Wednesday, January 28, 2009

The (Situational; Optional; Variable) Values Behind Market Capitalism

This is the World Economic Forum presentation most likely to reveal that fact that genuine, effective change will NOT be coming to any real life situation near you. We'll see, at 10:30 CET tomorrow. I'm hopeful, but not at all enthusiastic, considering this lineup of usual suspect:
Tony Blair, Stephen Green, Indra Nooyi, Shimon Peres, James J. Schiro, Jim Wallis with Maria Ramos
The high hopes are that people are surely not so gullible to swallow this old tired line yet again; the low expectations are based in a cursory understanding of Introduction to Behavioral Economics. Let us consider and reason together: