Karl Polanyi

Karl Polanyi the critic of free market capitalism (and posthumous critic of contemporary Neo-liberalism) Economists see the free market economy as the end point of social evolution. Industrialisation and the market economy are but inevitable stages in the development of society. Sophisticated developed societies are market economies. They are the high point of social evolution,… Continue reading Karl Polanyi

TAiL Meeting January 2020

The next meeting of Talking Allowed in Leeds is on Monday 13th of January 2020 at 1.45pm. The venue is Veritas, Great George Street, Leeds. The topic for discussion is “Armageddon”. Extreme weather attributed to global warning bringing floods, droughts and uncontrollable fires. Social unrest, the rise of totalitarian rule, economic collapse, wars. These are… Continue reading TAiL Meeting January 2020