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(noun) the point in the orbit of an object (as a satellite) orbiting the earth that is at the greatest distance from the center of the earth / (noun) the point farthest from a planet or a satellite (as the moon) reached by an object orbiting it / (noun) the farthest or highest point; culmination

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apogee



biopolitics, which he saw as reaching a new apogee in the emergence of a neoliberalism that increasingly subordinated social institutions to market imperatives in the name of freedom, democracy and individual rights

—p.79 Securitization: Walmart’s Financialized Empire (74) by Max Haiven
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5 years, 1 month ago


One of the principal ways to manage the unruly surplus has been to champion the social democratic ideal of full employment, whereby every physically capable (male) worker has a job. In support of this ideal, economic policies aim to reincorporate the surplus into capitalism as disciplined and waged workers, secured by a hegemonic consensus between the representatives of labour and capital. The apogee of this approach was the postwar period, when working-class struggle and conservative concern with social order positioned full employment as a necessary economic goal.

—p.98 The Future Isn’t Working (85) by Alex Williams, Nick Srnicek
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6 years, 6 months ago


The apogee of the New Left occurred from around 1968 until about 1977 (the Italian autonomist movement)

—p.8 The Defeat of Critical Thinking (1977–93) (7) by Gregory Elliott, Razmig Keucheyan
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6 years, 5 months ago


It is the apogee of all our researches.

—p.163 by Annie Dillard
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4 years, 4 months ago


The concept of anti-value reaches its apogee in the massive devaluations that occur at times of major crises.

anti-value as in claims on value (debt, etc)

—p.83 Anti-Value: The Theory of Devaluation (72) by David Harvey
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6 years, 5 months ago


Violent extraction reached its apogee under the Belgians, following the establishment of King Leopold II’s Congo Free State in 1885, gifted by the European powers assembled at the Congress of Berlin

—p.10 Africa's Leaky Giant (5) by Joe Trapido
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6 years, 7 months ago