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Stand Down Margaret

Bass & Superstructure

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featuring Billy Brag

, J. (2017). Stand Down Margaret. In , J. Journey to the Dark Side. Jacobin Foundation, pp. 77-79

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

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Now that neoliberalism has conquered its old enemies and won its world wars, its adherents have transformed from radical pioneers into conservative defenders of the status quo. “There is no alternative” sounds less like the battle cry of uncompromising reformers and more like the plea of an embattled caste.

—p.77 by Jacobin
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4 years, 6 months ago

Now that neoliberalism has conquered its old enemies and won its world wars, its adherents have transformed from radical pioneers into conservative defenders of the status quo. “There is no alternative” sounds less like the battle cry of uncompromising reformers and more like the plea of an embattled caste.

—p.77 by Jacobin
notable
4 years, 6 months ago
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The real enemy of all of us who want to make a better world is not capitalism or conservatism, but cynicism — our own feeling that no one cares about this shit, that nothing will ever change, so what’s the point? [...]

on the song "A Sense of Belonging" by Television Personalities

—p.79 by Jacobin 4 years, 6 months ago

The real enemy of all of us who want to make a better world is not capitalism or conservatism, but cynicism — our own feeling that no one cares about this shit, that nothing will ever change, so what’s the point? [...]

on the song "A Sense of Belonging" by Television Personalities

—p.79 by Jacobin 4 years, 6 months ago