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  •  Money has the face of the boss. (4+ / 0-)

    There is another good text that addresses money/capital and its quasi-religious aspects: Wall Street, by Doug Henwood.

    You can download/print the book for free, here.

    But to question money is to question capitalism itself, and that is not something that mainstream thinkers do, at least not in this country.  The entire edifice runs on the idea of

    M + L ----> M+

    regardless of the costs to labor or the environment or anything else.  There is a reason the options are denial or despair.

    "The attack on the truth by war begins long before war starts and continues long after a war ends." -Julian Assange

    by Pierro Sraffa on Sun Jul 01, 2012 at 08:52:22 PM PDT

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