Adventures in Exile and Mutual Aid

Living at the Edges of Capitalism: Adventures in Exile and Mutual Aid from Rising Up With Sonali on Vimeo.

 

The global capitalist system is sold to us as one that has the best possible ability to lift all boats, to foster innovation and end poverty (some day). There is no alternative to capitalism, we are told. However, we know better. At best, capitalism enables most of us to barely get by, while boosting a few of us into unimaginable heights of wealth and power.

But what happens when capitalism fails whole segments of society so badly that at the edges of this system, communities become exiled from the mainstream? A new book explores this idea and examines such

communities.

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