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Ann Bermingham, The Picturesque Decade, Landscape and Ideology: The English Rustic Tradition, 1740-1860

Anne Bermingham, “The Picturesque Decade”

Landscape and Ideology: The English Rustic Tradition, 1740-1860

 1986

Bermingham cites the 1790s as the apex of the picturesque- a term she employs to mean both landscape and (landscape) painting and which denotes a new aesthetic taste. 1,187 more words

Landscape

Yesterday's Paper

” . . . who wants yesterday’s paper. . .” the Rolling Stones

The Pacific Green Party of Oregon, ladies and gentlemen, is the local branch of the political arm of the Green Movement. 1,841 more words

Workers' cooperatives as an alternative to Capitalism - 2

Marxists believe that conditions determine consciousness.  The ideas that most people have are products of their circumstances.  Currently workers sell their labour power as a commodity.  1,650 more words

The State

Black Racism at the New York Times......Where did Charles Blow Come From?

If today’s universities in America were interested in truth, in analyzing what has happened to the American dream, how a political racist could have been elevated to the American presidency, not once but twice, truth searchers would have to agree that American culture is in trouble. 515 more words

National Politics

McDonald's Replacing Cashiers with Touch-Screen Tablets - Another Idiocracy Prophecy Come True!

Mark Dice, 12/2014

McDonald’s Replacing Cashiers with Touch-Screen Tablets – Another Idiocracy Prophecy Come True!
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Conspiracy Theory

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When wages get too high or work rules to restrictive the answer is automation and the result is no jobs!

Marxism with national characteristics?

The idea of ‘socialism with national characteristics’ is usually attributed to Deng Xiaoping’s famous statement concerning Chinese characteristics. And it is often dismissed as an excuse to do anything, whether Marxist or not. 441 more words

Lenin

The virgin narrative

So, as my title implies, I have decided to herein enter into the egomaniacal enterprise of blogging. O the joys; I shall soon be conjecturing on topics of which I have no real understanding and for this, I apologise. 137 more words

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