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CHAPTER 6

The Economics of Domination

Image Some people see capitalism as an ogre that insatiably demands inequality and exploitation. They blame capitalism for all our ills, pointing to corporations that pollute our planet and disregard the welfare of employees, host communities, and even their shareholders. But it’s not capitalism that’s the ogre; it’s the underlying dominator beliefs, structures, and habits we’ve inherited.

It’s true that predatory capitalist practices cause great harm. But long before capitalist billionaires amassed huge fortunes, ...

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