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Sounds like a companion to Two Hundred Pharaohs, Five Billion Slaves

Two Hundred Pharaohs, Five Billion Slaves examines the rise of the international bourgeoisie and the creation of their world of intense leisure shopping. Starting from thesis that the whole of capitalist society can be viewed as nothing more sophisticated than a vast, unstable network of constantly rising and tumbling pyramid schemes, it highlights the fact that only a handful of socially isolated and insecure billionaires (the 'pharaohs' of its title) can hope to benefit from a system that squanders the immense potential of modern technology. The strength of this work is derived from its exposition of how this system alters our build environment and determines the very fabric of our daily lives.


Any idiot can face a crisis - it's day to day living that wears you out.
by ceebs (ceebs (at) eurotrib (dot) com) on Fri Mar 14th, 2008 at 05:15:06 AM EST

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