samedi 23 mai 2009

L'anatomie du Thatcherisme

Un article de Robert Skidelsky, le grand biographe de Keynes :

Thirty years ago this month, Margaret Thatcher came to power. Although precipitated by local conditions, the Thatcher (or more broadly the Thatcher-Reagan) revolution became an instantly recognizable global brand for a set of ideas that inspired policies to free markets from government interference.

Three decades later, the world is in a slump, and many people attribute the global crisis to these very ideas.

Indeed, even beyond the political left, the Anglo-American model of capitalism is deemed to have failed.

La suite se trouve ici. Elle vaut la peine d'être lue.

1 commentaire:

  1. J'aime beaucoup :
    "In de-regulating financial markets worldwide, the Thatcher-Reagan revolution brought about the corruption of money, without improving on the previous growth of wealth ― except for the very wealthy."