It would be a fair criticism that I enjoy gnawing on the hand that feeds me. Commerce as an arena for human interaction is fascinating; commerce qua commerce gets a little dull. It’s the dullards who typically draw my attention. That should not be interpreted as a free pass for the other side. If the great blind spot of free marketers is the belief that the market is always right the equally-blind, countervailing belief is that profit is always evil.
Naomi Klein, alas, seems to belong squarely in that latter camp. While I often seek out disparate points of view, in this case the book literally showed up in the lunchroom and I grabbed it. Four hundred plus pages later I wonder what I was Continue reading