There is a preview of a new book on Capitalism in the FT today.

I’ve always thought that capitalism is a useful way of keeping our more unsavoury characteristics distracted in a productive endeavour.

Unfortunately, when we don’t have the courage to appropriate limit the rewards of capitalism, those unsavoury characteristics are over-incentivised, the rich can become too idle and too powerful.

And the devil makes work…


The book is Capitalism: Money, Morals and Markets by John Plender.

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