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 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

xiii

The modern Establishment relies on a mantra of 'There Is No Alternative': potential opposition is guarded against by enforcing disbelief in the idea that there is any other viable way of running society.

—p.xiii Foreword to the Paperback Edition (xi) default author
notable
1 year, 3 months ago

The modern Establishment relies on a mantra of 'There Is No Alternative': potential opposition is guarded against by enforcing disbelief in the idea that there is any other viable way of running society.

—p.xiii Foreword to the Paperback Edition (xi) default author
notable
1 year, 3 months ago

(also known as the window of discourse) the range of ideas the public will accept; used by media pundits; derived from its originator, Joseph P. Overton (1960–2003),[3] a former vice president of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy

xviii

my deep attraction to the idea of the 'Overton Window', a concept invented by US conservatives to describe what is deemed politically possible at any given time

—p.xviii Foreword to the Paperback Edition (xi) default author
notable
1 year, 3 months ago

my deep attraction to the idea of the 'Overton Window', a concept invented by US conservatives to describe what is deemed politically possible at any given time

—p.xviii Foreword to the Paperback Edition (xi) default author
notable
1 year, 3 months ago

an economic think tank espousing neoliberalism (Milton Friedman, Hayek, etc); founded in 1947

20

With the stage set for a generational struggle in defence of an increasingly besieged free-market capitalism, the Mont Pèlerin Society was born.

—p.20 The Outriders (17) default author
notable
1 year, 3 months ago

With the stage set for a generational struggle in defence of an increasingly besieged free-market capitalism, the Mont Pèlerin Society was born.

—p.20 The Outriders (17) default author
notable
1 year, 3 months ago

(adjective) given to tears or weeping; tearful / (adjective) tending to cause tears; mournful

49

George Osborne, the Chancellor, had painted a lachrymose picture of the 'shift-worker, leaving home in the dark hours of the morning, who looks up at the closed blinds of their next-door neighbour sleeping off a life on benefits'

what he's really saying is that the idea of people on benefits disrupts the dominant ideology of work being something you need to do to live lmao

—p.49 The Westminster Cartel (46) default author
uncertain
1 year, 3 months ago

George Osborne, the Chancellor, had painted a lachrymose picture of the 'shift-worker, leaving home in the dark hours of the morning, who looks up at the closed blinds of their next-door neighbour sleeping off a life on benefits'

what he's really saying is that the idea of people on benefits disrupts the dominant ideology of work being something you need to do to live lmao

—p.49 The Westminster Cartel (46) default author
uncertain
1 year, 3 months ago

a set of 10 economic policy prescriptions considered to constitute the "standard" reform package promoted for crisis-wracked developing countries by Washington, D.C.–based institutions like the IMF and the World Bank (in a nutshell, neoliberalism); term first used in 1989 by English economist John Williamson

285

The US once enjoyed near-hegemony over Latin America, a position initially enshrined by the 1823 Monroe Doctrine and, in modern times, the so-called 'Washington Consensus'.

—p.285 The Illusion of Sovereignty (270) default author
notable
1 year, 3 months ago

The US once enjoyed near-hegemony over Latin America, a position initially enshrined by the 1823 Monroe Doctrine and, in modern times, the so-called 'Washington Consensus'.

—p.285 The Illusion of Sovereignty (270) default author
notable
1 year, 3 months ago

(noun) defensive wall

306

The International Monetary Fund has long been a bulwark of international neo-liberalism

—p.306 Conclusion: A Democratic Revolution (294) default author
notable
1 year, 3 months ago

The International Monetary Fund has long been a bulwark of international neo-liberalism

—p.306 Conclusion: A Democratic Revolution (294) default author
notable
1 year, 3 months ago