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People's republic of Walmart how the world's biggest corporations are laying the foundation for socialism

Author: Leigh Phillips; Michal Rozworski
Publisher: London New York Verso 2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduction -- Could Walmart be a secret socialist plot? -- Islands of tyranny -- Mapping the Amazon -- Index funds as sleeper agents of communism -- Nationalization is not enough -- Did they even plan the Soviet Union? -- Hardly automated space communism -- Allende's socialist Internet -- Planning the good anthropocene -- Conclusion: planning works
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leigh Phillips; Michal Rozworski
ISBN: 9781786635167 178663516X 9781786635181 1786635186
OCLC Number: 1060586318
Notes: Includes index
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Leigh Phillips and Michal Rozworski

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Since the demise of the USSR, the mantle of the largest planned economies in the world has been taken up by the likes of Walmart, Amazon and other multinational corporations.  Read more...

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"A tour de force through the history of economic planning, from the dark heart of capitalism to the self-management of workers, from the earliest agricultural civilizations to the cybersocialists of Read more...

 
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