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(verb) to promote the growth or development of; rouse incite

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Financialization both foments and relies upon discursive and material formations such as precariousness, security, play, creativity and resistance.

—p.11 Introduction: Cultures of Financialization (1) by Max Haiven
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The reason why the idea of fictitious capital is useful is because it draws our attention to the way that finance foments and depends on the production of social fictions.

—p.33 The Reproduction of Fictitious Capital: The Social Fictions and Metaphoric Wealth of Financialization (15) by Max Haiven
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That injustice foments violence is easy to accept; but this is where the difficulties begin.

—p.100 The Social State (99) by Alain Supiot
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3 years, 1 month ago


fomenting trouble in the Middle East

one of those words that I think I know the definition of but never actually bothered to look up

—p.146 Algeria 1958 (143) by Albert Camus
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3 years, 4 months ago


My first day on the job was as I expected: business was good. A post-crash malaise had fomented the rural poor’s already healthy distrust of the banking system, and, anyway, many clients were among the longstanding unbanked

—p.66 Afternoon of the Pawnbrokers (62) missing author
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When I became aware that you had upbraided Obama for fomenting class warfare, I couldn’t even imagine what set you off. It seemed comical. Here’s a president who brought Wall Street allies into his administration from the get-go.

—p.78 An Open Letter to Leon Cooperman (76) by The Baffler
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4 months, 2 weeks ago


we should do the same with the progress of global capitalism today: keep in mind its dark underside, which is fomenting revolts

—p.19 Diagnosis (17) by Slavoj Žižek
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3 years, 1 month ago


Capitalism foments divisions between people to facilitate the concentration of wealth, but it can also permit individuals economic mobility in ways that protect its intrinsic inequalities.

the real meaning of meritocracy!

—p.249 by CrimethInc.
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3 years, 1 month ago