In this excerpt from "Disaster Capitalism," Antony Lowenstein examines how modern capitalism "guarantees unfairness and rewards greed," threatening society and the planet.
After eight years of complaining about "Obama deficits," Republicans are proposing huge tax cuts that deny the government $2 trillion of revenue.
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Andrew Smith is the author of "Totally Wired: on the Trail of the Great Dotcom Swindle" and"Moondust: In Search of the Men Who Fell to Earth." You can follow him at @wiresmith.