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Old Gods, New Enigmas

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defending the working class as the universal emancipator

Davis, M. (2017). Old Gods, New Enigmas. Jacobin, 2, pp. 7-40

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At a high level of abstraction, the current period of globalisation is defined by a trilogy of ideal-typical economies: superindustrial (coastal East Asia), financial/tertiary (North Atlantic), and hyperurbanizing/extractive (West Africa). "Jobless growth" is incipient in the first, chronic in the second, and absolute in the third. We might add a fourth ideal-type of disintegrating society whose chief trend is the export of refugees and migrant labor. [...]

—p.10 by Mike Davis 3 years, 3 months ago

At a high level of abstraction, the current period of globalisation is defined by a trilogy of ideal-typical economies: superindustrial (coastal East Asia), financial/tertiary (North Atlantic), and hyperurbanizing/extractive (West Africa). "Jobless growth" is incipient in the first, chronic in the second, and absolute in the third. We might add a fourth ideal-type of disintegrating society whose chief trend is the export of refugees and migrant labor. [...]

—p.10 by Mike Davis 3 years, 3 months ago

make (something abstract) more concrete or real

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contradictions fissure this crystal palace of reified economic and political realities

pretty

—p.35 by Mike Davis
notable
3 years, 3 months ago

contradictions fissure this crystal palace of reified economic and political realities

pretty

—p.35 by Mike Davis
notable
3 years, 3 months ago