Does the Richness of the Few Benefit Us All?

Does the Richness of the Few Benefit Us All?

Zygmunt Bauman


it really is mostly assumed that easy methods to support the bad out in their distress is to permit the wealthy to get richer, that if the wealthy pay much less taxes then all of the remainder of us may be , and that during the ultimate research the richness of the few advantages us all. And but those as a rule held ideals are flatly contradicted via our day-by-day adventure, an abundance of analysis findings and, certainly, good judgment. Such strange discrepancy among tough evidence and renowned critiques makes one pause and ask: why are those reviews so common and immune to gathered and fast-growing facts on the contrary?

This brief e-book is through one of many world’s top social thinkers is an try to solution this query. Bauman lists and scrutinizes the tacit assumptions and unreflected-upon convictions upon which such evaluations are grounded, discovering them one after the other to be fake, deceitful and deceptive. Their patience will be hardly ever sustainable have been it now not for the function they play in protecting - certainly, selling and reinforcing - the present, exceptional, indefensible and nonetheless accelerating progress in social inequality and the speedily widening hole among the elite of the wealthy and the remainder of society.

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