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Wednesday, Oct 22, 2003

over well

"Over the past 15 years, with the acceleration of globalisation, this fourth estate has been stripped of its potential, and has gradually ceased to function as a counterpower. This is shockingly apparent when you look closely at the realities of globalisation. A new type of capitalism is on the rise, not just industrial, but financial, based on speculation. We are witnessing a clash between the market and the state, the public services and the private sector, the individual and society, the personal and the collective, egoism and solidarity."