Monthly Archives: August 2019

The Gigantic Chasm Between Democratic Rhetoric and Capitalist Reality

Interview with Rainer Mausfeld, July 2019 Democracy promises the greatest possible freedom from social fear and social determination. Democracy means renouncing on one of the most effective rule techniques: the systematic production of social fear. When those exercising power systematically … Continue reading

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From Ayn Rand to Paul Ryan: Capitalism as Morality

by Stefan Wallaschek, University of Bremen, Blaetter 10/2012 Society doesn’t play any role in Ayn Rand’s perspective. Rand reduced persons to the bourgeois who only thinks in economic categories and only needs to respect himself – and no one … Continue reading

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