Chapter 3, The Invisible Hand Is A Closed Fist, p. 61
The neoliberal utopia of unrestrained capitalism is being created by a war against the poor and the commons. In fact, the "new enclosures" are a sign that the struggles that marked the birth of capitalism are still very much alive.
Chapter 3, The Invisible Hand Is A Closed Fist, p. 69
Common wealth is in the process of being transferred from the public domain to the private sector.
Chapter 3, The Invisible Hand Is A Closed Fist, p. 70
Globalization is thus also about global commodification of labour; it is about — global proletarianization — the creation of a world working class for capital to exploit.
Chapter 3, The Invisible Hand Is A Closed Fist, p. 78
In short, the rules of behaviour in capitalist society systematically produce irrational consequences.
Chapter 3, The Invisible Hand Is A Closed Fist, p. 86
What was it, then, about the development of capitalism that gave rise to modern racial ideology?
Chapter 4, The Colour Of Money, p. 112
The fundamental truth about globalization — that it represents freedom for capital and unfreedom for labour — is especially clear where global migrants are concerned.
Chapter 4, The Colour Of Money, p. 137
The Greek philosopher Plato may have rejected the idea that "might makes right" some 2,500 years ago, but America and its allies today make it the cornerstone of foreign policy.
Chapter 4, The Colour Of Money, p. 147
In many respects, the Second World War was a continuation of the First, a conflict triggered by the mismatch between industrial power and imperial reach.
Chapter 4, The Colour Of Money, p. 150
Once capitalist classes learn to live with unions — which they generally do reluctantly, only after efforts to crush them have failed — they then attempt to co-opt organized labour. They do so by courting a "special relationship" with union leaders who, as their organizations become larger and more complex, typically assume the role of full time union functionaries.
Chapter 6, Democracy Against Capitalism, p. 208
Genuine growth is always dialogical — it requires engagement in a dynamic, developing, and open-ended dialogue.
Chapter 7, Freedom Song, p. 231
A society that has moved beyond commodification is one that has embraced the most thoroughgoing radical democracy in all spheres of social life.
Chapter 7, Freedom Song, p. 234
Social movements will not develop if they refuse to name and define alternative possibilities.
Chapter 7, Freedom Song, p. 235
The suffering inflicted by this present order invariably produces a struggle to overcome it.