Historically, the middle class comprised of small-scale capitalists and white collar professionals. But as inequality continues to grow, the middle class has stratified itself as a cultural pseudo-class.
Banning sand trade to Singapore is part of bigger elements at play in SE Asian politics. Malaysia's new-old strongman Prime Minister has bigger goals for Malaysia's economic relations with Singapore, and China.
The pre-release discourse for Classic WoW shows people are desperate for a sense of community. But why is that search leading them to a 15 year old game exactly?
Many leftists will say there's a good way of implementing UBI. But on a foundational level, UBI results in middle class pacification, and an increased emphasis on consumerism.
One of the arguments I hear from pro-capitalists is that capitalists earn their money, and they deserve the profits they get. In this post, I'll do my best to debunk that idea.
Christian Patterson 2019-01-24 Underground Mall One of the keys to understanding Marx is understanding commodity. It's no coincidence that Marx opens Das Kapital dissecting the idea of commodity. It's also no coincidence that anti-Marxists don't often talk about Marx's commodity analysis, and subsequently have a terrible understanding of Marxism. In this post, I'll first analyze … Continue reading The Commodification of Commodities in the Consumer Goods Sector