The Czech economist Tomáš Sedláček gained global fame with his recent book “The Economics of Good and Evil”. He served as economic advisor to the former Czech president Václav Havel and currently teaches economic history and theory at the University of Prague. He is the chief economist of ČSOB, one of the biggest banks in the Czech Republic.Last updated on 12.03.2015
„We have fetishized economics.“
„Even the most perfect system breaks down.“
„The perfect society is an illusion.“
According to Czech economist Tomáš Sedláček, there’s good reason not to blame capitalism for our contemporary ills but something much more inherently human. He sat down with Alexander Görlach to discuss why Marx would prefer to live in a capitalist society, how the Left has dismantled itself, and why modern capitalism is like walking across a graveyard at night.