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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Critic, novelist and professor at the University of Massachusetts, Kirby Farrell is the author of "Post-Traumatic Culture" and, most recently, "Berserk Style in American Culture" (Palgrave 2011).