Apparent Subservience

I’m struggling a bit with Paul Manson’s Postcapitalism but at least it has this:


Not a bad description of a young wage slave, that. Violent resentment is right!

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2 Responses to “Apparent Subservience”

  1. Dale says:

    I’m also chewing my way through postcapitalism.

    my favourite quote so far ‘… (neoliberalism) created the vast service industry that’s grown up around the wealthy – the florists, yoga teachers, yacht builders and so on who provide a kind of fake-tanned Downton Abbey for the rich of the twenty-first century’

  2. Yes! I liked that too. The book absolutely has it’s moments. And I liked the final 50 pages somewhat more, when he gets into his recommendations more clearly. But yeah, bit of a struggle eh?

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