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(noun) follower disciple / (noun) an inferior imitator

6

This is far less a view of Smith’s than of his epigones

—p.6 Introduction (1) by Steve Fraser
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This is far less a view of Smith’s than of his epigones

—p.6 Introduction (1) by Steve Fraser
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(noun) the belief that the world tends to improve and that humans can aid its betterment

16

Oligarchs like Trump, the Koch brothers, the Walton family, Sheldon Adelson, Robert Mercer, and others don’t subscribe to the social and political meliorism typical of the faceless corporate CEOs of the mid-twentieth century

—p.16 Introduction (1) by Steve Fraser
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Oligarchs like Trump, the Koch brothers, the Walton family, Sheldon Adelson, Robert Mercer, and others don’t subscribe to the social and political meliorism typical of the faceless corporate CEOs of the mid-twentieth century

—p.16 Introduction (1) by Steve Fraser
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(verb) depict or describe in painting or words; suffuse or highlight (something) with a bright color or light

19

Even at that most elementary level, what’s being limned is a world of winners and losers

—p.19 Introduction (1) by Steve Fraser
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Even at that most elementary level, what’s being limned is a world of winners and losers

—p.19 Introduction (1) by Steve Fraser
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(adjective) given to tears or weeping; tearful / (adjective) tending to cause tears; mournful

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even in Glenn Beck’s lachrymose sacrilege at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington

—p.23 Introduction (1) by Steve Fraser
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even in Glenn Beck’s lachrymose sacrilege at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington

—p.23 Introduction (1) by Steve Fraser
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(adjective) complacently or inanely foolish; silly

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the fatuity and hypocrisy that lurked just beneath this romance of risk

—p.37 The Three Faces of Risk (31) by Steve Fraser
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the fatuity and hypocrisy that lurked just beneath this romance of risk

—p.37 The Three Faces of Risk (31) by Steve Fraser
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clear and obvious, in a stark or exaggerated form

44

Confidence Men writ large, as a moral stench in the nostrils of society

—p.44 The Three Faces of Risk (31) by Steve Fraser
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Confidence Men writ large, as a moral stench in the nostrils of society

—p.44 The Three Faces of Risk (31) by Steve Fraser
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(noun) a falling off or away; deterioration / (noun) descent slope

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the declension of the masculine mystique long identified with the titan of finance

—p.51 The Three Faces of Risk (31) by Steve Fraser
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the declension of the masculine mystique long identified with the titan of finance

—p.51 The Three Faces of Risk (31) by Steve Fraser
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(adj) exhibiting different colors, especially as irregular patches or streaks

53

Populism, progressivism, and the New Deal (not to mention socialism and the labor movement) are overdetermined phenomena originating in multiple grievances, articulating a variegated array of desires and objectives

—p.53 The Three Faces of Risk (31) by Steve Fraser
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Populism, progressivism, and the New Deal (not to mention socialism and the labor movement) are overdetermined phenomena originating in multiple grievances, articulating a variegated array of desires and objectives

—p.53 The Three Faces of Risk (31) by Steve Fraser
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(adjective) of or relating to priests or a priesthood; priestly / (adjective) of, relating to, or suggesting sacerdotalism

57

A sacerdotal atmosphere pervades this old-line family bank, where the very notion of risk is verboten, where rumors and hot tips are considered unseemly

forgot this lol

—p.57 The Three Faces of Risk (31) by Steve Fraser
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A sacerdotal atmosphere pervades this old-line family bank, where the very notion of risk is verboten, where rumors and hot tips are considered unseemly

forgot this lol

—p.57 The Three Faces of Risk (31) by Steve Fraser
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(adjective) suffering from extreme poverty; impoverished / (adjective) deficient / (adjective) totally lacking in something specified

93

Militants of the moment began to demand work not as a sop to the indigent, but as a right of citizenship, as precious and inviolable as anything in the Bill of Rights.

—p.93 Uncle Sam Doesn’t Want You (89) by Steve Fraser
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Militants of the moment began to demand work not as a sop to the indigent, but as a right of citizenship, as precious and inviolable as anything in the Bill of Rights.

—p.93 Uncle Sam Doesn’t Want You (89) by Steve Fraser
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