Guy Standing will be launching his new book, The Corruption of Capitalism: Why Rentiers Thrive and Work Does Not Pay on the 26th October at the School of Oriental and African Studies.
From the launch event website:
There is a lie at the heart of global capitalism. While claiming to promote free markets, governments and international agencies have constructed the most unfree market system ever, fostering a plutocracy alongside a growing precariat mired in insecurity. This book shows how rentier capitalism, which Keynes predicted would die, is causing growing inequality. The income distribution system has broken down. A new one is needed, anchored on basic income …
For more information about the launch event, click here.