New World Companies (Paperback)

The Future of Capitalism

By Bruce Piasecki

Square One Publishers, 9780757004131, 208pp.

Publication Date: December 18, 2015

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Description

We all sense that corporations shape our family, our products, and our near future--perhaps more than ideology, national and regional policy, and religious doctrine. That is why capitalism remains the dominant force in most sections of the world today, only a few decades after Karl Marx wrote his infamous Das Capital.

But how exactly does capitalism influence us? Is it for the better, or for the worse? Does it add freedom, or does capitalism co-opt and constraint individualism and creativity? Are there new forms of capitalism where societal and environmental expectations are shaping products, earth-shattering decisions, and investment trends?