromised by the very system supposed to vouchsafe them.

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Volume 94, Issue 3

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Volume 94, Issue 3

Includes a commentary by Colin Crouch on the dark heart of today's Conservative party, an article by Stewart Lansley tracing the history of ‘crowding out’, and its use as a justification for austerity and state deflation; and Tim Vlandas and Kate Alexander-Shaw debating the political economy of age. In our reports and surveys section, Deborah Mabbett asks where next for curbing London's emissions? The issue also includes a selection of book reviews such as Andrew Gamble on The Culture of Accountability: A Democratic Virtue by Gianfranco Pasquino and Riccardo Pelizzo, and Leila Simona Talani on Europe's Coming of Age by Loukas Tsoukalis.

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