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).

(adjective) kind obliging / (adjective) dutiful / (adjective) volunteering one's services where they are neither asked nor needed; meddlesome / (adjective) informal unofficial

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transferring 40 percent of its economic interest [...] officious behavior that many protested

Digging Free of Poverty (32) default author
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transferring 40 percent of its economic interest [...] officious behavior that many protested

—p.34 Digging Free of Poverty (32) default author
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(adjective) marked by slaughter; deadly / (adjective) mutually destructive / (adjective) of, relating to, or involving conflict within a group

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Lost in this internecine dispute

Digging Free of Poverty (32) default author
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Lost in this internecine dispute

—p.39 Digging Free of Poverty (32) default author
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Marx's notion of the "irreparable rift in the interdependent process of social metabolism," i.e., his conception of ecological crisis tendencies under capitalism

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Karl Marx, in an expression later popularized by sociologist John Bellamy Foster, called this disjuncture in the ecosystem capitalism's "metabolic rift."

on human feces being stuck in cities whereas previously they were used to fertilise the soil in the countryside (in Victorian England)

By Any Means Necessary (73) default author
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Karl Marx, in an expression later popularized by sociologist John Bellamy Foster, called this disjuncture in the ecosystem capitalism's "metabolic rift."

on human feces being stuck in cities whereas previously they were used to fertilise the soil in the countryside (in Victorian England)

—p.77 By Any Means Necessary (73) default author
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a tax levied on any market activity that generates negative externalities

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The neoclassical logic behind carbon pricing seeks to make companies factor the cost of pollution into their budgets. It's what's known as a Pigouvian Tax, and whether it actually succeeds in curbing emissions is secondary to whether it breeds efficiency.

The Eco-Right’s One Simple Trick (111) default author
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The neoclassical logic behind carbon pricing seeks to make companies factor the cost of pollution into their budgets. It's what's known as a Pigouvian Tax, and whether it actually succeeds in curbing emissions is secondary to whether it breeds efficiency.

—p.111 The Eco-Right’s One Simple Trick (111) default author
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