The embedding of the market and the economy in civil society is the challenge of the 21st century. Tax shelters or havens must be closed. Shadow banking must be ended if we are to prevent double speak and double standards.
The wealthiest 400 Americans have more wealth than 150 million Americans! The top 5% have 70% of the nation's wealth according to Gar Alperowitz. Time for Plan B and alternative economics: reduced working hours, person-oriented work, labor-intensive investments, community centers, and infrastructure investment.
to read the interview with Swiss economic ethics professor Peter Ulrich from 2008 "The Loss of Respect of the Economic Elite is Enormous," click on