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Beyond the Profits System: Possibilities for a Post-Capitalist Era

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While many have claimed that no one could have foreseen the financial crisis, Harry Shutt was predicting just such a collapse as far back as 1998 in his book, The Trouble With Capitalism. In Beyond the Profits System, Shutt offers a radically different analysis to the mainstream, establishment commentators who have struggled to come to terms with the crisis. Arguing that w ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published March 11th 2010 by Zed Books (first published February 11th 2010)
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The profit maximization scheme has many flaws and these may lead to the crisis. However, this book proposals are far to be called 'beyond profit maximization' because most of ideas are similar to Marxist utopia.
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Harrry Shutt was educated at Oxford and Warwick universities. He worked for six years in the Development and Planning Division of the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). He then moved to the Research Department of the General and Municipal Workers’ Union (1973-76) and subsequently became Chief Economist at the Fund for Research and Investment for the Development of Africa (1977-79). Since then he h ...more
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