Etiqueta: late capitalism

Alena Petitt, a well-known author and lifestyle blogger, has become the British face of the “Tradwife” movement, closely associated with the hashtag #TradWife. The movement harks back to an earlier era, encouraging women to take pleasure in traditional domestic duties while promoting feminine submissiveness, domesticity, and wifehood. In a BBC clip, Petitt explains that her […]

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Blood has become big business in the United States and there is no shortage of corporations ready to exploit America’s most vulnerable populations in order to get a piece of the pie. For much of the world, donating blood is purely an act of solidarity; a civic duty that the healthy perform to aid others […]

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What if American capitalism isn’t broken, rigged, or in dire need of saving? It’s a notion completely foreign to contemporary American politics. That’s why Democrats and Republicans often sound a lot alike these days. Elizabeth Warren wants a new «accountable capitalism» that would «balance the interests of all of their stakeholders, including employees, customers, business […]

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Before capitalism, there was work. Before markets, before even money, there was work. Our remotest ancestors, hunting and gathering, almost certainly did not see work as a separate, compartmentalized part of life in the way we do today. But we have always had to work to live. Even in the 21st century, we strive through […]

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In this monthly column by Eugene Rabkin, the founder of StyleZeitgeist shares his opinions, observations, and insights about the world of fashion. For this installment, Eugene explains why bad taste could be a symptom of late capitalism. In recent years we have seen the rise of a certain type of a fashion designer who traffics in the ostentatious, […]

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