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Looking Ahead

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Streeck, W. (2017). Looking Ahead. In Streeck, W. Buying Time: The Delayed Crisis of Democratic Capitalism. Verso, pp. 165-287

(adj) placing undue emphasis on petty details; petty or trivial

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if their policies degenerate into improvised and unprincipled crisis management, pettifogging circumvention of the law, and clientelist rewarding of ailing banks for the purchase of government securities at a guaranteed profit

—p.167 by Wolfgang Streeck
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if their policies degenerate into improvised and unprincipled crisis management, pettifogging circumvention of the law, and clientelist rewarding of ailing banks for the purchase of government securities at a guaranteed profit

—p.167 by Wolfgang Streeck
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(noun, Greek mythology) protective mantle of Zeus given to Athena

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that can take place only under the aegis of neoliberalism

—p.168 by Wolfgang Streeck
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that can take place only under the aegis of neoliberalism

—p.168 by Wolfgang Streeck
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the doing of good; active goodness or kindness; charity

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the governing central bank combines its beneficence with strict political conditions

—p.169 by Wolfgang Streeck
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the governing central bank combines its beneficence with strict political conditions

—p.169 by Wolfgang Streeck
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a paradox described by Hungarian economist Karl Polanyi in The Great Transformation, refering to the actions of states in ensuring the existence of free markets

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in the mode of what Polanyi called 'planned laissez-faire'

—p.175 by Wolfgang Streeck
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in the mode of what Polanyi called 'planned laissez-faire'

—p.175 by Wolfgang Streeck
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means Church Militant; a branch of the Christian Church which consists of Christians on earth who struggle as soldiers of Christ against sin, the devil, and "the rulers of the world of this darkness, against the spirits of wickedness in the high places"

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As peoples, represented by their states, resist the subordination of their lives to the laws of the international market, the ecclesia militans of neoliberal reform sees this as a governability problem that can and must be overcome by more of the same

—p.176 by Wolfgang Streeck
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As peoples, represented by their states, resist the subordination of their lives to the laws of the international market, the ecclesia militans of neoliberal reform sees this as a governability problem that can and must be overcome by more of the same

—p.176 by Wolfgang Streeck
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something that appears to be a democracy but isn't much of one in reality

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The term ‘façade democracy’ fits nothing better than a political system whose legal and actual constitution obliges it to stay out of self-propelling ‘markets’

—p.177 by Wolfgang Streeck
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The term ‘façade democracy’ fits nothing better than a political system whose legal and actual constitution obliges it to stay out of self-propelling ‘markets’

—p.177 by Wolfgang Streeck
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The Society of the Friends of the Constitution, after 1792 renamed Society of the Jacobins, Friends of Freedom and Equality, commonly known as the Jacobin Club (Club des Jacobins) or simply the Jacobins; the most famous and influential political club in the development of the French Revolution

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a unitary-Jacobin constitution for a democratic European state is unimaginable

—p.179 by Wolfgang Streeck
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a unitary-Jacobin constitution for a democratic European state is unimaginable

—p.179 by Wolfgang Streeck
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