24/02/23Reinventing public purpose
Read this new article writeen by Professor Sir Michael Marmot titled "Reinventing public purpose" published in the Lancet.
He discusses how Puerto Rico collapsed after hurricane Maria in 2017, and references how McKinsey consultants recommended stripping social infrastructure as well as Mariana Mazzucato and Rosie Collington's book, The Big Con: How the Consulting Industry Weakens our Businesses, Infantilizes our Governments and Warps our Economies. He then applies a number of conclusions to the deepening inequalities seen across the UK.
Read the full article here: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(23)00358-6