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).

make (something abstract) more concrete or real

xv

Instead of reifying this process as an expression of eternal standard-economic laws, I treat it as the outcome of distributional conflict between classes.

on the neoliberal revolution

—p.xv Preface to the Second Edition (vii) default author
notable
1 year, 2 months ago

Instead of reifying this process as an expression of eternal standard-economic laws, I treat it as the outcome of distributional conflict between classes.

on the neoliberal revolution

—p.xv Preface to the Second Edition (vii) default author
notable
1 year, 2 months ago

a theory developed by supply-side economist Arthur Laffer to show the relationship between tax rates and the amount of tax revenue collected by governments (a typically conservative theory that believes that too much taxation will depress business investment)

xxi

the premise that growth of the ‘economy’, and with it of state revenue, can be obtained only by tax concessions big enough to attract investment: more taxes through lower taxes – the Laffer illusion as the last hope of economic policy

—p.xxi Preface to the Second Edition (vii) default author
notable
1 year, 2 months ago

the premise that growth of the ‘economy’, and with it of state revenue, can be obtained only by tax concessions big enough to attract investment: more taxes through lower taxes – the Laffer illusion as the last hope of economic policy

—p.xxi Preface to the Second Edition (vii) default author
notable
1 year, 2 months ago

"without anger and fondness" or "without hate and zealousness"; coined by Roman historian Tacitus

xxiii

While the verdicts of ‘the market’ can present themselves as ‘just’ – in the sense of objective – having come about sine ira ac studio according to universal, non-particularistic, impersonal rules, political intervention in the ‘free play of market forces’ tends to be perceived as exploitation of the general public by powerful special interests.

—p.xxiii Preface to the Second Edition (vii) default author
unknown
1 year, 2 months ago

While the verdicts of ‘the market’ can present themselves as ‘just’ – in the sense of objective – having come about sine ira ac studio according to universal, non-particularistic, impersonal rules, political intervention in the ‘free play of market forces’ tends to be perceived as exploitation of the general public by powerful special interests.

—p.xxiii Preface to the Second Edition (vii) default author
unknown
1 year, 2 months ago

theories about how in the short run, and especially during recessions, economic output is strongly influenced by aggregate demand; developed by British economist John Maynard Keynes

xxxiv

The collapse of ‘privatized Keynesianism’ in 2008 was far from ending the sequence of crises of postwar capitalism that began in the 1970s.

—p.xxxiv Preface to the Second Edition (vii) default author
notable
1 year, 2 months ago

The collapse of ‘privatized Keynesianism’ in 2008 was far from ending the sequence of crises of postwar capitalism that began in the 1970s.

—p.xxxiv Preface to the Second Edition (vii) default author
notable
1 year, 2 months ago

a tool of unconventional monetary policy that has been proposed as an alternative to quantitative easing when interest rates are close to zero and the economy remains weak or enters recession; popularised by Milton Friedman in the form of dropping money on the ground (from a helicopter), though he didn't intend it as an actual policy

xlii

What remains to be tried is helicopter money, a half-serious Milton Friedman recipe for stimulating a sluggish economy with sure-fire monetary means: throw money from helicopters, so people can pick it up and go shopping, and all will be fine.

—p.xlii Preface to the Second Edition (vii) default author
notable
1 year, 2 months ago

What remains to be tried is helicopter money, a half-serious Milton Friedman recipe for stimulating a sluggish economy with sure-fire monetary means: throw money from helicopters, so people can pick it up and go shopping, and all will be fine.

—p.xlii Preface to the Second Edition (vii) default author
notable
1 year, 2 months ago

relating to or denoting the political and economic theories of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels (noun or adj)

lvi

eclectic use was made of elements of the Marxist tradition

—p.lvi Introduction (lv) default author
notable
1 year, 7 months ago

eclectic use was made of elements of the Marxist tradition

—p.lvi Introduction (lv) default author
notable
1 year, 7 months ago

a school of social theory and philosophy associated in part with the Institute for Social Research at the Goethe University Frankfurt; consisted of dissidents who felt at home neither in the existent capitalist, fascist, nor communist systems that had formed at the time

lvi

My book treats the financial and fiscal crisis of contemporary democratic capitalism in the light of Frankfurt School crisis theories of the late 1960s and early 1970s

—p.lvi Introduction (lv) default author
notable
1 year, 7 months ago

My book treats the financial and fiscal crisis of contemporary democratic capitalism in the light of Frankfurt School crisis theories of the late 1960s and early 1970s

—p.lvi Introduction (lv) default author
notable
1 year, 7 months ago

give or assign a value to, especially a higher value: "The prophets valorized history"

lviii

the imperatives of capital valorization

—p.lviii Introduction (lv) default author
notable
1 year, 7 months ago

the imperatives of capital valorization

—p.lviii Introduction (lv) default author
notable
1 year, 7 months ago

the state of being close to someone or something; proximity

lix

the social context constituted by propinquity

—p.lix Introduction (lv) default author
uncertain
1 year, 7 months ago

the social context constituted by propinquity

—p.lix Introduction (lv) default author
uncertain
1 year, 7 months ago

the process whereby the financial industry becomes more prominent

lxii

the epochal process of capitalist development that we call ‘financialization

—p.lxii Introduction (lv) default author
notable
1 year, 7 months ago

the epochal process of capitalist development that we call ‘financialization

—p.lxii Introduction (lv) default author
notable
1 year, 7 months ago