Pankaj Mishra, ‘Age of Anger’

Age of Anger picPankaj Mishra’s¬†Age of Anger is a¬†fascinating insight into the intellectual roots of our troubled times. It’s especially interesting on the psychological effects of rapid economic development. Mishra argues, controversially, that the anger we are seeing on the streets of developed and developing countries at the moment is linked closely to the economic and social changes brought about by capitalism – in other words to the successes of the development project over the past 30 years.

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