By Colin Hay,Anthony Payne
As we fight with the legacy of the concern and with the chance of increasing environmental degradation, it's time to ask now not what we will do for capitalism yet what capitalism can do for us, as voters of a democratic society. In Civic Capitalism, Colin Hay and Anthony Payne construct on their influential research of the difficulty of the Anglo-liberal development version to set out a coherent account of the stairs required to construct another that's extra sustainable socially, economically and environmentally.
They argue that it's time to circulation on from the Anglo-liberal version of capitalism whose failings have been so cruelly uncovered through the challenge. They define a brand new version that would paintings larger in complicated capitalist societies, displaying how this would be acheived in Britain at the present time. They name this civic capitalism the governance of the industry, by means of the country, within the identify of the folks, to carry collective public items, fairness and social justice. This reverses the lengthy ascendant common sense of Anglo-liberalism during which electorate were made to reply to to the perceived logics of the capitalism they've been made to serve.
The obstacle exhibits us that we will be able to now not be pushed via the perceived imperatives of the outdated version and by way of those that have claimed for a lot too lengthy and, because it seems, falsely with a purpose to parent for us the imperatives of the industry. it's now time to invite what capitalism can do for us and never what we will be able to do for capitalism.
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