Justice Is an Option  


Justice Is an Option
Chicago Studies in Practices of Meaning | February 19, 2021 | 304 pages
ISBN: 9780226734484

"In Justice as an Option, Robert Meister returns to the spirit of Marx to diagnose our current age of finance. Instead of closing our eyes to the political economic realities of our era and dreaming of a return to a more equitable time, we need to grapple with them head on. Meister does just that, asking if the very tools of finance that have created our vastly unequal world can be made to serve justice and equality. Boldly disproving the perceived inaccessibility of contemporary capitalism as a target of collective action, Meister formulates a democratic financial theory for the twenty-first century. Ranging between political philosophy, Marxism, and contemporary politics, Justice as an Option is an invigorating first page of a new-and sorely needed-leftist playbook"--