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).

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

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The ‘Frankfurt School’ located ‘late capitalism’ (Spätkapitalismus) in the 1970s, having taken the place of liberal capitalism or free market capitalism after 1945.

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—p.3 Introduction (1) default author
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The ‘Frankfurt School’ located ‘late capitalism’ (Spätkapitalismus) in the 1970s, having taken the place of liberal capitalism or free market capitalism after 1945.

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—p.3 Introduction (1) default author
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(preposition) with due respect to (someone or their opinion), used to express polite disagreement or contradiction (e.g., "narrative history, pace some theorists, is by no means dead")

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Mann believes, pace Wallerstein, that there is still enough new land to conquer and enough demand to discover and invent, to allow for both extensive and intensive growth

—p.8 Introduction (1) default author
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Mann believes, pace Wallerstein, that there is still enough new land to conquer and enough demand to discover and invent, to allow for both extensive and intensive growth

—p.8 Introduction (1) default author
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(noun) the lower middle class including especially small shopkeepers and artisans

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the new petty bourgeoisie that is the very carrier of the neocapitalist and neoliberal lifestyle of ‘hard work and hard play’, of careerism-cum-consumerism, which, as will be discussed infra, may indeed be considered the indispensable cultural foundation of contemporary capitalism’s society

—p.9 Introduction (1) default author
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the new petty bourgeoisie that is the very carrier of the neocapitalist and neoliberal lifestyle of ‘hard work and hard play’, of careerism-cum-consumerism, which, as will be discussed infra, may indeed be considered the indispensable cultural foundation of contemporary capitalism’s society

—p.9 Introduction (1) default author
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lack of the usual social or ethical standards in an individual or group, which lessens social cohesion and fosters decline; popularized by French sociologist Émile Durkheim in his influential book Suicide

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Durkheimians would here resort to the concept of anomy, signifying a less-than-normal condition of deficient social integration

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—p.14 Introduction (1) default author
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Durkheimians would here resort to the concept of anomy, signifying a less-than-normal condition of deficient social integration

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—p.14 Introduction (1) default author
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a discourse between two or more people holding different points of view about a subject but wishing to establish the truth through reasoned arguments

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Since 2008, we have lived in a fourth stage of the post-1970s crisis sequence, and the by now familiar dialectic of problems treated with solutions that turn into problems themselves is again making itself felt

—p.18 Introduction (1) default author
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Since 2008, we have lived in a fourth stage of the post-1970s crisis sequence, and the by now familiar dialectic of problems treated with solutions that turn into problems themselves is again making itself felt

—p.18 Introduction (1) default author
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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

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the last bullet of monetary policy, and perhaps of policy generally, would be dishing out ‘helicopter money’ to citizens, perhaps by sending each taxpayer a cheque of, say, $3,000, circumventing the banking system in the hope that this would, finally, result in a take-off of effective demand

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—p.19 Introduction (1) default author
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1 year, 1 month ago

the last bullet of monetary policy, and perhaps of policy generally, would be dishing out ‘helicopter money’ to citizens, perhaps by sending each taxpayer a cheque of, say, $3,000, circumventing the banking system in the hope that this would, finally, result in a take-off of effective demand

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—p.19 Introduction (1) default author
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a slogan refering to globalization popularised by Margaret Thatcher; means that the market economy is the only system that works, and that debate about this is over

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Over two decades, globalization as a discourse gave birth to a new pensée unique, a TINA (There Is No Alternative) logic of political economy for which adaptation to the ‘demands’ of ‘international markets’ is both good for everybody and the only possible policy anyway

—p.23 Introduction (1) default author
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Over two decades, globalization as a discourse gave birth to a new pensée unique, a TINA (There Is No Alternative) logic of political economy for which adaptation to the ‘demands’ of ‘international markets’ is both good for everybody and the only possible policy anyway

—p.23 Introduction (1) default author
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an ancient religious movement that has to do with duality? "an elaborate dualistic cosmology describing the struggle between a good, spiritual world of light, and an evil, material world of darkness"

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Pace Wallerstein, the final Manichaean battle between Davos and Porto Alegre is not about to happen in the foreseeable future

—p.36 Introduction (1) default author
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Pace Wallerstein, the final Manichaean battle between Davos and Porto Alegre is not about to happen in the foreseeable future

—p.36 Introduction (1) default author
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(especially in Marxist theory) a way of thinking that prevents a person from perceiving the true nature of their social or economic situation (esp used to mislead members of the proletariat about their own exploitation)

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Structuralist critique of false institutions may therefore have to be complemented by a renewed culturalist critique of false consciousness

—p.38 Introduction (1) default author
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Structuralist critique of false institutions may therefore have to be complemented by a renewed culturalist critique of false consciousness

—p.38 Introduction (1) default author
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the incessant product and process innovation mechanism by which new production units replace outdated ones; coined by Joseph Schumpeter in 1942 as "the essential fact about capitalism"

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Disruption may be considered the neoliberal version of ‘creative destruction’: more ruthless, more out-of-the-blue, and less willing to take prisoners or accept delay in order to be ‘socially compatible’.

—p.39 Introduction (1) default author
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Disruption may be considered the neoliberal version of ‘creative destruction’: more ruthless, more out-of-the-blue, and less willing to take prisoners or accept delay in order to be ‘socially compatible’.

—p.39 Introduction (1) default author
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1 year, 1 month ago