Changing the world

by Elias Blum

In trying to rehumanise society, one of the things that must be resisted is the tendency to use the language of economics in our day-to-day lives. If we talk about ‘value-added’, ‘product’, ‘market share’ and all that – when we are really talking about creating, educating, sharing, then we are allowing the assumptions, the attitudes and the values of neo-liberal economic to shape our lives.

Amongst other things, that makes Michael Sandel cry.