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Global 1%.

First world bourgeois leftists feel an inordinate amount of anger and resentment at the slightly more privileged.

Bourgeoisie - Trust Fund Debauchery

I was using the YouTube app on my Xbox the other day, letting autoplay take control and listening to various synthwave or retrowave tracks at random. 204 more words

Eighties

A Tale of Middle-Class Hysteria.

“Nigel Farage has told a session of the European Parliament that “the little people” had rejected “big politics” in order “to get their country back.”” … 1,875 more words

Humor

Bourgeois dreams under colonialism

I again browsed the website of the National Library of Vietnam, and here’s one more post on humor under colonialism.

The following comic strip is from another Hanoi weekly in the 1930s.  713 more words

History

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With the destabilising of the market economy we begin to recognise the monuments of the bourgeoisie as ruins even before they have crumbled.
Walter Benjamin

Capitalism

The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972): Appropriating the Outlaws

Ever gave a smile for something you didn’t even want to hear in the first place? Ever thought that life itself is a performance art? Welcome to the pointless, purposeful and forever longing life of a… 279 more words

All

Dirt and the housewife

A fragmented history of bourgeois morality, sexual division of labour, dirt, and the middle-class housewife via two books excerpted below; Kipnis’s one on North American feminism (broadly speaking) and Theweleit’s one on the rise of white supremacy and fascism in Germany in relation to gender relations and the advent of capitalism. 824 more words

The Female Thing