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Sunday, Oct 4, 2009
by PopMatters Staff
by Karl-Heinz Klaer
Social Europe Journal (3 August 2009)

“The financial and economic crisis currently inflicted upon us will not end tomorrow. While revealing the defects of the current capitalist system, it is providing a rare opportunity to explore enlightened concepts for shaping our globalised world. Globalisation is more than an economic fact; it is a way of life and a necessity when it comes to addressing fundamental issues such as the sustainability of our planet. In order for globalisation to work effectively and in the best interest of mankind, it must be protected from the excesses of freewheeling capitalism and its financial industry in its current ugly form.”


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