A vote for Trump would have been his way to interject chaos as a way to slow the economic growth that is decimating the natural world.
The economic criticism of a nativist ideology is that it will slow growth even as it achieves full employment of the natives.
“can’t connect with neoliberalism, or I don’t understand what you are getting at.”
Neoliberalism is a reliance on individual choice – the individual is equipped to make rational choices.
. privatization provides more choice by breaking down government sanctioned monopolies
The UBU ad campaign was, I thought, a good example of how Transcendentalism was extended to consumer culture.
Bitterfly had earlier asked me some nicely framed questions about James and American innocence, and I think the issue is worth continued discussion under James as a specific author. Here is how we started the discussion, and as an avid Jamesian, there are many aspects to it: Originally Posted by Bitterfly Speaking about James, I was interested in what you said about the American voice being characterised by its innocence, Jozanny. If you read my post, would you care to explain? Do you mean there are many innocent narrators, or that there's a general wistfulness for a lost age of innocence? I would have said that innocence, its loss and its quest were themes rather than ...