Painting by Ahn Gyeon (안견/安堅), Dream Journey to the Peach Blossom Land (몽유도원도/夢遊桃源圖), 1447.


Marx is not (quite) dead

Read here about a few lessons to be learned from the global financial meltdown.
Did speculation, neoliberalism and monetarism work? No.
Is unregulated, unprincipled capitalism the path to prosperity? No.
Can societies be fair and just, with profit as the ultimate economic motivator? No.
The perennial question is: how can we curb greed? I don't know.

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