Welcome to Bookmarker!

This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading. Currently can only be used by a single user (myself), but I plan to extend it to support multiple users eventually.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

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surfeit

That the intensification of the fiscal crisis after 2008 is attributable to the financial crisis rather than a surfeit of democracy is borne out by quantitative studies that have found a positive correlation between the size of a country’s financial sector and the scale of new debt taken on in the wake of the crisis

—p.49 Neoliberal Reform: From Tax State to Debt State (47) by Wolfgang Streeck
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common pool

Its favourite narrative is of excessive demands on the ‘common pool

on the standard economic theory of politics

—p.47 Neoliberal Reform: From Tax State to Debt State (47) by Wolfgang Streeck
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hegemonic re-education

with a population that would have learned, over years of hegemonic re-education, to regard the distributional outcomes of free markets as fair, or at least as without alternative

—p.46 From Legitimation Crisis to Fiscal Crisis (1) by Wolfgang Streeck
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Pumpkapitalismus

the end of ‘Pumpkapitalismus’, with a not even roughly predictable loss of savings and income from savings, as well as a rise in unemployment and underemployment, as well as further cuts in public services following a new wave of budgetary consolidation

—p.46 From Legitimation Crisis to Fiscal Crisis (1) by Wolfgang Streeck
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polity

conception of the economy in polity and society

—p.lxiii Introduction (lv) by Wolfgang Streeck
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galloping inflation

the outcome depends on the reaction of owners of investment capital: inflation that turns into galloping inflation may trigger fear of asset losses and lead to capital flight

footnote 76, on the result of inflation or debt being determined by the 'confidence' of investors

—p.46 From Legitimation Crisis to Fiscal Crisis (1) by Wolfgang Streeck
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paradigmatic

The development of the leading country of modern capitalism, the United States, is paradigmatic

—p.40 From Legitimation Crisis to Fiscal Crisis (1) by Wolfgang Streeck
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tour de force

The monetary stabilization of the world economy in the early 1980s was a tour de force that came with a high political risk

the Reagan/Thatcher era(s) & the beginning of neoliberalism

—p.34 From Legitimation Crisis to Fiscal Crisis (1) by Wolfgang Streeck
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stagflation

With the onset of stagflation – of stagnation despite accelerating inflation

—p.34 From Legitimation Crisis to Fiscal Crisis (1) by Wolfgang Streeck
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ad libitum

Governments that sought social peace by means of inflation, introducing not yet existing resources into the capitalist distributional conflict, were able to draw on the magic of modern ‘fiat money’, the amount of which, politics commanding public power, may increase ad libitum

—p.33 From Legitimation Crisis to Fiscal Crisis (1) by Wolfgang Streeck
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peace formula

the ‘peace formula’, as it was called in the theoretical discussion in Frankfurt

—p.24 From Legitimation Crisis to Fiscal Crisis (1) by Wolfgang Streeck
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Roaring Seventies

Around the middle of the ‘Roaring Seventies’, later so called on account of the high expectations of prosperity and freedom that dominated politics and the public mood

—p.26 From Legitimation Crisis to Fiscal Crisis (1) by Wolfgang Streeck
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postwar social contract

Its response was to begin with preparations to withdraw from the postwar social contract

—p.26 From Legitimation Crisis to Fiscal Crisis (1) by Wolfgang Streeck
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trente glorieuses

the legitimacy of the democratic capitalism that had taken shape in the trente glorieuses

defined in footnote as a "golden age"

—p.19 From Legitimation Crisis to Fiscal Crisis (1) by Wolfgang Streeck
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ordoliberal

the Bundesrepublik had then finally moved beyond its ‘ordoliberal’ misconceptions

—p.12 From Legitimation Crisis to Fiscal Crisis (1) by Wolfgang Streeck
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Bundesrepublik

the Bundesrepublik had then finally moved beyond its ‘ordoliberal’ misconceptions

—p.12 From Legitimation Crisis to Fiscal Crisis (1) by Wolfgang Streeck
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equanimity

behind the façades of equanimity and tried political craftsmanship

—p.10 From Legitimation Crisis to Fiscal Crisis (1) by Wolfgang Streeck
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a fortiori

That does not help to alleviate the banking crisis, or a fortiori the recession in the real economy

—p.9 From Legitimation Crisis to Fiscal Crisis (1) by Wolfgang Streeck
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Keynesian

the Keynesian political-economic institutional system of postwar capitalism

—p.5 From Legitimation Crisis to Fiscal Crisis (1) by Wolfgang Streeck
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