Joseph Stiglitz Calls to Abolish the Capitalist Church of Self-Interest | Alternet

“It’s the politics, stupid,” said Stiglitz, noting that while the same economic forces operate around the world, the U.S. stands out for our lack of social mobility and economic injustice. What makes the difference between a more equitable country like Sweden and America? Rules and regulations that favor the wealthy, said Stiglitz. He pointed out that such a trend is not only economically destructive, but morally indefensible.

via Joseph Stiglitz Calls to Abolish the Capitalist Church of Self-Interest | Alternet.

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