By Richard Seymour

Five years into capitalism's private problem, which has resulted in cuts and financial discomfort the world over, Against Austerity addresses a difficult element of the present conjuncture: why are the wealthy still getting away with it? Why is protest so ephemeral? Why does the left seem to be marginal to political life?

In an research which demanding situations our figuring out of capitalism, classification and beliefs, Richard Seymour indicates how ‘austerity’ is only one a part of a much broader elite plan to considerably re-engineer society and way of life within the pursuits of revenue, consumerism and speculative finance.

But Against Austerity isn't a gospel of depression. Seymour argues that when we flip to stand the headwinds of this new fact, allotting with reassuring dogmas, we will be able to forge new collective resistance and possible choices to the present approach. Following Brecht, Against Austerity argues that the nice previous issues are over, it is time to confront the undesirable new ones.

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