Fair play or liberation?

Inequality, political cheating, and liberatory thought in the 21st century

By Christian Matheis


In a recent opinion piece in The New York Times, Joseph E. Stiglitz addressed the dismal condition of U.S. domestic policies and political machinations. Rebuking the regressive view that with democratic liberties we must also live fated to the dominance of capitalist industries, Stiglitz rightly takes on the underlying assertion that market forces and laws of economics result in certain kinds of inevitable inequalities. Continue reading “Fair play or liberation?”