|Free markets aren’t really free. Record corporate profits don’t trickle down to everyone else. And we aren’t empowered to make our own choices. They’re made for us every day
In Vulture Capitalism, journalist Grace Blakeley takes on the world’s most powerful corporations by showing how the causes of our modern crisis are the intended result of our capitalist system. It’s not broken, it’s working exactly as planned. From JPMorgan to Boeing, Henry Ford to Richard Nixon, [Amazon to, well, Amazon] Blakeley shows us exactly where late-stage capitalism has gone wrong.
Searing, explosive and timely, Vulture Capitalism is the talk (and book) you need to understand what is happening in the world around you and what you can do to change it.
Grace Blakeley is a staff writer at Tribune Magazine and author of several books, including the forthcoming ‘Vulture Capitalism: Corporate Crimes, Backdoor Bailouts and the Death of Freedom’ – as well as The Corona Crash: How the pandemic will change capitalism and Stolen: How to save the world from financialisation She is the former economics commentator for the New Statesman, and a former Research Fellow at the Institute of Public Policy Research. She appears frequently in UK and international media, including BBC Question Time and ITV’s Good Morning Britain.
Grace Blakeley will be in conversation with Professor Andreas Bieler of the
School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Nottingham.
In association with the School of Politics and International Relations at the University of Nottingham
The book, Vulture Capitalism, will be available at a discount on the night.
Venue: Lecture Theatre is B63 in the Law and Social Science Building (No.7 map https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/sharedresources/documents/mapuniversitypark.pdf). There is a car park right outside of the building’s North Entrance, free of charge in the evening. Buses and trams run nearby.
Doors 6.30 for a 7.00 prompt start