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Report: Beyond Growth, or Beyond Capitalism?
February 15, 2011 One Comment
Report: Beyond Growth, or Beyond Capitalism?

Recent publications have revived interest in Herman Daly’s proposal for a Steady-State Economy. This report by IPRD Research Associate, ecological historian Dr. Richard Smith, argues, that the idea of a steady-state capitalism is based on …

Myths of the Global Market: How the free market destroys life
May 1, 2007 No Comment
Myths of the Global Market: How the free market destroys life

By Dr John McMurtry, New Internationalist (May 2007, Issue 401)
Free markets are regaled as the sole solution to poverty and human development. But the global market is inefficient and life destructive, …

Understanding 9-11 and The 9-11 Wars
December 15, 2004 No Comment
Understanding 9-11 and The 9-11 Wars

By Dr John McMurtry

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The Global Market Doctrine: A Study in Fundamentalist Theology
March 26, 2004 No Comment
The Global Market Doctrine: A Study in Fundamentalist Theology

By Dr John McMurtry, Centre for Research on Globalisation
A theological doctrine, like a science, is an organized system of ideas which is intended to make sense of reality in terms of the …

Understanding the U.S. War State
March 15, 2003 No Comment
Understanding the U.S. War State

By Dr John McMurtry, Monthly Review, March 2003
The following essay was delivered at a forum entitled “The Assault on Iraq and the War Against Democracy: How Should Canadians Respond” held on …

The Iconoclast: Understanding the Moral Derangement of the U.S.-led ‘Free World’
April 1, 2002 No Comment
The Iconoclast: Understanding the Moral Derangement of the U.S.-led ‘Free World’

By Dr John McMurtry, Canadian Social Studies, Volume 36, Number 3, Spring 2002
As Samuel Coleridge long ago advised, suspension of disbelief is the necessary state of mind for a drama to …

The Cancer Stage of Capitalism: Our social immune system is being overwhelmed by growing out-of-control money market cancer
August 1, 1996 One Comment
The Cancer Stage of Capitalism: Our social immune system is being overwhelmed by growing out-of-control money market cancer

By Dr John McMurtry, CCPA Monitor, August 1996
When we think of a society’s “defense system,” we think of its armed forces. We have long been conditioned to do this. The military-industrial …