Last week at the age of 90, George Steiner, a well-known writer, essayist, literary theorist and critic, passed away....Read More
Dear readers, on Monday, February 3rd, George Steiner, a French-American literary critic, essayist, philosopher and...Read More
On the occasion of publishing a second book by Jean Zeigler, Capitalism explained to my granddaughter, the book of the February is Paths of hope. Wins and losses in joint battles. Paths of Hope chronicles Jean Ziegler's Prometheus struggle to change the world full of poverty and injustice through personal commitment and mobilization of public. This struggle is marked by great successes... but also by failures. In his lively and honest story, from defeat to victory, the unrelenting witness of the dirty game of the world's political and financial powers wonders: what further action must be taken to fulfill Roosevelt's and Churchill's ideas, to bring the United Nations, whose purpose is to provide the world with a minimum of living conditions and to deal fairly with international conflicts, plagued by paralysis and impotence out of the state of paralysis into which it has fallen.
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Capitalism rules the world today. International societies defy states and international institutions, trample on the common good, move their production wherever they want in order to to maximize their profits, without hesitating to involve children from Third World countries in slave labor. As a result, under the influence of this globalized capitalism, the lives of more than a billion people are destroyed by poverty, inequalities are growing like never before, the resources of the planet are depleted, and people are becoming depressed. It is with this system and the cannibal order it imposes on the world that Jean Ziegler, after subtle and devoted dialogue with his granddaughter, proposes a breakup. I do not want to live on a planet where every five seconds one child under the age of...Open