Hijacked: How the Banking Industry, Finance, and Corporate Interests, Have Hijacked Our Economy and Corrupted Democracy
Why is it that governments are so loaded with debt, that the only future that seems to be offered is one which entails cut-backs and reduced services? How did we get into the situation we find ourselves today? Is there a possible alternative? Is our casino-style capitalist system fit for purpose for the 21st Century?We argue that a radical change is required in our thinking, and that it is time for the creation of an economic system that better serves humanity. We offer solutions that we feel would better serve us all, not just the super-rich.In this volume we trace the roots of our economic system, and show how it lead us to the position we are in today. These issues concern us all, we argue that it is imperative that ordinary people become better informed, and in this volume we show how simple measures will not just prevent future economic catastrophe, but make a more equitable system.We believe that any real change will only come from below, from humanity wakening to the deep flaws of our current system, and demanding reform. This book is a much-needed wake-up call.