Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog,
The entire economic and political structure is now dependent in one way or another on the continued expansion of financial markets.
The financial markets don’t just dominate the economy–they now control everything. In 1999, the BBC broadcast a 4-part documentary by Adam Curtis, The Mayfair Set ( Episode 1: “Who Pays Wins” 58 minutes), that explored the way financial markets have come to dominate not just the economy but the political process and society.
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