Iceberg Economies and Shadow Selves
Further Adventures in the Territories of Hope

Solnit, Rebecca
http://www.tomdispatch.com/blog/175335/tomgram%3A_rebecca_solnit%2C_a_shadow_government_of_kindness

Publisher:  TomDispatch
Date Written:  21/12/2010
Year Published:  2010  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX12810

Capitalism is only kept going by this army of anti-capitalists, who constantly exert their powers to clean up after it, and at least partially compensate for its destructiveness. Behind the system we all know, in other words, is a shadow system of kindness, the other invisible hand. Much of its work now lies in simply undoing the depredations of the official system.

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