Nexus: From Capitalism to Fascism

Introduction, The Blind Spot:
Within modern socio-political discourse, one thread of debate remains obscured: the degree of compatibility between market capitalism and democracy. Years of pro-market bias in the West, notably birthed during the Cold War, have manifested a mythology that has grown into blind orthodoxy: the idea that the hierarchical business structure, which governs our daily lives, forces submission from the bottom up, maintains dictatorial control from the top down, and fosters a deep societal divide in power and access, is somehow to be seen as part of a democratic system of choice, equality, and freedom.

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