The market economy has undergone a profound transformation in the last decades, at first in a silent way and then with a remarkable roar. In today's capitalism, three novel features stand out. The first is the ultrafinancial dimension, with capital markets located beyond any reasonable scale. The second,
growing inequality, which creates threats to some of the great progress that advanced societies made in the middle of the last century. And the third, a dynamic of internationalization
It opens new paths for prosperity, but also great risks, mainly due to its very unbalanced composition.
These three features, which are closely related to each other, were exacerbated after the explosion of the great financial crisis of 2008.
But they also then showed their multiple and intricate contradictions. And not only in the strictly economic sphere, where the possibility ...read more