Out of the Wreckage A New Politics for an Age of Crisis

A toxic ideology rules the world of extreme competition and individualism It misrepresents human nature destroying hope and common purpose Only a positive vision can replace it a new story that reengages people in politics and lights a path to a better worldGeorge Monbiot shows how new findings in psychology neuroscience and evolutionary biology cast human nature in a radically different light as the supreme altruists and cooperators He shows how we can build on these findings to create a new politics a 'politics of belonging'Both democracy and economic life can be radically reorganized from the bottom up enabling us to take back control and overthrow the forces that have thwarted our ambitions for a better societyUrgent and passionate Out of the Wreckage provides the hope and clarity required to change the world A toxic ideology rules the world of extreme competition and individualism It misrepresents human nature destroying hope and common purpose Only a positive vision can replace it a new story that reengages people in politics and lights a path to a better worldGeorge Monbiot shows how new findings in psychology neuroscience and evolutionary biology cast human nature in a radically different light as the supreme altruists and cooperators He shows how we can build on these findings to create a new politics a 'politics of belonging'Both democracy and economic life can be radically reorganized from the bottom up enabling us to take back control and overthrow the forces that have thwarted our ambitions for a better societyUrgent and passionate Out of the Wreckage provides the hope and clarity required to change the world A toxic ideology rules the world of extreme competition and individualism It misrepresents human nature destroying hope and common purpose Only a positive vision can replace it a new story that reengages people in politics and lights a path to a better worldGeorge Monbiot shows how new findings in psychology neuroscience and evolutionary biology cast human nature in a radically different light as the supreme altruists and cooperators He shows how we can build on these findings to create a new politics a 'politics of belonging'Both democracy and economic life can be radically reorganized from the bottom up enabling us to take back control and overthrow the forces that have thwarted our ambitions for a better societyUrgent and passionate Out of the Wreckage provides the hope and clarity required to change the world


13 thoughts on “Out of the Wreckage A New Politics for an Age of Crisis

  1. says:

    A quick and easy read reminding us all why the system we live in is broken and offering encouragement to the enlightened to try to change itI am of course conscious of the irony of reviewing this on