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Gruesome Acts of Capitalism (Semaphore Series) (Semaphore Series)

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In this second edition, David Lester supplements his original concise and understaded, yet politically and socially potent catalogue of the injustices of capitalist ideology on the world's indigent people, and the devastating environmental consequences of industrialization. Contains new, reliably sourced gruesome statistical facts about the harsh reality of capitalism's im ...more
Paperback, 112 pages
Published June 15th 2006 by Arbeiter Ring (first published 2004)
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Oct 16, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
Review from NEW INTERNATIONALIST Magazine (UK): "A package of hard numbers encased in simple statements is all it takes in David Lester’s The Gruesome Acts of Capitalism to make a powerful agit-prop tool out of a small book. Like an unrelenting Michael Moore in print, the type is crudely designed to make the numbers jump out. Readers may end up seething at the corporations and sickened by celebrity-economics after grazing this little book. It’s not that easy to feel indifferent to the fact that ...more
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Nov 09, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A must-read perspective enhancing little book armed with a wealth of statistics capable of making even the most ardent free-marketeer think twice.
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