Posts Tagged ‘ consumerism ’

Inside Zero Books Podcast #6: The Culture of Capitalism?

Oct 7th, 2016 | By

This week’s Zero Books Club podcast is a conversation between Douglas Lain and his son Benjamin Lain about his college class: Culture, Capitalism and Globalization, Fall 2016. Benjamin is a Junior at the University of Oregon. Here’s an excerpt of the course description: Over the last several centuries a specific culture or “way of life”

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Where have all the interesting women gone?

Dec 7th, 2012 | By

Extract from One Dimensional Woman, Nina Power, published by Zero Books If the contemporary portrayal of womankind were to be believed, contemporary female achievement would culminate in the ownership of expensive handbags, a vibrator, a job, a flat and a man – probably in that order. Of course, no one has to believe the TV

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