Guardian Members in Manchester discussed the pros and cons of capitalism and its ability to create a fair and sustainable society at an event hosted by Discuss:

Rigg highlighted the disturbing levels of inequality that blight capitalist societies worldwide. “The scale of inequality around the world is massive and it certainly doesn’t reflect the knowledge, merit, input or ability of people,” she said. “The myth that everybody can make it may be a beautiful one, but it’s still a myth.” Her speech was met with loud cheers and applause from the gallery. The Guardian

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