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Capitalism: a ghost story

By: Roy, Arundhati.
Publisher: Chicago Haymarket Books 2014Description: 125 p.ISBN: 9781608463855.Subject(s): Capitalism - India | Exploitation | Globalization - India | Income distribution | Income distribution - IndiaDDC classification: 330.954 Summary: Capitalism: A Ghost Story examines the dark side of democracy, and shows how the demands of globalized capitalism has subjugated billions of people to racism and exploitation. It is a ferocious attack on the mega corporations that treat India's natural resources like robber barons, and how they have been able to influence every part of the nation from the government to the army in the rush for profit. But, as Arundhati Roy passionately argues, capitalism is in crisis. The cracks are starting to show in its facade. (http://www.haymarketbooks.org/pb/Capitalism)
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Table of contents:

1. Capitalism: a ghost story
2. I'd rather not be Anna
3. Dead men talking
4. Kashmir's fruits of discord
5. A perfect day for democracy
6. Consequences of hanging Afzal Guru
7. Speech to the people's university

Capitalism: A Ghost Story examines the dark side of democracy, and shows how the demands of globalized capitalism has subjugated billions of people to racism and exploitation. It is a ferocious attack on the mega corporations that treat India's natural resources like robber barons, and how they have been able to influence every part of the nation from the government to the army in the rush for profit. But, as Arundhati Roy passionately argues, capitalism is in crisis. The cracks are starting to show in its facade.

(http://www.haymarketbooks.org/pb/Capitalism)

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