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

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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
10 months, 4 weeks ago

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
11 months ago

That injustice foments violence is easy to accept; but this is where the difficulties begin.

—p.100 The Social State (99) by Alain Supiot
2 years, 4 months 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
2 years, 7 months 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
2 years, 3 months 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.
2 years, 3 months ago