With his 1956 book "The Power Elite," C.Wright Mills put the democratic character of the US to the test. Despite formal democratic structures, a power elite formed that suspends democratic processes. "Real power starts from a political directorate. In truth, only small circles have power."
Today's growth critics speak of the necessity of a post-growth society, a "renunciation society" or at least a "green" capitalist model... A political transformation process is necessary. The economist John Maynard Keynes (in 1936) dreamt of a time when his grandchildren would only face a 15-hour work week.
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Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi is in Washington for a series of meetings with International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, Secretary John Kerry and US AID's Gayle Smith.