Joseph Stiglitz Calls to Abolish the Capitalist Church of Self-Interest

Can the ideology of capitalism bend to a stronger ideology of justice and love?

Lately Stiglitz has focused on the alarming gap in the U.S. between those at the top and everyone else, an interest which led to a prescient Vanity Fair article on the dominance of the 1 percent in May 2011, and most recently to a new book, The Price of Inequality . Commenting on Mitt Romney’s declaration that 47 percent of the nation was nothing more than freeloaders, Stiglitz said, “the real divide is between those who see the country as a ... Full Story »

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while the same economic forces operate around the world, the U.S. stands out for our lack of social mobility and economic injustice. What makes the difference between a ... More »

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