The Corporate Capture of Social Change


Rather than discussing social change as being rooted in rights, justice and systemic reform, the new corporate conception of social change sees inequality, climate change and poverty as a set of technical problems with market solutions. For these people fixing the world is not about challenging powerful interests and overhauling a rigged economic system but about empowering “global leaders and opinion formers” to leverage “capital, data and technology to improve lives.”

From the Conversation Room. https://theconversation-room.com/2019/06/02/the-privatisation-of-social-change/

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