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Snafu: Perspectives on the 'Accelerated Age'

Narrated by: Peter Deegan
Length: 4 hrs and 28 mins
Categories: History, World
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What’s “snafu”? The word means “a situation marked by errors or confusion.” It comes from the World War II acronym: “Situation normal: all f--ked-up.”

In short perspective sketches of six social systems - politics, money, taxes, work, markets and law - Snafu explores what happened to those systems during the “Accelerated Age” - a period of 200 years that started with the Industrial Revolution and the American Revolution, and ended in the 1970s. Snafu examines how the unintended consequences of rapid growth in the West during the Accelerated Age came to distort our social values.

©2018 Peter Deegan (P)2018 Peter Deegan

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Lucid, timely analysis by renaissance man Deegan

Compellingly narrated delivery of his own work by the always interesting Peter Deegan - particularly strong on historical context for today's troubles, and on the role that big corporates could, but rarely do, play in contributing to a better society.