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Benjamin R. Barber is a Senior Research Scholar at The Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society of The Graduate Center, The City University of New...

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Benjamin R. Barber on Alan Wolfe’s ‘The Future of Liberalism’

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Can liberalism be rescued from those who equate it with treason, terrorism, evil and even a mental disorder?

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Benjamin Barber on ‘Supercapitalism’

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Can an overheated market remedy an underachieving democracy?  Can the public interest be served by an economic engine in which corporate rivals use government to quash their competitors?  These and other questions are the subject of a provocative new book by Robert Reich, labor secretary under President Clinton.  Benjamin Barber, author of “Jihad vs. McWorld” and “Consumed,” takes a close look at Reich’s argument.

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Benjamin Barber
Benjamin Barber

Benjamin R. Barber is a Senior Research Scholar at The Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society of The Graduate Center, The City University of New York, the President and Founder of the Interdependence Movement, and Walt Whitman Professor of Political Science Emeritus, Rutgers University. Benjamin Barber is the author of numerous books, including “Jihad vs. McWorld”, “Consumed: How Markets Corrupt Children, Infantilize Adults, and Swallow Citizens Whole” and “If Mayors Ruled the World: Dysfunctional Nations, Rising Cities.” Barber’s blog can be found on the Huffington Post, His Web site is http://www.BenjaminBarber.org

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