Capitalism: A Love Story by Michael Moore

While not taking his critique to the logical conclusion that capitalism must be abolished & superseded through the abolition of private property, by the creation of a a federation of decentralized communes organized & administered by directly democratically elected councils, where economic activity is also democratized, where a new civil society & culture predicated on democratic participation replaces our present society where every aspect of life is subject to the rule of capital, commodities, & the spectacular religion of consumption, he does at least place some basic assumptions under the microscope, on the agenda, & at least begins to challenge the efficacy of capitalism in a way that more mainstream audiences may actually think about – that is at least the portion of the mainstream that isn’t permanently held under the sway of ruling class ideology as imposed by its lackeys in the corporate media, in much of academia, & in most churches…

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