"There is no society. There are only individual men and women," said Margaret Thatcher. Margaret Thatcher, the former British Prime Minister, had a great share in that crisis in whch Europe, capitalism and democracy find themselves. Democracy conforming to the market is the problem. The market conforming to democracy is the solution.
"Analysis and therapy," Bofinger said, "are dominated by one school. Reducing taxes, driving down wages, economizing, privatizing and deregulating: the market will sort everything out. Whoever questions the discipline is given therse curr3ent recommendations as though there are no alternatives... Joseph Vogt decries this "disastrous conviction of the liberal economy that market activity is an exemplary showplace of order, integration mechanisms, balance and social reason."
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