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All that is solid melts into PR: Market Stalinism and bureaucratic anti-production

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Office Space as an allegory for Control societies. bureaucracy in education: are students the consumers or the product? capitalism market Stalinism (in the sense of valuing symbols over actual achievement). Žižek on Really Existing Socialism & the facade enacted for the big Other. more on Kafka and bureaucracy. Foucault's Discipline and Punish

Fisher, M. (2009). All that is solid melts into PR: Market Stalinism and bureaucratic anti-production. In Fisher, M. Capitalist Realism: Is There No Alternative?. Zero Books, pp. 39-53

the study of signs and symbols and their use or interpretation (adj: semiotic)

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the Soviet system was an 'empire of signs', in which even the Nomenklatura themselves--including Stalin and Molotov--were engaged in interpreting a complex series of social semiotic signs

—p.50 by Mark Fisher
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the Soviet system was an 'empire of signs', in which even the Nomenklatura themselves--including Stalin and Molotov--were engaged in interpreting a complex series of social semiotic signs

—p.50 by Mark Fisher
notable
1 year, 9 months ago

a category of people within the Soviet Union and other Eastern Bloc countries who held various key administrative positions in the bureaucracy running all spheres of those countries' activity

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the Soviet system was an 'empire of signs', in which even the Nomenklatura themselves--including Stalin and Molotov--were engaged in interpreting a complex series of social semiotic signs

—p.50 by Mark Fisher
notable
1 year, 9 months ago

the Soviet system was an 'empire of signs', in which even the Nomenklatura themselves--including Stalin and Molotov--were engaged in interpreting a complex series of social semiotic signs

—p.50 by Mark Fisher
notable
1 year, 9 months ago