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).

the use in manufacturing industry of the methods pioneered by Henry Ford, typified by large-scale mechanized mass production

95

It's possible to see the Bolshevik revolution as an exotic version of the Fordist compromise, in which workers' struggles were channeled into supporting a new bureaucratic ruling class in return for a share of consumer goods.

whoa

—p.95 default author
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1 year, 3 months ago

It's possible to see the Bolshevik revolution as an exotic version of the Fordist compromise, in which workers' struggles were channeled into supporting a new bureaucratic ruling class in return for a share of consumer goods.

whoa

—p.95 default author
notable
1 year, 3 months ago

a term for the loans provided by the IMF and the World Bank to countries that experienced economic crises, which come with strings attached: privatisation and deregulation, mainly (the conditions are also known as the Washington Consensus)

136

The International Monetary Fund and World Bank can force "structural adjustment programs" on so-called developing nations in return for loans precisely because these countries have been exploited for so long.

—p.136 default author
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1 year, 3 months ago

The International Monetary Fund and World Bank can force "structural adjustment programs" on so-called developing nations in return for loans precisely because these countries have been exploited for so long.

—p.136 default author
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1 year, 3 months ago

(verb) to promote the growth or development of; rouse incite

249

Capitalism foments divisions between people to facilitate the concentration of wealth, but it can also permit individuals economic mobility in ways that protect its intrinsic inequalities.

the real meaning of meritocracy!

—p.249 default author
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1 year, 3 months ago

Capitalism foments divisions between people to facilitate the concentration of wealth, but it can also permit individuals economic mobility in ways that protect its intrinsic inequalities.

the real meaning of meritocracy!

—p.249 default author
notable
1 year, 3 months ago